Chemistry: content, context and choices : towards students' higher order problem solving in upper secondary school

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Broman, Karolina (2015)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Umeå universitet
  • Subject: chemistry education | upper secondary students | meaningful learning | higher order thinking | problem solving | context-based learning | interest | educational choice | identity | Didactics | Didaktik

Chemistry is often claimed to be difficult, irrelevant, and uninteresting to school students. Even students who enjoy doing science often have problems seeing themselves as being scientists. This thesis explores and challenges the negative perception of chemistry by inv... View more
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