Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, Volume 12, Issue 2, Foreword (Dec., 2011)
Marcus GRACE and Jacquie L. BAY

Developing a pedagogy to support science for health literacy
Previous Contents Next


Abd-El-Khalick, F. & Lederman, N.G. (2000). Improving science teachers’ conceptions of nature of science: A critical review of the literature. International Journal of Science Education, 22, 665–701.

Ajzen, I. and Fishbein, M. (1980) Understanding Attitudes and Predicting Social Behaviour. London: Prentice-Hall International.

Armitage, C. J. & Conner, M. (2000). Social cognition models and health behaviour: A structured review. Psychology and Health, 15, 173-189.

Barker, D.J.P., Osmond, C., Winter, P.D., Margetts, B.M., Simmonds, S.J. (1989).Weight in infancy and death from ischaemic heart disease Lancet 2-577-80 .

Basch, C.E. (2010). Healthier students are better learners: A missing link in school reforms to close. Equity Matters: Research Review No. 6, Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.

Bay, J.L., Sloboda, D.M., Vickers, M.H., Mora, H.A. (In Press) Multi-dimensional connections: The Liggins Education Network for Science, Developing Partnerships to Enhance Science Education. In: France B, Compton V, editors. Bringing communities together: Connecting learners with scientists or technologists. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Bay, J.L., Mora, H.A. (2008-2011). LENS-Wiki

Bay, J.L., Mora, H.A., Cutfield, W. [Authors], Hedge, D.R.L. [Producer] (2011). Diabetes: An issue for my community; LENScience / Kordia / Volt TV Productions Ltd, 05-05-2011, 2011.

Bay, J.L., Sloboda, D.M., Denny, M.C. [Authors], Hedge, D.R.L. [Producer] (2010). Feast or Famine: Understanding Gene Expression, 3rd Ed. LENScience / Kordia / Volt TV Productions Ltd, 25-03-2010, 2010.

Bay, J.L., Mora, H.A. (2010). Me, Myself, My Environment: Nutrition, New Zealand Curriculum Level 4 Teacher Resource. Auckland: Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland.

Bay, J.L., Mora, H.A. (2009). Me, Myself, My Environment: Growing Up, New Zealand Curriculum Level 5 Teacher Resource. Auckland: Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland.

Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Horton R, Adams C, Alleyne G, Asaria P, & Haines A. (2011). Priority actions for the non-communicable disease crisis. Lancet. 377(9775), 1438-1447.

Bell, R. L. & Lederman, N. G. (2003). Understandings of the nature of science and decision making on science and technology based issues. Science Education, 87, 352-377.

Brophy, J. (1999). Toward a model of the value aspects of motivation in Education: Developing appreciation for particular learning domains and activities. Educational Psychologist, 34(2), 75-85.

Bybee, R.W. (1997). Towards and understanding of scientific literacy. In: W. Grabe and C. Bolte (eds.), Scientific Literacy – an international symposium, IPN, Kiel, Germany.

Cavill, N., & Bauman, A. (2004). Changing the way people think about health-enhancing physical activity: do mass media campaigns have a role? Journal of Sports Sciences, 22(8), 771 - 790.

Dahlgren, G. & Whitehead. M. (1991). Policies and strategies to promote social equity in health. Stockholm: Institute for Future Studies

Dahlgren, G. & Whitehead. M. (2007). European strategies for tackling social inequities in health: levelling up, Part 2. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe.

dos Santos, W.L.P. (2009). Scientific literacy: A Freirean perspective as a radical view of humanistic science education. International Journal of Science Education, 93(2), 361-382.

Engel, G.L. (1977). The need for a new medical model: A challenge for biomedicine. Science, 196, 129–136.

European Commission [EU] (2009).MASIS Report Challenging Futures of Science in Society- Emerging trends and cutting-edge issues. European Commission Directorate General for Research, Brussels.

Fowler, S.R., Zeidler, D.L. & Sadler, T.D. (2009). Moral sensitivity in the context of socioscientific issues in high school science students. International Journal of Science Teacher Education, 31(2), 279-296.

France, B., Mora, H.A., Bay, J.L.(2011) Changing Perspectives: Exploring a pedagogy to examine other perspectives about stem cell research, International Journal of Science Education, DOI:10.1080/09500693.2011.630427.

France, B., Bay, J.L. (2010) Questions Students Ask: Bridging the gap between scientists and students in a research institute classroom. International Journal of Science Education, 32(2), 173-94.

Friere, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Continuum/Seabody: New York.

Garcia, K. & Mann, T. (2003). From 'I wish' to 'I will': Social-cognitive predictors of behavioral intentions. Journal of Health Psychology, 8, 347-360.

Gluckman P.D., and Hanson M.A. (2006). The developmental origins of health and disease: An overview, in Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, P.D. Gluckman & M.A. Hanson, (Eds.), Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

Gluckman, P.D., Hanson, M.H., Beedle, A.S.(2007) Early Life Events and Their Consequences for Later Disease: A Life History and Evolutionary Perspective. American Journal of Human Biology, 19, 1–19.

Gluckman, P.D., Hanson, M.A., Cooper C, & Thornburg K.L. (2008). Effect of in utero and early-life conditions on adult health and disease. New England Journal of Medicine, 359, 61-73.

Gluckman P.D., Hanson M.H., Low F.M. (2011) The Role of Developmental Plasticity and Epigenetics in Human Health. Birth Defects Research (Part C), 93, 12-18.

Godfrey, K.M., Gluckman, P.D., Hanson, M.A.(2010). Developmental origins of metabolic disease: life course and intergenerational perspectives. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 21(4), 199-205.

Grace, M. (2009) Developing high quality decision-making discussions about biological conservation in a normal classroom setting. International Journal of Science Education, 31(4), 551-570.

Guskey, T. R. (2000). Evaluating professional development. Thousand Oaks, Ca: Corwin Press.

Hanley, P., Ratcliffe, M. & Maringe, F. (2008). Evaluation of professional development: deploying a process focused model. International Journal of Science Education, 30(5), 711-725.

Hodson, D. (2003). Time for action: Science education for an alternative future. International Journal of Science Education, 25, 645-670.

Hong Kong Curriculum Development Council (2007). Biology: Curriculum and assessment guide (Secondary 4-6). Hong Kong: Curriculum Development Council.

KMK Kultusminsterkonferenz (2004). Bildungsstandards im Fach Biologie für den Mittleren Schulabschluss.

Kwiek, N. C., Halpin, M. J., Reiter, J. P., Hoeffler, L. A., & Schwartz-Bloom, R. D. (2007). Pharmacology in the High-School Classroom. Science, 317(5846), 1871-1872. Laugksch, R.C. (2000). Scientific literacy: A conceptual overview. Science Education, 84(1), 71-94.

Lee, Y. C. (2007). Developing decision-making skills for socio-scientific issues. Journal of Biological Education, 41(4), 170-177.

Lee, Y.C. (2008). Exploring the roles and nature of science: The case of SARS. International Journal of Science Education, 30, 515–541.

Lee, Y.C. (2011). Socio-Scientific Issues in Health Contexts: Treading a rugged terrain, International Journal of Science Education, DOI:10.1080/09500693.2011.613417

Levinson, R., Kent, P., Pratt, D., Kapadia, R. & Yogui, C. (2011). Developing a pedagogy of risk in socio-scientific issues. Journal of Biological Education, 45(3), 136-142.

Lyons, A.C., & Chamberlain, K. (2006). Health psychology: A critical introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press.

McComas, W.F., & Olson, J.K. (1998). The nature of science in international science education standards documents. In W.F. McComas (Ed.), The nature of science in science education: Rationales and strategies (pp. 41–52). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Mezirow, J. (2000). Learning as Transformation: Critical Perspectives on a Theory in Progress. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Millar, R. & Osborne, J. (1998). Beyond 2000: Science education for the future. King’s College, London.

Millar, R. (2008). Taking scientific literacy seriously as a curriculum aim. Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 9(2) Foreword.

Ministry of Education [MoE] (1993) Science in the New Zealand Curriculum. Wellington: Learning Media.

Ministry of Education [MoE] (2007) The New Zealand Curriculum for English-medium teaching and learning in years 1-13. Wellington: Learning Media.

Mirowsky, J., Ross, C.E. (2005). Education, learned effectiveness and health. London Review of Education, 3, 205–220.

Morrow, V. (2004). Children's “social capital”: implications for health and well-being. Health Education, 104(4), 211-225.

National Health Service [NHS] (2011). Health and lifestyles.

National Research Council [NRC] (2005). Decision making for the environment: Social and behavioural science research priorities. Washington, D. C., The National Academies Press.

Nutbeam, D. (1998). Health promotion glossary. Health Promotion International, 13(4), 349-364.

Nutbeam, D. (2000). Health literacy as a public health goal: A challenge for contemporary health education and communication strategies into the 21st century. Health Promotion International, 15(3), 259–267.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD] (2003). The PISA 2003 Assessment Framework – Mathematics, Reading, Science and Problem Solving Knowledge and Skills. OECD.

Painter, R.C., de Rooi, S.R., Bossuyt, P.M., Simmers, T.A., Osmond, C., Barker, D.J.P., Bleker, O.P., Roseboom, T.J. (2006). Early onset of coronary artery disease after prenatal exposure to the Dutch famine. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 84, 322–7.

Qualifications and Curriculum Authority [QCA] (2004). Science: The National Curriculum for England. Qualifications and Curriculum Authority: London.

Ratcliffe, M., and Grace, M. (2003). Science Education for Citizenship, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Ringold, D. J. (2002). Boomerang Effects in Response to Public Health Interventions: Some Unintended Consequences in the Alcoholic Beverage Market. Journal of Consumer Policy, 25(1), 27-63.

Rivet, A. E., & Krajcik, J. S. (2008). Contextualizing instruction: Leveraging students' prior knowledge and experiences to foster understanding of middle school science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 45(1), 79-100.

Rolfe, H. (2010). Learning to take risks, learning to succeed. National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. NESTA: London.

Sadler, T. D. (2004). Informal reasoning regarding socio-scientific issues: A critical review of research. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 41(5), 513-536.

Sadler, T.D. (ed) (2011). Socio-scientific Issues in the Classroom: Teaching, Learning and Research. Springer: New York

Sadler, T.D., & Zeidler, D.L. (2004). The morality of socio-scientific issues: Construal and resolution of genetic engineering dilemmas. Science Education, 88, 4–27.

Simonneaux, L. (2001). Role-play or debate to promote students’ argumentation and justification on an issue in animal transgenesis. International Journal of Science Education, 23(9), 903-927.

Solomon, J. (2002). Science Stories and Science Texts: What can they do for our students? Studies in Science Education, 37(1), 85-105.

United Nations [UN] (2011). Political declaration of the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on the Prevention & Control of Non-communicable Diseases. Sixty-sixth session, Agenda item 117. Follow-up to the outcome of the Millennium Summit

van Exel, N. J. A., de Graaf, G., & Brouwer, W. B. F. (2006). "Everyone dies, so you might as well have fun!" Attitudes of Dutch youths about their health lifestyle. Social Science & Medicine, 63(10), 2628-2639.

Woods-Townsend, K. (2011). LifeLab Web.

World Health Organization [WHO] (2008). 2008–2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases. Geneva: World Health Organization.

Zeidler, D.L., Sadler, T.D., Simmons, M.L. & Howes, E.V. (2005). Beyond STS: A research- based framework for socioscientific issues education. Science Education, 89(3), 357-377.

Copyright (C) 2011 HKIEd APFSLT. Volume 12, Issue 2, Foreword (Dec., 2011). All Rights Reserved.