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  • Gen- und biotechnologische Arbeitsweisen für den Biologieunterrichtby Torsten Mühlemeier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 37.62

    Torsten Mühlemeier hat es sich zum Ziel gemacht, einen Überblick über den bestehenden Gentechnikunterricht an allgemeinbildenden Schulen zu gewähren. Dem Autor gelingt es, ausgewählte gen- und biotechnische Arbeitsweisen so zu schematisieren, dass diese im Biologieunterricht durchführbar sind. Neben den aufgeführten Protokollen werden Ergebnisse aktueller... more...

  • Science and Technology Education Promoting Wellbeing for Individuals, Societies and Environmentsby Larry Bencze

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    This edited volume provides theoretical and practical resources relating to the ‘STEPWISE’ curricular and instructional framework. ‘STEPWISE’ is the acronym for Science & Technology Education Promoting Wellbeing for Individuals, Societies & Environments. It is a framework for organizing teaching and learning domains in ways that prioritize personal... more...

  • Animals and Science Educationby Michael P. Mueller; Deborah J. Tippins; Arthur J. Stewart

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    This book discusses how we can inspire today’s youth to engage in challenging and productive discussions around the past, present and future role of animals in science education. Animals play a large role in the sciences and science education and yet they remain one of the least visible topics in the educational literature. This book is intended to... more...

  • Wildlife Tourism, Environmental Learning and Ethical Encountersby Ismar Borges de Lima; Ronda J. Green

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 145.50

    This book outlines the status quo of worldwide wildlife tourism and its impacts on planning, management, knowledge, awareness, behaviour and attitudes related to wildlife encounters. It sets out to fill the considerable gaps in our knowledge on wildlife tourism, applied ecology, and environmental education, providing comprehensive information on and... more...

  • Orientierungen von Jugendlichen zu Nachhaltigkeitsthemenby Anne-Katrin Holfelder

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 44.20

    Anne-Katrin Holfelder geht der Frage nach, welche impliziten Wissensbestände bei Jugendlichen in Diskussionen nachhaltigkeitsrelevanter Themen urteils- und handlungsleitend sind. Die Ergebnisse zeigen eine Diskrepanz zwischen den auf expliziter Ebene geäußerten Einstellungen und Werten einerseits und den aus den impliziten Wissensbeständen rekonstruierten... more...

  • If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?by Alan Alda

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.32

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Award-winning actor Alan Alda tells the fascinating story of his quest to learn how to communicate better, and to teach others to do the same. With his trademark humor and candor, he explores how to develop empathy as the key factor. Alan Alda has been on a decades-long journey to discover new ways to help people communicate... more...

  • Learning from Dynamic Visualizationby Richard Lowe; Rolf Ploetzner

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 100.73

    This volume tackles issues arising from today’s high reliance on learning from visualizations in general and dynamic visualizations in particular at all levels of education. It reflects recent changes in educational practice through which text no longer occupies its traditionally dominant role as the prime means of presenting to-be-learned information... more...

  • The Great Instaurationby Francis Bacon

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    Francis Bacon is considered the father of modern science. He proposed, at his time, a great reformation of all process of knowledge for the advancement of learning divine and human. He called it Instauratio Magna (The Great Instauration). Bacon planned his Great Instauration in imitation of the Divine Work - the Work of the Six Days of Creation, as... more...

  • Evolution Education in the American Southby Christopher D. Lynn; Amanda L. Glaze; William A. Evans; Laura K. Reed

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 100.73

    This volume reaches beyond the controversy surrounding the teaching and learning of evolution in the United States, specifically in regard to the culture, politics, and beliefs found in the Southeast. The editors argue that despite a deep history of conflict in the region surrounding evolution, there is a wealth of evolution research taking place—from... more...

  • The Power of Geographical Thinkingby Clare Brooks; Graham Butt; Mary Fargher

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.53

    In this book geography educators from around the globe discuss their research into the power of geographical thinking and consider successful strategies to implement, improve and advance geography education in research and practice. It addresses key topics in geography education, such as multicultural competence, the role of teachers, the geography... more...