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Marine Popular Science Education Seminar

Class: Graduate Institute of Education 1A

Class code:M9A0127U

Class time:2nd semester

Learning purpose

  1. Understand the concept of marine popular science.

  2. Understand the research of marine popular science.

  3. Learn how to do the research of marine popular science.

  4. Learn how to apply marine popular science into your teaching filed.

About Marine Science


Teaching materials

  1. Schlenkcr, R. M. (1977). An introduction to marine education, a course for preservice science teachers, Maine: University of Maine.

  2. Stepath, C. M. (2007) Marine Education: Learning Evaluations. The Journal of Marine Education-Current. 23(2), 45-51.

  3. Lambert, J. (2006). High School Marine Science and Scientific Literacy: The promise of an integrated science course. International Journal of Science Education. 28(6), 633–654.

  4. Zeppel, H. (2008). Education and Conservation Benefits of Marine Wildlife Tours: Developing Free-Choice Learning Experiences. The Journal of Environment Education, 39(3), 3-17.

  5. Horton, P. B. et al. (1993). An investigation of the Effectiveness of Concept Mapping as an instructional Tool. Science Education 77(1), 95-111.

  6. Ainley, M., Corrigan, M., and Richardson N. (2005). Students, tasks and emotions: Identifying the contribution of emotions to students’ reading of popular culture and popular science texts. Learning and Instruction, 15 (2005) 433-447.

  7. Sadler, T. D. (2009). Situated learning in science education: socio‐scientific issues as contexts for practice. Studies in Science Education. 45(1), 1-42.

  8. Lambert, J. (2005).Students' Conceptual Understandings of Science After Participating in a High School Marine Science Course, Journal of Geoscienc Education, 53(5), 531-539

  9. Nisbet, M. C. et al. (2002). Knowledge, Reservations, or Promise? A Media Effects Model for Public Perceptions of Science and Technology. Communication Research, 29(5), 584-608.

  10. Stinner, A. et al. (2003). The Renewal of Case Studies in Science Education. Science & Education, 12, 617–643.

  11. Stocklmayer, S. and Rennie, L. and Gilbert, J. (2010). The roles of the formal and informal sectors in the provision of effective science education. Studies in Science Education. 46 (1), 1-44.

  12. McDonnell, J. D. (2001). Best Practices in Marine and Coastal Science Education: Lessons Learned from a National Estuarine Research Reserve. Marine and Coastal Education, 173-182.

Course Schedule

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