Metaphor and analogy: Serious thought in science education
Aubusson, P.J., Harrison, A.G. and Ritchie, S.M. (2006) Metaphor and analogy: Serious thought in science education. In: Aubusson, P.J., Harrison, A.G. and Ritchie, S.M., (eds.) Metaphor and Analogy in Science Education. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, NL, pp. 1-9.
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In this introductory chapter, we locate the study of analogy and metaphor in science education in context by identifying the seminal philosophical developments in the mid -twentieth century that led to significant educational applications in teaching and learning science. Then the themes of the book and the major issues raised by the contributors are previewed.
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|Notes:||Series Title: Science & Technology Education Library; Vol. 30|
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