Science Teaching (BOK)

Michael R Matthews

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Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they teach and how this knowledge can enrich science instruction and enthuse students in the subject. Through its historical perspective, the book reveals to students, teachers, and researchers the foundations of scientific knowledge and its connection to philosophy, metaphysics, mathematics, and broader social influences including the European Enlightenment, and develops detailed arguments about constructivism, worldviews and science, multicultural science education, inquiry teaching, values, and teacher education. Fully updated and expanded, the 20th Anniversary Edition of this classic text, featuring four new chapters-The Enlightenment Tradition; Joseph Priestley and Photosynthesis; Science, Worldviews and Education; and Nature of Science Research-and 1,300 references, provides a solid foundation for teaching and learning in the field.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Michael R Matthews
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780415519342
Antall sider 478 Dimensjoner 18,5cm x 23cm x 2,6cm
Vekt 694 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd