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Socio-Cultural perspectives and characteristics

Taylor, P.C. (2015) Socio-Cultural perspectives and characteristics. In: Gunstone, R., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Science Education. Springer Netherlands, pp. 981-983.

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During the closing decades of the twentieth century, science education researchers embraced personal construct theory and explored the many interesting ways in which students develop “misconceptions” of the natural world which differ significantly from the canonical scientific view. Pedagogical strategies were developed to enable teachers to detect and remedy these intuitive ways of making sense of everyday experience or, for most students, of the canonical representations contained in the artificial world of the science textbook...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Copyright: 2015 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
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