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Metaphor and Analogy in Science Education / Edition 1

Metaphor and Analogy in Science Education / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781402038297
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/16/2005
Series: Contemporary Trends and Issues in Science Education , #30
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Metaphor and Analogy.- Teaching and Learning with Analogies.- Complementary Epistemologies of Science Teaching.- Post-Festum and Heuristic Analogies.- The Affective Dimension of Analogy.- The Role of Models, Mental Models and Analogies in Chemistry Teaching.- Metaphors for Genes.- Role Play as Analogical Modelling in Science.- Metaphor, Students’ Conceptions of Learning and Teaching, and Metacognition.- The Role of Analog Models in the Understanging of the Nature of Models in Chemistry.- The Role of Metaphor in a New Science Teacher’s Learning from Experience.- Metaphors and Analogies in Transition.- Why Do Science Teachers Teach the Way They Do and How Can They Improve Practice?.- Can Analogy Help in Science Education Research?.- Metaphors We Write by.- Metaphorically Thinking.

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