The Role of Moral Reasoning on Socioscientific Issues and Discourse in Science Education

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3855-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-4996-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4

      Introduction

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-38

      The Role of Moral Reasoning and the Status of Socioscientific Issues in Science Education

  3. Nature of Science Issues

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      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-61

      Socioscientific Issues in Pre-College Science Classrooms

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      Pages 63-79

      Exploring the Role of Nature of Science Understandings in Decision-Making

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      Pages 81-94

      Beliefs in the Nature of Science and Responses to Socioscientific Issues

  4. Classroom Discourse Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-116

      The Role of Argument During Discourse About Socioscientific Issues

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      Pages 117-138

      Integrating Science Education and Character Education

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      Pages 139-161

      The Assessment of Argumentation and Explanation

  5. Cultural Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-182

      Morality, Spirituality and Science in the Elementary Classroom

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      Pages 183-194

      Recognizing and Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Diverse Science Classrooms

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      Pages 195-216

      The Morality of Inclusive Verses Exclusive Settings

  6. Science-Technology-Society-Environment Social and Case-Based Issues

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      Pages 217-217

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      Pages 219-239

      Teaching Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE) Education

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      Pages 241-259

      Moral Reasoning and Case-Based Approaches to Ethical Instruction in Science

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      Pages 261-285

      Scientific Errors, Atrocities and Blunders

  7. Concluding Remarks

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      Pages 287-287

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      Pages 289-306

      Unifying Themes in Moral Reasoning on Socioscientific Issues and Discourse