Bruguière, Catherine

Topics and Trends in Current Science Education

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Table of contents

Part I. Overview of the Book

1. Introduction
Catherine Bruguière, Andrée Tiberghien, Pierre Clément

Part II. Socio-scientific Issues

2. The Need for a Public Understanding of Sciences
Isabelle Stengers

Questions Socialement Vives and Socio-scientific Issues: New Trends of Research to Meet the Training Needs of Postmodern Society
Laurence Simonneaux

4. Teachers’ Beliefs, Classroom Practices and Professional Development Towards Socio-scientific Issues
Virginie Albe, Catherine Barrué, Larry Bencze, Anne Kristine Byhring, Lyn Carter, Marcus Grace, Erik Knain, Dankert Kolstø, Pedro Reis, Erin Sperling

5. Which Perspectives Are Referred in Students’ Arguments About a Socio-scientific Issue? The Case of Bears’ Reintroduction in the Pyrenees
Ana M. Domènech, Conxita Márquez

6. Learning About the Role and Function of Science in Public Debate as an Essential Component of Scientific Literacy
Ingo Eilks, Jan Alexis Nielsen, Avi Hofstein

7. Exploring Secondary Students’ Arguments in the Context of Socio-scientific Issues
Fatih Çağlayan Mercan, Buket Yakmacı-Güzel, Füsun Akarsu

8. Teachers’ Beliefs on Science-Technology-Society (STS) and Nature of Science (NOS): Strengths, Weaknesses, and Teaching Practice
Ángel Vázquez–Alonso, María-Antonia Manassero–Mas, Antonio García–Carmona, Antoni Bennàssar-Roig

Part III. Teachers’ Practices and Teachers Professional Development

9. Professional Learning of Science Teachers
Jan H. Driel

10. Nanoeducation: Zooming into Teacher Professional Development Programmes in Nanoscience and Technology
Ron Blonder, Ilka Parchmann, Sevil Akaygun, Virginie Albe

11. Education for Sustainable Development: An International Survey on Teachers’ Conceptions
Pierre Clément, Silvia Caravita

12. Learning to Teach Science as Inquiry: Developing an Evidence-Based Framework for Effective Teacher Professional Development
Barbara A. Crawford, Daniel K. Capps, Jan Driel, Norman Lederman, Judith Lederman, Julie A. Luft, Sissy Wong, Aik Ling Tan, Shirley S. L. Lim, John Loughran, Kathy Smith

13. Weaving Relationships in a Teaching Sequence Using ICT: A Case Study in Optics at Lower Secondary School
Suzane Hage, Christian Buty

14. Inquiry-Based Mathematics and Science Education Across Europe: A Synopsis of Various Approaches and Their Potentials
Katrin Engeln, Silke Mikelskis-Seifert, Manfred Euler

15. Measuring Chemistry Teachers’ Content Knowledge: Is It Correlated to Pedagogical Content Knowledge?
Oliver Tepner, Sabrina Dollny

Part IV. The Students: Multiple Perspectives

16. Boys in Physics Lessons: Focus on Masculinity in an Analysis of Learning Opportunities
Josimeire M. Julio, Arnaldo M. Vaz

17. Which Effective Competencies Do Students Use in PISA Assessment of Scientific Literacy?
Florence Hebel, Pascale Montpied, Andrée Tiberghien

18. Development of Understanding in Chemistry
Hannah Sevian, Vicente Talanquer, Astrid M. W. Bulte, Angelica Stacy, Jennifer Claesgens

19. Learning Affordances: Understanding Visitors’ Learning in Science Museum Environment
Hyeonjeong Shin, Eun Ji Park, Chan-Jong Kim

20. Modelling and Assessing Experimental Competencies in Physics
Heike Theyßen, Horst Schecker, Christoph Gut, Martin Hopf, Jochen Kuhn, Peter Labudde, Andreas Müller, Nico Schreiber, Patrik Vogt

21. Understanding Students’ Conceptions of Electromagnetic Induction: A Semiotic Analysis
Jennifer Yeo

Part V. Relationships Between Teaching and Learning

22. Analyzing Classroom Activities: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations
Gregory J. Kelly

23. The Impact of a Context-Led Curriculum on Different Students’ Experiences of School Science
Indira Banner, Jim Ryder

24. Students’ Experienced Coherence Between Chemistry and Biology in Context-Based Secondary Science Education
Hilde J. Boer, Gjalt T. Prins, Martin J. Goedhart, Kerst Th. Boersma

25. The Relationship Between Teaching and Learning of Chemical Bonding and Structures
Ray Lee, Maurice M. W. Cheng

26. Blending Physical and Virtual Manipulatives in Physics Laboratory Experimentation
Georgios Olympiou, Zacharias C. Zacharia

27. Becoming a Health-Promoting School: Effects of a 3-Year Intervention on School Development and Pupils
Steffen Schaal

28. Disagreement in “Ordinary” Teaching Interactions: A Study of Argumentation in a Science Classroom
Ana Paula Souto-Silva, Danusa Munford

29. Analysis of Teaching and Learning Practices in Physics and Chemistry Education: Theoretical and Methodological Issues
Patrice Venturini, Andrée Tiberghien, Claudia Aufschnaiter, Gregory Kelly, Eduardo Mortimer

Part VI. Teaching Resources, Curriculum

30. Designing a Learning Progression for Teaching and Learning About Matter in Early School Years
Andrés Acher, María Arcà

31. ‘Realistic-Fiction Storybooks’ as a Resource for Problematic Questioning of Living Being with Pupils in Primary School
Catherine Bruguière, Eric Triquet

32. Nature of Science as Portrayed in the Physics Official Curricula and Textbooks in Hong Kong and on the Mainland of the People’s Republic of China
Ka Lok Cheng, Siu Ling Wong

33. On the Transfer of Teaching-Learning Materials from One Educational Setting to Another
R. Pintó, M. Hernández, C. P. Constantinou

34. CoReflect: Web-Based Inquiry Learning Environments on Socio-scientific Issues
Andreas Redfors, Lena Hansson, Eleni A. Kyza, Iolie Nicolaidou, Itay Asher, Iris Tabak, Nicos Papadouris, Christakis Avraam

35. Adapting Web-Based Inquiry Learning Environments from One Country to Another: The CoReflect Experience
Eleni A. Kyza, Christothea Herodotou, Iolie Nicolaidou, Andreas Redfors, Lena Hansson, Sascha Schanze, Ulf Saballus, Nicos Papadouris, Georgia Michael

Keywords: Education, Science Education

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