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Author Medin, Douglas L
Title Who's Asking? : Native Science, Western Science, and Science Education
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2014
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Descript 1 online resource (295 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction: Who's Asking? -- 2 Unsettling Science -- 3 Maps, Models, and the Unity of Science -- 4 Values Everywhere within Science -- 5 Science Reflects Who Does It -- 6 Culture and Issues in Cultural Research -- 7 Psychological Distance and Conceptions of Nature -- 8 Distance, Perspective Taking, and Ecological Relations -- 9 Complicating Cultural Models: Limitations of Distance -- 10 The Argument So Far -- 11 A Brief History of Indian Education -- 12 Culturally Based Science Education: Navigating Multiple Epistemologies -- 13 Community-Based Science Education: Menominee Focus -- 14 Community-Based Science Education: AIC Focus -- 15 Partnership in Community: Some Consequences -- 16 Summary, Conclusions, and Implications -- Notes -- References -- Index
Analysis and case studies show that including different orientations toward the natural world makes for more effective scientific practice and science education
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Medin, Douglas L. Who's Asking? : Native Science, Western Science, and Science Education Cambridge : MIT Press,c2014 9780262026628
Subject Indians -- Science.;Indian philosophy.;Science -- Philosophy.;Ethnoscience.;Science -- Study and teaching.;Indians -- Education.;Science -- Social aspects
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Alt Author Bang, Megan
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