Metaphor and Analogy in Science Education by Peter J. Aubusson, Allan G. Harrison, Stephen M. Ritchie

By Peter J. Aubusson, Allan G. Harrison, Stephen M. Ritchie

This booklet brings jointly robust rules and new advancements from the world over acknowledged students and school room practitioners to supply theoretical and useful wisdom to notify development in technology schooling. this can be accomplished via a sequence of similar chapters reporting examine on analogy and metaphor in technological know-how schooling. in the course of the booklet, members not just spotlight profitable functions of analogies and metaphors, but additionally foreshadow fascinating advancements for learn and perform. topics comprise metaphor and analogy: top perform, as reasoning; for studying; functions in instructor improvement; in technological know-how schooling learn; philosophical and theoretical foundations. consequently, the publication is probably going to attract a large viewers of technology educators –classroom practitioners, scholar academics, instructor educators and researchers.

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