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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 49 Citations 14,286 112 World Ranking 1361 National Ranking 266

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Education
  • Social science
  • Pedagogy

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Science education, Mathematics education, Pedagogy, Curriculum and Teacher education. His Science education study combines topics in areas such as Visualization and Chemistry. His work in the fields of Teaching method and Concept learning overlaps with other areas such as Typology.

His Curriculum research includes themes of Epistemology and Chemistry education. John K. Gilbert has included themes like Curriculum theory, Analogy and Scientific modelling in his Teacher education study. His Science, technology, society and environment education research incorporates themes from Social science education, Learning theory, Primary education, National Science Education Standards and Scientific misconceptions.

His most cited work include:

  • Concepts, Misconceptions and Alternative Conceptions: Changing Perspectives in Science Education (510 citations)
  • Children's science and its consequences for teaching (493 citations)
  • On the Nature of “Context” in Chemical Education (397 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

John K. Gilbert mostly deals with Science education, Mathematics education, Pedagogy, Engineering ethics and Chemistry. John K. Gilbert works in the field of Science education, focusing on Science, technology, society and environment education in particular. His Science, technology, society and environment education research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of National Science Education Standards, Comparative education, Social science education and Technology education.

His study on Teaching method, Science teachers, Teacher education and Science teaching is often connected to Context as part of broader study in Mathematics education. His research links Informal education with Pedagogy. John K. Gilbert mostly deals with Chemistry education in his studies of Chemistry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Science education (57.53%)
  • Mathematics education (39.04%)
  • Pedagogy (25.34%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2018)?

  • Science education (57.53%)
  • Mathematics education (39.04%)
  • Engineering ethics (15.07%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

John K. Gilbert mainly investigates Science education, Mathematics education, Engineering ethics, Pedagogy and Curriculum. His Science education study incorporates themes from Epistemology, Analogy, Argumentation theory and Experiential learning, Learning sciences. His Epistemology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Variety and Informal education.

John K. Gilbert interconnects Science, technology and society and Competence in the investigation of issues within Mathematics education. His Lifelong learning, School climate and Scientific literacy study in the realm of Pedagogy connects with subjects such as Anecdotal evidence. His work in Curriculum tackles topics such as Applied mathematics which are related to areas like Conceptual change, Teaching and learning center and Concept learning.

Between 2013 and 2018, his most popular works were:

  • Modelling-based Teaching in Science Education (63 citations)
  • The Significance of Visual Representations in the Teaching of Science (18 citations)
  • Science teachers' use of visual representations (12 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Education
  • Social science
  • Epistemology

John K. Gilbert mainly focuses on Mathematics education, Science education, Competence, Cognitive science and Science teachers. His Mathematics education research includes elements of Chemistry education, Chemistry and Public relations. The Science education study combines topics in areas such as Experiential learning, Analogy and Scientific practice.

His study in Competence is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Modalities, Visualization and Science teaching. His Science teachers research focuses on subjects like Applied mathematics, which are linked to Curriculum. The subject of his Curriculum research is within the realm of Pedagogy.

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Best Publications

Concepts, Misconceptions and Alternative Conceptions: Changing Perspectives in Science Education

John K. Gilbert;D. Michael Watts.
Studies in Science Education (1983)

1006 Citations

Children's science and its consequences for teaching

John K. Gilbert;Roger J. Osborne;Peter J. Fensham.
Science Education (1982)

764 Citations

On the Nature of “Context” in Chemical Education

John K. Gilbert.
International Journal of Science Education (2006)

606 Citations

Teacher Development: A Model From Science Education

Beverley Bell;John Gilbert.
(1995)

504 Citations

Multiple Representations in Chemical Education

John K. Gilbert;David Treagust.
(2009)

459 Citations

Modelling, teachers' views on the nature of modelling, and implications for the education of modellers

Rosária S. Justi;John K. Gilbert.
International Journal of Science Education (2002)

451 Citations

Developing Models in Science Education

John K. Gilbert;Carolyn J. Boulter.
(2000)

439 Citations

Visualization in science education

John K. Gilbert.
(2005)

407 Citations

Models in explanations, Part 1 : Horses for courses?

John K. Gilbert;Carolyn Boulter;Margaret Rutherford.
International Journal of Science Education (1998)

381 Citations

Models and Modelling: Routes to More Authentic Science Education

John K. Gilbert.
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (2004)

380 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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