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The application of the microgenetic method to studies of learning in science education: characteristics of published studies, methodological issues and recommendations for future research
Abstract This paper examines the role of the microgenetic method in science education. The microgenetic method is a technique for exploring the progression of learning in detail through repeated,Expand
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How Students View the Boundaries Between Their Science and Religious Education Concerning the Origins of Life and the Universe
ABSTRACT Internationally in secondary schools, lessons are typically taught by subject specialists, raising the question of how to accommodate teaching which bridges the sciences and humanities. ThisExpand
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Intuition and insight: two concepts that illuminate the tacit in science education
Tacit knowledge, that is knowledge not expressible in words, may play a role in learning science, yet it is difficult to study directly. Intuition and insight, two processes that link the tacit andExpand
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Learning Theories in Science Education
Learning is a complex, multi-faceted phenomenon and it is therefore unlikely that a single model could explain all aspects of the process. The twentieth century has seen the development of manyExpand
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Making Sense of ‘Making Sense’ in Science Education: A Microgenetic Multiple Case Study
Learning is a complex process that may be represented in a number of different models. Researchers in science education have developed a representation of learning that assumes cognition is composedExpand
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Modesta Again: Setting the Record Straight
The story of Modesta Avila, the first convicted felon in Orange County, California, is both a popular California legend and a potent metaphor used by scholars to illustrate themes of socialExpand
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