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Lay, Ah-Nam; Osman, Kamisah – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Malaysian "Kimia" (Chemistry) Digital Games (MyKimDG) module on students' achievement and motivation in chemistry as well as 21st century skills. Chemistry education in Malaysia should put greater emphasis on combination of cognitive, sociocultural and motivational aspects to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Video Games, Science Achievement
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Bodys-Cupak, Iwona; Majda, Anna; Skowron, Justyna; Zalewska-Puchala, Joanna; Trzcinska, Aneta – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
Performing the social service professions, to which a profession of nurse includes, is considered one of the most stress-inducing jobs. The reason behind this is deep emotional involvement in contact with patient followed by responsibility for human health and life. The time dedicated to gaining knowledge and practical skills constitutes both a…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Nursing Students, Stress Variables, Stress Management
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Christensen, Rhonda; Knezek, Gerald – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Understanding middle school students' perceptions regarding STEM dispositions, and the role attitudes play in establishing STEM career aspirations, is imperative to preparing the STEM workforce of the future. Data were gathered from more than 800 middle school students participating in a hands-on, real world application curriculum to examine the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, STEM Education, Career Choice
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Ayoubi, Zalpha; El Takach, Suzanne; Rawas, Muhammad – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore to what extent the in-service chemistry teachers improved their PCK after attending the training program at the Faculty of Education. The research questions were: (1) How do in-service teachers' personal perceptions about the teaching/learning process change after attending the training course at the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Attitudes, Science Instruction
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Ng, Wan; Angstmann, Elizabeth – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
In Australia, as in a number of other countries, studies have consistently shown a low enrolment trend towards Physics by students in post-secondary years, due partly to the subject being perceived as conceptually difficult and abstract to grasp. In order to promote Physics literacy, continued opportunities such as online courses for students to…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Literacy, Active Learning, Inquiry
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Lai, Ching-San – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
This study aims to discuss the issues of integrating e-books into science teaching by preservice elementary school teachers. The study adopts both qualitative and quantitative research methods. In total, 24 preservice elementary school teachers participated in this study. The main sources of research data included e-books produced by preservice…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Technology Integration, Science Instruction
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Lai, Ching-San; Wang, Yun-Fei – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the learning performance of sixth grade elementary school students using newspapers in science teaching. A quasi-experimental design with a single group was used in this study. Thirty-three sixth grade elementary school students participated in this study. The research instruments consisted of three…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Quasiexperimental Design
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Espinosa, Allen A.; Nueva España, Rebecca C.; Marasigan, Arlyne C. – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The present study investigated pre-service chemistry teachers' problem solving strategies and alternative conceptions in solving stoichiometric problems and later on formulate a teaching framework based from the result of the study. The pre-service chemistry teachers were given four stoichiometric problems with increasing complexity and they need…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Chemistry, Problem Solving, Science Instruction
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Tas, Yasemin; Balgalmis, Esra – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The goal of this study was to describe Turkish mathematics and science teachers' use of computer in their classroom instruction by utilizing TIMSS 2011 data. Analyses results revealed that teachers most frequently used computers for preparation purpose and least frequently used computers for administration. There was no difference in teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Science Teachers, Computer Uses in Education
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Potvin, Patrice; Skelling-Desmeules, Yannick; Sy, Ousmane – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
This article describes the design of a misconception diagnostic test about fire-related phenomena. It proposes a new test format in which a certainty-measuring tier has been integrated into each of the true/false response choices. This format is argued to be easier for teachers to use than the increasingly popular three-tier format. First, we…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Student Attitudes, Misconceptions, Secondary School Students
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Sexton, Steven – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
This self-study investigated how one teacher educator influenced his final-year pre-service teachers perceived primary science classroom learning environment. The study utilized the Nature of Science as Argumentative Questionnaire (NSAAQ) and regularly scheduled focus group interviews. These tools investigated how the learning environment the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Teacher Educators