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Epistemic insight: teaching and learning about the nature of science in real-world and multidisciplinary arenas

@article{Billingsley2017EpistemicIT,
  title={Epistemic insight: teaching and learning about the nature of science in real-world and multidisciplinary arenas},
  author={B. Billingsley and M. Hardman},
  journal={The School science review},
  year={2017}
}
There is a vast body of research that looks at how students describe science and also at their ideas about what types of people work in science. The point of much of this research is to cast light on the unintended consequences of how we teach. So, for example, if students’ experience of practical work is largely made up of ‘recipe’ investigations, the message from research is that some of them start to suppose that this is how science proceeds and that every question can be addressed and… Expand
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