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Peruse our faculty members' academic histories, course offerings, professional activities, recent publications, as well as recently funded grants, contracts, and awards:

Larry Bencze
Clare Brett
Rina Cohen
Indigo Esmonde
Wanja Gitari
Gila Hanna
Jim Hewitt
Ron Lancaster
Cathy Marks Krpan
Douglas McDougall
Erminia Pedretti
John Percy
Jim Slotta
John Wallace




Erminia Pedretti
Professor

phone: (416) 978-0080
email: erminia.pedretti@utoronto.ca  

Curriculum Vitae

http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/Curriculum_Vitae/Erminia_Pedretti_CV.pdf

Representative Publications

Books (Total)

Pedretti, E., & Bellomo, K. (2015). Explorations in secondary school science:  Practice and theory. Pearson Publishers.

Pedretti, E., Bellomo, K., & Jagger, S. (2015). Explorations in elementary school science:  Practice and theory. Pearson Publishers.

Pedretti, E., & Little, C. (2008). From engagement to empowerment: Reflections in science education. Toronto: Pearson Education. .

Alsop, S., Bencze, L., & Pedretti, E. (Eds.) (2005). Analyzing exemplary science teaching; Theoretical lenses and a spectrum of possibilities for practice. London: Open University Press.

Hodson, D., Bencze, L., Nyhof-Young, J. & Pedretti, E. (Eds.) (2002). Changing science education through action research: Some experiences from the field. Toronto: Imperial Oil Centre for Studies in Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, OISE, in association with University of Toronto Press.

Book Chapters (total of 17)

Pedretti, E., Navas, A., (in press).  Pregnant pauses: Science museums, schools and a controversial exhibition. Invited chapter. In R. Gunstone, D. Corrigan, & A. Jones, Bridging informal and formal science education.).

Nazir, J., & Pedretti, E. (in press).Environmental Education as/for Environmental Consciousness Raising: Insights from an Ontario Outdoor Education Centre” In G. Reiss and J. Scott (Eds.). International Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Environmental Education: A Reader.  Springer.

Pedretti, E., (2012).  The medium is the message: Unraveling visitors’ experiences of Body Worlds and the Story of the Heart. In E. Davidsson and Anders Davidsson (Eds). Understanding interactions at science centers and museums – A sociocultural perspective (pp. 45-62). The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. (Invited book chapter).

Articles in Refereed Journals (sample from a total of 45)

Nazir, J., & Pedretti, E. (2015). Bringing students to environmental consciousness through engaging outdoor experiences. Environmental Education Researcher. 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/13504622.2014.996208

Pedretti, E. & Dubek, M. (2015). Critical issues-based exhibitions. In R. Gunstone (Ed.). Encyclopedia of science education (pp. 236-238). Dortrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Pedretti, E. & Nazir, J. (2015). Science, technology and society (STS). In R. Gunstone (Ed.). Encyclopedia of science education (pp. 932-935). Dortrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Pedretti, E. (2014).  Environmental education and science education:  Ideology, hegemony, traditional knowledge and alignment.  Brazilian Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 14(2), 305-314.

Pedretti, E., & Nazir, J.  (2014). Tensions and opportunities: A baseline study of teachers’ views of environmental education. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education. 9, 265-283.

Nazir, J., & Pedretti, E. (2014).  Off the beaten path:  The work of an Ontario Outdoor Education Centre in relation to environmental education. Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 26(2), 4-12.

Pedretti, E., & Bellomo, K. (2013).  A time for change: Advocating for STSE education through professional learning communities. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. 13(4), 415-437.

Virginie, A., & Pedretti, E. (2013).  Courting controversy: Socioscientific issues and school science and technology: Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. 13(4), 303-312.

Blum,  N., Nazir,  J., Breiting, S., Chuan Goh, K., & Pedretti, E. (2013). Balancing the tensions and meeting the conceptual challenges of education, sustainable development and climate change. Environmental Education Research. 19(2), 206-217.

Pedretti, E., Nazir, J., Tan, M., Bellomo, K., & Ayyavoo, G. (2012). A baseline study of Ontario teachers’ views of environmental and outdoor education. Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education. 24(2), 4-12.

Jagger, S., Dubek, M., & Pedretti, E. (2012). “It’s a personal thing”:  Visitors’ responses to Body Worlds.  Museum Management and Curatorship. 27(4), 357-374.

Pedretti, E., & Nazir, J.  (2011).  Currents in STSE education: Mapping a complex field, 40 years on.  Science Education, 95(4), 601-626.

Tan, M., & Pedretti, E. (2010). Negotiating the complexities of environmental education: A study of Ontario teachers. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. 10(1), 61-78.

Pedretti, E. (2004). Perspectives on learning through research on critical issues-based science centre exhibitions. Science Education, 88(1), S34-S47.


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