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D'souza, Flavia; Kumari S. N, Vijaya – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2018
The fact that the future of a nation lies in the hands of its knowledgeable, technologically skilled, and civilized citizens is irrefutable. Secondary schools are primary centers for acquiring academic excellence as well as essential life skills. With each student being unique in his ability, learning styles, and social background, diverse…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Physics, Science Education
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D' Souza, Dorothy A. C.; Clare, A. C. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2018
Situated Learning takes place in the social and physical context within which it will be used. In this model, the pupil is "situated" in the learning experience and knowledge acquisition becomes a part of their learning activity. From their experiences pupils "construct" their own knowledge in various learning situations. The…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Problem Solving, Context Effect, Experiential Learning
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Kumari, Vijaya S. N.; Umashree, D. K. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2017
Anthropocentrism and ecocentrism are two ways of understanding an extension of ethics to nature. In an anthropocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because how nature is treated affects humans. In an ecocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because nature has intrinsic value. Ecocentrism focuses on the biotic community…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Lecture Method, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students