Current Research Issues in Science Education

Year: 1992

Author: Bell, Beverley

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

In this paper, some of the current issues being addressed by researchers in science education in Australasia will be explored. The issues to be discussed will include : who does the research, what is worth researching, multiple positionings and the 'I' in the text, the ethics of data collection, our views of the teachers and students with whom we work, theoretical frameworks, communication of the findings to policy makers, and being a member of a research community.