STEM education : an emerging field of inquiry /

The second decade of the 21st century has seen governments and industry globally intensify their focus on the role of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as a vehicle for future economic prosperity. Economic opportunities for new industries that are emerging from technological ad...

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Other Authors: Barkatsas, Anastasios (Editor), Carr, Nicky (Editor), Cooper, Grant (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Boston : Brill Sense, [2019]
Series:Global education in the 21st century
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : STEM education : an emerging field of inquiry / Tasos Barkatsas, Nicky Carr and Grant Cooper
  • What is in an acronym? : experiencing STEM education in Australia / Fraser Susan, Earle Jennifer and Fitzallen Noleine
  • Delivering STEM education through school-industry partnerships : a focus on research and design / Jan H. Van Driel, Tessa E. Vossen, Ineke Henze and Marc J. De Vries
  • Reading STEM as discourse / Kathy Jordan
  • Implementing virtual reality in the classroom : envisaging possibilities in STEM education / Grant Cooper and Li Ping Thong
  • Multiplicative thinking : a necessary STEM foundation / Dianne Siemon, Natalie Banks, and Shalveena Prasad
  • Possibilities and potential with young learners : making a case for STEAM education / Andrew Gilbert and Lisa Borgerding
  • Inquiry-based learning in statistics : when students engage with challenging problems in STEM disciplines / Theodosia Prodromou and Zsolt Lavicza
  • Values in STEM education : investigating Macau secondary students' valuing in mathematics learning / Chunlian Jiang, Wee Tiong Seah, Tasos Barkatsas, Sylvia Sao Leng Ieong and Io Keong Cheong
  • Perspectives on STEM education in preservice primary teacher education / Wendy Nielsen, Helen Georgiou, Sarah Howard and Tricia Forrester
  • Primary pre-service teachers' perceptions of STEM education : conceptualisations and psychosocial factors / Grant Cooper and Nicky Carr
  • Building STEM self-perception and capacity in pre-service science teachers through a school-university mentor program / Amanda Berry, Tricia McLaughlin and Grant Cooper
  • Building academic leadership in STEM education / Tricia McLaughlin and Belinda Kennedy
  • Epilogue : what now for STEM / Linda Hobbs.