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Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 52, No. 3 (March 2015) pp. 268–295
While the science classroom primarily remains a site for knowledge acquisition through teacher directed experiences, other sites exist outside of the classroom that allow for student generation of scientific knowledge. These sites provide...
Negotiating meanings of gender justice: Critical reflections on dialogs and debates in a non-governmental organization (NGO)
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 33, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 576–584
In this paper, we reflect upon how dialogs and debates in a non-governmental organization (NGO) – CARE India in the context of a girls’ education project shaped staff members’ understandings of gender justice. As CARE India staff shared their...
Examining the Mediation of Power in a Collaborative Community: Engaging in Informal Science as Authentic Practice
Cultural Studies of Science Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 375–408
Focusing on the interplay of context and language, this study examined a group of high school students and their mentors' use of language during a robotics competition. This informal setting allowed us to gain insights into the mediation and...
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (2018) pp. 87–97
In this article, we examine how the concept of autonomy may be construed as a foundational value which underpins students' coherent sensemaking of how the physical world operates. Autonomy and science both require students to comprehend and assess...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 2 (2016) pp. 145–151
In this article, we share a framework for the purposeful design of presence in online courses. Instead of developing something new, we looked at two models that have helped us with previous instructional design projects, providing us with some...