Bencze, Larry

Science and Technology Education Promoting Wellbeing for Individuals, Societies and Environments

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Table of contents

Part I. Preamble

1. Foreword: The Significance of STEPWISE for Fostering Life-Long Sociopolitical Activism
Derek Hodson

2. STEPWISE: A Framework Prioritizing Altruistic Actions to Address Socioscientific Issues
Larry Bencze

Part II. Documentaries

3. School Science Ruling Relations and Resistance to Activism in Early Secondary School Science
Darren Hoeg, Tanya Williamson, Larry Bencze

4. Activating Students’ Conceptions and Positions on STSE Issues in Preparation for Socio-political Activism
Varsha Patel

5. Both Sides Now: Exploring the Art of Persuasion to Enhance Actions Within a STEPWISE Framework
Angeliki Grundy

6. Learning About Youth Engagement in Research-Informed and Negotiated Actions on Socio-scientific Issues
Mirjan Krstovic

7. Students’ Social Studies Influences on Their Socioscientific Actions
Larry Bencze, Mirjan Krstovic

8. Epistemic Contributions to Students’ Autonomous Socioscientific Actions
Larry Bencze, Mirjan Krstovic

9. Students’ Uses of Actor-Network Theory to Contextualize Socioscientific Actions
Larry Bencze, Mirjan Krstovic

10. Science Students’ Ethical Technology Designs as Solutions to Socio-scientific Problems
Larry Bencze, Mirjan Krstovic

11. Resisting the Borg: Science Teaching for Common Wellbeing
Larry Bencze, Mirjan Krstovic

12. Giving Meaning to STSE Issues Through Student-Led Action Research: An Actor-Network Theory Account of STEPWISE in Action
Neil T. Ramjewan, Brandon Zoras, Larry Bencze

13. Students’ Socioscientific Actions: Using and Gaining ‘Street Smarts’
Christina Phillips-MacNeil, Mirjan Krstovic, Larry Bencze

14. Tensions on Promoting Social Justice Through STEPWISE Pedagogies in an International Baccalaureate Preparatory Class
Neil T. Ramjewan, Brandon Zoras, Larry Bencze

15. ‘In the Eye of the Hurricane’: Using STEPWISE to Address Urgent Socio-political Issues in Venezuela
Majd Zouda, Tomo Nishizawa, Larry Bencze

16. Science for Citizenship: Using Prezi™ for Education About Critical Socio-scientific Issues
Darren Hoeg, Alexander DiGiacomo, Sarah El Halwany, Mirjan Kirstovic, Christina Phillips-MacNeil, Minja Milanovic, Tomo Nishizawa, Majd Zouda, Larry Bencze

17. Battle of the Bands: Toxic Dust, Active Citizenship and Science Education
Larry Bencze, Chantal Pouliot

18. Supporting Pre-service Teachers to Teach for Citizenship in the Context of STSE Issues
Sarah El Halwany, Majd Zouda, Chantal Pouliot, Larry Bencze

19. Teaching Girls to Fish?: A Case of a Co-Curricular Food Justice Education Program for Youth
Erin Sperling, Larry Bencze

Part III. Commentaries

20. Actor Network Theory and STEPWISE: A Case Study on Learning About Food Justice with Plants
Clayton Pierce

21. Rebuilding Community Spaces: Integrating Resilience into STEPWISE
Cassie F. Quigley

22. Socio-scientific Inquiry-Based Learning: Taking off from STEPWISE
Ralph Levinson

23. “Preach or Teach?”: An Ongoing Journey to Becoming STEPWISE
Mellita Jones

24. “I Had to Take Action Straight Away.” Preservice Teachers’ Accounts of Pro-environmental Action
Lyn Carter, Jenny Martin

25. Science Education for a Better World? Reflections on Embodiment, Language and Sensitive Action
Laura Colucci-Gray

26. WISE Preservice Teachers Discussing Social and Economic Disparities During a Discussion Game Dealing with Nanotechnologies
Audrey Groleau, Chantal Pouliot

27. STEPWISE as a Vehicle for Scientific and Political Educ-action?
Laurence Simonneaux, Jean Simonneaux

28. Understanding Opportunities and Contradictions in the Grammars of Activism and Schooling
Matthew Weinstein

29. In Which Ways Can (Science) Education Promote the Well-Being of Individuals, Societies and Environments?
Isabel Martins

30. ‘STEPPING’ Toward a Critical-Activist Science Education: Dialoguing Subjectivity, Social Ontology and Multiplicities
Jesse Bazzul, Shakhnoza Kayumova

31. Countering the Neoliberal Ontology of Nature: The STEPWISE Option
Ajay Sharma

32. STEPWISE: A Societal-Historical Activity (Activism) Theoretical Perspective
Wolff-Michael Roth

Part IV. Afterword

33. Critical and Activist Science Education: Envisaging an Ecojust Future
Larry Bencze

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Sociology of Education, Teaching and Teacher Education

Publication year
Cultural Studies of Science Education
Page amount
12 pages
Upbringing, Education
Printed ISBN

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