A Critical Review of Scientific Argumentation in Science Education
Fayyaz Ahmad Faize 1 * , Waqar Husain 1, Farhat Nisar 1
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1 Department of Humanities, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, PAKISTAN* Corresponding Author


The use of argumentation in science education is associated with many benefits. Some of these include developing critical skills, promoting spirit of enquiry, enhancing conceptual understanding and improving academic performance of students. However, there are also some issues and challenges while using argumentation in science classrooms. This research will discuss the strength of using scientific argumentation in science education. The findings from other such studies will also be critically reviewed to seek an in-depth understanding of the use of argumentation in teaching and associated challenges. The research would help in improving the use of argumentation in teaching and exploring solution to problems and challenges associated with this method.


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EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, Volume 14, Issue 1, January 2018, 475-483


Publication date: 15 Nov 2017

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