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    TAPping Into Argumentation: Developments in the Application of Toulmin's Argument Pattern for Studying Science Discourse.Sibel Erduran, Shirley Simon & Jonathan Osborne - 2004 - Science Education 88 (6):915-933.
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    Argumentation in School Science: Breaking the Tradition of Authoritative Exposition Through a Pedagogy That Promotes Discussion and Reasoning. [REVIEW]Shirley Simon & Katherine Richardson - 2009 - Argumentation 23 (4):469-493.
    The value of argumentation in science education has become internationally recognised and has been the subject of many research studies in recent years. Successful introduction of argumentation activities in learning contexts involves extending teaching goals beyond the understanding of facts and concepts, to include an emphasis on cognitive and metacognitive processes, epistemic criteria and reasoning. The authors focus on the difficulties inherent in shifting a tradition of teaching from one dominated by authoritative exposition to one that is more dialogic, involving (...)
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    Constructing Worlds Through Science Education: The Selected Works of John K. Gilbert Edited by John K. Gilbert.Shirley Simon - 2007 - British Journal of Educational Studies 55 (1):98-100.