Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466628103
  • ISBN-13: 9781466628106
  • DDC: 507.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 383 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Approaches and Strategies in Next Generation Science Learning examines the challenges involved in the development of modern curriculum models, teaching strategies, and assessments in science education in order to prepare future students in the 21st century economies. This comprehensive collection of research brings together science educators, researchers and administrators interested in enhancing the teaching and learning of next generation science.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Theoretical Foundation and Conceptual Frameworks.
2: Self-Regulated Learning as a Method to Develop Scientific Thinking.
3: Multiple Perspectives for the Study of Teaching: A Conceptual Framework for Characterizing and Accessing Science Teachers' Practical-Moral Knowledge.
4: Teaching a Socially Controversial Scientific Subject: Evolution.
5: A Theoretical and Methodological Approach to Examine Young Learners' Cognitive Engagement in Science Learning.
6: Modeling, Simulation, and Games.
7: Argumentation and Modeling: Integrating the Products and Practices of Science to Improve Science Education.
8: Reification of Five Types of Modeling Pedagogies with Model-Based Inquiry (MBI) Modules for High School Science Classrooms.
9: Why Immersive, Interactive Simulation Belongs in the Pedagogical Toolkit of “Next Generation” Science: Facilitating Student Understanding of Complex Causal Dynamics.
10: Teachers and Teaching in Game-Based Learning Theory and Practice.
11: Curriculum Innovations.
12: Opening Both Eyes: Gaining an Integrated Perspective of Geology and Biology.
13: Promoting the Physical Sciences Among Middle School Urban Youth through Informal Learning Experiences.
14: Rooted in Teaching: Does Environmental Socialization Impact Teachers' Interest in Science-Related Topics?.
15: Analysis of Discourse Practices in Elementary Science Classrooms Using Argument-Based Inquiry During Whole-Class Dialogue.
16: Evaluation and Assessment Issues.
17: Next Generation Science Assessment: Putting Research into Classroom Practice.
18: A Tool for Analyzing Science Standards and Curricula for 21st Century Science Education.
19: Measuring and Facilitating Highly Effective Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning in Science Classrooms.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.