Multiple Representations in Biological Education

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4191-1 (Print) 978-94-007-4192-8 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Role of Multiple Representations in Learning Biology

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Introduction to Multiple Representations: Their Importance in Biology and Biological Education

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      Pages 19-38

      Identifying and Developing Students’ Ability to Reason with Concepts and Representations in Biology

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      Pages 39-53

      Pictures in Biology Education

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      Pages 55-73

      Possible Constraints of Visualization in Biology: Challenges in Learning with Multiple Representations

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      Pages 75-92

      Promoting the Collaborative Use of Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills Through Conceptual Representations in Hypermedia

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      Pages 93-108

      Learning and Teaching Biotechnological Methods Using Animations

  3. Implications for Biology Teaching and Teacher Education with Multiple Representations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Pages 111-128

      Experts’ Views on Translation Across Multiple External Representations in Acquiring Biological Knowledge About Ecology, Genetics, and Evolution

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      Pages 129-145

      Evolution Is a Model, Why Not Teach It That Way?

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      Pages 147-163

      Multiple Representations of Human Genetics in Biology Textbooks

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      Pages 165-183

      Deconstructing and Decoding Complex Process Diagrams in University Biology

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      Pages 185-201

      Learning Tree Thinking: Developing a New Framework of Representational Competence

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      Pages 203-223

      Understanding Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: Encouraging a View of Biological Nested Systems

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      Pages 225-243

      Scientific Models in the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Research and in the Biology Curriculum

  4. Assessment of Learning and Teaching with Multiple Representations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-267

      Supporting and Assessing Complex Biology Learning with Computer-Based Simulations and Representations

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      Pages 269-292

      Secondary Students’ Understanding of Genetics Using BioLogica: Two Case Studies

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      Pages 293-310

      The Hidden Hand that Shapes Conceptual Understanding: Choosing Effective Representations for Teaching Cell Division and Climate Change

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      Pages 311-329

      Analogy and Gesture for Mental Visualization of DNA Structure

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      Pages 331-348

      Multiple Representations in Modeling Strategies for the Development of Systems Thinking in Biology Education

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      Pages 349-367

      Conclusion: Contributions of Multiple Representations to Biological Education

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 369-390