Couso, D., Simarro, C., Perelló, J., Bonhoure, I. (2017) 10 ideas to include the RRI perspective in STEM education
10 ideas to include the RRI perspective in STEM education is part of the Deliverable 3.2 Report on Responsible Research and Innovation of the STEM4you(th) project which seeks to describe aspects related to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI).
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In its first section "RRI: A short introduction" a brief summary about what RRI is and which are its antecedents.
In the second section "RRI in STEM education: What and why?" a discussion about why including RRI perspective in STEM education is important and what implications would this new perspective imply. In the latter section, a more nuanced definition is proposed than is hitherto available of STEM education pillar.
Finally, the last section "10 ideas to include the RRI perspective in STEM Education" offers a useful guide of ten big ideas about how RRI perspective could be brought to STEM Education, considering the pillars and processes that characterize the RRI paradigm and linking these big ideas with the several methodologies in STEM education.
RRI: A short introduction
RRI as a practice
RRI IN STEM EDUCATION: WHAT AND WHY?
The starting point: STEM Education today
What does the RRI perspective mean in STEM Education?
Why is the RRI perspective in STEM Education important?
10 IDEAS TO INCLUDE THE RRI PERSPECTIVE IN STEM EDUCATION
Idea 1. RRI reshapes what to teach in STEM
Idea 2. RRI challenges the methodologies to be used in STEM education
Idea 3. Learning RRI asks for first hand experiences
Idea 4. RRI needs explicit and critical reflection in STEM classes
Idea 5. Motivation is key for RRI practice in STEM education
Idea 6. Gender is an issue in STEM teaching
Idea 7. Inclusion is a driving force for STEM learning
Idea 8. RRI perspective needs a systemic approach that overcome STEM disciplines
Idea 9. Transparency and openness should be the new cultures in STEM education
Idea 10. STEM education from an RRI perspective must deal with uncertainty as part of our future