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Presented is a compilation of papers focusing on new questions and new directions for research in science education. Papers are grouped into one of three related fields of research: (1) analysis of curriculum materials, especially science textbooks; (2) investigations of science understandings of students and experts; and (3) investigations of the contextual factors of science classrooms. A general introduction precedes each of these three sections and summarizes and compares papers. Individual papers describe a particular problem related to one of the general areas, the theoretical base underlying the research and how the problem is being investigated, and selected research findings. Topics include: (1) textbook assessment; (2) analysis of science textbooks; (3) structure, strategies, and comprehension in learning; (4) concept of change in scientific reasoning; (5) understanding and problem-solving in physics; (6) implications of classroom research for science and math instruction; (7) mathematics classroom inquiry; and (8) the case for the participant/observer in mathematics classrooms.
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Education Foundations
- Student Characteristics
= Ability
Education Practices
- Classroom Management
- Curriculum Development
= Course
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
= Reflections and Visions
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
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© 1981 James T. Robinson
Keywords:
Classroom Research, Learning, Mathematics Education Research, Problem Solving, Science Curriculum, Science Materials, Textbook Preparation, Textbook Research
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J. Robinson, , 1981, WWW Document, (https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED209075.pdf).
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J. Robinson, Research in Science Education: New Questions, New Directions, 1981, <https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED209075.pdf>.
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Robinson, J. (1981). Research in Science Education: New Questions, New Directions. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED209075.pdf
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Robinson, James T.. "Research in Science Education: New Questions, New Directions." 198. 1981. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED209075.pdf (accessed 23 June 2024).
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Robinson, James T.. Research in Science Education: New Questions, New Directions. 1981. 23 June 2024 <https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED209075.pdf>.
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