Siew Yap



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08/04/2013

Siew Yap

Siew Fong Yap, Ph D in Science Education, is the Head of Science at the Kingsway Christian College, Perth, Western Australia. Her teaching areas include middle school science (Year 7 to 10) and biology, physics, chemistry, anatomy and physiology in the high school. Her main research interest is in the area of bioethics and values education with special reference to adolescent’s ethical thinking, reasoning, argumentation and decision making skills in relation to science literacy .She has also written science resource books, including her latest publication `Classroom Teaching Strategies: Promoting Ethical Thinking and Ethical Reasoning in the Middle School Years’. She has contributed to journal publications, written book reviews and conducted professional development workshops on the implementation of the Australian science curriculum as well as presented papers at state, national and international science conferences.