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Patterns of Informal Reasoning in the Context of Socioscientific Decision Making.
The purpose of this study is to contribute to a theoretical knowledge base through research by examining factors salient to science education reform and practice in the context of socioscientific… Expand
Innate immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana: lipopolysaccharides activate nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and induce defense genes.
- D. Zeidler, U. Zähringer, +5 authors J. Durner
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 2 November 2004
Lipopolysaccharides (LPS) are cell-surface components of Gram-negative bacteria and are microbe-/pathogen-associated molecular patterns in animal pathosystems. As for plants, the molecular mechanisms… Expand
Beyond STS: A research‐based framework for socioscientific issues education
An important distinction can be made between the science, technology, and society (STS) movement of past years and the domain of socioscientific issues (SSI). STS education as typically practiced… Expand
The Significance of Content Knowledge for Informal Reasoning regarding Socioscientific Issues: Applying Genetics Knowledge to Genetic Engineering Issues.
This study focused on informal reasoning regarding socioscientific issues. It sought to explore how content knowledge influenced the negotiation and resolution of contentious and complex scenarios… Expand
Tangled up in views: Beliefs in the nature of science and responses to socioscientific dilemmas
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between stu- dents' conceptions of the nature of science and their reactions to evidence that challenged their beliefs about… Expand
Student conceptualizations of the nature of science in response to a socioscientific issue
This study investigates student conceptualizations of the nature of science (NOS) and how students interpret and evaluate conflicting evidence regarding a socioscientific issue. Eighty‐four high… Expand
The central role of fallacious thinking in science education
- D. Zeidler
- 1 July 1997
This manuscript presents a model of conceptual change from a social constructivism perspective by examining the fallacious argumentation and discourse patterns revealed by students as they form… Expand
The Morality of Socioscientific Issues: Construal and Resolution of Genetic Engineering Dilemmas.
The ability to negotiate and resolve socioscientific issues has been posited as integral components of scientific literacy. Although philosophers and science educators have argued that… Expand
Advancing reflective judgment through Socioscientific Issues
The purpose of this investigation was to explore possible relationships between Socioscientific Issues instruction and students' development of reflective judgment. The usefulness of the Reflective… Expand
STEM education: A deficit framework for the twenty first century? A sociocultural socioscientific response
- D. Zeidler
- 1 March 2016
The ubiquitous of STEM education initiatives in recent years has created a bandwagon that has moved at nearly light speed. The impulse of the science education community and policy-makers is to grab… Expand