Promoting Discourse and Argumentation in Science Teacher Education

@article{Sadler2006PromotingDA,
  title={Promoting Discourse and Argumentation in Science Teacher Education},
  author={Troy D. Sadler},
  journal={Journal of Science Teacher Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={323-346}
}
  • T. Sadler
  • Published 23 November 2006
  • Education
  • Journal of Science Teacher Education
Given a sociocultural framework of teaching and learning, argumentation and discourse become central elements of education, particularly in science education because of argumentation’s key role in scientific communities. This study documents preservice teachers’ perceptions of and aptitudes related to argumentation as they participated in a science methods course designed to promote discourse and argumentation. Data sources consisted of instructor reflections, course documents, and student work… 
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