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Faour, Malak Abou; Ayoubi, Zalpha – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
This study investigated the effect of using (VL) on grade 10 students' conceptual understanding of the direct current electric circuit and their attitudes towards physics. The research used a quantitative experimental approach. The sample of the study was formed of 50 students of the tenth grade, aged 14 to 16 years old, of an official secondary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Physics, Grade 10, Control Groups
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Lai, Ching-San – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The major purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not the inquiry-based method is effective in improving students' learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. A total of 73 college students studying Information Technology (IT) were chosen as…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, STEM Education, Computer Science Education
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Bilgin, Aysegul; Balbag, Mustafa Zafer – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the personal professional development efforts of science and technology teachers in their fields with regard to some variables. These variables were determined as gender, year of seniority and sufficiency level of the laboratory equipment. Moreover, the relation between the actual efforts exerted by science and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Science Education, Technology Education, Science Teachers
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Yerdelen, Sundus; Cansiz, Mustafa; Cansiz, Nurcan; Akcay, Hakan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
In this study, we aimed to improve preservice teachers' attitudes toward socioscientific issues through socioscientific issue course. Moreover, we investigated whether this course influences preservice teachers studying in a science education and non-science education in a similar way. For this purpose, a semester-long socioscientific issues…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Science and Society, Science Instruction
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Artvinli, Eyup; Demir, Zulfiye Melis – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The aim of this research is to develop an instrument that measures environmental attitudes of third grade students. The study was completed in six stages: creating scale items, content validity study, item total and remaining item correlation study, determining item discrimination, determining construct validity study and examining the internal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Content Validity, Correlation
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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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Wilhelm, Jennifer; Toland, Michael D.; Cole, Merryn – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Differences were examined between groups of sixth grade students? spatial-scientific development pre/post implementation of an Earth/Space unit. Treatment teachers employed a spatially-integrated Earth/Space curriculum, while control teachers implemented their Business as Usual (BAU) Earth/Space units. A multi-level modeling approach was used in a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Middle School Students, Earth Science, Space Sciences
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Ozdemir, Gokhan; Dikici, Ayhan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
The purpose of this study is to explore the strength of relationships between 7th grade students' Scientific Process Skills (SPS), Nature of Science (NOS) beliefs, and Scientific Creativity (SC) through Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). For this purpose, data were collected from 332 students of two public middle school students in Turkey. SPS,…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Creativity, Scientific Principles, Knowledge Level
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Sapsaglam, Ozkan; Bozdogan, Aykut Emre – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Preschool children learn through their senses. Children learn language, daily life skills, concepts and many other things through their senses. Thus, preschool educational environments and preschool educational activities should stimulate children's senses. In this context, preschool science activities and experiments have positive effects upon…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Science Activities, Science Process Skills, Measurement
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Ozturk Tasci, Fulya; Oguz Unver, Ayse – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2017
Understanding what disaster means will not only raise our awareness but will also bring us closer to knowing how to protect ourselves in the face of their destructive effects. The aim of this study is to understand how the concept of disaster is perceived in different demographics/subgroups of the population and by defining the term, to determine…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Definitions, Natural Disasters, Statistical Analysis
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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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Wong, Sissy S. – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
Understanding teachers' beliefs is important because beliefs influence teacher decisions. In science, teacher beliefs have an impact on how science curriculum is interpreted and implemented in the classroom. With the push for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in the United States, it is also critical to examine the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bulunuz, Nermin; Bulunuz, Mizrap; Karagöz, Funda; Tavsanli, Ömer Faruk – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The present study has two aims. Firstly, it aims to determine eighth grade students' conceptual understanding of floating and sinking through formative assessment probes. Secondly, it aims to determine whether or not there is a significant difference between students' performance in formative assessment probes and their achievement in the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Academic Achievement, Standardized Tests, Science Tests
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