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Student work products as a teaching tool for nature of science pedagogical knowledge: A professional development project with in-service secondary science teachers
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TATE Volume 29, Number 1, ISSN 0742-051X Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

The purpose was to examine NOS knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge about NOS of in-service secondary science teachers. Data sources included Views of Science and Education scale, lesson plans with rationales for choices, examples of student work products, videotapes of lesson peer reviews, and interviews conducted after the experience. Teachers scored significantly higher on several aspects of NOS knowledge and on one aspect of attitudes toward teaching NOS on the VOSE. Scaffolded NOS professional development with analysis of student work products resulted in NOS lessons that had a higher level of inquiry, and deliberate explicit and reflective instruction.

Citation

Burton, E.P. (2013). Student work products as a teaching tool for nature of science pedagogical knowledge: A professional development project with in-service secondary science teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 29(1), 156-166. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved August 22, 2019 from .

This record was imported from Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies on January 29, 2019. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies is a publication of Elsevier.

Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2012.09.005

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