Research at DSE
Research at the Department of Science Education falls within science and mathematics education, as well as science studies/philosophy of science. The research is organized into seven research groups.
Research groups at DSE:
Assessment, Teaching and Learning in Science EducationThe research group studies teaching and learning processes in science education at all educational levels.
Didactics of ICT in Science EducationThe research group is focusing on the technological dimensions in the education system.
Didactics of MathematicsThe research group works on subject specific and more generic problems related to the teaching of mathematics at all levels.
Didactics of PhysicsThe research group investigates subject specific issues related to the teaching of physics at all levels.
Science Education in Out-of-school SettingsThe research group addresses issues related to research in science education in out-of-school contexts e.g. museums a.o.
History and Philosophy of Science and Science StudiesThe research group covers philosophy of science broadly conceived focusing on philosophy of science in practice.
University Science EducationThe research group carries out research and development in relation to teaching and learning in university science programmes.
Dep. Head of Departm. for Research
Henrik Kragh Sørensen, Deputy Head of Department for Research.
The Department welcomes visiting researchers and doctoral students for research within the following fields:
- Science education (all science disciplines, all educational levels)
- Mathematics education (all educational levels)
- History and philosophy of science
- Higher education
- Educational use of ICT
- Informal education/Museum didactics
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