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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Instead of following the traditional school learning model, the researchers along with the teachers at the school implemented a science project in which ...
study in analyzing and presenting the students' interactions, they did so to problematize the status quo in school science and education research.
Firstly, under recent and current rubrics of “science for all” (Fensham, 1985) or scientific literacy, school science is charged with preparing future ...
There is increasing interest in research that uses the identity construct to link attitudes to the nature of school science knowledge processes and ...
A distinction needs to be made between attitudes to school science and science in general. Both Lyons (2006a) and Lindahl (2007) found students who ...
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Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume 1
Sandra K. Abell,Norman G. Lederman
Limited preview - 2007