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Visualizing the nature of science: beyond textual pieces to holistic images in science education

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The chapter advances the position that “Nature of Science” (NOS) in science education has often been described in terms of lists of statements that are fragmented and do not necessarily add to a coherent whole. In contrast, the argument made is that visualizing NOS in terms of images can help bring some coherence to how NOS is conceptualized and enacted in science education. Various visual accounts including the “Science Eye” and the “Generative Images of Science” are used to illustrate how t...

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10.1007/978-3-319-58685-4_2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer
Host title:
Cognitive and Affective Aspects in Science Education Research
Pages:
15-30
Publication date:
2017-07-11
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EISSN:
2213-3631
ISSN:
2213-3623
ISBN:
9783319586847
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pubs:680906
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uuid:ac9d52e7-f5f8-4479-9b24-0cdd6a4c4715
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pubs:680906
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680906
Deposit date:
2017-02-21

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