International Conference on Science Education 2012 Proceedings

Science Education: Policies and Social Responsibilities

Editors: Zhang, B., Fulmer, G., Liu, X., Hu, W., Peng, S., Wei, B. (Eds.)

  • Contains papers presented at the International Conference on Science Education 2012, ICSE 2012
  • Features the work of science education researchers from around the world addressing a common theme, Science Education: Policies and Social Responsibilities
  • Offers many insightful ideas, experiences and strategies that will help readers address challenges in the field
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This book contains papers presented at the International Conference on Science Education 2012, ICSE 2012, held in Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. It features the work of science education researchers from around the world addressing a common theme, Science Education: Policies and Social Responsibilities.The book covers a range of topics including international science education standards, public science education and science teacher education. It also examines how STEM education has dominated some countries’ science education policy, ways brain research might provide new approaches for assessment, how some countries are developing their new national science education standards with research-based evidence and ways science teacher educators can learn from each other.Science education research is vital in the development of national science education policies, including science education standards, teacher professional development and public understanding of science. Featuring the work of an international group of science education researchers, this book offers many insightful ideas, experiences and strategies that will help readers better understand and address challenges in the field.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • History and Challenges of Integrated Science Curriculum Implementation in Zhejiang Province, China

    Huang, Xiao

    Pages 3-14

  • Policies for Broadening Implementation of Research-Based Pedagogy in Undergraduate STEM Education: Possible Models, Limitations, and Solutions

    Fulmer, Gavin W.

    Pages 15-26

  • Commonalities and Trends in High School Chemistry Curriculum Standards: By Comparison of International Curriculum Standards

    Wang, Lei (et al.)

    Pages 27-42

  • Search for SEAMEO Young Scientists (SSYS) – RECSAM’s Initiative for Promoting Public Science Education: The Way Forward

    Mangao, Dominador Dizon (et al.)

    Pages 45-56

  • Structure of Student Interest in Science and Scientific Literacy: Using the Latent Class Analysis

    Matsuura, Takuya

    Pages 57-58

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eBook $99.00
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Softcover $129.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-54364-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Conference on Science Education 2012 Proceedings
Book Subtitle
Science Education: Policies and Social Responsibilities
Editors
  • Baohui Zhang
  • Gavin Fulmer
  • Xiufeng Liu
  • Weiping Hu
  • Shujin Peng
  • Bin Wei
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-54365-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-54365-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-54364-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 222
Number of Illustrations and Tables
25 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
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