Metaphor and analogy: Serious thought in science education

Aubusson, Peter J., Harrison, Allan G., & Ritchie, Stephen M. (2006) Metaphor and analogy: Serious thought in science education. In Aubusson, Peter J., Harrison, Allan G., & Ritchie, Stephen M. (Eds.) Metaphor and analogy in science education. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 1-10.

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In this introductory chapter, we locate the study of analogy and metaphor in science education in context by identifying the seminal philosophical developments in the mid -twentieth century that led to significant educational applications in teaching and learning science. Then the themes of the book and the major issues raised by the contributors are previewed.

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ID Code: 14480
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: Metaphor, analogy, science education
ISBN: 1402038291
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Springer
Deposited On: 22 Aug 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:19

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