Uses of history, philosophy and sociology of science in science education
Presenter: Greg Kelly
Greg Kelly is the associate dean for research, outreach and technology in the College of Education at The Pennsylvania State University. He was a physics and mathematics teacher and served for four years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo. His research explores issues of knowledge and discourse in science education settings. Recent studies have examined student small group discourse, uses of argumentation analysis for assessing evidence, and consideration of epistemic practices in science learning. He also serves as editor for the journal Science Education. Kelly teaches courses on teaching and learning science in secondary schools and uses of history, philosophy and sociology of science in science education.