ERIC Number: EJ873771
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
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Linking Experiences with Emotions and the Development of Interpretive Repertoires
McRae, Norah I.
Cultural Studies of Science Education, v5 n1 p181-189 Mar 2010
In this paper I consider the case of one student, Todd Alexander, through analyzing the transcripts of his interviews between him and his teacher (Wolff-Michael Roth). I examine the role that emotions play in the development of the interpretive repertoires that Todd employed as he talked about his scientific and his religious beliefs. I identify how lived experiences support the development of emotions and what educational conditions are necessary to allow for appropriate lived experiences. In so doing we might be able to support educational conditions that result in interpretive repertoires that allow for acceptance of multiple perspectives with a moral grounding, leading to students who are well positioned to be valuable contributors to society.
Descriptors: Interviews, Transcripts (Written Records), Discourse Analysis, Teacher Student Relationship, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Student Attitudes, Religion, Sciences, Beliefs, Scientific Concepts, Epistemology, Learning Processes, Religious Factors, Role of Religion, World Views, Scientific Enterprise, Science Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Environment, High School Students, Moral Values, Emotional Development, Student Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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