• The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1482 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
1989 …2018
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Funding overview

Australian National Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) Grants Program 2013-2014, Collaboratively developing science teaching methods for addressing diversity in Indonesian classrooms ($22000)

Public Education Endowment Trust, 2012, Effectiveness of an intercultural whole-school approach ($105000)

Australia India Council, 2011, Collaborative approach to developing science teaching methods suitable for addressing diversity in classrooms ($19800)

Woodside, 2010, Evaluation of Indigenous science education programs ($15000)

Commonwealth Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, 2010, Evaluation of Biotechnology Online ($9950)

Commonwealth Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, 2010, Evaluation of AccessNano: A national nanotechnology school resource ($9000)

Earth Science Western Australia grant, 2009 Project title – Evaluation of Earth and Environmental Science Teaching in Western Australia ($30800)

Australian Academy of Science grant, 2009 Review of Primary Connections Stage 3 ($22000)

Curtin University of Technology – Internal Research Grants Scheme, 2008 – Assessing the impact of argumentation skills on meaningful learning in school science ($11545)

Australian Academy of Science grant, 2008 Project title – Evaluation of professional learning facilitator recall day and recommendations for future directions ($5500)

Science Teachers’ Association of Western Australia, 2008 Project title – A preliminary evaluation of the online science competition, SCIENCEIQ ($5000)

Commonwealth DEST Australian School Innovation in Science, Technology and Mathematics (ASISTM) grant, 2007 Project title – Genetics Education in the 21st Century, 2008 ($57750)

Commonwealth Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, 2007 Project title – Evaluation of the Gene Technology Information Service (GTIS) ($17000)

Commonwealth Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources Grant, 2006 Project title – Use of Biotechnology Online School Resource in Australian Secondary Schools ($31842)

DEST Australian School Innovation in Science, Technology and Mathematics (ASISTM) grant to conduct project on Sustainable Living in the Joondalup Region, WA – 2005/6 ($95676)

ECU Fogarty Learning Centre grant, 2006. Project title – Assessing the impact of argumentation skills on meaningful learning in school science (especially genetics and gene technology) ($15000)

ECU Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) Small Grants, 2005. Project title – Effect of science education with an ICT focus on early career science teachers’ use of ICT ($5000)

ECU Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme – 2003, Project title – The development of adolescents’ understanding, attitudes and ethical decision-making about biotechnology issues and the impact of biotechnology education ($11949)

ECU Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) Small Grants, 2003. Project title – Modelling ICT usage in tertiary science education classrooms: Implications for carryover of ICT usage into science classrooms ($5000)

ECU Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) Small Grants, 2002. Project title – Testing a model of ethical decision-making in an online high school biotechnology module ($5000)

Keywords

  • Science Education
  • Critical Thinking
  • Disadvantaged Schools
  • Secondary science education
  • Scientific literacy

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Projects 2013 2018

Research Output 1989 2018

Introducing Argumentation About Climate Change Socioscientific Issues in a Disadvantaged School

Dawson, V. & Carson, K., 27 Mar 2018, In : Research in Science Education. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

argumentation
climate change
school
student
science

Microbiology

Dawson, V., Carson, K. & Venville, G., 1 Jul 2018, Teaching Biology in Schools: Global research, issues and trends. Reiss, M. & Kampourakis, K. (eds.). USA: Routledge, p. 178 191 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Effect of religious belief on informal reasoning about biotechnology issues

Pope, T., Dawson, V. & Koul, R., Jun 2017, In : Teaching Science. 63, 2, p. 27-34

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biotechnology
student
worldview
cultural difference
food
4 Citations

Using climate change scenarios to assess high school students’ argumentation skills

Dawson, V. & Carson, K., 2 Jan 2017, In : Research in Science and Technological Education. 35, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

argumentation
climate change
scenario
school
student

A teacher professional development model for teaching socioscientific issues.

Carson, K. & Dawson, V., 1 Mar 2016, In : Teaching Science. 62, 1, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

development model
Teaching
teacher
curriculum
resources