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Girod, Mark; Twyman, Todd; Wojcikiewicz, Steve – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2010
Drawing from the Deweyan theory of experience (1934, 1938), the goal of teaching and learning for transformative, aesthetic experience is contrasted against teaching and learning from a cognitive, rational framework. A quasi-experimental design was used to investigate teaching and learning of fifth grade science from each perspective across an…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Investigations, Grade 5, Aesthetics
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Pugh, Kevin J.; Girod, Mark – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2007
Drawing on the work of Dewey, we present a view of science education from the perspective of art and aesthetics. This perspective places a transformative, aesthetic experience at the forefront of educational objectives. Such experience involves the application of learning in everyday contexts, expansion of perception, and development of an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Models, Educational Objectives, Science Interests
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Girod, Mark – Science and Children, 2007
One of the shortcomings in most efforts to integrate art and science is that many people have a shallow understanding of art, which inevitably leads to shallow connections between art and science. Coloring drawings of planets, building sculptures of volcanoes, and decorating scientific diagrams are fine activities, but they do not link science and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Teaching Methods, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Girod, Mark – Studies in Science Education, 2007
Conversations on the connection of art, beauty, and the aesthetic experience in science are gaining a voice in the science education community. This article provides a conceptual overview of the role of beauty and aesthetics in science and science education. It focuses on a discussion of four themes exploring beauty in scientific ideas and…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Science Education, Art Products, Art Appreciation
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Girod, Mark; Rau, Cheryl; Schepige, Adele – Science Education, 2003
Articulates the major components of aesthetic understanding, pedagogy designed to foster it, and the results of a pilot study designed to investigate its effectiveness. Survey results indicate that the pedagogical moves were effective in scaffolding aesthetic understanding in treatment class students. (Author/SOE)
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Elementary Education, Interviews, Science Curriculum