Issues and Dilemmas A Reader in Science Communication
Science communication seeks to engage individuals and groups with evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology. This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field - the issues with which it deals, important influences that affect it,...
Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge
Issues, Reflections, and Ways Forward
How can curriculum integration of school science with the related disciplines of technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enhance students’ skills and their ability to link what they learn in school with the world outside the classroom? Featuring actual case studies of teachers’ attempts to...
Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge
Unique in its field, The Primary Science Encyclopedia brings together in one indispensable reference volume over 250 entries covering a wide range of topics and ideas. The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect...
Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge
Enhancing Intellectual Growth and Functioning
Series: Educational Psychology Series
The key question this book addresses is how to identify and create optimal conditions for the kind of learning and development that is especially important for effectively functioning in the 21st century. Taking a new approach to this long-debated issue, it looks at how a design research-based...
Published October 5th 2011 by Routledge
Reflecting Collaborative Ways to Learn How to Learn in Higher Education
Developing Inquiry for Learning shows how university tutors can help students to improve their abilities to learn and to become professional inquirers. An increasing proportion of students entering higher education seem to assume that learning is a relatively passive process. This may be the...
Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge