A study of the emotional essence of analogical reasoning in secondary school science
Davis, James P. (2016) A study of the emotional essence of analogical reasoning in secondary school science. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This study explores the emotional experiences of high school science students when thinking and learning with analogies. It develops innovative research methods and proposes a foundation for a new theory to explain how students learn with analogies. The thesis illustrates analogical thinking and learning by studying social interactions involving body language, facial expressions and ways of speaking during science lessons. By studying small group interaction, I have adopted a sociological approach for understanding analogical thinking in school science, with the potential to impact on science education theory, the way we teach science teachers, and future teaching practices in school science.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Bellocchi, Alberto & Ritchie, Stephen|
|Keywords:||emotional experience, analogy, emotional energy, analogical reasoning, school science, science inquiry, science education, objectivity, microsociology, ethnomethodology|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2016 04:55|
|Last Modified:||16 Sep 2016 04:55|
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