Advances in Nature of Science Research: Concepts and by Myint Swe Khine

By Myint Swe Khine

This booklet consolidates modern considering and examine efforts in instructing and studying concerning the nature of technology in technological know-how schooling. The time period ‘Nature of technology’ (NoS) has seemed within the technology schooling literature for plenty of a long time. whereas there's nonetheless an issue between technology educators approximately what constitutes NoS, educators are unanimous in acknowledging the significance of this subject in addition to the necessity to make it particular in educating technological know-how. the final consensus is that the character of technology is an tricky and multifaceted subject that calls for endured scholarship. fresh research of study developments in technology schooling shows that research of the character of technology is still probably the most familiar issues in educational publications.

Advances in Nature of technological know-how Research explores educating and assessing the character of technological know-how as a way of addressing and fixing difficulties in conceptual swap, constructing confident attitudes towards technology, selling pondering behavior, advancing inquiry abilities and getting ready electorate literate in technological know-how and technology. The booklet brings jointly widespread students within the box to proportion their state of the art wisdom in regards to the position of the character of technology in technological know-how instructing and studying contexts. The chapters discover theoretical frameworks, new instructions and altering practices from intervention experiences, discourse analyses, classroom-based investigations, anthropological observations, and design-based examine.

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