Science Education Research And Practice In Asia: Challenges And Opportunities by Mei-Hung ChiuScience Education Research And Practice In Asia: Challenges And Opportunities by Mei-Hung Chiu

Science Education Research And Practice In Asia: Challenges And Opportunities

byMei-Hung Chiu

Hardcover | June 20, 2016

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This book discusses the scope of science education research and practice in Asia. It is divided into five sections: the first consists of nine chapters providing overviews of science education in Asia (China, Lebanon, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Oman, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand). The second section offers chapters on content analysis of research articles, while the third includes three chapters on assessment and curriculum. The fourth section includes four chapters on innovative technology in science education; and the fifth section consists of four chapters on professional development, and informal learning. Each section also has additional chapters providing specific comments on the content. This collection of works provides readers with a starting point to better understand the current state of science education in Asia.
Mei-Hung Chiu is a Professor of Science Education at the Graduate Institute of Science Education (GISE) of the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). Her research areas include conceptual change on students' understanding of scientific phenomena as well as alternative assessment in science teaching and learning. In extending the res...
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Title:Science Education Research And Practice In Asia: Challenges And OpportunitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:578 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.25 inPublished:June 20, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811008450

ISBN - 13:9789811008450

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- Section One: Overview of Science Education in Asia.- 2 Science Education Research in Chinese Mainland.- 3 Science Education Research and Practice in Lebanon: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Prospects.- 4 School Science Teaching and Learning in Macau: Problems and Challenges.- 5 Science Education Research and Practice in Malaysia.- 6 Historical Overview of Mongolian Science Education Development.- 7 Commentary: Developments and Reforms in Science Education for improving the quality of teaching and research.- 8 Science Education Research in Oman: Opportunities, Trends and Challenges.- 9 Singapore Science Education.- 10 Opportunities and Challenges for Science Education in Asia: Perspectives based on the Taiwan Experience.- 11 Science Education in Thailand: Moving through crisis to opportunity.- 12 Commentary: What we can learn from Science Education in Asian countries? Opportunities and Challenges for: Perspectives based on the Experience.- Section Two: Content Analysis of Science Education Research.- 13 Impacts of Citations on Conceptual Change Articles between 1982 and 2011: From International and Regional Perspectives.- 14 Overview of Science Education Research and Practice in Korea.- 15 Trends in Science Education Research in Turkey: A Content Analysis of Key International Journals from 1998-2012.- 16 Development of Chemistry Education Research (CER) in Turkey: A Comparison of CER Papers with International Research.- 17 Commentary: Who sets trends in Science Education? I comment on four exemplary book chapters.- Section Three: Assessment and Curriculum.- 18 School-based Assessment of Science Students' Practical Skills in Hong Kong.- 19 Assessing Israeli Students' Knowledge in Science - Policy and Practice.- 20 Didactics of Chemistry as a Science - History in Russia.- 21 Commentary: Assessment: The Pros and Cons of this Necessary "Evil".- Section Four: Innovative Technology in Science Education.- 22 Innovative Lesson Plans in Chemistry Education for Broadening Sustainable Society.- 23 Role of Open Educational Resources to support School Science Education in India.- 24 Adapting and Customizing Web-based Inquiry Science Environments to promote Taiwanese Students' learning of Science.- 25 Technology-enhanced Science Teaching and Learning: Issues and Trends.- 26 Commentary: Innovative Curriculum Materials: Development, Pilot-testing, and Scaling-up.- Section Five: Teacher Professional Development and Informal Science Learning in Science Education.- 27 Professional Development of Science High School Teachers in Israel.- 28 How have JapaneseRika(school science) teachers traditionally formed their own cultures and improved their teaching competencies through research and practice?.- 29 From Schools to Nature: Bridging Learning Environments in Israel.- 30 Using Community Resources as Fund of Knowledge to promote Science Learning in Thailand.- 31 Commentary: Transforming Science Education in cultural-historical context and the role of teacher professional development.