Argumentation in Science Education: Perspectives from Classroom-based Research (Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education v. 35)

Argumentation in Science Education: Perspectives from Classroom-based Research (Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education v. 35)

By: Sibel Erduran (author), Maria Pilar Jimenez-Aleixandre (author)Hardback

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Educational researchers are bound to see this as a timely work. It brings together the work of leading experts in argumentation in science education. It presents research combining theoretical and empirical perspectives relevant for secondary science classrooms. Since the 1990s, argumentation studies have increased at a rapid pace, from stray papers to a wealth of research exploring ever more sophisticated issues. It is this fact that makes this volume so crucial.

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Contents

Editors' Foreword Preface. A. Tiberghien Section I Argumentation Foundations Chapter 1. Argumentation in Science Education: An Overview. M Jimenez Aleixandre & S Erduran Chapter 2. Cognitive Foundations of Learning Argumentation. M. Garcia-Mila & C. Andersen Chapter 3. Methodological Foundations in the Study of Science Classroom Argumentation. S. Erduran Chapter 4. What can Argumentation tell us about Epistemology? W. Sandoval & K. Millwood. Section II Research on Teaching and Learning Argumentation Chapter 5. Designing Argumentation Learning Environments. M. Jimenez Aleixandre Chapter 6. Social Aspects of Argumentation. S. Kolst' & M. Ratcliffe Chapter 7. Analysis of Lines of Reasoning in Written Argumentation. G. Kelly, J. Regev & W. Prothero. Chapter 8. Quality of Argumentation and Epistemic Criteria. R Duschl Section III Argumentation in Context Chapter 9. Argumentation in Socio-scientific Contexts. L. Simonneaux Chapter 10. The Role of Moral Reasoning in Argumentation: Conscience, Characterand Care. D. Zeidler & T. Sadler Chapter 11. Role of Information Technology in Supporting Argumentation in theClassroom. D. Clark, M. Baker, A. Weinberger and M. Menekse Chapter 12. Science Teacher Education and Professional Development inArgumentation. A. Zohar

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  • publication date: 14/11/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781402066696
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9781402066696
  • weight: 1370
  • ISBN10: 1402066694

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