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García, Beatriz Amante; Martínez, María Martínez – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
The first editorial of the new year usually presents an analysis of the journal evolution. This article provides a reflection on the changes the journal has undergone over the years, and the challenges it will face in 2017. The journal expresses pride in advocating for international scholars, allowing authors to speak with their own voices, and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Education, Influence of Technology
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Aljojo, Nahla – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
People's styles of thinking vary; we seek to understand these differences, to refine our abilities and skills, and find new and useful ways of thinking. To develop this concept, we implement the Sternberg (1997) thinking style inventory (TSI) as part of the learning process. The main idea behind the implementation of this style of thinking is to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Romero, Carmen; Cazorla, Moisés; Buzón, Olga – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
This work presents a proposal for the teaching-learning of the concept map technique applied to the Natural Sciences course in the second year of Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO, according to its initials in Spanish). Two sessions have been designed, one of which is an instructor-led session to learn the technique and another is a session in…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Learning Strategies, Secondary School Students, Science Instruction
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Patacsil, Frederick F.; Tablatin, Christine Lourrine S. – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
The research paper proposes a skills gap methodology that utilized the respondent experiences in the internship program to measure the importance of the Information Technology (IT) skills gap as perceived by IT students and the industry. The questionnaires were formulated based on previous studies, however, was slightly modified, validated and…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Information Technology, Questionnaires, Achievement Gap
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Reyes, Encarnación; Enfedaque, Alejandro; Gálvez, Jaime C. – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
There is little doubt that student motivation is essential in providing a beneficial learning experience. One way to produce such motivation is to stimulate it through suitable assessment methods. This paper shares the experience acquired by the authors, who are university lecturers in Civil Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Case Studies, Feedback (Response), Integrated Learning Systems
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Vizioli, Renato; Kaminski, Paulo Carlos – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
Dealing with problem-solving has been a growing challenge in teaching engineering and over the career of these professionals. To increase the ability to understand a problem and consequently improve the quality of the solutions, an exercise was proposed to students of an MBA program, and they have experienced some challenges on interpreting…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Problem Solving, Business Administration Education
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Barris, Cristina; Torres, Lluís; Simon, Enric – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
This article presents the results of a case involving the application of project-based learning carried out with students in the Mechanical Engineering degree program at the University of Girona. The project, entitled "Design and construction of a wooden bridge", was conducted at the Polytechnic School in the third-year Structures…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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González-Carrasco, Mònica; Francés Ortega, Jesús; de Castro Vila, Rodolfo; Castañer Vivas, Margarida; San Molina, Joan; Marti Bonmati, Joan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
This work describes an experience conducted by a group of professors from different departments at the University of Girona (Catalonia, Spain) which arose from the need for interdisciplinary work in university classrooms in order to promote competences relevant to the professional sector. As part of this experience, students from different degree…
Descriptors: College Students, Interdisciplinary Approach, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Badia Valiente, José David; Olmo Cazevieille, Françoise; Navarro Jover, José Manuel – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
This work demonstrates the use of a 2.0 tool, namely, Socrative, to evaluate one of the cross-curricular competences indicated by the Universitat Politècnica de València, specifically, comprehension and integration. It has been applied to the courses in different areas: sciences, engineering and languages. As part of its implementation, activities…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Comprehension, Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies
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García López, Alfonsa; García Mazarío, Francisco – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
This work describes a formative assessment model for a Mathematical Analysis course taken by engineering students. It includes online quizzes with feedback, a portfolio with weekly assignments, exams involving the use of mathematical software and a project to be completed in small groups of two or three students. The model has been perfected since…
Descriptors: Models, Technology Uses in Education, Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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de los Ríos-Carmenado, I.; Sastre-Merino, Susana; Fernández Jiménez, Consuelo; Núñez del Río, Mª Cristina; Reyes Pozo, Encarnación; García Arjona, Noemi – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
The European Higher Education Area (EHEA) represents a challenge to university teachers to adapt their assessment systems, directing them towards continuous assessment. The integration of competence-based learning as an educational benchmark has also led to a perspective more focused on student and with complex learning situations closer to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Competence
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Cohen, Donita; Sasson, Irit – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
Assessment in education employing web tools, also known as e-assessment, deals with the effective use of technology to support successful instruction. The aim of this study was to investigate learning outcomes and the students' attitudes to online Moodle quizzes in order to improve instructional design. The research population included 204 college…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Formative Evaluation, Virtual Classrooms, Foreign Countries
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Gryczka, Patrick; Klementowicz, Edward; Sharrock, Chappel; Montclare, Jin Kim – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
Here we describe the incorporation of a web-based application focusing on circuits for the physics high school classroom as part of an outreach program. The program involves college mentors creating and implementing science lessons in collaboration with the classroom teacher. Focusing on the challenge of understanding circuit design, a technology…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Laboratories, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology
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Chen, Baiyun; Wei, Lei; Li, Huihui – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
Building a solid foundation of conceptual knowledge is critical for students in electrical engineering. This mixed-method case study explores the use of simulation videos to illustrate complicated conceptual knowledge in foundational communications and signal processing courses. Students found these videos to be very useful for establishing…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Video Technology, Engineering Education
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Cobos Alvarado, Fabián; Peñaherrera León, Mónica; Ortiz Colon, Ana María – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
Universities in Latin American countries are undergoing major changes in its institutional and academic settings. One strategy for continuous improvement of teaching and learning process is the incorporation of methods and teaching aids seeking to develop scientific research skills in students from their undergraduate studies. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Design, Questionnaires, Research Skills, Engineering Education
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