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Drawing nature of science in pre-service science teacher education: Epistemic insight through visual representations

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Developing pre-service science teachers’ epistemic insight remains a challenge, despite decades of research in related bodies of work such as the nature of science (NOS) in science education. While there may be numerous aspects to this problem, one critical element is that the NOS is a meta-concept that demands higher-order cognitive skills. One possible strategy to facilitate pre-service teachers’ understanding of epistemic aspects of science is visualisation. Visual representations of objec...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s11165-018-9773-0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
St Cross College
ORCID:
0000-0001-5226-0136
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Research in Science Education Journal website
Volume:
48
Issue:
6
Pages:
1133-1149
Publication date:
2018-11-06
Acceptance date:
2018-11-06
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EISSN:
1573-1898
ISSN:
0157-244X
Pubs id:
pubs:946517
URN:
uri:34d02617-9628-485a-bca9-c54d24d63f1f
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uuid:34d02617-9628-485a-bca9-c54d24d63f1f
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pubs:946517

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