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Acuna, Jasmin E. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1980
Describes two studies conducted with selected groups of elementary and secondary science teachers, which established levels of cognitive functioning, cognitive style, nonverbal intelligence, verbal ability and abstract reasoning. Constructs models of the relationship between variables from intercorrelations and partial correlations among tests.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests
Tee, Tan Boon – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1980
Explores the meaning which children attach to time. Offers possible definitions of time and questions the reliability and validity of the standard unit of time as used in school laboratories. (GS)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Definitions, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Yodintra, Smai – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1980
Discussed are the problems of teaching and learning fractions in the upper primary and lower secondary schools. Recommendations for teaching fractions are made and defects in various methods of fraction instruction are identified. It is suggested that fractions not be taught in upper primary and lower secondary schools. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Fractions, Intellectual Development
Russell, Terence J. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1979
Describes the three phases of the development of the pilot project on science concepts learning which was designed to be implemented nationally by the participating countries of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). (HM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Conceptual Schemes, Curriculum Development, Educational Research
Lourdusamy, A. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1979
Discusses trends in training chemistry teachers. Outlines the traditional review of teacher training and describes a three-component model, linking theory, training, and practice with new developments such as the Science Teacher Education Project (STEP). (Author/HM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, International Programs
Lim, Khoo Tiang – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1979
Presents the role of RECSAM, the Regional Center for Education in Science and Mathematics of Southeast Asia, in the production of low-cost teaching/learning aids and in training key educators at the elementary level. (HM)
Descriptors: Costs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Inservice Education
Sapianchai, Nida – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1979
This paper was presented at the Southeast Asian Workshop on new trends in the selection of content for chemistry curricula. The chemistry curriculum project developed by the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) of Thailand was discussed. (HM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Cognitive Development, Conceptual Schemes, Conference Reports
Wheeler, Alan E. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Describes four learning styles, including innovative, analytical, common, and dynamic, based on the 4 Mat System. Discusses the role of the science teacher corresponding to the learning styles. (YP)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies, Science Education, Science Instruction
Lowe, Richard K. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Contrasts the role of scientific diagrams in school classrooms with their role in the world of practicing scientists. Uses the role differences as a source for a new approach. Describes some practical strategies for classroom implementation. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: College Science, Diagrams, Drafting, Engineering Drawing
Hill, Douglas M. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Discusses the difficulties which students have in interpreting science diagrams and the ways in which some diagrams may be misleading. Presents several diagrams as examples. (YP)
Descriptors: Diagrams, Drafting, Illustrations, Instructional Materials
Nik Pa, Nik Azis – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Investigates the ways children used their schemes of fractions to interpret fraction situations. Records clinical interviews with nine children (grades three through five). Reports that children do not establish relationships among different schemes when giving meaning to a given situation. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Concept Formation, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions
Treagust, David F.; Kam, Goh Ah – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Discusses the need for including noise pollution in the science curriculum and describes 10 activities for improving students' awareness and understanding of and concern for noise and its effects. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Noise (Sound), Pollution, Science Activities
O'Loughlin, Michael – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Discussed are possible ways in which new technology will affect society, particularly its impact on the distribution of power and economic wealth. Also considered are the impact of technological change on educational goals, education about technology, and use of technology in education. Implications for the future are addressed. (JN)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Objectives, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Lynch, Paddy P.; Strube, Paul D. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Indicates that trends in science education can be examined by examining science textbook content. Suggests that a historical overview is important and pertinent to contemporary thinking and contemporary problems in science education. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Science Education
Er, M. C. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1984
Points out difficulties associated with teaching introductory computer programing courses, discussing the importance of computer programing and explains activities associated with its use. Possible solutions to help teachers resolve problem areas in computer instruction are also offered. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science Education, Computers
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