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Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Chang Rundgren, Shu-Nu – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2019
In order to achieve the goal of scientific literacy for responsible citizenship, the importance of developing students' socioscientific inquiry-based learning (SSIBL) has been recognised by an EU FP7 project, PARRISE, including the essential notions of responsible research and innovation (RRI), and citizenship education (CE). The study aims to…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Faculty Development, Science and Society, Inquiry
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Manneh, Ilana L.; Hamza, Karim M.; Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Eriksson, Lars – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2018
Anthropomorphisms are widespread at all levels of the educational system even among science experts. This has led to a shift in how anthropomorphisms are viewed in science education, from a discussion of whether they should be allowed or avoided towards an interest in their role in supporting students' understanding of science. In this study we…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Scientific Attitudes, Misconceptions, Knowledge Level
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Rundgren, Carl-Johan; Hirsch, Richard; Tibell, Lena A. E. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2009
The study reported in this article investigated the use of metaphors by upper secondary and tertiary students while learning a specific content area in molecular life science, protein function. Terms and expressions in science can be used in such precise and general senses that they are totally dissociated from their metaphoric origins. Beginners…
Descriptors: Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences, Secondary School Students, Postsecondary Education