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Teachers and Action Research in Science Education in Singapore

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This thematic series presents a set of action research papers to highlight science teachers as education researchers in the Singapore context. The action research papers in this thematic series are based on collaborative relationships between school science teachers and university researchers and supervisors. The papers in this collection highlight how research partnerships can effectively provide a theoretical basis for engaging teachers in action research that can support teachers to more effectively implement theory into their classroom science teaching practice.

Edited by: Gavin Fulmer, Hye-Eun Chu and Sonya Martin

  1. Review article

    Action research in Singapore: where are we now?

    Since the introduction of Learning Circles (a particular model of action research) by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in 2000, action research has grown to become fairly ubiquitous in Singapore education both ...

    Salleh Hairon

    Asia-Pacific Science Education 2017 3:5

    Published on: 4 October 2017

  2. Original research article

    Action research on the effect of descriptive and evaluative feedback order on student learning in a specialized mathematics and science secondary school

    We investigated the effect of feedback order—teachers’ written, descriptive comments followed by evaluative scores—on students’ performance and learning for chemistry and mathematics in a Singapore mathematics...

    Hooi Ling Chua, Sheau Huey Lee and Gavin W. Fulmer

    Asia-Pacific Science Education 2017 3:4

    Published on: 4 September 2017