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Fu, Guopeng; Clarke, Anthony – Studies in Science Education, 2019
Agency and structure postulate a dialectic relationship: agents' actions shape and are shaped by social structure in a spiral and dynamic manner. Empirical studies in pre-collegiate science education contexts, however, tend to focus on individual's positionality instead of the engagement between agency and structure. This paper first charts the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational Research, Individual Power, Social Structure
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Meyer, Daniel Z.; Avery, Leanne M. – Studies in Science Education, 2010
Over the last two decades, science educators and science education researchers have grown increasingly interested in utilising insights from the sociology of scientific knowledge (SSK) to inform their work and research. To date, researchers in science education have focused on two applications: results of sociological studies of science have been…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational Research, Sociology, Science and Society
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Schreiner, Camilla; Henriksen, Ellen K.; Kirkeby Hansen, Pal J. – Studies in Science Education, 2005
An enhanced greenhouse effect, leading to global warming and associated changes in the climate system, is arguably one of the greatest environmental challenges facing humankind in the 21st century. The challenge extends to the scientific, political, economic and ethical domains of the human enterprise. The science of climate change involves…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Climate, Conservation (Environment)
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Young, Michael F. D. – Studies in Science Education, 1974
Using the ideas of scientists, the author builds a theme of reflexivity and identifies implications for teaching and learning science. He argues that a sociology of school science is not academic and irrelevant to teachers but just the opposite. (PEB)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Sociology, Learning, Philosophy