Publications:

Essay reviews

 

Review articles in peer-reviewed journals:


Taber, K. S. (2016). Teaching about the book of nature: the challenge of demystifying chemistry at school level. Khimiya/Chemistry: Bulgarian Journal of Science Education, 25(2), 284-314. (Free access on line.)


Taber, K. S. (2013). Action Research and the Academy: seeking to legitimise a ‘different’ form of research. Teacher Development, 17(2), 288-300.


Taber, K. S. (2013). Personal or collective knowledge: Harry Collins' notions of tacit knowledge and of the individual as an epistemic parasite. Khimiya/Chemistry: Bulgarian Journal of Science Education, 22(1), 114-135.


Taber, K. S. (2012). Prioritising paradigms, mixing methods, and characterising the 'qualitative' in educational research. Teacher Development, 16(1), 125-138. doi: 10.1080/13664530.2012.674294 (Download MS version: Taber, K. S. (2012). Prioritising paradigms, mixing methods, and characterising the 'qualitative' in educational research MSV.pdf)


Taber, K. S. (2012). The cultures of science education across the world. Studies in Science Education, 48(2), 229–235. doi: 10.1080/03057267.2012.738021


Taber, K. S. (2011). Ken Springer: Educational Research: A Contextual Approach. Science & Education, 22(5), 1267–1279. doi:10.1007/s11191-011-9420-x. (Download manuscript version Taber, K. S. (2013). Ken Springer- Educational Research- A Contextual Approach MSV.pdf)


Taber, K. S. (2011). Conducting research in educational contexts. Teacher Development, 15(3), 395-402


Taber, K. S. (2011). A Diverse, If Not Exhaustive, Look at What Psychology Can Offer to Education: An Essay Review of the International Handbook of Psychology in Education. Education Review, 14(9), 1-11.


Taber, K. S. (2011). Inquiry teaching, constructivist instruction and effective pedagogy. Teacher Development, 15(2), 257-264. [Download the author’s manuscript version]


Taber, K. S. (2011). Guiding the practice of constructivist teaching. Teacher Development, 15(1), 117 - 122.


Taber, K. S. (2011). [Review of] Stella Vosniadou (Ed): International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change. Science & Education, 20(5-6), 563-576. doi:10.1007/s11191-010-9283-6 [International Handbook of Research on Conceptual Change. Manuscript Version.pdf]


Taber, K. S. (2010). Celebrating a successful and practical contribution to the theory of intelligence: An essay review. Education Review, 13(3), 1-40.


Taber, K. S. (2010). Psychology for teachers? Teacher Development, 14(2), 269-278.


Taber, K. S. (2010). Constructivism and direct instruction as competing instructional paradigms: An essay review. Education Review, 13(8), 1-44.


Taber, K. S. (2010). A comprehensive vision of 'the nature of science' in science education. Studies in Science Education, 46(2), 245-254.


Taber, K. S. (2009). Constructivism and the crisis in U.S. science education: An essay review. Education Review, 12(12), 1-26.



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