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STeP into Science Project: Engaging Students, Teachers and Parents in Debates

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This project aims to facilitate the teaching and learning of Irish lower second-level curricular objectives on Nature of Science, through engaging teachers, students and guardians in school debate events on socio-scientific issues. The Junior Cycle science specification promotes skills such as communication and argumentation which are also required for engaging in debates. Yet the kinds of pedagogical strategies demanded by debates are not typically part of teaching practice (Osborne, Erduran...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5226-0136
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3736-0339
Publisher:
Dublin City University Publisher's website
Journal:
Seventh Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC 2016) Journal website
Host title:
Seventh Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC 2016)
Publication date:
2016-06-18
Acceptance date:
2016-06-01
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935308
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uuid:7b4f9f73-a90f-41d6-a9b6-546c64e00d11
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pubs:935308
Deposit date:
2018-11-26

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