Scott P. McDonald

    • 275 Citations
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    Research Output 2003 2019

    2019

    A Workshop Approach to Developing the Professional Pedagogical Vision of Irish Secondary Preservice Science Teachers

    McDonald, S. P., Grimes, P., Doughty, L., Finlayson, O., McLoughlin, E. & van Kampen, P., Jul 4 2019, In : Journal of Science Teacher Education. 30, 5, p. 434-460 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    teacher
    science
    education
    Teaching
    school system
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Mapping the increasing sophistication of students’ understandings of plate tectonics: A learning progressions approach

    McDonald, S. P., Bateman, K., Gall, H., Tanis-Ozcelik, A., Webb, A. & Furman, T., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of Geoscience Education. 67, 1, p. 83-96 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    plate tectonics
    student
    learning
    higher education
    science

    Toward a practice-based theory for how professional learning communities engage in the improvement of tools and practices for scientific modeling

    Thompson, J. J., Hagenah, S., McDonald, S. P. & Barchenger, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Science Education. 103, 6, p. 1423-1455 33 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    teacher
    learning
    community
    teaching practice
    science

    “We’re getting somewhere”: Development and implementation of a framework for the analysis of productive science discourse

    Grimes, P., McDonald, S. & van Kampen, P., Jan 2019, In : Science Education. 103, 1, p. 5-36 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    argumentation
    discourse
    science
    Group
    teacher
    2018
    4 Citations (Scopus)

    A Clearer Vision: Creating and Evolving a Model to Support the Development of Science Teacher Leaders

    Criswell, B. A., Rushton, G. T., McDonald, S. P. & Gul, T., Aug 1 2018, In : Research in Science Education. 48, 4, p. 811-837 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    development of science
    leader
    teacher
    leadership
    development model

    Science teachers’ communities of practice and policy implementation

    Bateman, K. M. & McDonald, S. P., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 2, 2018-June, p. 985-988 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    policy implementation
    Law enforcement
    teacher
    science
    community
    2016
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Future learning spaces for learning communities: New directions and conceptual frameworks

    Hod, Y., Charles, E. S., Acosta, A., Ben-Zvi, D., Chen, M. H., Choi, K., Dugdale, M., Kali, Y., Lenton, K., McDonald, S. P., Moher, T., Quintana, R. M., Rook, M. M., Slotta, J. D., Tietjen, P., Weiss, P. L. T., Whittaker, C., Zhang, J., Bielaczyc, K. & Kapur, M., Jan 1 2016, 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2016: Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners, Proceedings. Looi, C-K., Polman, J. L., Reimann, P. & Cress, U. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), Vol. 2. p. 1063-1070 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    learning
    community

    Theorizing learning spaces: A sociomaterial approach

    Tietjen, P., McDonald, S. P. & Rook, M. M., Jan 1 2016, 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2016: Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners, Proceedings. Looi, C-K., Polman, J. L., Reimann, P. & Cress, U. (eds.). International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS), Vol. 2. p. 1205-1206 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    actor-network-theory
    Circuit theory
    search engine
    Personal computing
    learning
    2015
    teacher
    education
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Development of a Learning Progression for the Formation of the Solar System

    Plummer, J. D., Palma, C., Flarend, A., Rubin, K. A., Ong, Y. S., Botzer, B., McDonald, S. & Furman, T., Jun 13 2015, In : International Journal of Science Education. 37, 9, p. 1381-1401 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    learning
    student
    instruction
    curriculum
    school

    Five-Year Retrospective

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Gamson, D. A., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 66, 5, p. 410-414 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    8 Citations (Scopus)
    teacher
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    School-Based Teacher Learning

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Gamson, D. A., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Sep 10 2015, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 66, 4, p. 301-303 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    teacher
    school
    learning
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Taking Stock in 2015

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Gamson, D. A., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 66, 1, p. 3-6 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2014
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    microteaching
    teacher
    science
    experience
    event
    classroom
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Digital video analysis to support the development of professional pedagogical vision

    McDonald, S. P. & Rook, M. M., Jan 1 2014, Digital Video for Teacher Education: Research and Practice. Taylor and Francis, p. 21-35 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Introduction of the 2014 Editorial Review Board

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 65, 1, p. 5-6 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    8 Citations (Scopus)
    argumentation
    small group
    Group
    study group
    Argumentation
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Performance Assessment of Teaching: Implications for Teacher Education

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, F., Gamson, D., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. E., Nov 13 2014, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 65, 5, p. 372-374 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    assessment of teaching
    performance assessment
    teacher
    education
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Professional Development and Practices of Teacher Educators

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Gamson, D. A., McDonald, S. P. & Nolan, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 65, 4, p. 268-270 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    educator
    teacher

    Research as a Catalyst for Change

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Feb 3 2014, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 65, 2, p. 86-87 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Taking Stock in 2014

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Gamson, D. A., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 65, 3, p. 183-184 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Preservice Science Teachers' Uses of Inscriptions in Science Teaching

    Tanis Ozcelik, A. & McDonald, S. P., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Science Teacher Education. 24, 7, p. 1103-1132 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Teaching
    teacher
    science
    video recording
    student
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Talking Across the Disciplines

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, F., Edmondson, J., Nolan, J., McDonald, S. P. & Whitney, A. E., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 64, 5, p. 376-377 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Teacher Learning and Perceptions Across the Professional Continuum

    Arbaugh, F., Lloyd, G. M., Knight, S. L., Edmondson, J., Nolan, J., Whitney, A. E. & McDonald, S., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 64, 1, p. 6-7 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    teacher
    learning
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Teacher Learning and Standards-Based Instruction

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Edmondson, J., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 64, 3, p. 200-201 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    instruction
    teacher
    learning

    Topics in Teacher Education Research: What Do We Publish?

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Edmondson, J., McDonald, S. P., Nolan, J. & Whitney, A. L., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 64, 4, p. 292-293 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    teacher
    education
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    emotion
    teacher
    science
    experience
    Teaching
    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Beyond argumentation: Sense-making discourse in the science classroom

    McDonald, S. P. & Kelly, G. J., Jan 1 2012, Perspectives on Scientific Argumentation: Theory, Practice and Research. Springer Netherlands, Vol. 9789400724709. p. 265-281 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    argumentation
    classroom
    discourse
    science
    education
    certification
    teacher
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    responsibility
    teacher
    education
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Getting our own house in order: From brick makers to builders

    Knight, S. L., Lloyd, G. M., Arbaugh, E. F., Edmondson, J., Nolan, J., McDonald, S. P. & Whitney, A. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 63, 1, p. 5-9 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    49 Citations (Scopus)

    Science learning and epistemology

    Kelly, G. J., McDonald, S. P. & Wickman, P. O., Jan 1 2012, Second International Handbook of Science Education. Springer Netherlands, p. 281-291 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    epistemology
    science
    learning
    2011
    research policy
    research practice
    teacher
    education
    2010
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Complexity of secondary scientific data sources and students' argumentative discourse

    Kerlin, S. C., McDonald, S. P. & Kelly, G. J., Jun 1 2010, In : International Journal of Science Education. 32, 9, p. 1207-1225 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    discourse
    student
    textbook
    classroom
    research focus

    How does the use of analogical mapping as a scaffold for science learners' argumentation support their learning and talking about science?

    Emig, B. & McDonald, S. P., 2010, Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Vol. 2. p. 324-325 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    argumentation
    Scaffolds
    Students
    science
    learning
    2009
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Mapping a science inquiry unit

    Kerlin, S. C., McDonald, S. P. & Kelly, G. J., 2009, In : Journal of Classroom Interaction. 43, 2, p. 4-13 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Earth Sciences
    science
    classroom
    Teaching
    Learning
    2008
    26 Citations (Scopus)

    Enacting classroom inquiry: Theorizing teachers' conceptions of science teaching

    McDonald, S. & Songer, N. B., Nov 1 2008, In : Science Education. 92, 6, p. 973-993 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    classroom
    Teaching
    teacher
    science
    authenticity

    Understanding professional vision in inquiry science teaching

    McDonald, S. P., Dec 1 2008, In : Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL. PART 3, p. 98-99 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Teaching
    teacher
    science
    agricultural product
    classroom
    2006
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Using an online community of practice to foster inquiry as pedagogy amongst student teachers

    Dreon, O. & McDonald, S. P., Dec 1 2006, ICLS 2006 - International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Proceedings. p. 140-146 7 p. (ICLS 2006 - International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Proceedings; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    internet community
    student teacher
    Students
    science
    community
    2003
    73 Citations (Scopus)

    Research Towards an Expanded Understanding of Inquiry Science Beyond One Idealized Standard

    Songer, N. B., Lee, H. S. & McDonald, S., Jul 2003, In : Science Education. 87, 4, p. 490-516 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    teacher
    science
    classroom
    learning environment
    Group