An Interview with Richard Gunstone: Emeritus Professor of Science and Technology Education, Monash University, Australia
Dianne E. Siemon 1 *
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1 RMIT University, Bandoora, VIC, AUSTRALIA* Corresponding Author


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”.

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EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 3, 209-219

Publication date: 22 Jan 2009

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