Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II, Volume 2
Norman G. Lederman, Sandra K. Abell
Routledge, Jul 11, 2014 - Education - 970 pages
Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives.
The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. The volume is organized around six themes: theory and methods of science education research; science learning; culture, gender, and society and science learning; science teaching; curriculum and assessment in science; science teacher education. Each chapter presents an integrative review of the research on the topic it addresses—pulling together the existing research, working to understand the historical trends and patterns in that body of scholarship, describing how the issue is conceptualized within the literature, how methods and theories have shaped the outcomes of the research, and where the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps are in the literature.
Providing guidance to science education faculty and graduate students and leading to new insights and directions for future research, the Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II is an essential resource for the entire science education community.
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... and Aspirations Toward Science Russell Tytler 6 Classroom Learning Environments: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Barry J. Fraser 7 Learning ...
Since the publication of Volume I, research on teaching and learning in science has ... of classroom practice, classroom environments, and student learning.
... a major goal of this study was to effect a change in the community and the identity of students and teachers within their learning environments.
... aspects of the learning environment, a teacher undertakes an action research study for the purpose of improving a particular aspect of student learning, ...
Some strategies might affect learning in general ways. ... constructivist views), while traditional learning environments may exacerbate the differences.
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