Role of Moral Reasoning on Socioscientific Issues and Discourse in Science Education

ISBN-10: 1402038550
ISBN-13: 9781402038556
Edition: 2003
Authors: Dana L. Zeidler
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 3/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990

This book is the first in the field to directly address moral reasoning and socioscientific discourse. It provides a theoretical framework to rethink what a "functional view" of scientific literacy entails by examining how nature of science issues, classroom discourse issues, cultural issues, and science-technology-society-environment case-based issues contribute to developing habits of mind about socioscientific content. The philosophical, psychological and pedagogical considerations underpinning the role of moral reasoning and the status of socioscientific issues in science education have been succinctly expressed and elucidated in this book. Science teachers, teacher educators, researchers, curriculum designers, politicians, and organizations interested in educational and political reform should find this volume very relevant and important for their missions. The extensive coverage of topics makes this book excellent for both theoretical and practical purposes.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Moral Reasoning
The Role of Moral Reasoning and the Status of Socioscientific Issues in Science Education
Nature of Science Issues
Socioscientific Issues in Pre-college Science Classrooms
Exploring the Role of NOS Understandings in Decision-Making
Beliefs in the Nature of Science and Responses to Socioscientific Issues
Classroom Discourse Issues
The Role of Argument During Discourse about Socioscientific Issues
Integrating Science Education and Character Education
The Assessment of Argumentation and Explanation
Cultural Issues
Morality, Spirituality and Science in the Elementary Classroom
Recognizing and Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Diverse Science Classrooms
The Morality of Inclusive Verses Exclusive Settings
Science-Technology-Society-Environment Social and Case-Based Issues
Teaching Science, Technology, Society and Environment (STSE) Education
Moral Reasoning and Case-based Approaches to Ethical Instruction in Science
Scientific Errors, Atrocities, and Blunders
Concluding Remarks
Unifying Themes in Moral Reasoning on Socioscientific Issues and Discourse
Notes on the Contributing Authors

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