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Acar, Omer, Lutfllah Turkman, and Anita Roychoudhury. Student Difficulties in Socio-Scientific Argumentation and Decision-Making Research Findings: Crossing the Borders of Two Research Lines. International Journal of Science Education. Vol. 32, No. 9, pp. 1191-1206, June 2010
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Bloom, Benjamin S. (1980). All Our Children Learning. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-10: 0070061203. ISBN-13: 978-0070061200. 275 pages. Published October 1980. A summary of Bloom's work. Bybee, R., Taylor, J., Gardner, A., Van Scotter, P., Carson Powell, J., Westbrook, A., Landes, N. (2006) The BSCS 5E instructional model: origins, effectiveness, and applications. Colorado Springs: BSCS. Executive summary and full report are available through the BSCS website.
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Chamany, Katayoun. Teaching Cell Biology Today: Incorporating Contemporary Issues into a Collection of Teaching Modules A collection of activities for teaching cell biology topics built around issues. Glasgow, N. A. 1997. New Curriculum for New Times: A guide to student-centered, problem-based learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. ISBN-0-8039-6498-6, ISBN-0-8039-6499-4.
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Hazen, M.A, & Higby, M.A. 2005. Teaching an issues-based interdisciplinary course: diversity in management and marketing. Journal of Management Education, 29 (3): 403-426.
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Herreid, C.F. (2005). Using case studies to teach science. Published in American Institute of Biological Sciences's actionbioscience.org. Clyde Freeman Herreid, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, is the director of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.
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Khourey-Bowers, Claudia. SERC Pedagogy in Action: Structured Academic Controversy.
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Kolsto, S.D., 2001. Scientific literacy for citizenship: Tools for dealing with the science dimension of controversial socioscientific issues. © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Sci Ed 85:291-310, 2001.
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Klosterman, Michelle L. and Troy D. Sadler. 2010. Multi-level Assessment of Scientific Content Knowledge Gains Associated with Socioscientific Issues-based Instruction. International Journal of Science Education. Vol. 32, No. 8, 15 May 2010, pp. 1017-1043.


Krathwohl, and Anderson. 2001. Blooms Taxonomy

Lewis, Susan E. 2002. Investigating reformulated gasoline in an issue-based environmental science course. BioScene, May 2002, Volume 28, issue no. 2, pgs 15-20. Published by the Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE).


Lewis, Susan E. 2003. Issue-Based Teaching in Science Education. September 2003. ActionBioscience.org.


National Research Council (NRC). 2000. How people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school. J. D. Bransford, A. L. Brown and R. R. Cocking (Eds). Washington, DC: National Academy Press. ISBN 0-309-07036-8.


Pelesko, J. and P. Marsteller. 2008. "A compelling need to know: a taste of investigative cases and PBL."


Sadler, Troy D.; Klosterman, Michelle L. 2009. Exploring the Sociopolitical Dimensions of Global Warming. Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v45 n4 p9-13 Win 2009, published by Heldref Publications. 1319 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802.


Sadler, Troy D. 2002. Socioscientific Issue Research and Its Relevance for Science Education. Invited seminar presented to science education graduate students at the University of South Florida.


Sadler, T.D., A. Amirshokoohi, M. Kazempour, K.M. Allspaw. 2006. Socioscience and Ethics in Science Classrooms: Teacher Perspectives and Strategies. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Vol. 43, No. 4, p 353-376, 2006.


Sadler, Troy, and Dana L. Zeider. 2004. Negotiating Gene Therapy Controversies. The American Biology Teacher, Vol. 66, No. 6, August 2004.


Tanner, Kimberly D. 2009. Talking to Learn: Why Biology Students Should Be Talking in Classrooms and How to Make It Happen. CBE—Life Sciences Education, Vol. 8, 89 -94, Summer 2009.


Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology.


Tewksbury, Barbara. Having effective discussions in class. This Word document is part of the Cutting Edge Course Design Tutorial, specifically it is within Task 2.2b: Exploring Teaching Strategies. To find the Word doc, scroll down this web page until you get to "Effective Discussion."


Wilmes, S. and J. Howarth. 2009. "Using issues-based science in the classroom." The Science Teacher 76(7): 24-29. Published by the National Association of Science Teachers.


Zeidler, Dana L. and Bryan H. Nicols. 2009. Socioscientific Issues: Theory and Practice. Journal of Elementary Science Education, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Spring 2009), pp. 49-58.


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