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Specifying a curriculum for biopolitical critical literacy in science teacher education : exploring roles for science fiction

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posted on 06.12.2020, 23:19 by Noel Gough
© 2017, Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

In this essay I suggest some ways in which science teacher educators in Western neoliberal economies might facilitate learners’ development of a critical literacy concerning the social and cultural changes signified by the concept of biopolitics. I consider how such a biopolitically inflected critical literacy might find expression in a science teacher education curriculum and suggest a number of ways of materializing such a curriculum in specific literatures, media, procedures, and assessment tasks, with particular reference to the contributions of science fiction in popular media.

History

Publication Date

14/11/2017

Journal

Cultural Studies of Science Education

Volume

12

Issue

4

Pagination

26p. (p. 769-794)

Publisher

Springer Nature

ISSN

1871-1502

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