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Handbook of Research on Science Education

Edited by: Norman G. Lederman , Sandra K. Abell

Print publication date:  July  2014
Online publication date:  July  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415629379
eBook ISBN: 9780203097267
Adobe ISBN: 9781136221972

10.4324/9780203097267
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Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives.

The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. The volume is organized around six themes: theory and methods of science education research; science learning; culture, gender, and society and science learning; science teaching; curriculum and assessment in science; science teacher education. Each chapter presents an integrative review of the research on the topic it addresses—pulling together the existing research, working to understand the historical trends and patterns in that body of scholarship, describing how the issue is conceptualized within the literature, how methods and theories have shaped the outcomes of the research, and where the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps are in the literature.

Providing guidance to science education faculty and graduate students and leading to new insights and directions for future research, the Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II is an essential resource for the entire science education community.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Paradigms in Science Education Research Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Quantitative Research Designs and Approaches Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Contemporary Qualitative Research Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Student Conceptions and Conceptual Change Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Attitudes, Identity, and Aspirations Toward Science Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Classroom Learning Environments Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Learning Science Outside of School Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Teaching Learning Progressions Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Unpacking and Critically Synthesizing the Literature on Race and Ethnicity in Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Gender Matters Download PDF
Chapter  11:  English Learners in Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Special Needs and Talents in Science Learning  Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Science Education in Urban Contexts Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Rural Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Culturally Responsive Science Education for Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Students Download PDF
Chapter  16:  General Instructional Methods and Strategies Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Discourse Practices in Science Learning and Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Promises and Challenges of Using Learning Technologies to Promote Student Learning of Science Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Elementary Science Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Interdisciplinary Science Teaching Download PDF
Chapter  21:  High School Biology Curricula Development Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Teaching Physics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Many Faces of High School Chemistry Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Earth System Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Environmental Education Download PDF
Chapter  26:  From Inquiry to Scientific Practices in the Science Classroom Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Scientific Literacy, Science Literacy, and Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The History of Science Curriculum Reform in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Scientific Practices and Inquiry in the Science Classroom Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Research on Teaching and Learning of Nature of Science Download PDF
Chapter  31:  The Evolving Landscape Related to Assessment of Nature of Science Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Cultural Perspectives in Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Culturally Relevant Schooling in Science for Indigenous Learners Worldwide Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Socioscientific Issues as a Curriculum Emphasis Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Project Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Precollege Engineering Education Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Review of Science Education Program Evaluation Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The Central Role of Assessment in Pedagogy Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Large-Scale Assessments in Science Education Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Developing Understandings of Practice Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Science Teacher Attitudes and Beliefs Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Research on Science Teacher Knowledge Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Learning to Teach Science Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Research on Teacher Professional Development Programs in Science Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
Contributors Download PDF
Author_Index Download PDF
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