Geological science education and conceptual change


The conceptual status of geological science is investigated from a wide age range of respondents from three different cultural settings: Lebanon, Israel and New Zealand. New Zealand is used as a case study for the status of geological science in a national secondary school Science curriculum.


TitleGeological science education and conceptual change
AuthorVallender, Glenn David
Degree DisciplineScience and Mathematics Education Centre
Degree LevelDoctor of Philosophy
Degree GrantorCurtin University of Technology (Australia)
FocusEducation; Geophysics
Keywordseducation; geology
LocalityNew Zealand; Lebanon; Israel