Successful Science and Engineering Teaching

Theoretical and Learning Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6909-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-6910-9 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. How Students Learn Science

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      Pages 3-6

      Introduction

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      Pages 7-15

      Intellectual Development and Psychological Types

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      Pages 17-42

      Students Alternative Scientific Conceptions

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      Pages 43-56

      Writing to Learn: Reflective Writing

  3. Changing Student's Epistemologies

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      Pages 59-67

      Getting Students to Examine Their Epistemology

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      Pages 69-94

      Critical Thinking

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      Pages 95-109

      Educational Models Based upon Philosophy of Science

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      Pages 111-128

      Changing Student's Epistemologies

  4. Final Thoughts

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      Pages 131-153

      Courses for Non-science Students

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      Pages 155-174

      Computer Assisted Instruction

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      Pages 175-178

      Summing Up

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 179-191