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Ong, Eng-Tek; Ruthven, Kenneth – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2012
This paper reports the relative effectiveness of Smart and Mainstream schooling in terms of student achievement in science. The participants comprised 770 secondary school Form 3 (15-year-old) students from two Smart Schools and two Mainstream Schools in Malaysia. Using students' Standardised National Examination (SNE) primary-school science…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Science Achievement, Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries
Ruthven, Kenneth – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2006
Secondary-school systems throughout the world are preoccupied with technology integration in subject teaching and learning. Advocacy of the educational use of new technologies often seems to suggest that their value is evident, their adoption urgent, their implementation unproblematic, and their impact transformative. However, the recent…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Theory Practice Relationship, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
Tek, Ong Eng; Ruthven, Kenneth – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2005
This article reports the relative effect of smart and mainstream schooling on students' acquisition of science process skills which was measured using TIPS-II(M)--the Malay version of Burns, Okey, and Wise's (1985) Test of Integrated Process Skills II. Using students' primary-school science achievement results in the Standardized National…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Science Achievement
Tek, Ong Eng; Ruthven, Kenneth – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 2004
1999 marks an important milestone when the Malaysian Ministry of Education launched its 3-year pilot Smart Schools Initiative in 87 schools across the country. This study aims to compare the differential perceptions on science learning experience between a group of 383 Form 3 (Year 9 equivalent in the UK) students in two Smart schools and a group…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Style, Multivariate Analysis, Science Process Skills