Metaphor and Analogy

Serious thought in science education
  • Peter J. Aubusson
  • Allan G. Harrison
  • Stephen M. Ritchie
Part of the Science & Technology Education Library book series (CTISE, volume 30)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter J. Aubusson
    • 1
  • Allan G. Harrison
    • 2
  • Stephen M. Ritchie
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Technology SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Central Queensland UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.Queensland University of TechnologyAustralia

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