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.
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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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
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|Keywords:||Metaphor, analogy, science education|
|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|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:19|
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