Akerson, Valarie L.

Enhancing Professional Knowledge of Pre-Service Science Teacher Education by Self-Study Research

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: Self-Studies and Science Education

1. Garnering the Experiences and Understandings Emerging from Self-Studies in Science Teacher Education
Gayle A. Buck, Valarie L. Akerson, Brent Gilles

2. Self-Study in Pre-service Science Teacher Education
Allan Feldman

Part II. Self-Studies and Science Content Courses for Teachers

3. Promoting Student Agency in Science Inquiry: A Self-Study of Relational Pedagogical Practices in Science Teacher Education
Amy Trauth-Nare, Gayle A. Buck, Nicole Beeman-Cadwallader

4. Using Self-Study to Learn to Teach Genetics to Pre-service Teachers for Understanding and for Teaching
Eunice Nyamupangedengu

5. Using Self-Study to Evaluate a Pedagogical Approach for Navigating Conflict in a Science Content Course for Preservice Teachers
Sarah Quebec Fuentes, Mark Bloom

6. Exploring Our Theoretical and Practical Understandings of Enthusiasm in Science Teaching: A Self-Study of Elementary Teacher Preparation
Brent Gilles, Gayle A. Buck

7. Response to Section II: Practicing, Modeling, and Influencing Approaches to Teaching: A Commentary
G. Michael Bowen

Part III. Self-Studies and Elementary Science Methods Courses

8. Evolving Goals, Pedagogies, and Identities as an Elementary Science Teacher Educator: Prioritizing Practice
Elizabeth A. Davis

9. Our Journey of Understanding Through Lesson Study
Stephen Marble, Michael Kamen, Gilbert (Gil) Naizer, Molly Weinburgh

10. How Science Teacher Educators of Color Conceptualize and Operationalize Their Pedagogy in Science Methods Courses
Karthigeyan Subramaniam, Sumreen Asim, Eun Young Lee, Kia S. Rideaux

11. Uncertainties of Learning to Teach Elementary Science Methods Using Engineering Design: A Science Teacher Educator’s Self-Study
Brenda M. Capobianco

12. Self-Studies of Elementary Science Teacher Educators: Insights, Implications, and Future Research Directions
Lucy Avraamidou

Part IV. Self-Studies and Secondary Science Methods Courses

13. Experiences with Activities Developing Pre-service Science Teacher Data Literacy
G. Michael Bowen, Anthony Bartley, Leo MacDonald, Ann Sherman

14. Going Beyond the Status Quo: A Longitudinal Self-Study of a School Based Science Teacher Preparation Program
Nidaa Makki, Gary Holliday

15. Biology Student Teachers’ Reflections in Eportfolios as a Trigger for Self-Study of a Teacher Educator
Lindsey Norma Conner

16. Response to Section IV: Self-Studies and Secondary Science Methods Courses
Gillian Roehrig

Part V. Self-Studies and the Preparation of Future Science Teacher Educators

17. Finding the Means to Initiate and Sustain a Teacher Educator’s Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) Development in Science Education
Anne Hume

18. Trash or Treasure? Re-conceptualizing My Ruins as a Tool for Re-imagining the Nature of Science Teacher Education
Maria F. G. Wallace

19. Supporting New Members as They Transition into Our Science Education Community of Practice
Gayle A. Buck, Valarie L. Akerson

20. Developing Knowledge of Practice Through Self-Study: Becoming a Science Teacher Educator
Jennifer Mansfield, John Loughran, Gillian Kidman

21. Reflections on Self-Studies and the Preparation of Future Science Teacher Educators
Justin Dillon

Part VI. Epilogue

22. Here’s Looking at You Kid: When the Researcher Becomes the Sample
Norman G. Lederman, Judith Sweeney Lederman

23. Turning a Critical Eye on Our Practice: Influence of Current Stories
Valarie L. Akerson, Gayle A. Buck

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Teaching and Teacher Education

Publication year
ASTE Series in Science Education
Page amount
11 pages
Upbringing, Education
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