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Exploring the implication of science communication practices on a model for teacher professional development: Serving up the Pierian Waters

Perera, Sean

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Science communication, over the last two decades, has shifted its onus from public understanding to public engagement. These efforts have been paralleled in science education, which strives to promote continued student engagement with science. Persistence with more traditional forms of pedagogy by teachers in middle school is a chief deterrent to this endeavour. Since many teachers' inadequate understanding about science is regarded as inhibiting their use of inquiry-based pedagogy,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-03-22
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/7105

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