STS pedagogies

The Digital Anthropocene Syllabus - 2020 - Douglas-Jones

We make the digital from the natural world, crafting metals and plastics into sleek handheld forms. We observe and make our understandings of environments through digital devices, spreadsheet accounting and carbon calculations. We have brought epochal shifts into being through rhetoric,...Read more

EY. Envisioning a future for the role of teaching in STS

I see a real growth in interest and investment in STS teaching, as evidenced by the increased presence of panels related to pedagogy in the most recent 4S meetings, remarks made by former 4S...Read more

Navigating Dimensions across Materials and History: Scale as a Lens to Understand Dynamic and Cumulative Sociotechnical Relationships

"Navigating Dimensions across Materials and History: Scale as a Lens to Understand Dynamic and Cumulative Sociotechnical Relationships" by Ellan F. Spero and Christine Ortiz.

Spero, E. F., & Ortiz, C. (2021). Navigating Dimensions across Materials and History: Scale as a Lens to...Read more

Seeing a World in a Grain of Sand: Science Teaching in a Multicultural Context

This paper was published by David Wade Chambers and describes a comparison between two STS curricula: the Imagining Nature Project at Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria and the Native Eyes Project at the Institute of American Indian Art at Sante Fe, New Mexico.Read more

Reading: 30 Percent Chance

This reading, "'A 30% Chance of Rain Tomorrow': How Does the Public
Understand ProbabilisticWeather Forecasts?" by Gigerenzer et al. (2005), is included as part of a teaching artifact by Eric Kennedy.Read more

Reading: Cones of Uncertainty

This reading, "Misinterpretations of the 'Cone of Uncertainty' in Florida
during the 2004 Hurricane Season," BY KENNETH BROAD, ANTHONY LEISEROWITZ, JESSICA WEINKLE, AND MARISSA STEKETEE, is included here by Eric Kennedy as part of a teaching artifact.Read more

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