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Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives in Science Education
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Kathrin Otrel-Cass, Martin Krabbe Sillasen, Auli Arvola Orlander
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-20 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents a collection of critical thinking that concern cultural, social and political issues for science education in the Nordic countries. The chapter authors describe specific scenarios to challenge persisting views, interrogate frameworks and trouble contemporary approaches to researching teaching and learning in science. Taking a point of departure
Physics Education and Gender
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: Allison J. Gonsalves, Anna T. Danielsson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-24 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This Edited Volume engages with concepts of gender and identity as they are mobilized in research to understand the experiences of learners, teachers and practitioners of physics. The focus of this collection is on extending theoretical understandings of identity as a means to explore the construction of gender in physics
Sustainable Development Teaching
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-08 - Publisher: Routledge

The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching challenges related to the ethical and
The Eco-Certified Child
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Malin Ideland
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-19 - Publisher: Springer

While few could dispute the need for Environmental and Sustainability Education (ESE) for children and young people, this book explores the problems inherent in this educational practice. Despite good intentions, the author highlights how ESE can in fact contribute to a (re)production of harmful norms and possible subjectivities by categorizing
Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Science Education
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: W.W. Cobern
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-03-31 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The purpose of this book is to offer insightful and thought-provoking commentary on global science education. It offers a critical analysis from the perspectives of culture, economics, epistemology, equity, gender, language, and religion in an effort to promote a reflective science education.