Chinese Science Education In The 21st Century: Policy, Practice, And Research: 21 A C A A C A E I -c A E- A C C by Ling L. LiangChinese Science Education In The 21st Century: Policy, Practice, And Research: 21 A C A A C A E I -c A E- A C C by Ling L. Liang

Chinese Science Education In The 21st Century: Policy, Practice, And Research: 21 A C A A C A E I…

byLing L. LiangEditorXiufeng Liu, Gavin W. Fulmer

Hardcover | August 25, 2016

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This book provides an overview of science educationpolicies, research and practices in mainland China, with specific examples ofthe most recent developments in these areas. It presents an insiders' report onthe status of Chinese science education written primarily by native speakerswith first-hand experiences inside the country. In addition, the book featuresmultiple sectional commentaries by experts in the field that further connectthese stories to the existing science education literature outside of China.
This book informs the international community about the current status ofChinese science education reforms. It helps readers understand one of thelargest science education systems in the world, which includes, according tothe Programme for International Student Assessment, the best-performing economyin the world in science, math and reading: Shanghai, China.
Readers gain insight into how science education in the rest of China comparesto that in Shanghai; the ways Chinese science educators, teachers and studentsachieve what has been accomplished; what Chinese students and teachers actuallydo inside their classrooms; what educational policies have been helpful inpromoting student learning; what lessons can be shared within the internationalscience education community; and much more.
This book appeals to science education researchers, comparative educationresearchers, science educators, graduate students, state science educationleaders and officers in the international communities. It also helps Chinesestudents and faculty of science education discover effective ways to sharetheir science education stories with the rest of the world. 

Title:Chinese Science Education In The 21st Century: Policy, Practice, And Research: 21 A C A A C A E I…Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pagesPublished:August 25, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940179863X

ISBN - 13:9789401798631

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Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.- SERIES FOREWORD, Dana Zeidler.- PREFACE.-INTRODUCTION:CHINESE SCIENCE EDUCATION IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT.- PART I.  SCIENCE EDUCATION REFORMPOLICIES.- Editor's Introduction: Part I.- Chapter 1.  Status of Chinese Science Education Reforms:Policies and Development Framework, Hongshia Zhang & Dongshen Wan.- PART II. SCIENCE CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION.- Editor's Introduction:Part II.- Chapter 2.  An Overview of EarlyChildhood Science Education in China, Xiaoyi Gao & Baohui Zhang.-Chapter 3.  Elementary Science EducationReform in Guangzhou: Expectations and Changes, LingbiaoGao, Cuidian Feng, Maorong Zhan, & Xueping Zheng.- Chapter 4.  Science Teaching Practices inJunior Secondary Schools, Hongjia Ma, Gavin W. Fulmer & Ling L. Liang.- Chapter5.  Science Curriculum and implementation in Senior Secondary School, Xiao Huang, Lin Ding & Bingyuan Hu.- Chapter 6.  Examining the Senior Secondary School ChemistryCurriculum in China in View of Scientific Literacy, Bing Wei & Bo Chen.- PART III. SOCIO-CULTURAL ASPECTS IN SCIENCEEDUCATION.- Editor'sIntroduction: Part III.- Chapter 7: Challenges and Opportunitiesfor Environmental Education Towards Education for Sustainable Development in ChineseCommunities, Irene Nga-yee Cheng &Winnie Wing-mui So.- Chapter8.  Hong Kong Students'Decision Making about Ecological and Health Issues, Y. C. Lee.- PART IV. ASSESSMENT.- Editor's Introduction:Part IV.- Chapter 9.  Assessing ScienceLearning in Schools: Current Policy and Practices, Cuidian Feng & Lingbiao Gao.- Chapter10.  Alignment between the NationalScience Curriculum Standards and Standardized Exams at Secondary SchoolGateways, Xian Chen, Min Y. Jiang, Li Cai,Ling L. Liang, Jin Du, Yan Zhou.- Chapter11. Relationship between Science Teachers' Conceptions of Assessmentof Students' Academic Performance and Their Instructional Approaches, Weining Wu.- PART V. SCIENCE LEARNINGIN INFORMAL SETTINGS.- Editor'sIntroduction: Part V.- Chapter12.  An Examination of National Policy onYouth Science Learning in Informal Education Settings and Its Implementation inChina, Huiliang Zhang & Shunke Shi.- Chapter13. AnOverview of Research on Informal Science Learning among China's Youth, Fujun Ren &Jingying Wang.- Chapter 14.  Effects ofMedia on Science Learning of Chinese Youths: A Synthesis of Literature and aCase Study, Ling Chen, Yan Yan & Jie Yuan.- Chapter 15.  A Case Study of a Science Teacher in aScience Club Teaching Scientific Inquiry, Xiu-Ju Li.- Chapter 16. Students'Views of Science Learning During Visits to Science Museums: A Case Study,  Lihui Wang.- PART VI.  SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION.-Editor's Introduction: Part VI.- Chapter 17. An Overview of ProfessionalPreparation for Pre-Service and In-Service Science Teachers, ChengLiu & EnshanLiu.- Chapter18. EnhancingScience Teacher Professional Development: Lessons from a Study ofMisconceptions of Junior Secondary Biology Teachers, EnshanLiu &Mingyu Li.- Chapter 19. Video Case Instruction: A New Approach to Instructional Design andPractice for Pre-Service Chemistry Teachers, Zhen Lu & Lyna Kwan.- EPILOGUE.