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Mark, Sheron; Id-Deen, Lateefah; Thomas, Shelley – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2020
This study investigated the experiences of a group of pre-service secondary science teachers in learning to teach in culturally diverse contexts. The pre-service teachers were all assigned to placements within a large, urban, culturally diverse public high school and paired with mentor teachers. Through one-on-one interviews, the pre-service…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Cultural Differences, Teaching Experience
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Wallace, Maria F. G. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
Over the past decade, neoliberal practices for ensuring teacher effectiveness have shaped the landscape of education. In the midst of policy mandates for highly effective teachers, a biopolitical movement also undergirds the desire for a particular kind of ideal classroom. Grounded in traditions of scientism, beginning science teachers and their…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness
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Holmegaard, Henriette Tolstrup; Madsen, Lene Møller; Ulriksen, Lars – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
The paper presents results from a longitudinal study of students' decisions to enrol on a higher education science programme and their experiences of it. The aim is to give insights into students' transition process and negotiation of identity. This is done by following a cohort of 38 students in a series of qualitative interviews during…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Higher Education, Science Education, Interviews
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Campo-Engelstein, Lisa; Johnson, Nadia L. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2014
Emily Martin's ("Signs J Women Cult Soc" 16(31):485-501, 1991) article, "The Egg and the Sperm: How Science Has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles," was published in "Signs" over 20 years ago. In this groundbreaking article, she discusses how gender roles are often projected onto…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sex Role, Pregnancy, Birth
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García, Yeni Violeta – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2013
The future of this country depends on utilizing human intellectual resources from varying viewpoints to make informed decisions on issues from conservation biology to biotechnology, or even bioengineering. An increase in Latina/o students in the biological sciences would bring a variety of viewpoints, as well as personal and cultural experiences…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Science Careers, Hispanic American Students