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Bibliography

Here is the bibliography that I have read and used for my research up to now

 

  • American Institute of Physics. (1998). Children’s misconceptions about science. Retrieved October 26. 2007, from http://amasci.com/miscon/opphys.html
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  •  British Educational Research Association. (2004). Revised Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research. Southell:BERA. Retrieved November 8, 2007, from www.bera.ac.uk
  • Bell, J. (1999). Doing your Research Project. Philadelphia: Open University Press.
  • Bieger, G, & Gerlach G, J. (1996). Educational Research- A Practical Approach. Albany: Delmar Publishers.
  • Black, P. J., Lucas, A. M. (1993). Children’s Informal Ideas in Science. London- New York: Routledge.
  • Bogdan, R, C., & Biklen, S, K. (2007). Qualitative Research for Education: An introduction to Theories and Methods. Boston & New York: Pearson.
  • Bradley, L.S. (1996). Children learning science. Oxford: Nash Pollack.
  • Burgess, R. G. (1989). The Ethics of Educational Research. Lewes: Falmer Press.
  • Charmaz, K. (2006) Constructing Grounded Theory- A Practical Guide Through Qualitative Analysis, Sage Publications
  • Chen, A.P., Kirkby, K.C., & Morin, P.J. (2006). Uphill water flow- An example of the crucial role of student’s prior knowledge in geoscience education. American Geophysical Union, October 26, 2007, from http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2006AGUFMED53A0847C
  • Cohen, L., Manion, L., & Morrison, K. (2000). Research Methods in Education. London: Routledge/ Falmer.
  • Cohen, L., Manion, L., & Morrison, K. (2007). Research Methods in Education. London: Routledge/ Falmer.
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  • Daniel, H. (2002). Vygotsky and Pedagogy. London- New York: Routledge Falmer- Taylor and Francis Group. 
  • Denscombe, M. (1998). The good research guide: for small scale research projects. Buckingham: Open University Press.
  • Devereux, J. (2000). Science for Primary and Early Years: Developing Subject Knowledge. Sage Publications. 
  • Driver R., Guesne, R. & Tiberghien, A. (1985). Children’ s Ideas in Science. Open University Press.
  • Driver, R., Guesne, R. & Tiberghien, A. (2001). Children’ s Ideas in Science. Open University Press. 
  • Driver, R., Squires A., Rushworth P., & Wood- Robinson V. (2001). Making sense of secondary science- Research into children’s ideas. London & New York: Routledge Falmer.
  • Eaton, J. F., Anderson, C. W., Smith, E. L. (1984). Student’s Misconceptions Interfere with Science Learning: Case Studies of fifth- Grade Students. The Elementary School Journal. 84 (4) Retrieved October, 2007 from www.jstor.org/jstor/gifcvtdir  
  • Feiman-Nemser, Sharon. (2003). What new teachers need to learn. Educational Leadership. 60(8), 25-29. Retrieved June 20, 2008 from  http://www.mi.gov/documents/3-5_What_New_Teachers_Need_article_107332_7.doc 
  • Gregory, I. (2003). Ethics in Research. London & New York: Continuum. 
  • Gray, D. (2004) Doing Research in the Real World London, Sage Publications. 
  • Hanuscin, D. Misconception in science. Retrieved October 27, 2007, from http://www.indiana.edu/~w505a/studwork/deborah/
  • Hegarty, S. (1996). The Role of Research in Education Systems. England & Wales: National Foundation for Educational Research.
  • Hitchcock, G, & Hughes, D. (1989). Research and the Teacher: A Qualitative Introduction to Scholl- based Research. London & New York: Routledge. 
  • Hamza, K.M., & Wickman P. (2007). Describing and analyzing learning in action: An empirical study of the importance of misconceptions in learning science. Wiley InterScience. Retrieved October 27, 2007, from http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/115806896/PDFSTART
  • Johnston, J. (2005). Early explorations in Science. Open University Press.
  • Johnston, J., Gray, A. (1999). Enriching Early Scientific Learning. Buckingham- Philadelphia: Open University Press.
  • Kambouri, M. (2008). Foundation Research Methods Assignment 2: Teachers’ understanding of children’s misconceptions and its contribution to overcoming them - A case study.
  • Kvale, S. (1996). Interviews: An Introduction to Qualitative Research. 
  • Muijs, D. & Reynolds, D. (2002). Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice. London: Paul Chapman.
  • Muijs, D. (2004). Doing Qualitative Research in Education with SPSS. London: Sage Publications.
  • Oliver, P. (2003). The Student’s Guide to Research Ethics. Open University Press. 
  • Osborne, R.J, & Cosgrove, M.M. (1983). Children’s conceptions of the changes of state of water. Journal of research in science teaching. 20 (9), 825-838. 
  • Osborne, R. J. (1980). A Method for Investigating Concept Understanding in Science. 
  • Osborne, J. (1990). Primary Space Project- Science Processes and Concepts exploration- Research Reports: Light. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 
  • Pine, K., Messer, D., & John, K.S. (2001). Children’s misconceptions in primary science: A survey of teachers’ views. Research in science & technological education, 19 (1), 79-96. 
  • Robson, C. (2002). Real World Research. Blackwell Publishing.
  • Roth, W. M., McGinn. (1998). Knowing, Researching, and Reporting Science Education: Lessons from Science and Technology Studies. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 35 (2), 213-235. 
  • Russel, T., Watt, D. (1992). Primary Space Project- Science Processes and Concepts exploration- Research Reports: Evaporation and Condensation. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
  • Schimdt, H.J. (1995). Student’s Misconceptions- Looking for a Pattern. 
  • Strauss, A. & Corbin, J. (1990). Grounded Theory in Practice. London: Sage Publications.
  • Stewart D, W., & Shamdasani, P, N. (1990). Focus Group- Theory and Practise. London: Sage Publications.
  • Sutton, C.R. (1980). The Learner’s Prior Knowledge: a Critical Review of Techniques for Probing its Organization. Eur. J. Science Education. 2 (2), 107-120. 
  • Snyder, T. & Sullivan, H. (1995). Brief Research Report- Cooperative and Individual Learning and Student Misconceptions in Science. Contemporary Educational Psychology. 20, 230-235. 
  • Silvernam, D. (2000). Doing Qualitative Research- A Practical Handbook. London, Thousand Oaks & Calif: Sage Publications. 
  • Treagust, D. F. (1988). Development and Use of Diagnostic Tests to Evaluate Students’ Misconceptions in Science. Int. J. Science Education. 10 (2), 159-169. 
  • Tirosh, D. (2000). Enhancing Prospective Teachers’ Knowledge of Children’s Conceptions: The Case of Division of Fractions. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 31 (1), 5-25. 
  • Worth, K. (2000). The Power of Children’s Thinking. Chapter retrieved November 2008 from: www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/nsf99148/pdf/nsf99148.pdf 
  • Υπουργείο Παιδείας και Πολιτισμού. (1996) Αναλυτικά Προγράμματα Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης, Υπουργείο Παιδείας και Πολιτισμού Τμήμα Δημοτικής Εκπαίδευσης- Υπηρεσία Ανάπτυξης Προγραμμάτων, Λευκωσία. [Ministry of Education in Cyprus. (1996) Cyprus National Curriculum, Nicosia]
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