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Türkmen, Hakan – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
Pre-service teachers' views of science and scientists have been widely studied. The purpose of this study is to identify whether there is problem of image of scientists and determine where they receive about scientist image. Three hundred thirty five (105 from Turkey, 162 from Europe, 68 from US) elementary pre-service teachers participated in…
Descriptors: Scientists, Stereotypes, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Mc Ewen, B.; Clément, P.; Gericke, N. M.; Nyberg, E.; Hagman, M.; Landström, J. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
Teachers' pro-environmental behaviour, conceptions and attitudes towards nature and the environment were investigated using 47 questions from the BIOHEAD-Citizen questionnaire. The sample included 1,109 pre- and in-service teachers from Sweden and France. Analyses showed only few significant differences between female and male teachers. Forty-one…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Feminism, Teacher Attitudes
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Cil, Emine – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2014
In this study, fifteen pre-service early childhood teachers' views of nature of science (NOS) were analysed. The student teachers took a course where NOS was taught via explicit reflective approach. The explicit reflective approach advocates that goal of improving students' NOS views should be planned for instead of being anticipated as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Student Teachers
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Buaraphan, Khajornsak; Abedin Forhad, Ziaul – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2014
Understanding of nature of science (NOS) serves as one of the desirable characteristics of science teachers. The current study explored 55 Thai and 110 Bangladeshi in-service secondary science teachers' conceptions of NOS regarding scientific knowledge, scientific method, scientists' work, and scientific enterprise, by using the Myths of Science…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Nguyen, Nhung; Williams, John; Nguyen, Tuan – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2012
In the light of the education reform driven by Vietnam's government, information communication technologies (ICTs) are becoming integrated into education, while concurrently, teaching approaches are shifting from teacher-centred to student-centred in Vietnam's universities. The innovation is top-down and is being applied on a large scale. Emerging…
Descriptors: Physics, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Yeung, Yau-Yuen; Lee, Yeung-Chung; Lam, Irene Chung-Man – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2012
With the restructuring of the senior secondary education system in Hong Kong in 2009, the senior secondary curriculum was overhauled substantially by the conversion of the two-year Certificate Level and the two-year Advanced Level to a new three-year senior secondary level. This process entails changes to the contents and organization of various…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Science Teachers
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Ololube, Nwachukwu Prince; Eke, Paul; Uzorka, Michael Chukwuwieke; Ekpenyong, Nkereuwem Stephen; Nte, Ngboawaji Daniel – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2009
This article examines the effectiveness of instructional technology in higher education institutions in relation to the role and usage of Information Communication Technology (ICT), its effectiveness in faculty teaching and its impact on student learning in universities in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. This study applied the Need Assessment Approach…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Turkmen, Hakan – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2009
The purpose of study was to examine the disposition of in-service teachers at the primary level. 412 science teachers from 72 primary schools, participated by filling out the "Teacher Disposition Index" questionnaire. After factor analyzing the data, Turkish in-service teachers did not fail, but they had doubts in some disposition…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change
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Ololube, Nwachukwu Prince – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2007
This study was motivated by the premise that no nation grows further than the quality of its education. The paper presents an investigation on the relationships between funding, ICT, selection processes, administration and planning and the standard of science teacher education in Nigeria. The data for the study was gathered through a two page…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Finance
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Karamustafaoglu, Sevilay; Costu, Bayram; Ayas, Alipasa – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2006
Active learning is advocated as a better way of teaching for several decades in science education. The purpose of this study was to determine chemistry teachers' thinking and views about student-centered activities applicable in chemistry teaching and learning in the study context. A case study approach was used in this research. At the beginning,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Active Learning