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A comparison of approaches to the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian elementary classrooms: Cultural and socioeconomic complexities

Tao, Ying; Oliver, Mary; Venville, Grady

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Set in the context of today's globalized approaches to curriculum reform, the purpose of this study was to compare the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian Grade 6 classrooms. A conceptual framework based on notions of culture and socioeconomic status informed the research design. Case study participants were three teachers of science and 140 students from three elementary schools of high, medium, and low socioeconomic status in Hunan Province, China; and three teachers...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148105
Source: Journal of Research in Science Teaching
DOI: 10.1002/tea.21064
Access Rights: Open Access

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