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ERIC Number: EJ1023281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8326
Complementary Approaches to Teaching Nature of Science: Integrating Student Inquiry, Historical Cases, and Contemporary Cases in Classroom Practice
Allchin, Douglas; Andersen, Hanne Moller; Nielsen, Keld
Science Education, v98 n3 p461-486 May 2014
Research has now demonstrated that students can learn nature of science concepts variously through student-led investigations, contemporary cases, and historical cases. Here we articulate more precisely the merits, deficits, and context of each approach and begin to profile how to integrate them as complementary methods. Emphasis now needs to shift to the needs of practicing teachers and the detailed strategies and modes of assessment that make each method effective and manageable in a classroom and institutional context.
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Language: English
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