Dr Nasser Mansour
Senior Lecturer in Science Education, Programme Director MSc Educational Research

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Key publications



Khishfe R, Alshaya FS, BouJaoude S, Mansour N, Alrudiyan KI (2017). Students’ understandings of nature of science and their arguments in the context of four socio-scientific issues. International Journal of Science Education, 39(3), 299-334. Abstract. DOI.
Hayes AL, Mansour N (2016). Confidence in the Knowledge Base of English Language Learners Studying Science: Using Agency to Compensate for the Lack of Adequate Linguistic Identity. Research in Science Education, 47(2), 353-371. DOI.
Hayes A, Mansour N, Fisher R (2015). Adopting Western Models of Learning to Teaching Science as a Means of Offering a Better Start at University?. In Mansour N, Alshamrani S (Eds.) Science Education in the Arab Gulf States:. Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges, USA: SensePublishers.
Mansour N, Wegerif R, Skinner N, Postlethwaite K, Hetherington L (2015). Investigating and promoting trainee science teachers’ conceptual change of the nature of science with digital dialogue games “InterLoc”. Research in Science Education Full text. DOI.
Adel El Sayary A, Forawi S, Mansour N (2015). STEM Education and Problem-Based Learning. In Wegerif R, Li LI, Kaufman JC (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking, Routledge.
Mansour N, Al-Shamrani S (eds)(2015). Science Education in the Arab Gulf States: Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges. Boston (USA), SensePublishers. Abstract.

Publications by category


Books

Mansour N, Al-Shamrani S (eds)(2015). Science Education in the Arab Gulf States: Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges. Boston (USA), SensePublishers. Abstract.
Mansour N, Wegerif R (2013). Science Education for Diversity: Theory and Practice., Springer. Abstract.
Mansour N (2008). Models of Understanding Science Teachers' Beliefs and Practices., Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K.

Journal articles

Mansour, N. (In Press). Religious beliefs: a hidden variable in the performance of science teachers in the classroom. European Educational Research Journal
Mansour, N. (In Press). Science textbooks and students’ scientific literacy at preparatory schools in Egypt. Scottish Educational Review
Mansour, N. (In Press). Science-Technology- Society (STS): a new paradigm in Science Education. Bulletin of Science Technology and Society
Khishfe R, Alshaya FS, BouJaoude S, Mansour N, Alrudiyan KI (2017). Students’ understandings of nature of science and their arguments in the context of four socio-scientific issues. International Journal of Science Education, 39(3), 299-334. Abstract. DOI.
Hayes AL, Mansour N (2016). Confidence in the Knowledge Base of English Language Learners Studying Science: Using Agency to Compensate for the Lack of Adequate Linguistic Identity. Research in Science Education, 47(2), 353-371. DOI.
Qublan A, Mansour N, Alshamrani S, Sabah S, Aldahmash A (2015). Ensuring Effective Impact of Continuing Professional Development: Saudi Science Teachers’ Perspectives. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 11(3), 619-631. DOI.
Mansour N, Wegerif R, Skinner N, Postlethwaite K, Hetherington L (2015). Investigating and promoting trainee science teachers’ conceptual change of the nature of science with digital dialogue games “InterLoc”. Research in Science Education Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2015). Science teachers’ views and stereotypes of religion, scientists and scientific research: a call for scientist-science teacher partnerships to promote inquiry-based learning. International Journal of Science Education Full text.
Hayes A, Mansour N, Fisher R (2015). Understanding intercultural transitions of medical students. International Journal of Medical Education, 6, 28-39. DOI.
Sabah SA, Fayez M, Alshamrani SM, Mansour N (2014). CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PROVISION FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN SAUDI ARABIA: PERCEPTIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF CPD PROVIDERS. JOURNAL OF BALTIC SCIENCE EDUCATION, 13(1), 91-104. Author URL.
Van Griethuijsen RALF, Van Eijck MW, Haste H, Den Brok PJ, Skinner NC, Mansour N, Savran Gencer A, BouJaoude S (2014). Global Patterns in Students’ Views of Science and Interest in Science. Research in Science Education DOI.
Mansour N, Albalawi A, Macleod F (2014). Mathematics teachers' views on CPD provision and the impact on their professional practice. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 10(2), 101-114.
Mansour N, EL-Deghaidy H, Ashamrani S, Aldahmash A (2014). Rethinking the theory and practice of continuing professional development:. Science teachers’ perspectives. Research in Science Education, 44, 949-973. DOI.
EL-Deghaidy H, Mansour N, Alshamrani S (2014). SCIENCE TEACHERS' TYPOLOGY OF CPD ACTIVITIES: a SOCIO-CONSTRUCTIVIST PERSPECTIVE. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education DOI.
Mansour N (2013). Consistencies and Inconsistencies Between Science Teachers' Beliefs and Practices. International Journal of Science Education, 35(7), 1230-1275. Abstract. DOI.
Mansour N (2013). Consistencies and inconsistencies between science teachers’ beliefs and practices. International Journal of Science Education, 35(7), 1230-1275. Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2013). Modelling the Sociocultural Contexts of Science Education: the Teachers’ Perspective. Research in Science Education, 43(1), 347-369. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Mansour N, Alshamrani S, Aldahmash A, Alqudah B (2013). Saudi Arabian Science Teachers and Supervisors’ Views of Professional Development Needs. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research(51), 29-44.
Mansour N (2011). Science Teachers’ Views of Science and Religion vs. the Islamic Perspective: Conflicting or Compatible?. Science Education(95), 281-309. Full text. DOI.
Wegerif RB, McLaren BM, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Mikšátko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring Creative Thinking in Graphically Mediated synchronous Dialogues. Computers and Education, 54(3), 613-621. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wegerif R, McLaren B, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Mikšátko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring creative thinking in graphically mediated synchronous dialogues. Computers & Education(54), 613-621. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). Exploring science teachers’ beliefs, intentions and practices about teaching and learning Science-Technology-Society (STS) issues. Eurasian Journal of Physics and Chemistry Education, 2(2), 123-157.
Mansour N (2010). Science teachers’ interpretations of Islamic culture related to science education Vs. the Islamic epistemology and ontology of science. Cultural studies of Science Education, 5(1), 127-140. Abstract. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). The impact of the knowledge and beliefs of Egyptian science teachers in integrating an STS based curriculum. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 21(5), 513-534. Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). The representation of scientific literacy in Egyptian science textbooks. Journal of Science Education, 11(2), 91-95. Abstract.
Mansour N (2010). The representation of scientific literacy in Egyptian science textbooks. Journal of Science Education, 11(2), 91-95.
Mansour N (2010). التعلم في مرحلة الطفولة المبكرة في مجتمع المعرفة (Early childhood learning in the knowledge society). Journal of Arab Children, 11(43), 8-28.
Mansour N (2009). Science teachers’ beliefs and practices: issues, implications and research agenda. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 4(1), 25-48.
Mansour N (2009). Science-Technology- Society (STS): a new paradigm in Science Education. Bulletin of science, technology and society, 5(1), 482-497. Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2008). Religious beliefs: a hidden variable in the performance of science teachers in the classroom. European Educational Research Journal, 7(4), 557-576. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Monsour, N. (2008). The experiences and Personal Religious Beliefs of Egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding the shaping and reshaping of their beliefs and practices about Science-Technology-Society (STS). International Journal of Science Education DOI.
Mansour N (2008). The experiences and personal religious beliefs of egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding the shaping and reshaping of their beliefs and practices about Science-Technology-Society (STS). International Journal of Science Education, 30(12), 1605-1634. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Monsour, N. (2007). Challenges to STS Education. Bulletin of Science Technology and Society
Mansour N (2007). Challenges to STS: Implications for science teacher education. Bulletin of science, technology and society. Bulletin of science, technology and society, 27(6), 482-497. Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

Hayes A, Mansour N, Fisher R (2015). Adopting Western Models of Learning to Teaching Science as a Means of Offering a Better Start at University?. In Mansour N, Alshamrani S (Eds.) Science Education in the Arab Gulf States:. Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges, USA: SensePublishers.
Adel El Sayary A, Forawi S, Mansour N (2015). STEM Education and Problem-Based Learning. In Wegerif R, Li LI, Kaufman JC (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking, Routledge.
Gholam G, Mansour N (2015). Status of STEM education in Egypt. In Renn O, Karafyllis N, Hohlt A, Taube D (Eds.) International Science and Technology: Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions, Routledge:.
Alshammari A, Mansour NS, skinner N (2015). The Socio-Cultural Contexts of Science Curriculum Reform in the State of Kuwait. In Mansour N, Alshamrani S (Eds.) Science Education in the Arab Gulf States:. Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges, USA: sensePublishers.
Chen J, Morris D, Mansour N, Mansour NS (2014). Science Teachers’ Beliefs: Perceptions of Efficacy and the Nature of Scientific Knowledge and Knowing. In Fives H, Gill M (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Teachers’ Beliefs, New York: Routledge.
Wegerif R, Postlethwaite KP, Skinner N, Mansour N, Morgan A, Hetherington LEJ (2013). Dialogic Science Education for Diversity. In Mansour N, Wegerif R (Eds.) Science Education for Diversity: Theory and Practice, Springer.
Mansour, N. (2013). Science teachers' cultural beliefs and diversities: a sociocultural perspective to science education. In Mansour N, Wegerif R (Eds.) Science Education for diversity: Theory and practice, USA: Springer.
Mansour N, Wegerif R (2013). Why science education for diversity?. In  (Ed) Science Education for diversity: Theory and practice, USA: Springer.
Wegerif R, Mansour N (2010). A dialogic approach to technology-enhanced education for the global knowledge society. In Khine MS, Saleh IM (Eds.) New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education, Springer, 325-340.
Wegerif RB, McLaren, B.M. Chamrada, M. Scheuer, O. Mansour, N. Mikšátko, J. (2009). Recognizing Creative Thinking in Graphical e-Discussions using Artificial Intelligence Graph-Matching Techniques. In Malley CO, D DS, Reimann P, Dimitracopoulou A (Eds.) Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Practices, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL-09), International Society of the Learning Sciences, Inc. 108-112.
Mansour N (2009). Religion and Science Education: an Egyptian Perspective. In Boujaoude S, Dagher ZR (Eds.) The World of Science Education, Sense Publishers, 107-132.  Abstract.

Conferences

Wegerif R, McLaren BM, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Miksatko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring creative thinking in graphically mediated synchronous dialogues.  Author URL. DOI.
McLaren BM, Wegerif R, Mikšátko J, Scheuer O, Chamrada M, Mansour N (2009). Are your students working creatively together? Automatically recognizing creative turns in student e-discussions.  Abstract. DOI.
Mansour N (2008). Socio-cultural context of Egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding their beliefs and practices. British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 3rd - 6th Sep 2008.

Reports

Dimitracopoulou COMDSDPRA (2009). Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Practices, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. 4 pages.

Publications by year



In Press

Mansour, N. (In Press). Religious beliefs: a hidden variable in the performance of science teachers in the classroom. European Educational Research Journal
Mansour, N. (In Press). Science textbooks and students’ scientific literacy at preparatory schools in Egypt. Scottish Educational Review
Mansour, N. (In Press). Science-Technology- Society (STS): a new paradigm in Science Education. Bulletin of Science Technology and Society

2017

Khishfe R, Alshaya FS, BouJaoude S, Mansour N, Alrudiyan KI (2017). Students’ understandings of nature of science and their arguments in the context of four socio-scientific issues. International Journal of Science Education, 39(3), 299-334. Abstract. DOI.

2016

Hayes AL, Mansour N (2016). Confidence in the Knowledge Base of English Language Learners Studying Science: Using Agency to Compensate for the Lack of Adequate Linguistic Identity. Research in Science Education, 47(2), 353-371. DOI.

2015

Hayes A, Mansour N, Fisher R (2015). Adopting Western Models of Learning to Teaching Science as a Means of Offering a Better Start at University?. In Mansour N, Alshamrani S (Eds.) Science Education in the Arab Gulf States:. Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges, USA: SensePublishers.
Qublan A, Mansour N, Alshamrani S, Sabah S, Aldahmash A (2015). Ensuring Effective Impact of Continuing Professional Development: Saudi Science Teachers’ Perspectives. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 11(3), 619-631. DOI.
Mansour N, Wegerif R, Skinner N, Postlethwaite K, Hetherington L (2015). Investigating and promoting trainee science teachers’ conceptual change of the nature of science with digital dialogue games “InterLoc”. Research in Science Education Full text. DOI.
Adel El Sayary A, Forawi S, Mansour N (2015). STEM Education and Problem-Based Learning. In Wegerif R, Li LI, Kaufman JC (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking, Routledge.
Mansour N, Al-Shamrani S (eds)(2015). Science Education in the Arab Gulf States: Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges. Boston (USA), SensePublishers. Abstract.
Mansour N (2015). Science teachers’ views and stereotypes of religion, scientists and scientific research: a call for scientist-science teacher partnerships to promote inquiry-based learning. International Journal of Science Education Full text.
Gholam G, Mansour N (2015). Status of STEM education in Egypt. In Renn O, Karafyllis N, Hohlt A, Taube D (Eds.) International Science and Technology: Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions, Routledge:.
Alshammari A, Mansour NS, skinner N (2015). The Socio-Cultural Contexts of Science Curriculum Reform in the State of Kuwait. In Mansour N, Alshamrani S (Eds.) Science Education in the Arab Gulf States:. Visions, Sociocultural Contexts and Challenges, USA: sensePublishers.
Hayes A, Mansour N, Fisher R (2015). Understanding intercultural transitions of medical students. International Journal of Medical Education, 6, 28-39. DOI.

2014

Sabah SA, Fayez M, Alshamrani SM, Mansour N (2014). CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) PROVISION FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TEACHERS IN SAUDI ARABIA: PERCEPTIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF CPD PROVIDERS. JOURNAL OF BALTIC SCIENCE EDUCATION, 13(1), 91-104. Author URL.
Van Griethuijsen RALF, Van Eijck MW, Haste H, Den Brok PJ, Skinner NC, Mansour N, Savran Gencer A, BouJaoude S (2014). Global Patterns in Students’ Views of Science and Interest in Science. Research in Science Education DOI.
Mansour N, Albalawi A, Macleod F (2014). Mathematics teachers' views on CPD provision and the impact on their professional practice. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 10(2), 101-114.
Mansour N, EL-Deghaidy H, Ashamrani S, Aldahmash A (2014). Rethinking the theory and practice of continuing professional development:. Science teachers’ perspectives. Research in Science Education, 44, 949-973. DOI.
EL-Deghaidy H, Mansour N, Alshamrani S (2014). SCIENCE TEACHERS' TYPOLOGY OF CPD ACTIVITIES: a SOCIO-CONSTRUCTIVIST PERSPECTIVE. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education DOI.
Chen J, Morris D, Mansour N, Mansour NS (2014). Science Teachers’ Beliefs: Perceptions of Efficacy and the Nature of Scientific Knowledge and Knowing. In Fives H, Gill M (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Teachers’ Beliefs, New York: Routledge.

2013

Mansour N (2013). Consistencies and Inconsistencies Between Science Teachers' Beliefs and Practices. International Journal of Science Education, 35(7), 1230-1275. Abstract. DOI.
Mansour N (2013). Consistencies and inconsistencies between science teachers’ beliefs and practices. International Journal of Science Education, 35(7), 1230-1275. Full text. DOI.
Wegerif R, Postlethwaite KP, Skinner N, Mansour N, Morgan A, Hetherington LEJ (2013). Dialogic Science Education for Diversity. In Mansour N, Wegerif R (Eds.) Science Education for Diversity: Theory and Practice, Springer.
Mansour N (2013). Modelling the Sociocultural Contexts of Science Education: the Teachers’ Perspective. Research in Science Education, 43(1), 347-369. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Mansour N, Alshamrani S, Aldahmash A, Alqudah B (2013). Saudi Arabian Science Teachers and Supervisors’ Views of Professional Development Needs. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research(51), 29-44.
Mansour N, Wegerif R (2013). Science Education for Diversity: Theory and Practice., Springer. Abstract.
Mansour, N. (2013). Science teachers' cultural beliefs and diversities: a sociocultural perspective to science education. In Mansour N, Wegerif R (Eds.) Science Education for diversity: Theory and practice, USA: Springer.
Mansour N, Wegerif R (2013). Why science education for diversity?. In  (Ed) Science Education for diversity: Theory and practice, USA: Springer.

2011

Mansour N (2011). Science Teachers’ Views of Science and Religion vs. the Islamic Perspective: Conflicting or Compatible?. Science Education(95), 281-309. Full text. DOI.

2010

Wegerif R, Mansour N (2010). A dialogic approach to technology-enhanced education for the global knowledge society. In Khine MS, Saleh IM (Eds.) New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education, Springer, 325-340.
Wegerif RB, McLaren BM, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Mikšátko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring Creative Thinking in Graphically Mediated synchronous Dialogues. Computers and Education, 54(3), 613-621. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wegerif R, McLaren BM, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Miksatko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring creative thinking in graphically mediated synchronous dialogues.  Author URL. DOI.
Wegerif R, McLaren B, Chamrada M, Scheuer O, Mansour N, Mikšátko J, Williams M (2010). Exploring creative thinking in graphically mediated synchronous dialogues. Computers & Education(54), 613-621. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). Exploring science teachers’ beliefs, intentions and practices about teaching and learning Science-Technology-Society (STS) issues. Eurasian Journal of Physics and Chemistry Education, 2(2), 123-157.
Mansour N (2010). Science teachers’ interpretations of Islamic culture related to science education Vs. the Islamic epistemology and ontology of science. Cultural studies of Science Education, 5(1), 127-140. Abstract. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). The impact of the knowledge and beliefs of Egyptian science teachers in integrating an STS based curriculum. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 21(5), 513-534. Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2010). The representation of scientific literacy in Egyptian science textbooks. Journal of Science Education, 11(2), 91-95. Abstract.
Mansour N (2010). The representation of scientific literacy in Egyptian science textbooks. Journal of Science Education, 11(2), 91-95.
Mansour N (2010). التعلم في مرحلة الطفولة المبكرة في مجتمع المعرفة (Early childhood learning in the knowledge society). Journal of Arab Children, 11(43), 8-28.

2009

McLaren BM, Wegerif R, Mikšátko J, Scheuer O, Chamrada M, Mansour N (2009). Are your students working creatively together? Automatically recognizing creative turns in student e-discussions.  Abstract. DOI.
Dimitracopoulou COMDSDPRA (2009). Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Practices, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning. 4 pages.
Wegerif RB, McLaren, B.M. Chamrada, M. Scheuer, O. Mansour, N. Mikšátko, J. (2009). Recognizing Creative Thinking in Graphical e-Discussions using Artificial Intelligence Graph-Matching Techniques. In Malley CO, D DS, Reimann P, Dimitracopoulou A (Eds.) Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Practices, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL-09), International Society of the Learning Sciences, Inc. 108-112.
Mansour N (2009). Religion and Science Education: an Egyptian Perspective. In Boujaoude S, Dagher ZR (Eds.) The World of Science Education, Sense Publishers, 107-132.  Abstract.
Mansour N (2009). Science teachers’ beliefs and practices: issues, implications and research agenda. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 4(1), 25-48.
Mansour N (2009). Science-Technology- Society (STS): a new paradigm in Science Education. Bulletin of science, technology and society, 5(1), 482-497. Full text. DOI.

2008

Mansour N (2008). Models of Understanding Science Teachers' Beliefs and Practices., Vdm Verlag Dr Mueller E K.
Mansour N (2008). Religious beliefs: a hidden variable in the performance of science teachers in the classroom. European Educational Research Journal, 7(4), 557-576. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mansour N (2008). Socio-cultural context of Egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding their beliefs and practices. British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 3rd - 6th Sep 2008.
Monsour, N. (2008). The experiences and Personal Religious Beliefs of Egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding the shaping and reshaping of their beliefs and practices about Science-Technology-Society (STS). International Journal of Science Education DOI.
Mansour N (2008). The experiences and personal religious beliefs of egyptian science teachers as a framework for understanding the shaping and reshaping of their beliefs and practices about Science-Technology-Society (STS). International Journal of Science Education, 30(12), 1605-1634. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2007

Monsour, N. (2007). Challenges to STS Education. Bulletin of Science Technology and Society
Mansour N (2007). Challenges to STS: Implications for science teacher education. Bulletin of science, technology and society. Bulletin of science, technology and society, 27(6), 482-497. Abstract. DOI.