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Title:The Effect of a Content -Embedded Explicit -Reflective Approach on Inservice Teachers' Views and Practices Related to Nature of Science
Author(s):Wahbeh, Nader a K.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Fouad S. Abd-El-Khalick
Department / Program:Secondary and Continuing Education
Discipline:Secondary and Continuing Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Teacher Training
Abstract:During the second phase, the six participants in the two focus groups planned for selected science units and implemented these units in their classrooms. This phase aimed to investigate the impact of the intervention and acquired NOS understandings on participants' instructional planning and delivery related to NOS, and to understand the factors and scaffolds that mediate the translation of participants' understandings into practice. The data collected during this phase were derived from classroom observations, pre-post interviews, teachers' diaries, and instructional artifacts. (Abstract shortened by UMI.).
Issue Date:2009
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:223 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/80127
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3395527
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2009


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