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Theoretical and discursive articlesTheoretical and discursive papers: discuss the nature and academic standing of theories about research into and the practice of science and mathematics education. Theoretical papers can be written from a particular historical or philosophical perspective. Critical reviews and analyses of the research literature about a certain topic or theme fall into this category.
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Curriculum development and innovation
Curriculum development and innovation papers: report on approaches to curriculum design and implementation and teaching and learning strategies or resources in science and mathematics education.
Synopsis of large studiesSynopsis of large studies papers: report on the findings from previous studies to determine trends, identify common findings and relate these to an existing problem, issue or question.
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