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ERIC Number: ED404151
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Research in Science Education, 1993. Selected Refereed Papers from the Annual Conference of the Australasian Science Education Research Association (24th, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, July 8-11, 1993).
Gardner, Paul L., Ed.
Research in Science Education, v23 1993
This volume contains 41 papers and 6 abstracts/research notes. Titles include: "What makes lessons different? A comparison of a student's behaviour in two science lessons"; "Is achievement in Australian chemistry gender based?"; "Towards becoming a reflective practitioner: what to know and where to find it"; "Sci-Tec: evaluating a non-deficit model of in-service"; "Student understandings of natural selection"; "Development of a hypertext computer program to enhance the scientific writing skills of upper secondary physics students"; "'The approaching storm': ideology, power and control. The National Science Teachers Association curriculum development in the United States"; "Assessing the psychosocial environment of science classes in Catholic secondary schools"; "How can we find out what 3 and 4 year olds think? New approaches to eliciting very young children's understandings in science"; "Developing conceptions of food and nutrition"; "Textbook representations of science-technology relationships"; "The historical context of Newton's Third Law and the teaching of mechanics"; "Effect of context and gender on application of science investigation skills"; "'Hands on - minds on': introducing openness into senior biology practical work"; "Post-primary science teachers' perceptions of primary science education"; "Towards a theoretical basis for students' alternative frameworks in science and for science teaching"; "Teaching problem-solving skills: a reflection on an in-service course for chemistry teachers in Singapore"; "A decade of debate on the schooling of girls in physics: where are we now?"; "Chemical apathy or hysteria: what role for education?"; "Students' understanding of concepts related to plant growth"; "Science teachers' views of professional development"; "Teaching about theories of light in Year 12 Physics: an historical approach"; "Improving quantitative volumetric analysis skills in first year university chemistry courses"; "A case study of scientific reasoning"; "The relevance of 'recent and relevant' experience"; "Action research through stimulated recall"; "An alternative model for textbook formation"; "How consistently do students use their alternative conceptions?"; "The role of classroom research projects in the preparation of science teachers"; "Facilitating practitioner research into strategies for improving communication in classroom groups: action research and interaction analysis--a reconciliation?"; "Emerging issues concerning the future directions of Australian senior science education: the Queensland experience"; "Conceptions of water-related phenomena"; "A study of force concepts in tertiary level students"; "'The sun is sleeping now': Early learning about light and shadows"; "Response to the Discipline Review of Teacher Education in Mathematics and Science"; "The evolution of an approach for using analogies in teaching and learning science"; "Teacher and student usage of science textbooks"; "Developmental aspects of primary school children's construction of explanations of air pressure: the nature of conceptual change"; "Teaching controversial issues in the secondary school science classroom";"Teacher perceptions of professional development needs and the implementation of the K-6 Science and Technology syllabus"; and "Taking the plunge into the gene pool: teaching and learning in genetics." (MKR)
Descriptors: Conference Proceedings, Constructivism (Learning), 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).