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Journal of Science Education and Technology

2002 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Broken Links: The Ephemeral Nature of Educational WWW Hyperlinks

    John Markwell & David W. Brooks

    Describes the development of three graduate level biochemistry courses targeting high school science teachers. Uses distributed resources and points out the lack of certainty on such freely... More

    pp. 105-108

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  2. The Use of E-Mail and In-Class Writing To Facilitate Student-Instructor Interaction in Large-Enrollment Traditional and Active Learning Classes

    Gili Marbach-Ad & Phillip G. Sokolove

    Examines student instructor communication in freshman classes taught either in traditional lecture style or by using a variety of student-centered, active learning approaches to engage students in ... More

    pp. 109-119

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  3. Constructivism and Science Education: A Further Appraisal

    Michael R. Matthews

    Examines the philosophical underpinnings of the theory, outlines the impact of the doctrine on contemporary science education, and details the relativist and subjectivist interpretation of Thomas... More

    pp. 121-134

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  4. How Interest in Science Negatively Influences Perceptions of Women

    Sheila Brownlow, Tonya J. Smith & BeLinda R. Ellis

    Examines whether women who pursue scientific training are viewed negatively by college students. Investigates n=114 (56 women, 58 men) participants judgments about a woman describing her major;... More

    pp. 135-144

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  5. Why Can't I Find Newton's Third Law? Case Studies of Students' Use of the Web as a Science Resource

    James G. MaKinster, Ronald A. Beghetto & Jonathan A. Plucker

    Examines searching patterns of students using the Web as science information resources. Attempts to provide detailed accounts of how students use the Web as a science resource and illuminate how... More

    pp. 155-172

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  6. Online Data Collection

    Neal W. Topp & Bob Pawloski

    Describes the eventful history of online data collection and presents a review of current literature following by a list of pros and cons to be considered when stepping into online surveying. ... More

    pp. 173-178

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  7. Impact of a Computer-Based Physics Instruction Program on Pupils' Understanding of Measurement Concepts and Methods Associated with School Science

    Joel K. Kiboss

    Describes a project involving collaborative groupings with the computer as an instructional tool for learners to interact with. Uses a computer-based physics instruction module developed from a... More

    pp. 193-198

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