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A critical methodological aspect of the research: When Are Graphs Worth Ten Thousand Words? An Expert-Expert Study

This essay is a final project task given in Research Method Science Education and Communication class. This essay is the following step of writing a critical methodological aspect of research that I have already publish on  13 of August 2012, namely  “A critical review of the research: Teacher understanding of the nature of science and classroom practice: Factors that facilitate or impede the relationship”. I hope you enjoy reading it, but unfortunately due to the copyright issue, I cannot share the article with you.

This essay is a critical analysis of an article named, “When Are Graphs Worth Ten Thousand Words? An Expert-Expert Study”. In order to show my critical perspective on this article, to be specified; the methodological aspect of the research I will elaborate the analysis on study conducted by Roth and Bowen (2003) as follows. Baca lebih lanjut

A critical review of the research: Teacher understanding of the nature of science and classroom practice: Factors that facilitate or impede the relationship

Tulisan berikut ini merupakan percobaan pertama dalam menulis critical analysis terhadap serangkaian riset yang dilakukan oleh Lederman (1997). Tulisan ini merupakan salah satu tugas yang diberikan oleh Dolly, dosen pengasuh mata kuliah Research Science Education and Communication (RSEC). RSEC sendiri merupakan salah satu mata kuliah yang saya ikuti di block 4 yang lalu. Sebenarnya terdapat banyak sekali kekurangan dari versi ideal yang disyaratkan, akan tetapi saya tetap mempertahankan versi  ini guna melihat sejauh mana perubahan yang telah saya lakukan selama mengikuti mata kuliah ini. Mohon masukannya.

Introduction

The development and students’ and teacher’ understanding and conception has been a concern of science education for over 40 years ago (Lederman, 1998). Many studies and reviews on the studies have been conducted in order to answer this problem and to validate the finding (for more information see in Lederman, 1998 & Fouad Abd-El-Khalick, 2000). This article is one of the efforts to do so. The author considers that giving this critical review on the research conducted by Lederman (1997) as the author critical perspective thinking in judging the reliability and validity of this research. Therefore this article mainly intend to give a critical review on the research conducted by Lederman (1997) as well addressed in report written in article namely “Teacher understanding of the nature of science and classroom practice: Factors that facilitate or impede the relationship”. Baca lebih lanjut