Finding Meaning in Science: Lifeworld, Identity,and Self

@article{Kozoll2004FindingMI,
  title={Finding Meaning in Science: Lifeworld, Identity,and Self},
  author={Richard H. Kozoll and Margery D. Osborne},
  journal={Science Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={88},
  pages={157-181}
}
Despite the many hours students spend studying science, only a few relate to these subjects in such a manner that it becomes a part of their essential worldview and advances their education in a larger sense—one in which they make a connection to the subject matter so that it becomes a source of inspiration and occupies a formative position in their life. Using the hermeneutic/phenomenological sense of lifeworld as our "being in the world," we explore questions of identity in the teaching and… Expand
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