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So, Winnie Wing Mui; Chen, Yu; Wan, Zhi Hong – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Multimedia-supported e-learning is considered useful as it can offer an enjoyable independent learning experience to learners. However, the effectiveness of e-learning for self-regulated science learning is still inconclusive. This study aimed to explore primary school students' perceptions and experiences of self-regulated science learning in a…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Electronic Learning, Independent Study, Elementary School Students
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Tho, Siew Wei; Chan, Ka Wing; Yeung, Yau Yuen – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2015
In this study, a new physics education programme is specifically developed for a famous theme park in Hong Kong to provide community-based science learning to her visitors, involving her three newly constructed rides. We make innovative use of digital technologies in this programme and incorporate a rigorous evaluation of the learning…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Science Education, Foreign Countries, Physics
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Ko, Andre Chi-chung; Lee, John Chi-kin – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2003
Investigates Hong Kong secondary school integrated science teachers' perceptions of environmental education. Both questionnaire surveys and interviews were used. Finds that teachers tended to teach more environmental education if they held more favorable attitudes toward environmental educa-tion, had more skills in teaching environmental…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Perception
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Yip, Din Yan – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2003
Suggests teaching strategies for overcoming the lack of student understanding of the principles of the bubble photometer by helping students compare the bubble photometer with the weighing method, develop the concept of assumptions, and resolve cognitive conflicts. Uses an interactive activity to help students expose their preconceptions.…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Yip, Din Yan – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2001
Describes a method using small group and whole class discussions with guiding questions to enable teachers to construct successfully the concept of assumptions and develop a better appreciation of the nature and limitations of the process of scientific inquiry. (Author/SAH)
Descriptors: Biology, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Discussion Groups, Foreign Countries
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Yip, D. Y.; Chung, C. M.; Mak, S. Y. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1998
Assesses the subject-matter competence in physics of inservice junior secondary science teachers in Hong Kong. Concludes that teachers lack subject-area knowledge. Discusses general implications for educational improvement. Contains 41 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Mak, Se Yuen; Yip, Din Yan; Chung, Choi Man – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1999
Reports on a study of alternative conceptions held by junior high-level secondary science teachers enrolled in an inservice teacher-training program. Finds that science teachers are inadequately prepared to teach a broad and balanced science curriculum. Contains 34 references. (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Chung, C. M.; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1996
Presents samples of game-display board activities designed for junior high science classes. Employs ideas from traditional seatwork and end-of-chapter exercises such as matching, multiple choice, word puzzles, and summary tables. Activities require a vertical magnetic white board and magnetic word and picture cards. Facilitates classroom…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Educational Games, Educational Technology