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  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society, 1st Edition

    By Pádraig Murphy

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Climate Change Education

    Knowing, doing and being, 1st Edition

    By Chang Chew Hung

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14

  • Community Colleges and STEM

    Examining Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    As United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), community colleges are being called on to address persistence of minorities in these disciplines. In this important volume,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07

  • Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education

    Advanced Designs for Technologies of Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Jacobson, Robert B. Kozma

    The uses of technology in education have kindled great interest in recent years. Currently, considerable resources are being expended to connect schools to the Internet, to purchase powerful (and increasingly affordable) computers, and on other implementations of educational technologies. However,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21

  • Children's Informal Ideas in Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by P. J. Black, A. M. Lucas

    The ideas that children have about science concepts have for the past decade been the subject of a wealth of international research. But while the area has been strong in terms of data, it has suffered from a lack of theory. Children's Informal Ideas in Science addresses the question of whether…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06

  • The Age of STEM

    Educational policy and practice across the world in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigid Freeman, Simon Marginson, Russell Tytler

    Across the world STEM (learning and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has taken central importance in education and the economy in a way that few other disciplines have. STEM competence has become seen as key to higher productivity, technological adaptation and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Intentional Conceptual Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale M. Sinatra, Paul R. Pintrich

    This volume brings together a distinguished, international list of scholars to explore the role of the learner's intention in knowledge change. Traditional views of knowledge reconstruction placed the impetus for thought change outside the learner's control. The teacher, instructional methods,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

  • Learning Science in the Schools

    Research Reforming Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn M. Glynn, Reinders Duit

    Science -- and the technology derived from it -- is having a dramatic impact on the quality of our personal lives and the environment around us. Science will have an even greater impact on the lives of our students. The lives of scientifically literate students will be enriched by their…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

  • The Practice of Constructivism in Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth G. Tobin

    This volume provides a needed elaboration of theories and potential applications of constructivism in science education. Although the term "constructivism" is used widely, there has been a dearth of materials to guide science educators concerning the potential of constructivism to influence what is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Edward Kelly, Richard A. Lesh

    The Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education is based on results from an NSF-supported project (REC 9450510) aimed at clarifying the nature of principles that govern the effective use of emerging new research designs in mathematics and science education. A primary goal is to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • The Media, Animal Conservation and Environmental Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • The Psychology of Science Text Comprehension

    1st Edition

    Edited by José Otero, José A. León, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume's goal is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the research and theory of scientific text comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that the comprehension of science and technological artifacts is very difficult for both children and adults. The material is conceptually…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11

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