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Research Outputs

The Enterprising Science project has now ended. Access copies of the Science Capital Teaching Approach or the Improving Science Participation policy recommendations here. Follow the most recent work of the Science Capital team at UCL IOE here.

Science Capital Teaching Approach teacher's pack

Godec, S., King, H. and Archer. L. (2017)

Download link here http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-centres/departments/education-practice-and-society/science-capital-research/pdfs/the-science-capital-teaching-approach-pack-for-teachers

Research Papers

Nomikou, E., Archer. L. and King, H. (2017)

Building science capital in the classroom. School Science Review 98(365) pages 118-124

 

Archer, L., Dawson, E., DeWitt, J., Godec, S., King, H., Mau A., Nomikou, E., and Seakins, A. (2017)

Using Bourdieu in practice? Urban secondary teachers’ and students’ experiences of a Bourdieusian-inspired pedagogical approach. British Journal of Sociology of Education: online first

 

DeWitt, J., Archer, L. and Mau, A.  (2016)

Dimensions of science capital: exploring its potential for understanding students’ science participation. International Journal of Science Education 38:16 pages 2431-2449.

 

Archer, L., Dawson, E., Seakins, A., DeWitt, J., Godec, S., & Whitby, C.  (2016)

I’m Being a Man Here”: Urban Boys’ Performances of Masculinity and Engagement With Science During a Science Museum Visit, Journal of the Learning Sciences, 25:3, pages 438-485

DOI: 10.1080/10508406.2016.1187147

 

Archer, L., Dawson, E., Seakins, A., & Wong, B. (2016)

Disorientating, fun or meaningful? Disadvantaged families’ experiences  of a science museum visit. Cultural Studies of Science Education (online first)

DOI: 10.1007/s11422-015-9667-7

 

Archer, L., Dawson, E., Seakins, A. , DeWitt, J., Godec, S., & Whitby, C.  2016

“I’m Being a Man Here”: Urban Boys’ Performances of Masculinityand Engagement With Science During a Science Museum Visit, Journal of the Learning Sciences, 25:3, pages 438-485

DOI: 10.1080/10508406.2016.1187147

 

Archer, L., Dawson E., DeWitt, J., Seakins, A., & Wong, B. (2015)

'Science capital': a conceptual, methodological, and empirical argument for extending Bourdieusian notions of capital beyond the arts. Journal of Research in Science Teaching 52:7, pages 922–948 

DOI: 10.1002/tea.21227

King, H., Nomikou, E., Archer, L., & Regan, E. (2015)

Teachers' understanding and operationalisation of 'science capital'. International Journal of Science Education  37:18, pages 2987-3014

DOI: 10.1080/09500693.2015.1119331

 

 

 

Resources for Practitioners & Policy Makers

For the latest Science Capital approach news, please visit the new webpage  

 

Science Capital Made Clear (2016)

Archer, L., Dawson, E., DeWitt, J., Godec, S., King, H., Mau, A., Nomikou, E. & Seakins, A. (2016). Science Capital Made Clear. London: King's College London

 

'Science capital': a summary for policymakers (2014)

An essential guideline document for policymakers, our summary outlines science capital as a tool or device to help improve young people’s lives and foster social mobility.

 

 

 


 

 

 

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