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Lin, Sheau-Wen; Liu, Yu – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore elementary students' listening comprehension changes using a Web-based teaching system that can diagnose and remediate students' science listening comprehension problems during scientific inquiry. The 3-component system consisted of a 9-item science listening comprehension test, a 37-item diagnostic test,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Listening Comprehension
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Lin, Sheau-Wen; Liu, Yu; Chen, Shin-Feng; Wang, Jing-Ru; Kao, Huey-Lien – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to develop a computer-based measure of elementary students' science talk and to report students' benchmarks. The development procedure had three steps: defining the framework of the test, collecting and identifying key reference sets of science talk, and developing and verifying the science talk instrument. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Grade 4
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Lin, Sheau-Wen; Liu, Yu; Chen, Shin-Feng; Wang, Jing-Ru; Kao, Huey-Lien – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to develop a computer-based assessment for elementary school students' listening comprehension of science talk within an inquiry-oriented environment. The development procedure had 3 steps: a literature review to define the framework of the test, collecting and identifying key constructs of science talk, and…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Science Education, Computer Assisted Testing, Test Construction
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Wang, Jing-Ru; Chen, Shin-Feng; Tsay, Reuy-Fen; Chou, Ching-Ting; Lin, Sheau-Wen; Kao, Huey-Lien – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2012
This study reports on the process of developing a test to assess students' reading comprehension of scientific materials and on the statistical results of the verification study. A combination of classic test theory and item response theory approaches was used to analyze the assessment data from a verification study. Data analysis indicates the…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Science Tests, Data Analysis, Item Response Theory
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Wang, Jing-Ru; Lin, Sheau-Wen – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
This study has resulted in an elementary science methods course that facilitates the identification and description of the changes in students' conceptions and understanding of inquiry teaching, and the cultural influences, reflections, and situational factors influencing these changes. Written responses to open-ended questions, reflective…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Elementary School Science, Methods Courses, Cultural Influences
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Lin, Sheau-Wen – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2004
This study involved the development and application of a two-tier diagnostic test measuring students' understanding of flowering plant growth and development. The instrument development procedure had three general steps: defining the content boundaries of the test, collecting information on students' misconceptions, and instrument development.…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Diagnostic Tests, Botany, Correlation