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Multiple Representations in Biological Education

Author: David F Treagust; Chi-Yan Tsui
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2013.
Series: Models and Modeling in Science Education, 7
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This publication partly redresses the underrepresentation of biology education in the research literature, focusing on the deployment of multiple external representations (commonly used analogies,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David F Treagust; Chi-Yan Tsui
ISBN: 9789400741911 940074191X 9789400741928 9400741928
OCLC Number: 904317083
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Contents: FOREWORD, Kathleen Fisher.- PREFACE , David F. Treagust and Chi-Yan Tsui.- Introduction to Multiple Representations: Their Importance in Biology and Biological Education, Chi-Yan Tsui and David F. Treagust.- PART I : Role of Multiple Representations in Learning Biology.- Chapter 1 Identifying and Developing Students' Ability to Reason with Concepts and Representations in Biology, Trevor R. Anderson, Konrad J. Schoenborn, Lynn du Plessis, Abindra S. Gupthar, and Tracy L. Hull.- Chapter 2 Pictures in Biology Education, Wolff-Michael Roth and Lilian Pozzer-Ardenghi.- Chapter 3 Possible Constraints of Visualization in Biology: Challenges in Learning with Multiple Representations, Billie Eilam.- Chapter 4 Promoting the Collaborative Use of Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills through Conceptual Representations in Hypermedia, Lei Liu and Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver.- Chapter 5 Learning and Teaching Biotechnological Methods Using Animations, Hagit Yarden and Anat Yarden.- PART II: Implications for Biology Teaching and Teacher Education with Multiple Representations.- Chapter 6 Experts' Views on Translation across Multiple External Representations in Acquiring Biological Knowledge about Ecology, Genetics, and Evolution, Konrad J. Schoenborn and Susanne Boegeholz.- Chapter 7 Evolution is a Model, Why Not Teach It That Way?, Paul Horwitz.- Chapter 8 Multiple Representations of Human Genetics in Biology Textbooks, Pierre Clement and Jeremy Castera.- Chapter 9 Deconstructing and Decoding Complex Process Diagrams in University Biology, Phyllis B. Griffard.- Chapter 10 Learning Tree Thinking: Developing a New Framework of Representational Competence, Kristy L. Halverson and Patricia Friedrichsen.- Chapter 11 Understanding Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: Encouraging a View of Biological Nested Systems, Renee Schwartz and Mary Brown.- Chapter 12 Scientific Models in the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Research and in the Biology Curriculum, Siu Ling Wong, Maurice M. W. Cheng, and Valerie W.- Y. Yip.- PART III Assessment of Learning and Teaching with Multiple Representations.- Chapter 13 Supporting and Assessing Complex Biology Learning with Computer-based Simulations and Representations, Barbara C. Buckley.- Chapter 14 Secondary Students' Understanding of Genetics Using BioLogica: Two Case Studies, Chi-Yan Tsui and David F. Treagust.- Chapter 15 The Hidden Hand that Shapes Conceptual Understanding: Choosing Effective Representations for Teaching Cell Division and Climate Change, Kai Niebert, Tanja Riemeier, and Harald Gropengiesser.- Chapter 16 Analogy and Gesture for Mental Visualization of DNA Structure, Anveshna Srivastava and Jayashree Ramadas.- Chapter 17 Multiple Representations in Modeling Strategies for the Development of Systems Thinking in Biology Education, Roald Verhoeff, Kerst Boersma, and Arend Jan Waarlo.- Conclusion: Contributions of Multiple Representations to Biological Education, David F. Treagust and Chi-Yan Tsui.
Series Title: Models and Modeling in Science Education, 7
Responsibility: edited by David F. Treagust, Chi-Yan Tsui.


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