Fulmer, Gavin W.

Chinese Science Education in the 21st Century: Policy, Practice, and Research

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Table of contents

Part I. Science Education Reform Policies

1. Status of Chinese Science Education Reforms: Policies and Development Framework
Hongshia Zhang, Dongsheng Wan

Part II. Science Curriculum and Instruction

2. An Overview of Early Childhood Science Education in China
Xiaoyi Gao, Baohui Zhang

3. Elementary Science Education Reform in Guangzhou: Expectations and Changes
Lingbiao Gao, Cuidian Feng, Maorong Zhan, Xueping Zheng

4. Science Teaching Practices in Junior Secondary Schools
Hongjia Ma, Gavin W. Fulmer, Ling L. Liang

5. Science Curriculum and Implementation in Senior Secondary School
Xiao Huang, Lin Ding, Bingyuan Hu

6. Examining the Senior Secondary School Chemistry Curriculum in China in View of Scientific Literacy
Bing Wei, Bo Chen

Part III. Environmental and Socioscientific Issues in Chinese Science Education

7. Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Education Toward Education for Sustainable Development in Chinese Communities
Irene Nga-yee Cheng, Winnie Wing-mui So

8. Hong Kong Students’ Decision-Making About Ecological and Health Issues
Yeung Chung Lee

Part IV. Assessment

9. Assessing Science Learning in Schools: Current Policy and Practices
Cuidian Feng, Lingbiao Gao

10. Alignment Between the National Science Curriculum Standards and Standardized Exams at Secondary School Gateways
Xian Chen, Minyan Jiang, Li Cai, Ling L. Liang, Jing Du, Yan Zhou

11. Relationship Between Science Teachers’ Conceptions of Assessment of Students’ Academic Performance and Their Instructional Approaches
Weining Wu

Part V. Science Learning in Informal Settings

12. An Examination of National Policy on Youth Science Learning in Informal Education Settings and Its Implementation in China
Huiliang Zhang, Shunke Shi

13. An Overview of Research on Informal Science Learning Among China’s Youth
Fujun Ren, Jingying Wang

14. Effects of Media on Science Learning of Chinese Youths: A Synthesis of Literature and a Case Study
Ling Chen, Yan Yan, Jie Yuan

15. A Case Study of a Science Teacher in a Science Club Teaching Scientific Inquiry
Xiuju Li

16. Students’ Views of Science Learning During Visits to Science Museums: A Case Study
Lihui Wang

Part VI. Science Teacher Education

17. An Overview of Professional Preparation for Preservice and In-Service Science Teachers
Cheng Liu, Enshan Liu

18. Enhancing Science Teacher Professional Development: Lessons from a Study of Misconceptions of Junior Secondary Biology Teachers
Enshan Liu, Mingyu Li

19. Video Case Instruction: A New Approach to Instructional Design and Practice for Preservice Chemistry Teachers
Zhen Lu, Lyna Kwan

20. Erratum: Part VI Science Teacher Education
Ling L. Liang

Keywords: Education, Science Education, Learning & Instruction

Publication year
Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education
Page amount
31 pages
Upbringing, Education
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