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Author Ritchie, Steve, 1953-

Title The world of science education : handbook of research in Australasia / Stephen M. Ritchie
Published Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, 2009


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 MELB  507.2 Ric/Wos  2  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Cultural and historical perspectives on science education: handbooks ; v. 2
Cultural and historical perspectives on science education. Handbooks ; v. 2
Contents Contents note continued: 10.Out-of-School Learning in Science: Science Museums and Field Trips / Leonie J. Rennie -- Section III Science Teaching And Teacher Education -- 11.Conceptual Change in Science: Research at the Forefront over the past Three Decades / David F. Treagust -- 12.Learning and Teaching Science with Analogies and Metaphors / Allan Harrison -- 13.The Pedagogy of Practical Work in Science / Mavis Haigh -- 14.The Evolution of Assessment Purposes and Practices / Bronwen Cowie -- 15.Focusing on the Science Teacher / Linda Darby -- 16.Science Teacher Leadership for Transforming the Curriculum and Classroom Practice / Peter Hudson -- 17.Using a Research Agenda to inform Teaching Science Teaching / John Loughran
Machine generated contents note: Section I Introducing Australasian Science Education Research -- 1.The Genesis of Science Education Research in Australasia / Peter J. Fensham -- 2.Exploring the Tension and Synergies between Science and Technology in Science Education / Alister Jones -- 3.School Science and Environmental Education / Keith Skamp -- 4.Falling into Place. Indigenous Science Education Research in the Pacific / Georgina Stewart -- Section II Learners And Learning Science -- 5.Representation and Learning in Science in Australasia / Bruce Waldrip -- 6.Theorising Learning in Science / Alister Jones -- 7.Inspiring Students with the Joy and Wonder of Science? Key Australasian Contributions to Research on Student Attitudes to Science / Renato Schibeci -- 8.Science Classroom Learning Environments / Barry J. Fraser -- 9.Science Education in Rural Areas: Exploring the Issues, Challenges and Future Directions / Debra Panizzon --
Notes Contributor is a member of La Trobe University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Science -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9789087909277 (paperback)
9789087909284 (hbk.)
9789087909291 (ebk.)
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