Anyone to survive in today's global knowledge society, let alone to succeed in it, is expected to possess certain knowledge and skills. Charged with the duty of imparting such knowledge and skills, higher education institutions are having to look ...
more closely at what they must teach and how they must teach so that the learners do actually learn. Both require careful and scientific inquiry in order to be elucidated and usefully formulated. This volume represents such a collection of recent investigations. Covering many aspects of science and mathematics education research within the context of higher education, it aims to be a useful source book for all practitioners in the field. The book also allows its reader to discover the common features in methodology and outcomes from current education research conducted in different disciplines.