Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II
Edited by Norman Lederman, Sandra K. Abell
To Be Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge – 1,000 pages
Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—the Handbook of Research on Science Teaching and Learning, Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art update highlighting new and emerging research perspectives. Features of Voume II include
The contributors, all leading experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. Each chapter presents an integrative review of the research on the topic it addresses—pulling together the existing research, working to understand the historical trends and patterns in that body of scholarship, describing how the issue is conceptualized within the literature, how methods and theories have shaped the outcomes of the research, and where the strengths, weaknesses, and gaps are in the literature.
Providing guidance to science education faculty and graduate students and leading to new insights and directions for future research, the Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II is an essential resource for the entire science education community.