TITLE

An interview with Richard Guns tone: Emeritus Professor of Science and Technology Education, Monash University, Australia

AUTHOR(S)
Siemon, Dianne E.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education;Aug2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The conversation between Richard (Dick) Gunstone and me took place at Monash University on June 19, 2009. The purpose of the interview was to record some of the rich and varied history of this well-known teacher, researcher, and advocate for quality science education in schools. In the course of the interview, Dick describes how circumstances conspired to lead him to science teaching, his fascination with research, and how educational thinkers and researchers influenced his own and others thinking at important times. He offers a perspective on where to from here and concludes by saying "how lucky can you be".
ACCESSION #
43972783

 

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