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Study & Teaching

  • Adapting Historical Knowledge Production to the Classroomby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    The aims of this book are: ? to contribute to professional development of those directly involved in science education (science teachers, elementary and secondary science teacher advisors, researchers in science education, etc), ? to contribute to the improvement of the quality of science education at all levels of education with the exploitation... more...

  • Science Education in International Contextsby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.95

    This book presents an international perspective on examining and putting into practice new innovations in science education. The chapters are organized into three parts, each of which addresses a key area in science education research. Part I of this book (Students? conceptual understanding of science) addresses issues related to the identification... more...

  • Scientific Literacy Under the Microscopeby

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    Scientific literacy is generally valued and acknowledged among educators as a desirable student learning outcome. However, what scientific literacy really means in terms of classroom practice and student learning is debatable due to the inherent complexity of the term and varying expectations of what it means for learning outcomes. To date the teacher... more...

  • Science Teacher Educators as K-12 Teachersby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    Science teacher educators prepare and provide professional development for teachers at all grade levels. They seek to improve conditions in classroom teaching and learning, professional development, and teacher recruitment and retention. Science Teacher Educators as K-12 Teachers: Practicing What We Teach tells the story of sixteen teacher educators... more...

  • Topics and Trends in Current Science Educationby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book features 35 of best papers from the 9th European Science Education Research Association Conference, ESERA 2011, held in Lyon, France, September 5th-9th 2011. The ESERA international conference featured some 1,200 participants from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe as well as North and South America offering insight into the field at the end... more...

  • Critical Analysis of Science Textbooksby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book synthesizes the growing body of research on science textbooks. It explores  theoretical and philosophical underpinnings, methodological issues, critical analysis and conceptual frameworks and tools for the evaluation of textbooks. more...

  • Advances in Nature of Science Researchby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 139.00

    The term ?nature of science? has cropped up in the science education literature for decades. While it is still a controversial notion, this book consolidates the latest research efforts in teaching and learning about the nature of science in science education. more...

  • Perspectives on Scientific Argumentationby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 139.00

    Educators now believe that ?argumentation? (which includes debate and persuasion) in learning activities can develop students? critical thinking and reasoning skills. This volume covers theory, best practice and research in argumentation in the classroom. more...

  • Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie?s Nobel Prize in Chemistryby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    This book is a companion to the IYC-2011 celebration. The eleven chapters are organized into three sections: Section 1: Marie Curie?s Impact on Science and Society, Section 2: Women Chemists in the Past Two Centuries, and Section 3: Policy Implications. The authors invited to contribute to this book were asked to orient their chapter around a particular... more...

  • The Philosophy of Biologyby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 279.00

    In this book, philosophers of biology explore central concepts and key issues in biology education. It covers a variety of topics ranging from traditional ones to contemporary ones, such as genomics, systems biology or evolutionary developmental biology. more...