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  • Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwanby Mei-Hung Chiu

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 102.75

    This book highlights the development and outcomes of research on and practical experience in science education in Taiwan. As the outcomes of the scholarship on science education in Taiwan have garnered attention in science education communities around the world, this book gathers the most relevant research on Taiwan, presenting it in a cohesive overview... more...

  • Biology Education and Research in a Changing Planetby Esther Gnanamalar Sarojini Daniel

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 141.73

    This book presents selected conference proceedings from the 25th Biennial Asian Association for Biology Education Conference. It clarifies the differences between the structure of biology education for educators and researchers. It solves open problems by creating a bridge between biological research and its application in education and the sustainable... more...

  • Teaching Science in Out-of-School Settingsby Junqing Zhai

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 82.67

    This book explores pedagogical approaches used by informal science educators and botanic garden educators in particular, when teaching science to visiting students (7-12 years old). More specifically, it draws on the sociocultural perspective of learning, and highlights the importance of discourse in learning processes. It examines the interactions... more...

  • Modelling-based Teaching in Science Educationby John K. Gilbert; Rosária Justi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.48

    Thisbook argues that modelling should be a component of all school curricula thataspire to provide ‘authentic science education for all’. The literature onmodelling is reviewed and a ‘model of modelling’ is proposed. The conditionsfor the successful implementation of the ‘model of modelling’ in classrooms areexplored and illustrated from practical... more...

  • Science Education Research and Practice in Asiaby Mei-Hung Chiu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.92

    This book discusses the scope of science education research and practice in Asia. It is divided into five sections: the first consists of nine chapters providing overviews of science education in Asia (China, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Oman, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand). The second section offers chapters on content analysis of research... more...

  • Enhancing Professional Knowledge of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education by Self-Study Researchby Gayle A. Buck; Valarie L. Akerson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.48

    Self-study research is making an impact on the field of science education. University researchers employ these methods to improve their instruction, develop as instructors, and ultimately, impact their students’ learning. This volume provides an introduction to self-study research in science education, followed by manuscripts of self-studies undertaken... more...

  • Scientific Process and Social Issues in Biology Educationby Garland E. Allen; Jeffrey J.W. Baker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.13

    This book complements fact-drive textbooks in introductory biology courses, or courses in biology and society, by focusing on several important points: (1) Biology as a process of doing science, emphasizing how we know what we know. (2) It stresses the role of science as a social as well as intellectual process, one that is always embedded in its... more...

  • A Handbook of Mathematical Methods and Problem-Solving Tools for Introductory Physicsby Joshua F Whitney; Heather M Whitney

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 24.00

    This is a companion textbook for an introductory course in physics. It aims to link the theories and models that students learn in class with practical problem-solving techniques. In other words, it should address the common complaint that 'I understand the concepts but I can't do the homework or tests'. The fundamentals of introductory physics courses... more...

  • Physics is…by F Todd Baker

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2016; US$ 28.00

    He's back! The physicist returns with an entirely new compilation of questions and answers from his long-lived website where laypeople can ask questions about anything physics related. This book focuses on adjectives (practical, beautiful, surprising, cool, frivolous) instead of nouns like the first two books (atoms, photons, quanta, mechanics,... more...

  • Interdisciplinary Pedagogy for STEMby Reneta D. Lansiquot

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 50.78

    This book focuses on constructivist theory and collaborative interdisciplinary studies, showing how constructivist theory complements interdisciplinary studies. Constructivist theory stresses how learners construct new ideas and concepts, while the interdisciplinary method requires that learners approach complex problems from multiple perspectives.... more...