Preface Part IScience and the Learner 1. Becoming a Teacher of Science by Angela Fitzgerald and Deborah Corrigan 2. What the Learner Brings by Kathy Smith and Angela Fitzgerald 3. The Role of Context and Relevance by Deborah Corrigan and Angela Fitzgerald Part IIUnderstanding Science 4. The Science Curriculum by Deborah Corrigan and Karen Marangio 5. The Nature of Science by Kathy Smith, Deborah Corrigan and Jennifer Mansfield 6. Science Investigations by Deborah Corrigan, Angela Fitzgerald and Gillian Kidman Part IIIPedagogy and Assessment 7. Assessment for Student and Teacher Learning by Debra Panizzon and Stephen Keast. 8. Pedagogical Content Knowledge by John Loughran Part IVNew Approaches in Teaching and Teacher Development 9. Transitioning into Professional Practice by Rebecca Cooper and Kathy Smith 10. Science Education in Informal Settings by Alan Reid and Ben Liu 11. Science and STEM Education by Deborah Corrigan and Greg Lancaster
Angela Fitzgerald and Deborah Corrigan are both members of the Science Education Research Group at Monash University. Angela's research focuses on quality science teaching in primary school settings. Deborah has extensive science education research experience particularly in chemistry education and science teacher education, teacher development and teacher learning.