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ERIC Number: ED404150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Research in Science Education...1992. Selected Refereed Papers from the Annual Conference of the Australasian Science Education Research Association (23rd, Hamilton, New Zealand, July 10-12, 1992).
Gardner, Paul L., Ed.
Research in Science Education, v22 1992
This volume contains 48 papers and 9 abstracts/research notes. Titles include: "Alternative constructs and cognitive development: commonalities, divergences and possibilities for evidence"; "Discipline knowledge and confidence to teach science: self-perceptions of primary teacher education students"; "Teacher beliefs about learning and teaching in primary science and technology"; "Physics teachers' action-research experiences with a teaching module on 'Force'"; "Learning in interactive science centres"; "Progression in learning science"; "Students' perceptions of an innovative university laboratory program"; "An ecological perspective on research with computers in science education"; "Student perceptions of technology and implications for an empowering curriculum"; "Classroom behaviour settings for science: what can pre-service teachers achieve?"; "The importance of selected textbook features to science teachers"; "Development of an instrument for measuring attitudes or early childhood educators towards science"; "Combining issues of 'girl-suited' science teaching, STS and constructivism in a physics textbook"; "What has happened to intuition in science education?"; "Reconstructing the interactive science pedagogy: experiences of beginning teachers implementing the interactive science pedagogy"; "Introducing technology education to young children: a design, make and appraise approach"; "The applications of science to technology"; "The historical anecdote as a 'caricature': a case study"; "Risk-taking and teachers' professional development: the case of satellite remote sensing in science education"; "The reluctant primary school teacher"; "Expert-novice differences in science investigation skills"; "Adult experiences of science and technology in everyday life: some educational implications"; "Improving the quality of primary science teaching through a pre-service course"; "Teaching and report writing in primary science: case studies of an intervention program"; "Professional standards for the teaching of science: an exploratory study"; "Primary science education: views from three Australian states"; "School-based assessment of practical competence in science: some issues from English experience"; "Teachers' perceptions of technology education: implications for curriculum innovation"; "Improving a playcentre science programme through action research"; "Retraining chemistry teachers in the Philippines"; "Science and technology management: designing an undergraduate course"; "Reporting to parents: science in the context of the total primary curriculum"; "Students' understanding of concepts related to evaporation"; "Becoming a science teacher: first year teachers' approaches to learning about teaching"; "Dealing with graphic output from diagram processing tasks: approaches to characterisation and analysis"; "Developing networks of grass-roots science curriculum action"; "Constructivism and empiricism: an incomplete divorce"; "Can any good come out of researching in science education and being a science teacher at the same time?"; "Learning in professional practice schools: beyond clinical experiences and teacher workshops"; "Primary pre-service teachers' pedagogical reasoning skills"; and "Pupils' understanding of combustion." (MKR)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Science Education
Centre for Mathematics and Science Education, Queensland University of Technology, Locked Bag 2, Red Hill, Queensland 4059, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australasian Science Education Research Association, Victoria (Australia).