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Dialectical dividends: fostering hybridity of new pedagogical practices and partnerships in science education and outreach
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-10-02)
Science literacy has become socially and economically very important. European countries stress that science graduates are fundamental for economic growth. Nevertheless, there is a declining student participation in science. ...
Micro and macro pedagogy for science education
(Irish Science Teachers' Association, 2015-11)
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Getting hooked on physics!
(AIP Publishing, 2016-12)
A number of papers in this journal have dealt with the idea of using hooks in physics instruction. A hook, as the name suggests, engages students in learning by triggering their attention and interest. Hooks can be any ...
Designing physics video hooks for science students
(IOP Publishing, 2015-12-17)
This paper offers an insight into the design structure of physics video hooks that were developed by the Science Education Resource design team in the school of education (SOE) in National University of Ireland, Galway ...
Science outreach and science education: The analysis of dilemmas faced to promote the creation of the third space
To achieve economical growth, countries such as Ireland need to continue to invest in scientific enterprise, which necessitates having more students choose and follow scientific careers. Current literature and policies ...
Science outreach and science education in the primary level: Conceptual and pedagogical challenges faced
(Infonomics Society, 2012)
To achieve economic growth, countries such as Ireland need to continue investing in scientific enterprise, which necessitates having more students choose and follow scientific careers. Current literature and policies point ...
Creating the future of teacher education together: The role of emotionality in university-school partnership
This paper describes an innovative project between university tutors and co-operating teachers in self-selected partner schools with a focus on improving the school placement experience of the pre-service teacher. The ...
Further studies in self-directed learning in physics at the University of Limerick, Ireland
(International Society for Self-Directed Learning (ISSDL), 2004)
This article reports on two SDL studies of undergraduate physics students and postgraduate science students at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Initial studies (McCauley and McClelland, 2001) indicated that the majority ...
Constructivism in the third space: challenging pedagogical perceptions of science outreach and science education
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2017-12-03)
Informal opportunities for young people to engage with science have increased in response to declining uptake in science and a shortage of science graduates. This paper is set in the context of the recent introduction of ...
Hooked on science
In this article, Martin McHugh and Veronica McCauley present a modern and interesting way to get students more engaged during lessons. They describe a detailed procedure that can be followed by any teacher or adapted to ...