A paper from my dissertation study has just been published in the September issue of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching. The study focuses on preservice ’ adaptation of science . Specifically, we investigated the ways in which these preservice teachers adapt existing elementary science , whether or not they are able to adapt individual lessons to be more -based, and relationships between the , their curriculum design decisions, and curriculum design outcomes.
Forbes, C.T. & Davis, E.A. (2010). Curriculum design for inquiry: Preservice elementary teachers’ mobilization and adaptation of science curriculum materials. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 47(7), 365-387.