Books

All books that have been published

Learning To Teach Science 1: Stories Of Practice by Pre-Service Teachers

Editors: Stephen Keast, Lucy Rutherford, Stacey Gwilym, Amy Hooper, Karen Marangio & Debra Panizzon. Publication year: 2015. Publisher: Monash University Publishing. Abstract: The book is an anthology of pre-service teacher authorised cases describing incidences and reflections from...

Learning To Teach Science 2: Stories Of Practice by Pre-Service Teachers

Editors: Stephen Keast, Lucy Rutherford, Stacey Gwilym, Amy Hooper, Karen Marangio & Debra Panizzon. Publication year: 2015. Publisher: Monash University Publishing. Abstract: The book is an anthology of pre-service teacher authorised cases describing incidences and reflections from...

The Future of Learning Science: What’s in it for the Learner?

Editors: Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Justin Dillon, Alistar Jones & Richard Gunstone. Publication year: 2015. Publisher: Springer. Abstract: This volume considers the future of science learning - what is being learned and how it is being learned...

Looking into Practice: Cases of Science Teachers’ Professional Growth (Vol 2)

Editors: Amanda Berry and Stephen Keast. Publication year: 2010. Publisher: Monash Print Services. Abstract: The Science teacher research that comprises this book is a direct result of the Science Teaching and Learning Project funded by the Catholic...

Looking into Practice: Cases of Science Teachers’ Professional Growth (Vol 1)

Editors: Amanda Berry and Stephen Keast. Publication year: 2009. Publisher: Monash Print Services. Abstract: The Science teacher research that comprises this book is a direct result of the Science Teaching and Learning Project funded by the Catholic...

Rethinking the Place of Context in Science Education

Editors: Deborah Corrigan, Richard Gunstone and Cathy Buntting. Publication year: 2016 Publisher: Springer. Abstract: This book contributes to science education by bringing together the key ideas expressed under the banner of context-based teaching and learning approaches, which are...

Valuing Assessment in Science Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, Policy

Editors: Deborah Corrigan, Richard Gunstone and Alister Jones. Publication year: 2011 Publisher: Springer. Abstract: Assessment is a fundamental issue in research in science education, in curriculum development and implementation in science education as well as in science teaching...

Exploring Scientific Literacy through Cases of Teaching and Learning

Editors: Stephen Keast and John Loughran. Publication year: 2012. Publisher: Monash Print Services. Abstract: The Science teacher research that comprises this book is a direct result of the Science Teaching and Learning Project funded by the Catholic...

Teaching and Learning Science through Cases

Editors: Stephen Keast, Greg Lancaster, Debora Panizzon and John Loughran. Publication year: 2013. Publisher: Monash Print Services. Abstract: The Science teacher research that comprises this book is a direct result of the Science Teaching and Learning Project...

Design and Technology for Children – 3rd Edition

Editor: Marilyn Fleer and Beverley Jane. Publication year: 2011. Publisher: Pearson. Abstract: Design and technology education is now an established field of study in primary schools and in many early childhood centres. Authors Marilyn Fleer and Beverley Jane...

Theorising Play in the Early Years

Editor: Marilyn Fleer. Publication year: 2013. Publisher: Cambridge University Press, UK. Abstract: Theorising Play in the Early Years is a theoretical and empirical exploration of the concept of pedagogy and play in early childhood education. The book provides...

Early Learning and Development

Editor: Marilyn Fleer. Publication year: 2010. Publisher: Cambridge. Abstract: Early Learning and Development provides a unique synthesis of cultural-historical theory from Vygotsky, Elkonin and Leontiev in the twentieth century to the ground-breaking research of scholars such as Siraj-Blatchford,...

Science for Children – 3rd Edition

Editor: Marilyn Fleer, Beverley Jane & Tim Hardy. Publication year: 2006. Publisher: Pearson. Abstract: Since the first edition of this book, many developments in science teaching and science education research have taken place. Consequently, the third edition is grounded...

A Cultural-Historical Study of Children Learning Science

Editor: Marilyn Fleer. Publication year: 2014. Publisher: Springer, Netherlands. Abstract: This book moves beyond the traditional constructivist and social-constructivist view of learning and development in science. It draws upon cultural-historical theory in order to theorise early childhood science...

Play in the Early Years

Editor: Marilyn Fleer. Publication year: 2013. Publisher: Cambridge University Press, UK. Abstract: The Early Years Learning Framework is a key component of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care. Play-based learning is an...