NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 121 to 135 of 157 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wu, Weishen; Chang, Huey-Por; Guo, Chorng-Jee – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
This study developed, validated, and utilized the Technology Integrated Classroom Inventory (TICI) to examine technology-integrated science learning environments as perceived by secondary school students and teachers. Using technology-oriented classroom climate instruments and considering the science classroom's characteristics, TICI was…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade 9, Classroom Environment, Secondary School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Tzu-Chien; Lin, Yi-Chun; Tsai, Chin-Chung – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
Correlation is an essential concept in statistics; however, students may hold misconceptions about correlation, even after receiving instruction. This study aimed to elucidate (1) the misconceptions held by senior high school students about correlation, using the tool of concept mapping along with interviewing, (2) the possible causes of these…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, High Schools, Mathematical Concepts, Misconceptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pierce, Robyn; Ball, Lynda; Stacey, Kaye – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
The use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) in years 9 and 10 classrooms as a tool to support learning or in preparation for senior secondary mathematics is controversial. This paper presents an analysis of the positive and negative aspects of using CAS identified in the literature related to these year levels, along with the perceptions of 12…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Algebra, Secondary Schools, Mathematics Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Vlaardingerbroek, Barend; Jaber, Lama Z.; Rizk, Nadya G.; Bayoud, Jana M. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
The high-stakes Lebanese Brevet examinations are undertaken by almost all school students at the end of year 9 and include papers in Chemistry and Physics. This research presents an analysis of the 2007 examinations in these two science subjects using official statistics and response patterns arising from samples of candidate scripts. The…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Scripts, Student Attitudes, Physics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Emereole, Hezekiah Ukegbu – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
The conceptual knowledge of science processes possessed by University of Botswana science students and senior secondary school science teachers was sought through a three-part questionnaire. One part requested demographic data of subjects, the second part asked them to select their level of familiarity with the processes, and the third part probed…
Descriptors: Definitions, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Scientific Principles
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Po-Hung – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
The present study observed how Taiwanese college students' epistemological beliefs about mathematics evolved during a year-long historical approach calculus course. On the basis of the characteristics of initial accounts, seven students were invited to participate in this study and were divided into two groups. An open-ended questionnaire,…
Descriptors: College Students, Biographies, Calculus, Epistemology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wong, Ngai-Ying; Lam, Chi-Chung; Sun, XuHua; Chan, Anna Mei Yan – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2009
The spiral bianshi curriculum, an improvement on bianshi teaching developed by Gu (2000) and in line with Marton's theory of variation (Marton & Booth, 1997), was tried out in a primary school in Hong Kong. This improved theoretical framework for the spiral bianshi curriculum comprises four types of bianshi problems--the inductive bianshi, the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Research Design, Student Attitudes, Textbooks
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Su, King-Dow – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the instructional effects of using animations, static figures, PowerPoint bulletins, and e-plus software as chemistry texts with the aid of computer-based technology. This study analyzed the characteristics of students involved in three multimedia courses and their achievement and attitude toward chemistry…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Science Achievement, Computer Uses in Education, Chemistry
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Miyazaki, Mikio – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
The purpose of this research is to construct a conceptual framework for use in capturing students' unstable perception regarding the establishment of the universality of propositions through experimentation/measurement in school geometry. As a conceptual framework, this research uses a quadrangular-pyramid model comprised of five representative…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Geometry, Experiments, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Enghag, Margareta; Niedderer, Hans – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
The theoretical framework "student ownership of learning" is developed both theoretically and with qualitative research. The metaphor "ownership" is related to the process towards meaning making and understanding and is seen as relevant especially to improve physics instruction. The dimension "group ownership of learning" refers to the groups'…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Qualitative Research, Ownership, Figurative Language
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Martin-Dunlop, Catherine; Fraser, Barry J. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
This study assessed the effectiveness of an innovative science course for improving prospective elementary teachers' perceptions of laboratory learning environments and attitudes towards science. The sample consisted of 27 classes with 525 female students in a large urban university. Changing students' ideas about science laboratory teaching and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Instructional Innovation, Preservice Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zion, Michal – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
The Biomind program is a new open inquiry program for Israeli biology high school students. The Biomind program is facilitated by diverse activities of asynchronous on-line forums for teachers and students. This research aims to analyse the discussions that occurred over a period of three years in these forums, in order to obtain a picture of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Internet, Student Attitudes, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yuenyong, Chokchai; Jones, Alister; Yutakom, Naruemon – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2008
This study is a cross-cultural comparison between the ideas of 49 Thai Grade 9 students and the 30 New Zealand Grade 9 students (approximately 15 years old), about energy related to technological and societal issues. Students' ideas were explored using the Questionnaire for exploring Students' ideas about Energy, Technological, and Societal issues…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Student Attitudes, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Petocz, Peter; Reid, Anna; Wood, Leigh N.; Smith, Geoff H.; Mather, Glyn; Harding, Ansie; Engelbrecht, Johann; Houston, Ken; Hillel, Joel; Perrett, Gillian – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2007
In this paper, we report on an international study of undergraduate mathematics students; conceptions of mathematics. Almost 1,200 students in five countries completed a short survey including three open-ended questions asking about their views of mathematics and its role in their future studies and planned professions. Responses were analysed…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, College Mathematics
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11