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Title: Competing Epistemologies in the Construction of Popular Science
Authors: Davis, Pryce
Issue Date: Jul-2018
Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences, Inc. [ISLS].
Citation: Davis, P. (2018). Competing Epistemologies in the Construction of Popular Science. In Kay, J. and Luckin, R. (Eds.) Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018, Volume 3. London, UK: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Abstract: This paper focuses on how the personal epistemologies of scientists and science communicators shape their practices and interact with one another in the construction of popular science news. I present data from observations and interviews with scientists and reporters as they work together to produce science news to show how competing epistemologies result in compromises that-when presented to the public-might lead readers to form understandings that are at odds with disciplinary knowledge.
URI: https://doi.dx.org/10.22318/cscl2018.1367
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