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Science Teacher Education : An International Perspective :  An International Perspective - Sandra K. Abell

Science Teacher Education : An International Perspective

An International Perspective

By: Sandra K. Abell (Editor)

Paperback Published: November 2001
ISBN: 9781402002724
Number Of Pages: 237

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The authors of the chapters in this volume have witnessed their share of science education reform efforts in their respective countries, some driven by government policies, some by institutional initiatives, and others by the researchers themselves. In each case, science teacher preparation and the continuing education of science teachers are key elements of reform. Collectively, the writers paint a promising picture of science teacher education internationally. Their stories are of change and progress, of commitment and hope. We present the stories in the spirit of capturing history and moving forward to inform science educators world-wide engaged in science teacher education and reform efforts. This volume can help science educators think globally about issues and values in science education, while providing ideas for taking local action.

Acknowledgements
List of Reviewers
Introduction
International Perspectives on Science Teacher Education: An Introduction
Policy and Practice in International Science Teacher Education
The Development of Preservice Elementary Science Teacher Education in Australia
Reform in Science Teacher Education in Italy: The Case of Physics
Science Teacher Preparation in Lebanon: Reality and Future Directions
Sciende Teacher Education in Pakistan: Policies and Practices
Making Sense of Science Teacher Learning
Higher Order Thinking in Science Teacher Education in Israel
Secondary Science Student Teaching Assessment Model: A United States and United Kingdom Collaborative
Thinking Like a Teacher: Learning to Teach Science in a Study Abroad Program
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science Teacher Education
A Meeting of Two Cultures: The Experience of Facilitating a Teacher Enhancement Project for Egyptian High School Science Teachers
International Partnerships as a Means of Reforming Science Teacher Education: Bolivia
International Science Educators' Perceptions of Scientific Literacy: Implications for Science Teacher Education
Notes on Contributors
First Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9781402002724
ISBN-10: 1402002726
Series: Science & Technology Education Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 237
Published: November 2001
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.42 x 14.88  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.36