Engaging students through the use of dilemma stories
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This study investigated students’ engagement in dilemma story activities designed to enable them to explore their personal values. This inquiry was conducted within the constructivist and critical paradigms which seek to explore and communicate the multiple realities of the participants, with the goal of forming a deeper understanding of the impact of dilemma stories on students. The findings are that dilemma stories can contribute to a stronger learning experience for students in science.
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