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New and Published Books

  1. The Psychology of Science Text Comprehension

    Edited by José Otero, José A. León, Arthur C. Graesser

    This volume's goal is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the research and theory of scientific text comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that the comprehension of science and technological artifacts is very difficult for both children and adults. The material is conceptually...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science Teaching

    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition

    By Michael R. Matthews

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume II

    Edited by Norman G. Lederman, Sandra K. Abell

    Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives. The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Education

    Knowing, doing and being

    By Chang Chew Hung

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Student Thinking and Learning in Science

    Perspectives on the Nature and Development of Learners' Ideas

    By Keith S. Taber

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    This readable and informative survey of key ideas about students’ thinking in science builds a bridge between theory and practice by offering clear accounts from research, and showing how they relate to actual examples of students talking about widely taught science topics. Focused on secondary...

    Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Aesthetic Experience in Science Education

    Learning and Meaning-Making as Situated Talk and Action

    By Per-Olof Wickman

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    This book examines the role of aesthetic experience in learning science and in science education from the perspective of knowledge as action and language use. The theoretical underpinnings are based on the writings of John Dewey and Ludwig Wittgenstein. In their spirit aesthetics is examined as it...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School

    A Project-Based Approach, 4th Edition

    By Joseph S. Krajcik, Charlene M. Czerniak

    Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School offers in-depth information about the fundamental features of project-based science and strategies for implementing the approach. In project-based science classrooms students investigate, use technology, develop artifacts, collaborate, and make...

    Published August 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Scientific and Technological Thinking

    Edited by Michael E. Gorman, Ryan D. Tweney, David C. Gooding, Alexandra P. Kincannon

    At the turn of the 21st century, the most valuable commodity in society is knowledge--particularly new knowledge that may give a culture, company, or laboratory an adaptive advantage. Knowledge about the cognitive processes that lead to discovery and invention can enhance the probability of making...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Community Colleges and STEM

    Examining Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    As United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), community colleges are being called on to address persistence of minorities in these disciplines. In this important volume,...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge