Preface. A. Tiberghien
Section I Argumentation Foundations
Chapter 1. Argumentation in Science Education: An Overview. M Jimenez Aleixandre & S Erduran
Chapter 2. Cognitive Foundations of Learning Argumentation. M. Garcia-Mila & C. Andersen
Chapter 3. Methodological Foundations in the Study of Science Classroom Argumentation. S. Erduran
Chapter 4. What can Argumentation tell us about Epistemology? W. Sandoval & K. Millwood.
Section II Research on Teaching and Learning Argumentation
Chapter 5. Designing Argumentation Learning Environments. M. Jimenez Aleixandre
Chapter 6. Social Aspects of Argumentation. S. Kolst¿ & M. Ratcliffe
Chapter 7. Analysis of Lines of Reasoning in Written Argumentation. G. Kelly, J. Regev & W. Prothero.
Chapter 8. Quality of Argumentation and Epistemic Criteria. R Duschl
Section III Argumentation in Context
Chapter 9. Argumentation in Socio-scientific Contexts. L. Simonneaux
Chapter 10. The Role of Moral Reasoning in Argumentation: Conscience, Characterand Care. D. Zeidler & T. Sadler
Chapter 11. Role of Information Technology in Supporting Argumentation in theClassroom. D. Clark, M. Baker, A. Weinberger and M. Menekse
Chapter 12. Science Teacher Education and Professional Development inArgumentation. A. Zohar
Educational researchers are bound to see this as a timely work. It brings together the work of leading experts in argumentation in science education. It presents research combining theoretical and empirical perspectives relevant for secondary science classrooms. Since the 1990s, argumentation studies have increased at a rapid pace, from stray papers to a wealth of research exploring ever more sophisticated issues. It is this fact that makes this volume so crucial.
The first book on argumentation in science education
Interest of researchers in argumentation is increasing, as evidenced by number of papers in journals and conferences, and by doctoral dissertations on the subject
Brings together leading international experts in the field of argumentation in science education from around the world
Includes both theoretical and empirical perspectives
Covers a range of aspects of argumentation including methodological, cognitive, epistemological and moral perspectives
Brings together international perspectives including classroom-based research from Norway, Israel, USA, France, Spain and United Kingdom