Education: Science Education

  • Learning Science Outside the Classroom book cover

    Learning Science Outside the Classroom

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Braund, Michael Reiss

    This book shows how a wide range of contexts for learning science can be used outside of the classroom, and includes learning: at museums, science centres and planetaria from newspapers, magazines and through ICT at industrial sites and through science trails at zoos, farms, botanic gardens,…

    Paperback – 2004-07-15

  • Internet Environments for Science Education book cover

    Internet Environments for Science Education

    1st Edition

    By Marcia C. Linn

    Edited by Marcia C. Linn, Elizabeth A. Davis, Philip Bell, Marcia C. Linn

    Internet Environments for Science Education synthesizes 25 years of research to identify effective, technology-enhanced ways to convert students into lifelong science learners--one inquiry project at a time. It offers design principles for development of innovations; features tested, customizable…

    Paperback – 2004-03-29

  • Personal Epistemology: The Psychology of Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing book cover

    Personal Epistemology

    The Psychology of Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara K. Hofer, Paul R. Pintrich

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of personal epistemology from a psychological and educational perspective. Both theory building and empirical research have grown dramatically in the past decade but, until now,…

    Paperback – 2004-02-23

  • Motivating Reading Comprehension: Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction book cover

    Motivating Reading Comprehension

    Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction, 1st Edition

    By Allan Wigfield

    Edited by Kathleen C. Perencevich, John T. Guthrie

    Concept Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) is a unique, classroom-tested model of reading instruction that breaks new ground by explicitly showing how content knowledge, reading strategies, and motivational support all merge in successful reading instruction. A theoretical perspective (engagement…

    Paperback – 2004-02-03

  • Mediating Science Learning through Information and Communications Technology book cover

    Mediating Science Learning through Information and Communications Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Holliman, Eileen Scanlon

    Developments in information technology are bringing about changes in science education. This Reader focuses on the theoretical and practical consideration of using information and communications technologies in teaching and learning. It examines current approaches to teaching and learning in…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13

  • Reconsidering Science Learning book cover

    Reconsidering Science Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Murphy, Eileen Scanlon, Jeff Thomas, Elizabeth Whitelegg

    This informative book looks at science learning in a wide range of contexts. It is divided into three parts. Part one deals with the arguments put forward for studying science, and includes a discussion on what science learners need to know about the nature of science and how decisions about what…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13

  • ICT and Primary Science book cover

    ICT and Primary Science

    1st Edition

    By Nick Easingwood, John Williams

    Throughout this book, the authors emphasize that primary science is at its best as a practical, hands-on experience for children. When ICT is used in an integral way, it can enable practical work to be done at a more sophisticated level, helping children to make sense of their findings. The book…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17

  • Active Learning in Secondary and College Science Classrooms: A Working Model for Helping the Learner To Learn book cover

    Active Learning in Secondary and College Science Classrooms

    A Working Model for Helping the Learner To Learn, 1st Edition

    By Joel Michael, Harold I. Modell

    The working model for "helping the learner to learn" presented in this book is relevant to any teaching context, but the focus here is on teaching in secondary and college science classrooms. Specifically, the goals of the text are to: *help secondary- and college-level science faculty examine…

    Paperback – 2003-06-01

  • Beyond Constructivism: Models and Modeling Perspectives on Mathematics Problem Solving, Learning, and Teaching book cover

    Beyond Constructivism

    Models and Modeling Perspectives on Mathematics Problem Solving, Learning, and Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Richard A. Lesh, Helen M. Doerr

    This book has two primary goals. On the level of theory development, the book clarifies the nature of an emerging "models and modeling perspective" about teaching, learning, and problem solving in mathematics and science education. On the level of emphasizing practical problems, it clarifies the…

    Paperback – 2003-05-01

  • Key Issues in Bioethics: A Guide for Teachers book cover

    Key Issues in Bioethics

    A Guide for Teachers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Levinson, Michael Reiss

    Young people are increasingly being exposed to the huge and complex ethical dilemmas involved in issues such as genetic modification, animal rights and cloning, and they are bringing their views into the classroom. But how can teachers be sure they are sufficiently well-informed to help their…

    Paperback – 2003-03-27

  • A Vision for Science Education: Responding to Peter Fensham's Work book cover

    A Vision for Science Education

    Responding to Peter Fensham's Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Cross

    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…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03

  • Wetenschap book cover


    1st Edition

    By Brian Ridley

    Kan de wetenschap alles verklaren? Brian Ridley, zelf een natuurkundige, zoekt een antwoord op deze en andere vragen in deze boeiende studie naar zowel de reikwijdte als de grenzen van de wetenschap. Volgens Ridley ligt aan het wetenschappelijke denken een wereld van 'magische ideeën' ten grondslag…

    Paperback – 2002-05-16
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