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ERIC Number: EJ1093644
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 18
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0313-7155
Fieldwork, Co-Teaching and Co-Generative Dialogue in Lower Secondary School Environmental Science
Rahmawati, Yuli; Koul, Rekha
Issues in Educational Research, v26 n1 p147-164 2016
This article reports one of the case studies in a 3-year longitudinal study in environmental science education. This case explores the process of teaching about ecosystems through co-teaching and co-generative dialogue in a Year-9 science classroom in Western Australia. Combining with co-teaching and co-generative dialogue aimed at transforming classroom practices and stimulating students' awareness of ecosystems and bio-diversity. The research employed mixed-methods methodology with multiple research methods. The results show that the teachers and the students were engaged and enjoyed the activities. The fieldwork experiences stimulated student critical voice, group cohesiveness, and student involvement.
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research Inc. 5/202 Coode Street, Como, Western Australia 6152, Australia. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
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