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Handbook of research on science education

Author: Sandra K Abell; Norman G Lederman
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, New York, NY : Routledge. 2007-<2014>
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This state-of-the art research Handbook provides a comprehensive, coherent, current synthesis of the empirical and theoretical research concerning teaching and learning in science and lays down a foundation upon which future research can be built. The contributors, all leading experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity that exists in the science education research community.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra K Abell; Norman G Lederman
ISBN: 0805847138 9780805847130 0805847146 9780805847147 9780415629379 0415629373 9780415629553 0415629551 1410615316 9781410615312
OCLC Number: 71833305
Description: volumes <1-2> ; 26-29 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Part I : Science learning --
Perspectives on science learning / Charles W. Anderson --
Student conceptions and conceptual learning in science / Phil Scott, Hilary Asoko and John Leach --
Language and science learning / William S. Carlsen --
Attitudinal and motivational constructs in science learning / Thomas R. Koballa, Jr. and Shawn M. Glynn --
Classroom learning environments / Barry J. Fraser --
Learning science outside of school / Léonie J. Rennie --
Part II : Culture, gender, society and science learning --
Science education and student diversity : race/ethnicity, language, culture, and socioeconomic status / Okhee Lee and Aurolyn Luykx --
Postcolonialism, indigenous students, and science education / Elizabeth McKinley --
Issues in science learning : an international perspective / Chorng-Jee Guo --
Gender issues in science education research : remembering where the difference lies / Kathryn Scantlebury and Dale Baker --
Special needs and talents in science learning / J. Randy McGinnis and Gregory P. Stefanich --
Science learning in urban settings / Angela Calabrese Barton --
Rural science education / J. Steve Oliver --
Part III : Science teaching --
General instructional methods and strategies / David Treagust --
Learning and teaching in the school science laboratory : an analysis of research, theory, and practice / Vincent N. Lunetta, Avi Hofstein, and Michael P. Clough --
Discourse in science classrooms / Gregory J. Kelly --
Digital resources versus cognitive tools : a discussion of learning science with technology / Nancy Butler Songer --
Elementary science teaching / Ken Appleton --
Interdisciplinary science teaching / Charlene M. Czerniak --
High school biology curricula development : implementation, teaching, and evaluation from the 20th to the 21st century / Reuven Lazarowitz --
Teaching physics / Reinders Duit, Hans Niedderer and Horst Schecker --
Teaching and learning the many faces of chemistry / Onno De Jong and Keith S. Taber --Learning earth sciences / Nir Orion and Charles R. Ault, Jr. --
Environmental education / Paul Hart --
Part IV : Curriculum and assessment in science --
Scientific literacy/science literacy / Douglas A. Roberts --
History of science curriculum reform in the United States and the United Kingdom / J Myron Atkin and Paul Black --
Inquiry as an organizing theme for science curricula / Ronald D. Anderson --
Nature of science : Past, present, and future / Norman G. Lederman --
Humanistic perspectives in the science curriculum / Glen S. Aikenhead --
Systemic reform : research, vision and politics / Jane Butler Kahle --
Review of science education program evaluation / Frances Lawrenz --
Classroom assessment of science learning / Beverley Bell --
Large-scale assessments in science education / Edward D. Britton and Steve A. Schneider --
Part V : Science teacher education --
Science teacher as learner / J. John Loughran --
Science teacher attitudes and beliefs / M. Gail Jones and Glenda Carter --
Research on science teacher knowledge / Sandra K. Abell --
Learning to teach science / Tom Russell and Andrea K. Martin --
Teacher professional development in science / Peter W. Hewson --
Science teachers as researchers / Kathleen J. Roth.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra K. Abell and Norman G. Lederman.
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Provides a comprehensive synthesis of the empirical and theoretical research concerning teaching and learning in science. This volume is organized around five themes: Science Learning; Culture,  Read more...


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"The choice of authors is impressive...most of the great names in science education are found in the chapters' index."--Science and Education

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