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This document contains the proceedings of the 2002 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science which was held in Charlotte, North Carolina, January 10-13, 2002. Papers include: (1) "Teaching Science Methods Courses with Web-Enhanced Activities" (Alec M. Bodzin); (2) "How Is Your Lawnmower Working? Understanding Scientific Inquiry through Metaphors" (William S. Harwood, Rebecca R. Reiff, and Teddie Phillipson); (3) "Teacher Explanations for Discourse Variations in Elementary Science Methods" (William J. Newman Jr., Paula D. Hubbard, and Sandra K. Abell); (4) "Strategies Enabling Teachers to Critically Analyze Learning and Teaching" (Donna R. Sterling); (5) "A Quantitative Comparison of Instruction Format of Undergraduate Introductory Level Content Biology Courses: Traditional Lecture Approach vs. Inquiry Based for Education Majors" (Jennifer L. Willden, David T. Crowther, Alan A. Gubanich, and John R. Cannon); (6) "Examining the Influence of a Graduate Teaching Fellows Program on Teachers in Grades 7-12" (Stephen L. Thompson, Vicki Metzgar, Angelo Collins, Melvin D. Joeston, and Virginia Shepherd); (7) "Preservice Secondary Science Teacher Apprenticeship Experience with Scientists" (Sherri L. Brown, Kim Bolton, Nancy Chadwell, and Claudia T. Melear); (8) "Views of Science Teachers One-Three Years After a Pre-Service Inquiry-Based Research Course" (Leslie Suters, Claudia T. Melear, and Leslie G. Hickok); (9) "Evaluation of a Model for Supporting the Development of Elementary School Teachers' Science Content Knowledge" (Alicia C. Alonzo); (10) "Impacts of Contextual and Explicit Instruction on Preservice Elementary Teachers' Understandings of the Nature of Science" (Juanita Jo Matkins, Randy Bell, Karen Irving, Rebecca McNall); (11) "An Extended Examination of Preservice Elementary Teachers' Science Teaching Self- Efficacy" (Patricia D. Morrell and James B. Carroll); (12) "Science, Creationism and Religion: Responses from the Clergy" (Alan Colburn, Laura Henriques, and Michael Clough); (13) "A Card Sorting Task To Elicit Science Teaching Orientations" (Patricia J. Friedrichsen and Thomas M. Dana); (14) "Managing Student/Teacher Co-Construction of Visualizable Models in Large Group Discussion" (John Clement); (15) "Voices in a Reservation School: A Sonata-Form Narrative from a Professor and a Dakota Pre-Service Teacher about Their Professional and Practical Knowledge Teaching Science in Culturally Responsive Ways" (Jo Anne Ollerenshaw and Delberta Lyons); (16) "Discrepant Questioning as a Tool To Build Complex Mental Models of Respiration" (Mary Anne Rea-Ramirez and Maria C. Nunez-Oviedo); (17) "The Influence of a Philosophy of Science Course on Preservice Secondary Science Teachers' View of Nature of Science" (Fouad Abd-El-Khalick); (18) "Developing an Authentic Language for a Web-Searchable, Hypermedia Teacher-Education Database" (E. Barbara Klemm); (19) "Professional Development Models: A Comparison of Duration and Effect" (David T. Crowther and John R. Cannon); and (20) "Chemistry Students' Challenges in Using MBLs in Science Laboratories" (Hakan Yavuz Atar). (MVL)
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