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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

1995 Volume 14, Number 4


Gary H. Marks

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Exploring Common Conceptions About Boys and Electronic Games

    Joan Lawry, University of British Columbia, Canada; Rena Upitis, Queen’s University, Canada; Maria Klawe, Ann Anderson, Kori Inkpen, Mutindi Ndunda, David Hsu, Steve Leroux & Kamran Sedighian, University of British Columbia, Canada

    Electronic games are an integral part of many boys' lives. Based on observations made over a 2-month period at an electronic games exhibit in an interactive science museum in Vancouver, Canada, we ... More

    pp. 439-459

  2. A Survey of Mathematics Teachers’ Attitudes About Calculators: The Impact of Philosophical Orientation

    M. Jayne Fleener, University of Oklahoma, United States

    This paper addresses the possible effect of technological diffusion efforts on teachers with fundamentally different beliefs about the use of technology tools for mathematics instruction. Responses... More

    pp. 481-498

  3. A Long-Term Assessment of an Integrated Microcomputer Component for Preservice Secondary Science Teachers

    Joseph M. Peters, University of West Florida, United States; George E. O’Brien, Florida International University, United States; Carol Briscoe, University of West Florida, United States; Willard W. Korth, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, United States

    A sequence of undergraduate secondary science teacher preparation courses featuring a cognitive science framework with an integrated microcomputer component was developed at the University of... More

    pp. 499-520

  4. Integrating Technological Assistance in the Standard Curriculum in Order to Improve the Success Rate on the Math Portion of the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST)

    John E. Sasser, University of Cincinnati, United States

    Computer programming exercises were used to enhance the curriculum of second semester mathematics classes for prospective elementary teachers. The exercises emphasized the math concepts and skills ... More

    pp. 559-571