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By Clyde Freeman Herreid

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Tales placed "flesh and blood" at the medical technique and supply an within examine scientists in motion. Case reports deepen clinical figuring out, sharpen critical-thinking abilities, and aid scholars see how technology pertains to their lives. In Science Stories, Clyde Freeman Herreid, Nancy A. Schiller, and Ky F. Herreid have geared up case reports into different types similar to historic circumstances, technology and the media, and ethics and the medical approach. each one case research contains a narrative, lecture room dialogue questions, instructing notes and historical past info, ambitions, and customary misconceptions in regards to the subject, in addition to necessary references. College-level educators and highschool lecturers will locate that this compilation of case stories will permit scholars to make connections among the school room and way of life. Science Stories is certain to make technological know-how attractive and enlightening for either scholars and academics.

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Tales placed "flesh and blood" at the medical technique and supply an within examine scientists in motion. Case experiences deepen medical knowing, sharpen critical-thinking abilities, and aid scholars see how technological know-how pertains to their lives. In technology tales, Clyde Freeman Herreid, Nancy A. Schiller, and Ky F.

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In Dickey’s scenario, students in groups are asked to make hypotheses about the subject in the photos: What is her age, what do they think they know about her family, where does she live, and what is her sociocultural status? Then students are asked to test these hypotheses by using information from the family photos, which 16 national science teachers association Copyright © 2012 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. Learning About the Nature of Science With Case Studies are presented in sequential order (with the most recent photos first), in fossil-record fashion.

They show the messy, get-the-hands-dirty approach that is real science. Cases demand skepticism, flexibility, and the ability to see alternative approaches. Problem solving is its sine qua non. In short, cases demand critical thinking. 24 national science teachers association Copyright © 2012 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. pter4Chapter 4Chapter4Chapter The “Case” for Critical Thinking David R. Terry In 1990, after considerable discussion and debate, a panel of 46 experts from a variety of fields devised a statement regarding critical thinking and the ideal critical thinker: We understand critical thinking to be purposeful, self-regulatory judgment which results in interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and inference, as well as explanation of the evidential, conceptual, methodological, criteriological, or contextual considerations upon which that judgment is based.

E. D. Abrams, and J. Robb. 2001. Examining student conceptions of the nature of science. International Journal of Science Education 23 (8): 771–790. Sagan, C. 1996. The dragon in my garage. In The demon-haunted world: Science as a candle in the dark, pp. 169–173. New York: Random House. Science Stories: Using Case Studies to Teach Critical Thinking Copyright © 2012 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. 19 Copyright © 2012 NSTA. All rights reserved. org/permissions. pter3Chapter 3Chapter3Chapter Can Case Studies Be Used to Teach Critical Thinking?

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