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Time and temporality as mediators of science learning

Roth, W-M, Tobin, K. and Ritchie, S.M. (2007) Time and temporality as mediators of science learning. Science Education, 92 (1). pp. 115-140.

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Few studies have focused on understanding how teaching and learning in classrooms are mediated by other dimensions of the organizational systems of which education is an integral part. Our 7-year ethnographic study of an urban high school shows how time and temporality constitute key practical and theoretical resources to the actors in the cultural organization of schools, a product of transactions involving individuals and artifacts that traverse multiple cultural fields, each with its own distinctive structures.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley
Copyright: © 2007 Wiley Periodicals
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