Scott P. McDonald

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    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
    2015
    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
    2014
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    microteaching
    teacher
    science
    experience
    event
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    argumentation
    small group
    Group
    study group
    Argumentation
    2013
    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
    2012
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    emotion
    teacher
    science
    experience
    Teaching
    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
    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
    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