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Towards an interlanguage of biological evolution: Exploring students´ talk and writing as an arena for sense-making


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Title: Towards an interlanguage of biological evolution: Exploring students´ talk and writing as an arena for sense-making
Authors: Olander, Clas
E-mail: clas.olander@gu.se
Issue Date: 22-Jan-2010
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Education ; Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik
Date of Defence: 2010-02-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 februari 2010, kl. 13.15, Margaretha Huitfeldts Auditorium, Läroverksgatan 5, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: ACTA Universitatis Gothoburgensis
288
Keywords: Science education, social language, interlanguage, biological evolution, epistemology, group discussion, secondary school
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to explore what is involved when learning science, by focusing on students’ appropriation of the school science language. The aspiration is to explore relations between, on the one hand, content-oriented aspects of making sense of a specific area in school biology, and on the other hand, more generic patterns that are linked to learning in general: the influence of different social languages, and also the conceptual, epistemological, and ontological constituents of lear... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-674-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21558
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar
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