Philosophy of STEM Education: A Critical Investigation

  • Nataly Z. Chesky
  • Mark R. Wolfmeyer

Part of the The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education book series (CSFE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Nataly Z. Chesky, Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    Pages 1-16
  3. Nataly Z. Chesky, Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    Pages 17-43
  4. Nataly Z. Chesky, Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    Pages 44-74
  5. Nataly Z. Chesky, Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    Pages 75-89
  6. Nataly Z. Chesky, Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    Pages 90-94
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 95-105

About this book

Introduction

Winner of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics' Choice Book Award for 2016

Philosophy of STEM Education uses philosophical methods to investigate STEM education's purpose and assumptions. It details the why (axiology), the how (epistemology) and the what (ontology) of STEM by drawing upon a variety of philosophies of education, science, mathematics, and technology.

Keywords

STEM Education Philosophy of Education Transformative Pedagogy Critical Education education philosophy of education science

Authors and affiliations

  • Nataly Z. Chesky
    • 1
  • Mark R. Wolfmeyer
    • 2
  1. 1.State University of New YorkUSA
  2. 2.Kutztown UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137535467
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56877-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53546-7
  • About this book