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Darby-White, Tillerie; Wicker, Scott; Diack, Moustapha – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
The 21st century student learns and communicates in the virtual world. In order to meet the individual instructional needs of the students, virtual science laboratories should be researched to accomplish the goal. This study evaluated the effectiveness of a virtual chemistry laboratory in enhancing students' conceptual understanding as a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation, Chemistry
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Marshall, Anne Marie; Lane, Savannah; Sweet, Savannah; Ruiz, Rachel – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
This multiple case study provides a lens into the ways three prospective elementary school teachers (PSTs) engaged in online discussion blogs when exploring the geometric concepts of area and perimeter. The online discussion blog protocol utilized reform-based instruction consistent with social constructivism. Through collaborative discussion and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Lovett, Jennifer N.; Dick, Lara K.; McCulloch, Allison W.; Sherman, Milan F.; Martin, Kristi – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the ways in which PSMTs' professionally notice middle school students' mathematical thinking on a technology enhanced mathematical task. Findings show that every preservice mathematics teacher included a discussion of the middle school students' interaction with the technology in their noticing prompts,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematical Logic, Educational Technology
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Jarvis, Daniel; Butreau, Chantel; Doran, Charles; Novoseltsev, Andrey – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2018
In this paper, we report on a case study that focused on innovative uses of CAS technology in university mathematics teaching and assessment. The study involved a site visit to the University of Alberta campus (June 2015) during which: interviews were conducted with five mathematics faculty members and seven mathematics students; math lectures…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Smith, Ryan; Shin, Dongjo; Kim, Somin – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2017
In this paper, we propose the mathematical cognitive technology noticing framework for examining how mathematics teachers evaluate, select, and modify mathematical cognitive technology to use in their classrooms. Our framework is based on studies of professional and curricular noticing and data collected in a study that explored how secondary…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Teachers
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Dove, Anthony; Dove, Emily – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2017
While studies have shown positive attributes related to flipped learning, especially in mathematics and statistics, there is limited understanding of how taking multiple flipped courses may impact students' learning of mathematics and their perceptions of mathematics. Specifically, this study examined how completing consecutive flipped mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Levi, Inessa; Chahine, Iman; Garrett, Lauretta; Wang, Haifeng – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016
Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes mastery, a lack of engagement and effective practice. Educational technology can be a powerful aid in overcoming these factors. This work describes the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Active Learning, General Education, Homework
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Gregory, Peter L.; Gregory, Karen M.; Eddy, Erik R. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016
This study investigates factors contributing to student engagement in an educational Facebook group. The study is based on survey results of 138 undergraduate mathematics students at a highly diverse urban public university. Survey measures included engagement in the Facebook group, access to Facebook, comfort using technology, and interest in the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Students, Mathematics Instruction
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Chabalengula, Vivien; Fateen, Rasheta; Mumba, Frackson; Ochs, Laura Kathryn – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2016
This study investigated the effect of an inquiry-based computer simulation modeling (ICoSM) instructional approach on pre-service science teachers' understanding of homeostasis and its related concepts, and their perceived design features of the ICoSM and simulation that enhanced their conceptual understanding of these concepts. Fifty pre-service…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Computer Simulation, Preservice Teachers, Concept Formation