The ORS Fellowship

The ORS Fellowship

The ORS Fellowship: ‘boundary crossing’ between science and education

A cross-faculty ORS Fellowship in Science (Physics and Astronomy) and Education funded by Macquarie University was created at Macquarie University, with the purpose of melding scientific and educational expertise to support module development and engage with pre-service teachers. The leadership of two ‘real scientists’, Dr Heath Jones and Dr Cormac Purcell, was critical in designing module content as relevant to scientific practice: hypothesis, experiment, observation, interpretation and debate.

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