Socio-scientific Issues in the Classroom

Teaching, Learning and Research

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ISBN: 978-94-007-1158-7 (Print) 978-94-007-1159-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv

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    Pages 1-9

    Situating Socio-scientific Issues in Classrooms as a Means of Achieving Goals of Science Education

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    Pages 11-38

    Enhancing the Authenticity of a Web-Based Module for Teaching Simple Inheritance

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    Pages 39-43

    Metalogue: Using Issues and Participatory Experiences to Enhance Student Learning and Interest

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    Pages 45-77

    Learning Science Content and Socio-scientific Reasoning Through Classroom Explorations of Global Climate Change

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    Pages 79-87

    Metalogue: Issues in the Conceptualization of Research Constructs and Design for SSI Related Work

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    Pages 89-126

    Effects of an Interdisciplinary Program on Students’ Reasoning with Socioscientific Issues and Perceptions of Their Learning Experiences

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    Pages 127-131

    Metalogue: SSI in Undergraduate Science Education

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    Pages 133-159

    Discussing a Socioscientific Issue in a Primary School Classroom: The Case of Using a Technology-Supported Environment in Formal and Nonformal Settings

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    Pages 161-166

    Metalogue: Assessment, Audience, and Authenticity for Teaching SSI and Argumentation

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    Pages 167-192

    Decision Making and Use of Evidence in a Socio-scientific Problem on Air Quality

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    Pages 193-199

    Metalogue: Engaging Students in Scientific and Socio-scientific Argumentation

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    Pages 201-238

    Different Music to the Same Score: Teaching About Genes, Environment, and Human Performances

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    Pages 239-243

    Metalogue: Design and Enactment of SSI Curriculum: Critical Theory, Difficult Content, and Didactic Transposition

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    Pages 245-269

    Learning Nature of Science Through Socioscientific Issues

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    Pages 271-276

    Metalogue: Preconditions and Resources for Productive Socio-scientific Issues Teaching and Learning

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    Pages 277-305

    Enacting a Socioscientific Issues Classroom: Transformative Transformations

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    Pages 307-312

    Metalogue: Balancing Tensions Associated with Extensive Enactment of SSI-Based Teaching

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    Pages 313-345

    A Case Study of the Impact of Introducing Socio-scientific Issues into a Reproduction Unit in a Catholic Girls’ School

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    Pages 347-353

    Metalogue: Critical Issues in Teaching Socio-scientific Issues

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    Pages 355-369

    Socio-scientific Issues-Based Education: What We Know About Science Education in the Context of SSI

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 371-375