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ERIC Number: ED351190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Research in Science Education. Volume 21. Selected Refereed Papers from the Annual Conference of the Australasian Science Education Research Association (22nd, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia, July 11-14, 1991).
Forgasz, Helen, Ed.
Research in Science Education, v21 1991
This annual publication contains 43 research papers on a variety of issues related to science education. Topics include the following: mature-age students; teacher professional development; spreadsheets and science instruction; the Learning in Science Project and putting it into practice; science discipline knowledge in primary teacher education; science, technology, and society; gender differences in choosing school subjects; history of science education; quality of teacher education; science attitudes; socially constructed learning; and conceptual development. Other papers concern such areas as report writing; history of science; the nature of science; investigation skills; pseudo-scientific and paranormal beliefs; language in science; concept mapping; constructivism; metaphors; textbooks; children's interests; Aboriginal science; and science and television. (PR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Sex Differences, Teacher Education
Faculty of Education, School of Graduate Studies, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australasian Science Education Research Association, Victoria (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia; Science Education Research