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Won, A-Rang; Choi, Su-Yeon; Chu, Hye-Eun; Cha, Hyun-Jung; Shin, Hyeonjeong; Kim, Chan-Jong – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
Teachers do not simply deliver a set curriculum, but carry out classes based on practical knowledge, including their values, beliefs, and experiences. Therefore, it is meaningful to investigate the practical knowledge of teaching among teachers in terms of orientation, structure, and content in order to understand the teacher's knowledge,…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Science and Society, STEM Education, Art Education
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Lee, Yumi – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
In an effort to reform education, Uzbekistan has adopted STEAM education as a basic principle of educational reform. However, as these efforts are largely being made from a top-down manner, knowledge about STEAM education in schools and informal settings is not yet well known. This paper introduces Uzbekistan's general education status and shares…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes
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Upadhyay, Bhaskar; Coffino, Kara; Alberts, John; Rummel, Andrew – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
In this case study, we present opportunities science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education provided to a sixth-grade class. We collected observational and interview data in a language arts and a science class over 1 year. We used the liberation social psychology (LSP) framework to understand students' discourses and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Middle School Students, Transformative Learning
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Rusmana, Ai Nurlaelasari; Rachmatullah, Arif; Nuraeni, Eni; Ha, Minsu – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
Genetics as a core concept of life science is essential for understanding biology. Examining genetics understanding among biology majors is becoming important since they must necessarily achieve some level of genetics understanding to advance their career. This study compares Indonesian biology majors' genetics understanding with previously…
Descriptors: Genetics, Concept Formation, Scientific Concepts, Biology
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Choi, Su-Yeon; Won, A-Rang; Chu, Hye-Eun; Cha, Hyun-Jung; Shin, Hyeonjeong; Kim, Chan-Jong – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This study aims to investigate climate literacy among junior high school students participating in an SSI-STEAM climate change education program and to examine the impacts of the program on the cultivation of climate literacy. Thirty-one eighth-grade students in Seoul, Korea, participated in this study. Data were collected using pre- and…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Climate, Knowledge Level, STEM Education
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Natarajan, Uma; Tan, Aik Ling; Teo, Tang Wee – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
STEM education, when perceived as integrated learning that encompasses knowledge, skills and practices of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, points to a need to re-examine ways of classification of school subjects and learning. Consequently, dilemmas related to integrated STEM education arise. School leaders are faced with the task…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Professional Identity, Sense of Community, Teacher Empowerment
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Matsuura, Takuya; Nakamura, Daiki – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This study aimed to examine the trends in grants for STEM/STEAM education in Japan as well as Japanese students' perception of science learning and future careers. The grants were addressed through analysis of chronological trends, while student perceptions were reviewed through student questionnaires on Trends in International Mathematics and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Art Education, Grants
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Mang, Ha My Anna; Chu, Hye-Eun; Martin, Sonya N.; Kim, Chan-Jong – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This study employed a multi-phased process to guide the development of an approach for integrating socio-scientific issues (SSI) and science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education in a way that can reform how science is taught in schools to improve scientific literacy. This approach can help teachers connect science…
Descriptors: Science and Society, STEM Education, Art Education, Scientific Literacy
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Park, Jennifer C. – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This paper explores the cultivation of STEAM literacy through the employment of practices derived from traditional reading strategies. This teaching and learning framework focuses on utilizing multimodal texts to increase exposure and opportunities for students to creatively explore diverse realms of STEM through the arts. Featuring…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Literacy, Reading Strategies
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Bae, Sung Woo; Lee, Jae Hwan; Park, Jongseok – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
The FCE (field-based chemistry experiment) model was developed to cultivate pre-service science teachers' ability to teach chemistry experiments in secondary classrooms. We describe the process of developing the FCE model and student activities via feedback from experts and analysis of the implemented program. This study evaluated the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Field Experience Programs
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Choi, Yunhee; Lee, Hyunju – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This study aimed to examine the effects of a research-based SSI program on fostering students' understanding of issues and their willingness to act. Twenty-five middle school students voluntarily participated in the program on the issue of artificial food additives over 6 months. The data were collected by means of interviews with the students,…
Descriptors: Science and Society, Scientific Literacy, Science Instruction, Middle School Students
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Kang, Nam-Hwa; Seo, Juri – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
By analyzing cases in South Korea, this study examined high school physics teachers' online teaching practices during the first semester of school lockdown due to COVID19. A total of eight physics teachers participated in this study. Data sources included observations of online classes, interviews with the teachers, and lesson materials. Data…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Leonardo, Mary Dane F.; Cha, Jeongho – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led teachers in the Philippines to rely on technology to provide and support continued education for K-12 students. However, it is not only technology, but also the interactive online learning environments crafted by teachers that impact student science learning. To support teachers to cope with pandemic teaching, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development
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Teo, Tang Wee; Pua, Ching Yee – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
This paper examines the pedagogical practices in three case studies of elementary science lessons that took place in classrooms or laboratories to make connections to the discourse about inclusivity in science teaching. Using the Singapore Teaching Practice as a reference, we analyzed the pedagogical practices enacted during three lessons where…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Inclusion
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Subiantoro, Agung W.; Treagust, David; Tang, Kok-Sing – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2021
Promoting socio-scientific issue (SSI)-based instruction in Indonesian science classrooms requires competent science teachers. To understand teachers' perceptions about the implementation of SSI-based instruction, a case study involving four biology teachers engaged in a teacher professional development program was conducted. The program consisted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Biology
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