Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews

BSc MA MEd DipEd Syd, PhD UNSW
Arts, Design & Architecture (ADA)
School of Education

A/Professor Michael Matthews is an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Education, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW. For further information please see Associate Professor Matthews' School profile.

Research Summary:
History and philosophy in science education; philosophy of education

Phone
02 9418 3665
Location
Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2020, '‘Using the Pendulum to Teach Aspects of the History and Nature of Science’.', in McComas WF (ed.), Nature of Science in Science Instruction: Rationales and Strategies,, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 577 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57239-6_31
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2020, '‘Using the Pendulum to Teach Aspects of the History and Nature of Science’', in Nature of Science in Science Instruction: Rationales and Strategies, pp. 577 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57239-6_31
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2020, 'The Contribution of Philosophy to Science Teacher Education', in Colgan AD; Maxwell B (ed.), The Importance of Philosophical Thinking in Teacher Education, routledge, new york, pp. 121 - 142
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2019, 'Mario Bunge and the Enlightenment Tradition in Education', in Matthews MR (ed.), Mario Bunge A Centenary Festschrift, Springer, dordrecht, pp. 645 - 682, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16673-1_36
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2019, 'Mach’s Educational Theory and Practice', in Ernst Mach – Life, Work, Influence, Springer International Publishing, pp. 553 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04378-0_39
    Books | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2019, Feng Shui Teaching about Science and Pseudoscience, Springer, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18822-1
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2019, 'Mach’s Educational Theory and Practice', in Ernst Mach – Life, Work, Influence, Springer, Cham, pp. 553 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04378-0
    Edited Books | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, (ed.), 2019, Mario Bunge: A Centenary Festschrift, Springer, https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030166724
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2019, 'An Introduction to the Life, Achievements and Festschrift of Mario Bunge', in Mario Bunge: A Centenary Festschrift, springer, dordrecht, pp. 1 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-16673-1
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2018, 'Feng Shui: Educational Responsibilities and Opportunities', in Science: Philosophy, History and Education, Springer International Publishing, pp. 3 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62616-1_1
    Edited Books | 2018
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, (ed.), 2018, History, Philosophy and Science Teaching: New Perspectives,, Springer, Dordrecht, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62616-1
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2018, 'Feng Shui: Educational Responsibilities and Opportunities', in matthews MR (ed.), History, Philosophy and Science Teaching: New Perspectives., edn. first, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 3 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62616-1
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2017, 'Feng Shui: An Overlooked Topic for Critical Rationalists', in Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, pp. 53 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57669-5_6
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2017, 'Mach and Science Teaching', in Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, Springer Singapore, pp. 1321 - 1325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-588-4_543
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2016, 'Mach and Science Teaching', in Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, Springer Singapore, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-532-7_543-1
    Books | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2015, Science Teaching: The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 2nd, Routledge, New York, http://www.amazon.com/Science-Teaching-Contribution-Philosophy-Anniversary/dp/0415519349
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2015, 'History of Science in the Curriculum', in Encyclopedia of Science Education, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 459 - 462, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-2150-0
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2015, 'Empiricism', in Encyclopedia of Science Education, edn. English, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 369 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-2150-0
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Pendulum Motion: A Case Study in How History and Philosophy can Contribute to Science Education', in International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 19 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7654-8_2
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Positivism', in Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, edn. first, SAGE, Los Angeles, USA, pp. 639 - 641, http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book238016?bookType=%22Reference%20Books%22&subject=C00&sortBy=defaultPubDate%20desc&fs=1
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Science, Worldviews and Education', in Matthews MR (ed.), International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, edn. first, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 1585 - 1636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7654-8
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Introduction: History, purpose and content of the handbook', in Matthews MR (ed.), International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, Springer, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7654-8
    Edited Books | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, first, Springer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, http://www.springer.com/education+&+language/book/978-94-007-7653-1
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Radical Constructivism: Ernst von Glasersfeld', in Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy, edn. first, SAGE, Los Angeles, pp. 690 - 693, http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book238016?bookType=%22Reference%20Books%22&subject=C00&sortBy=defaultPubDate%20desc&fs=1
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'Introduction: The History, Purpose and Content of the Springer International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching', in International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7654-8_1
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'Science, Worldviews and Education', in International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching, pp. 1585 - 1635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7654-8_50
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'History of Science in the Curriculum', in Encyclopedia of Science Education, Springer Netherlands, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6165-0_162-1
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'Empiricism', in Encyclopedia of Science Education, Springer Netherlands, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6165-0_244-1
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2012, 'Changing the focus: From nature of science (NOS) to features of science (FOS)', in Advances in Nature of Science Research: Concepts and Methodologies, pp. 3 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-2457-0_1
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2011, 'Teaching the Philosophical and Worldview Components of Science', in Adapting Historical Knowledge Production to the Classroom, SensePublishers, pp. 3 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6091-349-5_1
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science and Worldviews in the Classroom: Joseph Priestley and Photosynthesis', in Science, Worldviews and Education, Springer Netherlands, pp. 271 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5_14
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Edited Books | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, Science, Worldviews and Education, springer, dordrecht, the netherlands, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2005, 'Idealisation and Galileo`s Pendulum Discoveries: Historical, Philosophical and Pedagogical Considerations', in Matthews MR; Gauld CF; Stinner A (ed.), The Pendulum: Scientific, Historical, Philosophical and Educational Perspectives, Springer Publishing Company, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 209 - 235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-3526-8_15
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR; Gauld CF; Stinner A, 2005, 'The pendulum: Its place in science, culture and pedagogy', in Matthews MR; Gauld CF; Stinner A (ed.), The Pendulum: Scientific, Historical, Philosophical and Educational Perspectives, Springer Publishing Company, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-3526-8_1
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2003, 'Teaching Science', in Curren R (ed.), A Companion to the Philosophy of Education, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 342 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470996454.ch25
    Book Chapters | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'Methodology and politics in science: The fate of Huygens` 1673 proposal of the Seconds Pendulum as an international standard of length and some educational suggestions', in Bevilaqua F; Giannetto E (ed.), Science Education and Culture - The contribution of history and philosophy of science, edn. Original, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 293 - 301
    Edited Books | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, (ed.), 2001, Science Education and Culture: The Role of History and Philosophy of Science, kluwer academic publishers, dordrecht, the netherlands
    Books | 2000
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2000, Time for Science Education: How Teaching the History and Philosophy of Pendulum Motion Can Contribute to Science Literacy, Original, kluwer academic publishers, new york, USA
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2000, 'Constructivism in Science and Mathematics Education', in Constructivism in education, edn. Original, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 161 - 192
    Edited Books | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, (ed.), 1998, constructivism in science education: a philosophical examination, kluwer academic publishers, dordrecht,
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'Introductory comments on constructivism in science education', in Constructivism in Science Education, edn. Original, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 1 - 10
    Book Chapters | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'The nature of science and science education', in International Handbook of Science Education, edn. Original, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 981 - 999
    Books | 1995
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1995, Challenging New Zealand Science Education,, first, dunmore press, palmerston north, new zealand
    Books | 1994
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 1994, Science Teaching: The Role of History and Philosophy of Science, Routledge, London
    Books | 1982
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 1982, Pyrmont & Ultimo: A History, Pyrmont Ultimo History Project, Sydney
    Books | 1980
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1980, The Marxist Theory of Schooling: A Study in Epistemology and Education,, first, the harvester press, brighton, UK
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2020, 'Mario Bunge (1919–2020): Physicist, philosopher, champion of science, and citizen of the world', Endeavour, vol. 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.endeavour.2020.100717
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2018, 'Illustrating the History of Science', Science & Education, vol. 27, pp. 551 - 554, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-018-9980-0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2017, 'Mario Bunge: A Long and Productive Life', Science and Education, vol. 25, pp. 1135 - 1148
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2017, 'In Praise of Philosophically-Engaged History of Science', Science & Education, vol. 26, pp. 175 - 184, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-017-9881-7
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2017, 'Reconceptualizing the nature of science for science education', Studies in Science Education, vol. 53, pp. 105 - 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057267.2016.1258108
    Journal articles | 2016
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2016, 'Investigating the Psychological World: Scientific Method in the Behavioural Sciences', SCIENCE & EDUCATION, vol. 25, pp. 433 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-016-9813-y
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2015, 'Reflections on 25 Years of Journal Editorship', Science and Education, vol. 24, pp. 749 - 805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-015-9764-8
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2014, 'Discipline-based philosophy of education and classroom teaching', Theory and Research in Education, vol. 12, pp. 98 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1477878513517341
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews M, 2014, 'Introduction', Science & Education, vol. 23, pp. 983 - 985, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-014-9691-0
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'Discussions in Science: Promoting Conceptual Understanding in the Middle School Years', SCIENCE & EDUCATION, vol. 22, pp. 2053 - 2054, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-013-9585-6
    Journal articles | 2013
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2013, 'Reviewers Volume 22 Number 6', Science & Education, vol. 22, pp. 1555 - 1557, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-013-9599-0
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2012, 'Mario Bunge, Systematic Philosophy and Science Education: An Introduction', Science and Education, vol. 21, pp. 1393 - 1403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-012-9530-0
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2011, 'The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America', SCIENCE & EDUCATION, vol. 20, pp. 373 - 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-010-9246-y
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2011, 'The Scientist's Atom and the Philosopher's Stone: How Science Succeeded and Philosophy Failed to Gain Knowledge of Atoms', SCIENCE & EDUCATION, vol. 20, pp. 173 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-010-9226-2
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2010, 'Joseph Priestley: Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian', SCIENCE & EDUCATION, vol. 19, pp. 1013 - 1017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-010-9228-0
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science and worldviews in the classroom: Joseph Priestley and photosynthesis', Science and Education, vol. 18, pp. 929 - 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5_14
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Teaching the philosophical and worldview components of science', Science and Education, vol. 18, pp. 697 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-007-9132-4
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science, worldviews and education: An introduction', Science and Education, vol. 18, pp. 641 - 666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-008-9170-6
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science, worldviews and education: An introduction', Science, Worldviews and Education, pp. 1 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5_1
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Teaching the philosophical and worldview components of science', Science, Worldviews and Education, pp. 49 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5_3
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Preface', Science, Worldviews and Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science and worldviews in the classroom: Joseph Priestley and photosynthesis', Science and Education, vol. 18, pp. 929 - 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-009-9184-8
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'History, philosophy, and science teaching: The new engagement', Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, vol. 10
    Journal articles | 2009
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2009, 'Science, worldviews and education', Science, Worldviews and Education, pp. 1 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2779-5
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2007, 'Models in Science and Science Education: an introduction', Science and Education, vol. 16, pp. 647 - 652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-007-9089-3
    Journal articles | 2006
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR; Gauld CF; Stinner A, 2006, 'Science and Education: Editorial', Science and Education, vol. 15, pp. 531 - 535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-006-8427-1
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR; Gauld CF; Stinner A, 2005, 'The pendulum: Scientific, historical, philosophical and educational perspectives', The Pendulum: Scientific, Historical, Philosophical and Educational Perspectives, pp. 1 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-3526-8
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR; Gauld C; Stinner A, 2004, 'The pendulum: Its place in science, culture and pedagogy', Science and Education, vol. 13, pp. 261 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/b:sced.0000041867.60452.18
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2004, 'Reappraising positivism and education: The arguments of Philipp Frank and Herbert Feigl', Science and Education, vol. 13, pp. 7 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/b:sced.0000018544.34295.8b
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2004, 'Thomas Kuhn`s impact on science education: What lessons can be learned?', Science Education, vol. 88, pp. 90 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.10111
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2004, 'Idealisation and Galileo’s Pendulum Discoveries: Historical, Philosophical and Pedagogical Considerations', Science & Education, vol. 13, pp. 689 - 715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-004-9513-x
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR; Gauld C; Stinner A, 2004, 'Introduction', Science & Education, vol. 13, pp. 609 - 611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11191-004-8373-8
    Journal articles | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2004, 'Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the triumph of science', Nature, vol. 427, pp. 102 - 102
    Journal articles | 2003
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2003, 'Mario Bunge: Physicist and Philosopher', Science and Education, vol. 12, pp. 431 - 444
    Journal articles | 2002
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2002, 'Constructivism and Science Education: A further Appraisal', Journal of Science Education and Technology, vol. 11, pp. 121 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1014661312550
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'How pendulum studies can promote knowledge of the nature of science', Journal of Science Education and Technology, vol. 10, pp. 359 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1012299219996
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Southerland S; Sinatra G; Matthews MR, 2001, 'Belief, Knowledge, and science education', Educational Psychology Review, vol. 13, pp. 325 - 351, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1011913813847
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'Methodology and politics in science: The fate of Huygens' 1673 proposal of the seconds pendulum as an international standard of length and some educational suggestions', Science and Education, vol. 10, pp. 119 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/a:1008769104489
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'How Pendulum studies can promote knowledge of the nature of science', Journal of Science Education and Technology, vol. 10, pp. 357 - 366
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'Learning about scientific methodology and the `Big Picture` of science: The contribution of Pendulum motion studies', Philosophy of Education, pp. 204 - 213, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000179870600031&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'Science and Education', Science and Education, pp. 1 - 604
    Journal articles | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2001, 'Back to basics: A comment on Irzik', Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 20, pp. 177 - 180
    Journal articles | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'In defense of modest goals for teaching about the nature of science', Journal of Research in Science Teaching, vol. 35, pp. 161 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1098-2736(199802)35:2<161::AID-TEA6>3.0.CO;2-Q
    Journal articles | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'How history and philosophy in the US science education standards could have promoted multidiciplinary teaching', School Science and Mathematics, pp. 285 - 293
    Journal articles | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'Opportunities lost: The pendulum in the USA National Science Education Standards', Journal of Science Education and Technology, vol. 7, pp. 203 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1021888323042
    Journal articles | 1998
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1998, 'Science & Education', Science and Education
    Journal articles | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'Scheffler Revisited on the Role of History and Philosophy of Science in Science Teacher Education', Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 17, pp. 159 - 173
    Journal articles | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'James T Robinson`s Account of Philosophy of Science and Science Teaching: Some Lessons for Today from the 1960s', Science Education, vol. 81, pp. 295 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1098-237X(199706)81:3<295::AID-SCE3>3.0.CO;2-8
    Journal articles | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'A Bibliography for Philosophy and Constructivism in Science Education', Science and Education, vol. 6, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1008656325797
    Journal articles | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'Editorial', Science and Education, pp. 1 - 4
    Journal articles | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'Introductory Comments on Philosophy and Constructivism in Science Education', Science and Education, pp. 5 - 14
    Journal articles | 1995
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1995, 'Editorial', Science & Education, vol. 4, pp. 315 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00487755
    Journal articles | 1994
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1994, 'Editorial', Science and Education, vol. 3, pp. 325 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00488450
    Journal articles | 1992
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    BYBEE RW; ELLIS JD; MATTHEWS MR, 1992, 'TEACHING ABOUT THE HISTORY AND NATURE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - AN INTRODUCTION', JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING, vol. 29, pp. 327 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tea.3660290403
    Journal articles | 1991
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1991, 'The History and Philosophy of Science in Science Teacher Education', Teaching Education, vol. 3, pp. 177 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1047621910030220
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'Ernst Mach and contemporary science education reforms', International Journal of Science Education, vol. 12, pp. 317 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069900120311
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'History, philosophy and science teaching what can be done in an undergraduate course?', Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 10, pp. 93 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00367690
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'History, philosophy and science teaching: A rapprochement', Studies in Science Education, vol. 18, pp. 25 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057269008559980
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'Introduction', International Journal of Science Education, vol. 12, pp. 227 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950069900120301
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'History, philosophy and science teaching: Current british, American and Australian developments', Research in Science Education, vol. 20, pp. 220 - 229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02620497
    Journal articles | 1990
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1990, 'Introduction', Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 10, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00367683
    Journal articles | 1989
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    MATTHEWS MR, 1989, 'HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND SCIENCE TEACHING - INTRODUCTION', INTERCHANGE, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01807042
    Journal articles | 1989
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1989, 'History, philosophy, and science teaching: A brief review', Synthese, vol. 80, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00869945
    Journal articles | 1989
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1989, 'A role for history and philosophy in science teaching', Interchange, vol. 20, pp. 3 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01807043
    Journal articles | 1989
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    MATTHEWS MR, 1989, 'HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND SCIENCE TEACHING - A BIBLIOGRAPHY', INTERCHANGE, vol. 20, pp. 99 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01807052
    Journal articles | 1988
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1988, 'A role for history and philosophy in science teaching', Educational Philosophy and Theory, vol. 20, pp. 67 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-5812.1988.tb00145.x
  • Conference Papers | 2004
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2004, 'Rescuing two positivist "babies" from the educational bathwater', in Higgins C (ed.), Philosophy of Education 2004, PHILOSOPHY EDUCATION SOC PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, Toronto, CANADA, pp. 223 - 232, presented at 60th Annual Meeting of the Philosophy-of-Education-Society, Toronto, CANADA, 26 March 2004 - 29 March 2004, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000228388400035&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2003, '`Thomas Kuhn`s Impact on Science Education: What Lessons can be Learned?', in Skordoulis C; Paleopoulou R (ed.), History and Philosphy in Science Teaching: 2nd Hellenic Conference, History and Philosphy in Science Teaching: 2nd Hellenic Conference, Athens, Greece, pp. 109 - 130, presented at History and Philosphy in Science Teaching: 2nd Hellenic Conference, Athens, Greece, 08 May 2003 - 12 May 2003
    Conference Papers | 2003
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 2003, 'Data, phenomena, and theory: How clarifying the concepts can illuminate the nature of science', in Alston K (ed.), PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 2003, PHILOSOPHY EDUCATION SOC PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, Miami, FL, pp. 283 - 292, presented at 2003 Philosophy of Eduction Meeting, Miami, FL, 27 March 2003 - 31 March 2003, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000222180800043&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Proceedings (Editor of) | 2001
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, (ed.), 2001, 'History, Philosophy and NSW Science Teaching', University of New South Wales, presented at History, Philosophy and NSW Science Teaching, University of New South Wales, 17 October 2001
    Conference Papers | 1999
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1999, 'Social constructivism and mathematics education: Some comments', in Curren R (ed.), PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION 1999, PHILOSOPHY EDUCATION SOC PUBLICATIONS OFFICE, NEW ORLEANS, LA, pp. 330 - 341, presented at Annual Meeting of the Philosophy-of-Education-Society, NEW ORLEANS, LA, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000087044900050&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 1997
    Associate Professor Michael Robert Matthews
    Matthews MR, 1997, 'Science Literacy, Science Teaching and the Role of History and Philosophy of Science', in Dally A (ed.), History and Philosophy in Science Teaching: A means to Improve Science Literacy?, History and Philosophy in Science Teaching: A means to Improve Science Literacy?, pp. 47 - 69, presented at History and Philosophy in Science Teaching: A means to Improve Science Literacy?

Awards

2010 History of Science Society (USA) ‘James H. Hazen Education Prize’ for promotion of history of science teaching.

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