ERIC Number: EJ625453
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Modeling Science Teaching on Science Practice? Painting a More Accurate Picture through an Ethnographic Lab Study.
Buxton, Cory A.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v38 n4 p387-407 Apr 2001
Reports on an ethnographic study of a molecular biology research laboratory called Sally's Lab. Portrays the social and cultural construction of a scientific community by studying the daily practices of the lab members and interpreting these observations. Concludes that there is not one set of experiences that pertain to all members within a given community of science practice. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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