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Rohadi, Nyoman; Taylor, Peter C. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports a study designed to compare science and nonscience Indonesian high school students' (n=400) energy-related knowledge and their attitudes toward energy conservation. Results indicated that (1) students in general have unfavorable attitudes toward energy conservation, and (2) nonscience students are less knowledgeable about energy-related…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Conservation Education, Correlation, Curriculum Development
Taylor, Neil; Macpherson, Colin – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports observations of primary teachers (n=14) efforts to provide activity-based lessons for their pupils. Teachers' beliefs that their lessons were student-centered were not confirmed by the observations of the lessons. Discusses implications of the findings for inservice teacher education and parental involvement. (MDH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation
Wilson, Audrey – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Reports a study to compare the performance of Australian university students on chemistry questions delivered in two different formats: multiple choice and grid. Concluded that students encounter more difficulties with questions presented in the grid format and that grid questions demand a deeper understanding of the topic. (MDH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes, Foreign Countries
Yoong, Wong Khoon – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
This paper describes (1) the role of reflection in learning and teaching as presented at a Philippines-Australia Science and Mathematics Education Project training program; (2) the use of writing as a tool for reflection; and (3) examples of teacher reactions to the training on reflection. (25 references) (MDH)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
Cheung, Y. L. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Describes a course including both theory and practice in the uses of calculators and microcomputers for secondary school mathematics teachers. Provides four calculator activity sheets and an evaluation questionnaire. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: Calculators, College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers
Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1988
Presented are 19 abstracts of research papers produced by participants in the Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics' (RECSAM) courses from 1985 to 1987 covering learning and teaching in science and mathematics education. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Foreign Countries
Cheng, Chuah Chong; Seng, Chin Pin – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Discusses philosophy, aims and objectives, and structure of the Matriculation Science Curriculum of the University Sains Malaysia. Includes comments on instructional strategies, individualized learning, programmed instruction, systems approach to computer-assisted instruction (CAI) implementation, CAI authoring system, and various program…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
Bagchi, Jyoti Prakash – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
A content analysis of topics relating to sex education as dealt with in five different postsecondary biology textbooks by different educational boards is made on a comparative basis. One finding is that the texts focus on facts rather than on social implications or utility. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Biology, Comparative Analysis, Postsecondary Education, Science Education
Kellington, Steuart H.; Mitchell, Alison, C. – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Outlines strategies adopted in producing a software package called SCRIBE and procedures through which tests can be produced, student responses marked, and reports generated. A brief summary of the reactions of teachers to the package is also included. (JN)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education
Milton, Kenneth George – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Examines problem solving in mathematics teaching, giving consideration to various models of the problem-solving process and concentrating on strategies inherent and implied in the models. The notions of vehicles, operations, and levels of thinking are introduced and a teacher development project concerned with considering perspectives of…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Inservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education
Lynch, P. P.; And Others – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
The level of meaning (membership, partial association, or generalization) that English-speaking (N=1635) and Hindi-speaking students (N=823) preferred when thinking about each of 16 key concept definitions associated with the theme "the nature of matter" was measured for each concept. Results and implications for science instruction are…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Comprehension, Concept Formation
Velayudhan, Devan – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Compared performance of Malaysian children with that of English children on a test into the understanding of number concepts. Findings indicate that difficulties of Malaysian children may be quite different from those of English children. Among the difficulties identified were misconceptions about the order of operation in division and…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Comprehension, Educational Research, Elementary Education
Hill, Douglas M.; And Others – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
Reports the results of a cross-cultural study of the development of five spatial competencies in samples of Thai and Australian children. The pattern of development was found to be similar for seven- and eight-year-olds but different for four- and five-year-olds. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Mathematics Education
Salyachivin, Somboon; And Others – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1985
The interview-about-instances technique was used to investigate the conceptual frameworks that 17 Form Four Southeast Asian students held about forces acting on an object at rest or in motion. Results show a number of alternate frameworks which are similar to those found in research conducted in western countries. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Force
Peter, Andrea; And Others – Journal of Science and Mathematics Education in Southeast Asia, 1992
Presents the course outline and model of teacher change utilized by the Active and Reflective Teaching in Secondary Mathematics professional development program designed to introduce teachers to current developments in the teaching and training of mathematics. A case study is reported that illustrates and substantiates the initial process of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
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