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Metaphor and analogy in science education

Aubusson, Peter J., Harrison, Allan G., & Ritchie, Stephen M. (Eds.) (2006) Metaphor and analogy in science education. Science & Technology Education Library, 30. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Abstract

There is now a significant body of knowledge about the use and value of metaphor and analogy in science education. In this book, leading academics with teachers present their most recent thinking in this field. Research in analogy and metaphor is both deeply theorised and highly practical. This book brings together both related aspects of research informing academics, teachers and prospective teachers. The book deals with: 1. metaphor and analogy, a theoretical basis 2. metaphor and analogy in teaching and learning 3. metaphor and analogy in teacher development/change 4. metaphor and analogy in science education research

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ID Code: 14484
Item Type: Book
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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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
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 18:27

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