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History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching Selected Readings (Readings in Educational Controversy) by Michael R. Matthews

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Published by Teachers College Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General science,
  • Primary / junior schools,
  • Secondary schools,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Science teachers,
  • Elementary School Science And Health,
  • Secondary School Science,
  • Training of,
  • Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • EDU029030,
  • EDU,
  • EDU007000,
  • Curricula,
  • History,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Study and teaching

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7947235M
ISBN 100807730947
ISBN 109780807730942

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This inaugural handbook documents the distinctive research field that utilizes history and philosophy in investigation of theoretical, curricular and pedagogical issues in the teaching of science and mathematics. It is contributed to by researchers from 30 countries; it provides a logically. "This is a transformative book. It provides an enlightening cartography of the uses of history and philosophy in the science classroom. No one interested in science teaching or science culture should be without a copy of this updated classic." ―Alberto Cordero, Philosophy Program, The CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College CUNY, USACited by: Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they teach and how this knowledge can enrich science instruction and enthuse students in the subject. This book is a timely reminder of why history and philosophy of science are urgently needed to support understanding of science. From major traditions such as the Enlightenment to the tensions around cultural studies of science, the book provides a comprehensive context for the scientific endeavour, drawing on curriculum and instructional examples.

Sep 19,  · Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they teach and how this knowledge can enrich science instruction and enthuse students in the rolf-luettecke.com by: Abstract. In this chapter, we assume that the importance of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science (HPSS) for Science Education is well rolf-luettecke.com the areas of Science Education and Science Education research, HPSS has found an unmistakable niche in recent decades. HPSS has potential in science education as both content in itself and didactic strategy. The history and philosophy of science (HPS) is an academic discipline that encompasses the philosophy of science and the history of rolf-luettecke.comgh many scholars in the field are trained primarily as either historians or as philosophers, there are degree-granting departments of HPS at several prominent universities (see below). Innovating Science Teacher Education This book presents an overview of the dynamics of scientific progress and its relationship to the history and philosophy of science, and then explores their methodological and educational implications and develops innovative strategies based on actual classroom practice for teaching topics such the.

Dec 22,  · Science Teaching argues that science teaching and science teacher education can be improved if teachers know something of the history and philosophy of science and if these topics are included in the science curriculum. The history and philosophy of science have important roles in many of the theoretical issues that science educators need to Cited by: Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the Price: $ Get this from a library! Science teaching: the role of history and philosophy of science. [Michael R Matthews] -- The author argues that science teaching can be improved if the science curriculum includes the historical and philosophical dimensions of topics. He . Search within book. Front Matter. Purpose and Content of the Springer International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching. Michael R. Matthews. Pages Pedagogical Studies: Physics. Front Matter. Pages PDF. Pendulum Motion: A Case Study in How History and Philosophy Can Contribute to Science Education.