Category: Science Nature Education

  • Sprach- und Fachlernen im naturwissenschaftlichen by Anna Pineker-Fischer

    By Anna Pineker-Fischer

    Anna Pineker-Fischer untersucht bildungssprachliche Anforderungen und Unterstützungsmaßnahmen in der naturwissenschaftlichen Unterrichtskommunikation. Der wissenschaftliche Ertrag der Arbeit liegt in der umfassenden und systematischen examine von theoretischen Aspekten einer sprachförderlichen Unterrichtsinteraktion. Des Weiteren leistet das Werk einen Beitrag zur empirischen Klärung der Frage, welche Kategorien und welche Instrumente sich für eine Untersuchung der kognitiven und sprachlichen Seite der Unterrichtsinteraktion im Fach Chemie eignen. Exemplarisch werden Möglichkeiten für einen sprachsensiblen Fachunterricht aufgezeigt.
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  • Sociocultural Studies and Implications for Science by Catherine Milne,Kenneth Tobin,Donna DeGennaro

    By Catherine Milne,Kenneth Tobin,Donna DeGennaro

    The chapters integrated during this ebook handle significant questions: what are many of the methodological and theoretical concerns in sociocultural learn in city schooling and technological know-how schooling and what kind of questions do technological and digital contexts elevate for these kind of examine views. The chapters construct off Ken Tobin's own heritage of sociocultural learn in technology schooling and as they do each one bankruptcy asks philosophical, sociological and/or methodological questions that tell our figuring out of the demanding situations linked to accomplishing study in experiential and digital contexts.

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  • Self-Studies of Science Teacher Education Practices: 12 by Shawn M. Bullock,Tom Russell

    By Shawn M. Bullock,Tom Russell

    Part of an important Springer sequence on self-study practices in instructing and instructor schooling, this assortment bargains a number contributions to the subject that embrace the reflections of technological know-how instructor educators who've utilized self-study method to their very own expert improvement. the fabric acknowledges the ambiguity that lies among lecture room technological know-how and the schooling of technology academics: the disciplines of technology are frequently perceived as a quest for correct solutions, an unintended spinoff of the study room specialize in correct solutions in pupil overview in technological know-how. against this, the career of training has few correct solutions and regularly comprises the administration of conflicting tensions. A hassle hence arises in technology instructor schooling of ways to shift views between pupil academics from reductionist to extra inclusive attitudes which are open to the mercurial realities of teaching. 

    The self-studies offered listed here are designated, clean and stimulating. They comprise the enter of a starting technological know-how instructor in addition to technological know-how instructor educators from a number backgrounds and ranging degrees of expertise. additionally, the amount offers a very foreign standpoint at the concerns, with authors hailing from 5 international locations. delivering research on the innovative of schooling concept, this assortment will make interesting analyzing for these instructing science—as good as these instructing technology teachers.

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  • Metaphor and Analogy in the Sciences (Origins: Studies in by F. Hallyn

    By F. Hallyn

    This choice of papers includes historic case stories, systematic contributions of a common nature, and functions to precise sciences. The bibliographies of the contributions comprise references to all imperative goods from the traditions which are proper this present day. whereas offering entry to modern perspectives at the factor, the papers illustrate the wide range of features of metaphors and analogies, in addition to the various connections among the learn of a few of those services and different topics and disciplines.

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  • FiB-Handbuch: Individuelle Begleitung in der zweijährigen by Ruth Wolfensberger

    By Ruth Wolfensberger

    Dieses booklet enthält komplexe Grafiken und Tabellen, welche nur auf E-Readern intestine lesbar sind, auf denen sich Bilder vergrössern lassen.

    Jugendliche begleiten - eine Herausforderung! Fachkundige individuelle Begleitung (FiB) steht den Jugendlichen der zweijährigen Grundbildung zu, es sind aber nicht nur diese Jugendlichen, die während ihrer Ausbildung Begleitung brauchen. Wer sind diese Jugendlichen? used to be bewegt sie? Wo scheitern sie? was once brauchen sie? Wie sieht ein wirkungsvolles training aus? was once heisst Förderdiagnostik? Wer kann diese Jugendlichen begleiten, beraten, unterstützen?

    Die Lebenswelt der Jugendlichen hat sich verändert. Das aktualisierte FiB-Handbuch nimmt Bezug auf die komplexen Herausforderungen, vermittelt Erfahrungen und bewährte Modelle. Anhand von Beiträgen verschiedener Fachpersonen aus Theorie und Praxis wird aufgezeigt, wie Jugendliche - nicht nur in der zweijährigen Grundbildung - erfolgreich begleitet werden können. Es richtet sich an alle, die Jugendliche auf ihrem Weg in die Arbeitswelt unterstützen.

    Mit Beiträgen von: Gianni Zarotti, Urs Zürcher, Rolf Hanselmann, Andreas Grassi, Joseph Eigenmann, Georges Kübler, Dagmar Bach, Waltraud Sempert und Nanette Wälti.
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  • Reflexivity: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Health and by Linda Finlay,Brendan Gough

    By Linda Finlay,Brendan Gough

    Reflexivity is a well-liked device used to examine own, intersubjective and social techniques which form learn tasks. It permits researchers, fairly in the qualitative culture, to recognize their function and the positioned nature in their study. within the present weather, which sees the recognition of qualitative tools coupled with elevated public scrutiny of study, reflexivity offers a way of bolstering larger transparency and caliber in research.

    This e-book recognises the substantial worth of reflexivity to researchers, and offers a method to navigate this box. The booklet is ideal a pragmatic advisor which examines reflexivity at diverse phases of the learn strategy. The editors and individuals supply candid techniques to the topic, which provide readers with various concepts on the best way to do reflexivity in practice.


    * presents an available, useful advisor to reflexive learn strategies, tools and outcomes
    * Encompasses either the future health and social technological know-how fields
    * comprises contributions from overseas researchers

    The ebook is geared toward postgraduate and ultimate yr scholars of overall healthiness and social sciences. clinicians also will locate necessary insights within the text.

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  • A Scientific Peak: How Boulder Became a World Center for by Joseph P. Bassi

    By Joseph P. Bassi

    Scroll via a listing of the newest exceptional medical discoveries and also you may locate an unforeseen commonality—Boulder, Colorado. as soon as a Wild West urban tucked the place the Rocky Mountains meet the nice Plains, it truly is now domestic to a few of the most important names in technological know-how. examine facilities, together with the nationwide heart for Atmospheric learn, nationwide Institute of criteria and know-how, and the nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric management, are dependent there, whereas IBM, Lockheed Martin, and Ball Aerospace could come to dwell along a dynamic start-up community.

    A clinical Peak chronicles Boulder’s meteoric upward push to finally turn into “America’s Smartest urban” and a pace-setter in house and atmospheric sciences. in exactly twenty years following global conflict II, a tenacious staff of researchers, supported through teams from neighborhood citizenry to the nation of Colorado, controlled to persuade the USA executive and a few of the world’s medical pioneers to make Boulder a middle of the hot house age. Joseph P. Bassi introduces us to the characters, from voters to scientists, and the combination of politics, ardour, and sheer success before everything of Boulder’s transformation from “Scientific Siberia” to the examine mecca it truly is today.
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  • Reconstruction of Wave-Particle Duality and its Implications by Mansoor Niaz,Cecilia Marcano

    By Mansoor Niaz,Cecilia Marcano

    It is going with out announcing that atomic constitution, together with its twin wave-particle nature, can't be established within the lecture room. therefore, for many technology lecturers, in particular these in physics and chemistry, the textbook is their key source and their scholars’ center resource of data. technology schooling historiography acknowledges the function performed through the background and philosophy of technology in constructing the content material of our textbooks, and with this in brain, the authors learn greater than a hundred and twenty basic chemistry textbooks released within the united states, in keeping with standards derived from a old reconstruction of wave-particle duality.


    They come to a couple revealing conclusions, together with the truth that only a few textbooks mentioned concerns equivalent to the advice, through either Einstein and de Broglie, and ahead of conclusive experimental facts was once to be had, that wave-particle duality existed. different large-scale omissions integrated de Broglie’s prescription for watching this duality, and the significance of the Davisson-Germer experiments, in addition to the fight to interpret the experimental facts they have been accumulating. additionally untouched used to be the historical past to the position performed by way of Schrödinger in constructing de Broglie’s rules. The authors argue that rectifying those deficiencies will arouse scholars’ interest through giving them the chance to have interaction creatively with the content material of technological know-how curricula. additionally they assert that it isn’t simply the experimental facts in technology that issues, however the theoretical insights and unwonted inspirations, too. moreover, the controversies and discrepancies within the theoretical and experimental list are key drivers in knowing the advance of technology as we all know it today.

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  • Metacognition in Science Education: Trends in Current by Anat Zohar,Yehudit Judy Dori

    By Anat Zohar,Yehudit Judy Dori

    Why is metacognition gaining attractiveness, either in schooling more often than not and in technological know-how studying specifically? What does metacognition give a contribution to the speculation and perform of technology learning? 

    Metacognition in technological know-how Education discusses rising issues on the intersection of metacognition with the instructing and studying of technological know-how thoughts, and with better order pondering extra ordinarily. The publication offers readers with a history on metacognition and analyses the most recent advancements within the box. It additionally offers an account of best-practice methodology. 

    Expanding at the theoretical underpinnings of metacognition, and written through global leaders in metacognitive examine, the chapters current state of the art stories on how numerous varieties of metacognitive guide increase knowing and pondering in technology school rooms. The editors try for conceptual coherency within the a number of definitions of metacognition that seem within the publication, and exhibit that the research of metacognition isn't an result in itself. really, it's essential to different vital constructs, similar to self-regulation, literacy, the instructing of pondering thoughts, motivation, meta-strategies, conceptual figuring out, mirrored image, and significant pondering. The ebook testifies to a transforming into popularity of the capability worth of metacognition to technology studying. it is going to encourage technology educators in several academic contexts to include this subject into their ongoing study and practice.

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