Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities by Mei-Hung ChiuScience Education Research and Practices in Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities by Mei-Hung Chiu

Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities

byMei-Hung Chiu

Hardcover | August 13, 2015

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This book highlights the development and outcomes of research on and practical experience in science education in Taiwan. As the outcomes of the scholarship on science education in Taiwan have garnered attention in science education communities around the world, this book gathers the most relevant research on Taiwan, presenting it in a cohesive overview that will move science education forward in terms of policy, research and practice.
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...
Title:Science Education Research and Practices in Taiwan: Challenges and OpportunitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:450 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:August 13, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9812874712

ISBN - 13:9789812874719

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Section 1 Overview of Science Education in Taiwan.- Chapter 1 Research Projects on Science Education Funded by the National Science Council in Taiwan from 1982 to 2012: A Historical Review.- Chapter 2 Trends in Science Education Research in Taiwan: A Content Analysis of the Chinese Journal of Science Education from 1993 to 2012.- Chapter 3 Comments on Section 1: Development of Science Education Research in Taiwan.- Section 2 Science Learning and Assessment.- Chapter 4 Content Analysis of Conceptual Change Research and Practice in Science Education: From Localization to Globalization.- Chapter 5 Learners' Epistemic Beliefs and their relations with Science Learning - Exploring cultural differences.- Chapter 6 On the Identification of Students' Misconceptions in a Two-tier Item.- Chapter 7 Elementary Science Education in Taiwan - from the perspective of international comparison.- Chapter 8 Comments on Section 2.- Section 3 Innovative Technology for Science Learning and Instruction in Taiwan.- Chapter 9 Innovative Technology-Assisted Science Learning in Taiwan.- Chapter 10 Development and Evaluation of Technology-Infused Learning Environments in Taiwan.- Chapter 11 Innovative Science Educational Neuroscience: Strategies for Engaging Brain Waves in Science Education Research.- Chapter 12 Methodology and Application of Eye Tracking Techniques in Science Education.- Chapter 13 Public Communication of Science and Technology in Taiwan.- Chapter 14 Comments on Section 3: Innovative Technologies for Science Learning and Instruction in Taiwan: A global perspective.- Section 4 Curriculum and Teacher Professional Development.- Chapter 15 Taiwanese Science Teacher Education Research - Capturing the spirit of PCK.- Chapter 16 Design to Understand Curriculum: Epistemic Practices, Teaching and Learning in Science.- Chapter 17 Integrating Paiwan Culture into the Design of a Science Curriculum, with Teaching Examples.- Chapter 18 Teaching Environmental Issues in Science Classroom: Status, Opportunities, and Strategies.- Chapter 19 Comments on Section 4: Thoughts on Science Curriculum Reform and Teacher Learning in Western Countries and Taiwan.- Section 5 Reflections.- Chapter 20 An International Perspective on the People and Events Shaping Science Education in Taiwan - Past, Present and Future.- Chapter 21 A collection of reflections from international scholars.- Chapter 22 Epilogue.