Akpan, Ben

Science Education: A Global Perspective

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ben Akpan

Part I. Nature of Science View

2. Exploring Nature of Science and Argumentation in Science Education
Christine V. McDonald

3. The Relationship Between Science and Religion: A Contentious and Complex Issue Facing Science Education
Keith S. Taber

4. Representing Evolution in Science Education: The Challenge of Teaching About Natural Selection
Keith S. Taber

5. History and Philosophy of Acidity: Engaging with Learners by a Different Route
John Oversby

Part II. Science and National Development

6. Science Education for National Development: Indian Perspective
Sudhakar C. Agarkar

7. Improving Basic Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia: The Role of SEAMEO RECSAM
Robert Peter Devadason

8. Science and Technology Education Initiatives in Nigeria: The Case of STEP-B
Michael Umale Adikwu, Mercy Oluwaseyi Agunbiade, John Monday Ubada Abah

9. Harnessing Endogenous Research and Innovation in Nigeria for National Transformation
Paul A. Eniayeju

Part III. Curriculum and Pedagogical Considerations in Science Education

10. Motivational Science Teaching Using a Context-Based Approach
Jack Holbrook, Miia Rannikmae

11. In The New Zealand Curriculum: Is It Science Education or Education Through Science? One Educator’s Argument
Steven S. Sexton

12. Towards a Socially Responsible Science Education
Gilbert Onwu

13. Curriculum Conception, Implementation and Evaluation: An Experience
Cecília Galvão, Cláudia Faria, Sofia Freire, Mónica Baptista

14. Indigenous Knowledge and Teachers’ Professional Development in a West Brazil Context
Christiane Gioppo, Michelle Bocchi Gonçalves, Cristiane Vertelino Marques

Part IV. Development and Future Studies in Science Education

15. International Perspectives and Recommendations on Equity and Gender: Development Studies in Science Education
Teresa J. Kennedy, Cheryl Sundberg

16. The Promise of Science Education Research
Lindsey N. Conner

17. Science Education in a Future World
Ben Akpan

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Curriculum Studies, Teaching and Teacher Education, Learning & Instruction

Publication year
Upbringing, Education
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