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A Vision For Science Education

Author : Roger Cross
ISBN : 9781134441600
Genre : Education
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One of the most important and consistent voices in the reform of science education over the last thirty years has been that of Peter Fensham. His vision of a democratic and socially responsible science education for all has inspired change in schools and colleges throughout the world. Often moving against the tide, Fensham travelled the world to promote his radical ideology. He was appointed Australia's first Professor of Science Education, and was later made a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his work in this new and emerging field of study. In this unique book, leading science educators from around the world examine and discuss Fensham's key ideas. Each describes how his arguments, proposals and recommendations have affected their own practice, and extend and modify his message in light of current issues and trends in science education. The result is a vision for the future of science teaching internationally. Academics, researchers and practitioners in science education around the world will find this book a fascinating insight into the life and work of one of the foremost pioneers in science education. The book will also make inspiring reading for postgraduate students of science education.

The School Science Review

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Public Understanding Of Science

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Response To Science Education Reforms

Author : Yovita Netsai Gwekwerere
ISBN : MSU:31293028453086
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Assessing Science Understanding

Author : Joel J. Mintzes
ISBN : 0080575331
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Recent government publications like "Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy" and "Science for all Americans" have given teachers a mandate for improving science education in America. What we know about how learners construct meaning--particularly in the natural sciences--has undergone a virtual revolution in the past 25 years. Teachers, as well as researchers, are now grappling with how to better teach science, as well as how to assess whether students are learning. Assessing Science Understanding is a companion volume to Teaching Science for Understanding, and explores how to assess whether learning has taken place. The book discusses a range of promising new and practical tools for assessment including concept maps, vee diagrams, clinical interviews, problem sets, performance-based assessments, computer-based methods, visual and observational testing, portfolios, explanatory models, and national examinations.


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Science And Technology Education For A Diverse World

Author : Ryszard Janiuk
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122296747
Genre : Education
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Teaching Science

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Re Imagining Science Education

Author : Russell Tytler
ISBN : 0864317255
Genre : Education
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The author describes the dimensions of the current crisis in science education, arguing that this has arisen because school science has failed to adequately respond to the changing needs of students, or the changing nature of science and the world it serves. He charts student concerns with classroom science content and pedagogy, arguing that the way forward involves broadening the purposes of school science and expanding the voices speaking to the curriculum. New and broader approaches to teaching and learning are advocated, and perspectives and knowledge required by teachers are discussed. Some models of pre-service science teacher education and school-based professional learning are proposed. [Back cover, ed].

American Book Publishing Record

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