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Fernandez, Vicenc; Simo, Pep; Castillo, David; Sallan, Jose M. – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Existing literature on education and technology has frequently highlighted the usefulness of online discussion forums for distance courses; however, the majority of such investigations have focused their attention only on text-based forums. The objective of this paper is to determine if the embedding of streamed videos in online discussion forums…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Group Discussion, Online Courses
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Ruizalba Robledo, José Luis; Almenta López, Estefanía; Vallespín Arán, María – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
The overarching goal of working through the CMGS Method (Case Method with Guest Speakers) in Sales Management courses is to provide Business and marketing learners with practical knowledge about how a sales manager can deal with a wide variety of possible professional scenarios. Even when the case method itself is an excellent way to equip…
Descriptors: Sales Occupations, Salesmanship, Management Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Leite, Maici Duarte; Marczal, Diego; Pimentel, Andrey Ricardo; Direne, Alexandre Ibrahim – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This paper presents the application of some concepts of Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) to elaborate a conceptual framework that uses the remediation of errors with Multiple External Representations (MERs) in Learning Objects (LO). To this is demonstrated a development of LO for teaching the Pythagorean Theorem through this framework. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Models, Mathematics Instruction
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Xie, Yichun; Henry, Andy; Bydlowski, David; Musial, Joseph – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
A majority of secondary science teachers are found to include the topic of climate change in their courses. However, teachers informally and sporadically discuss climate change and students rarely understand the underlying scientific concepts. The project team developed an innovative pedagogical approach, in which teachers and students learn…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Environmental Education, Climate, Hands on Science
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Amasuomo, Japo Oweikeye Morto – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This study attempted to determine the levels of academic performance of two groups of students admitted with different entry certificates to the Nigeria certificate in Education (NCE) Technical Programme and to find out whether either group differed significantly in terms of performance. Seventy (70) first year Technical students at the Federal…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Certification
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Giménez, Javier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Ancient cultures or civilizations carried out different technological improvements without the knowledge of the scientific processes involved. At the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (ETSEIB), some courses deal with the technological achievements in the antiquity and, in particular, one course deals with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Science Instruction, Chemistry
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Tortajada-Genaro, Luis Antonio – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
The learning of solving multi-step problems is a relevant aim in chemical education for engineering students. In these questions, after analyzing initial data, a complex reasoning and an elaborated mathematical procedure is needed to achieve the correct numerical answer. However, many students are able to effectively use algorithms even with a…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Sequential Approach
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Hansen, Gisela R.; Lalanza, Jaume F.; Sibilla, Ivan; Muñoz, Juan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
The teaching assistants in the School of Psychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona are a group of students who provide support to the teaching staff. After three years, collaborative work has proven to be an effective method for the execution of the teaching assistants' responsibilities. The results of two satisfaction surveys, one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Assistants, College Faculty, Teacher Surveys
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Escartín Solanelles, Jordi; Ceja Barba, Lucia; Celdrán Castro, Montserrat; Martín Peña, Javier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This study is concerned with the flow state as a high intrinsic motivation experience. Following Csikszentmihalyi's theoretical model (1990), we analyze in which contents within the social psychology subject, students experience more flow. Participants were Spanish college students from a general course on Social Psychology. They completed a diary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Student Motivation, Models
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Gorchs Altarriba, Roser; Molinero Albareda, Xavier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Freshmen at the Manresa School of Engineering, Escola Politècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Manresa (EPSEM), of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) are voluntarily provided with the mentoring service during their initial period at University. Mentoring gives academic, teaching and self-organizational support. It improves academic results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Information Systems, Engineering Education
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Zamora Cervantes, Alberto; Carrión Ribas, Carme; Cordón Granados, Ferran; Galí Pla, Bibiana; Balló Peña, Elisabet; Quesada Sabate, Miquel; Grau Martin, Armand; Castro Guardiola, Antoni; Torrent Goñi, Silvia; Vargas Vila, Susanna; Vilert Garrofa, Esther; Subirats Bayego, Enric; Coll de Tuero, Gabriel; Muñoz Ortiz, Laura; Cerezo Goyeneche, Carlos; Torán Monserrat, Pere – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Traditional learning and assessment systems are overwhelmed when it comes to addressing the complex and multi-dimensional problems of clinical communication and professional practice. This paper shows results of a training program in clinical communication under Problem Based Learning (PBL) methodology and correlation between student…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Undergraduate Students, Problem Based Learning, Correlation
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Chepkorir, Salome; Cheptonui, Edna Marusoi; Chemutai, Agnes – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This paper examines the relationship between teacher-related factors and student's attitudes towards Chemistry subject in secondary schools in Kenya. The paper is based on a study conducted in Bureti District in Kericho County, Kenya. This paper highlights issues on the teaching methods used by chemistry teachers, the teachers' availability to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Science, Chemistry
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Cardellini, Liberato – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
The traditional approach to teach problem solving usually consists in showing students the solutions of some example-problems and then in asking students to practice individually on solving a certain number of related problems. This approach does not ensure that students learn to solve problems and above all to think about the solution process in…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction
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Pyatt, Kevin – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
This study investigated the challenges students face when learning chemical reactions in a first-year chemistry course and the effectiveness of a curriculum and software implementation that was used to teach and assess student understanding of chemical reactions and equations. This study took place over a two year period in a public suburban…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Software, Equations (Mathematics), Advanced Placement Programs
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Thies, Anna-Lena; Weissenstein, Anne; Haulsen, Ivo; Marschall, Bernhard; Friederichs, Hendrik – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Simulation as a tool for medical education has gained considerable importance in the past years. Various studies have shown that the mastering of basic skills happens best if taught in a realistic and workplace-based context. It is necessary that simulation itself takes place in the realistic background of a genuine clinical or in an accordingly…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Simulated Environment, Medical Students, Foreign Countries
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