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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3784–3790
This study reports on the development and evaluation of a set of multi-media teaching cases for use in teacher professional development. The project - titled SEATS (Sharing Expertise About Teaching Science) - resulted in an interactive CD...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (2000) pp. 127–36
Studies young children's designs in an early years design, make, and appraise (DMA) classroom. Examines several issues including the connection between designing and making, the purpose of drawing for young children, children's understanding of the...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (1994) pp. 63–75
Focuses on the work of one experienced physics teacher and his attempts to come to grips with a new curriculum. This study confirms that change is not a linear process but is characterized by uncertainty, hesitancy, and gradualism. Strategies to...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 243–261
This paper reports on a longitudinal case study of an elementary teacher, Katie, during her transition from preservice to inservice teaching. The concept of self-efficacy belief is used as a framework for presenting the findings of the study....
An exploration of the facilitating effects of graphical user interfaces (GUI) and character user interfaces (CUI) on the design of expert systems
An exploration of the facilitating effects of graphical@user@interfaces (GUI) and character@user@interfaces (CUI) on the design of expert@systems (1997) pp. 1–204
The maxim of developers with respect to the design and use of expert systems (ES) is that “a system is only as good as it is useful.” Practically speaking, the value of an expert system resides in its continued usage and this continued exposure to...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 1193–1205
This article investigates the metaphorical duality that exists when school subject departments are concurrently conceptualized as both communities and organizations. Employing a narrative methodology, we use the metaphorical duality to examine the...
Delta Pi Epsilon Journal Vol. 44, No. 1 (2002) pp. 25–38
Problems in the assessment of online courses relate to decisions about what types of delivery systems are most effective and relevant to which learning styles. Other issues include the commodification of distance education and the fact that most...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 16, No. 6 (December 2007) pp. 463–472
In this article, we consider the complex and dynamic inter-relationships between individual science teachers, the social space of their work and their dispositions towards teacher leadership. Research into the representation of school science...
Research in Science Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (2001) pp. 227–44
Examines the intersection of two key reform ideas in science teacher education--professional teaching standards and the use of case methods. Tracks the historical development of what can be called second wave teaching standards and describes how...
Bridging the Boundaries of Compartmentalised Knowledge: Student Learning in an Integrated Environment
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (2000) pp. 23–35
Describes the integration of content from science, mathematics, and technology learning areas as well-grounded in the philosophy of middle schooling. Points out the absence of recent research on how students learn science and mathematics concepts in ...
Critical Issues in the Induction of Secondary School Teachers in Business Education, English and Language Arts, Foreign Language, and Mathematics
Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association 2000 (Nov 17, 2000)
In this paper, four teacher educators present their ideas about some of the critical induction issues facing graduates of their programs as they begin their careers in secondary schools. A business teacher educator focuses on the ecology of the...