Research-based Teaching about Science at the Upper-Primary School Level

By Michael Skoumios and Vassilia Hatzinikita.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Planning, application and evaluation of teaching, aiming to change the conceptions of primary school students regarding science concepts and phenomena and, in particular, heating and cooling of bodies.

Keywords: Science Learning, Conceptual Change, Students’ Conceptions, Research-based Teaching

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp.29-42. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.304MB).

Dr. Michael Skoumios

Michael Skoumios obtained a first degree in Physics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1987, a second degree in Education from the University of Aegean in 1992 and his PhD in Science Education from the Hellenic Open University in 2005. His research interests include science concept learning and teaching science in primary and secondary schools.

Prof. Vassilia Hatzinikita

Associate Professor Vassilia Hatzinikita is currently an academic coordinator of the Master in Education in the Hellenic Open University and a coordinator of Educational Research in Action module. Her research interests concern science teaching and learning as well as the analysis and development of educational materials. She has published a considerable number of research papers in journals, books and conference proceedings and has developed educational material for the Science Education module of the Hellenic Open University.


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