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Innovations in Science Education and Technology

Cognition, Metacognition, and Culture in STEM Education

Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Editors: Dori, Yehudit Judy, Mevarech, Zemira R., Baker, Dale R. (Eds.)

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  • Compares the research about cognition, metacognition and culture across STEM fields
    Collects many of the key researchers and most interesting studies in the four STEM domains
    Provides clear definitions of cognitive, metacognitive and cultural components in STEM education

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This book addresses the point of intersection between cognition, metacognition, and culture in learning and teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). We explore theoretical background and cutting-edge research about how various forms of cognitive and metacognitive instruction may enhance learning and thinking in STEM classrooms from K-12 to university and in different cultures and countries.

Over the past several years, STEM education research has witnessed rapid growth, attracting considerable interest among scholars and educators. The book provides an updated collection of studies about cognition, metacognition and culture in the four STEM domains. The field of research, cognition and metacognition in STEM education still suffers from ambiguity in meanings of key concepts that various researchers use. This book is organized according to a unique manner: Each chapter features one of the four STEM domains and one of the three themes—cognition, metacognition, and culture—and defines key concepts. This matrix-type organization opens a new path to knowledge in STEM education and facilitates its understanding. The discussion at the end of the book integrates these definitions for analyzing and mapping the STEM education research.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cognition, Metacognition, and Culture in STEM Education
Book Subtitle
Learning, Teaching and Assessment
Editors
  • Yehudit Judy Dori
  • Zemira R. Mevarech
  • Dale R. Baker
Series Title
Innovations in Science Education and Technology
Series Volume
24
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-66659-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-66659-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-66657-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-88295-6
Series ISSN
1873-1058
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 380
Number of Illustrations
36 b/w illustrations
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