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  • Learning Progressions in Scienceby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Learning progressions ? descriptions of increasingly sophisticated ways of thinking about or understanding a topic (National Research Council, 2007) ? represent a promising framework for developing organized curricula and meaningful assessments in science. In addition, well-grounded learning progressions may allow for coherence between... more...

  • Discourse, Power, and Resistance Down Underby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This edited collection is an eclectic and provocative volume taken from presentations that reflect the scholarship of the inaugural AQR/ DPR Down Under conference that was held in Cairns in 2011 in Australia. This was a ground-breaking conference that brought together scholars, researchers and practitioners from across Australia, UK, Japan, Italy,... more...

  • Biology Education for Social and Sustainable Developmentby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In an era of globalization and urbanization, various social, economic, and environmental challenges surround advances in modern biological sciences. Considering how biological knowledge and practice are intrinsically related to building a sustainable relationship between nature and human society, the roles of biology education need to be rethought... more...

  • Identity Construction and Science Education Researchby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    In this edited volume, science education scholars engage with the constructs of identity and identity construction of learners, teachers, and practitioners of science. Reports on empirical studies and commentaries serve to extend theoretical understandings related to identity and identity development vis-à-vis science education, link them to empirical... more...

  • Science Education Research and Practice in Europeby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Each volume in the 7-volume series The World of Science Education reviews research in a key region of the world. These regions include North America, South and Latin America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Arab States, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The focus of this Handbook is on science education in Europe. In producing this volume the editors... more...

  • Explorations in Narrative Researchby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    There has been a major ?turn? towards narrative, biographical and life history approaches in the academy over the last 30 years. What are some of the new directions in narrative research? How do narrative research approaches help us to understand the world differently? What do we learn by listening to stories and narratives? How do narratives extend... more...

  • Creatively Gifted Students are not like Other Gifted Studentsby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book focuses on the needs of creatively gifted students and how schools can meet those needs. Creatively gifted students show exceptional levels of creativity. These students may or may not have developed other talents and abilities, yet. Even when their abilities and talents are apparent, the needs of creatively gifted students may not be recognized... more...

  • Constructing Representations to Learn in Scienceby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Constructing Representations to Learn in Science Current research into student learning in science has shifted attention from the traditional cognitivist perspectives of conceptual change to socio-cultural and semiotic perspectives that characterize learning in terms of induction into disciplinary literacy practices. This book builds on recent interest... more...

  • Mathematische Kompetenzen von Schülerinnen und Schülern in Deutschlandby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95

    Das Buch enthält vertiefte Auswertungen des PISA-Tests zu den mathematischen Leistungen von Jugendlichen in Deutschland. Es stellt die Konzeption und Entwicklung des nationalen Ergänzungstests dar. Eine systematische Auswahl von Beispielaufgaben zeigt die Breite des Tests auf. Die Erweiterung des internationalen Ansatzes ermöglicht differenzierte Analysen... more...

  • Jahrbuch Jugendforschungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 69.95

    Im vierten Jahrbuch wurde erstmals mit dem Thema Migration ein gruppenspezifischer Schwerpunkt gebildet. Demgegenüber steht der zweite Schwerpunkt Sozialisationsforschung in der Tradition der bisherigen Jugendforschung, soll aber auch auf ein Theoriedefizit aufmerksam machen, das in der heutigen Jugendforschung anzutreffen ist, wenn die Frage nach... more...