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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 660–665
The dramatic advances in ICT during the past decade have driven national programs aiming to transform learning and instruction in the school system. Such programs can become employment areas for students graduating with skills and knowledge of...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 1311–1316
The "Inquiry Physics" teacher training course aims to prepare physics teachers as inquiry guides for high school physics students who elect to carry out an advanced inquiry project and gain matriculation credit. As part of their training the...
Topics: Instructor Training and Support
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3589–3597
The Academic Literacy course design in our college addresses the dual challenges of relevance for students’ academic career and future employment as designers, developers and implementers of organizational training. The choice of learning activities ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1965–1972
Although integrating computer simulations into physics instruction can provide many learning opportunities, research has shown that the implementation is not problem-free. Many agencies and experts have addressed the challenge of training teachers...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1347–1354
High school and college physics students involved in authentic, long term inquiry projects require supportive learning environments. Novice researchers go through a long "messy" process during which they collect a large document repository. These...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 564–572
Higher education has been called upon to design and support authentic projects for students to implement their acquired knowledge and skills. However, legal, ethical and administrative barriers severely limit students' access to authentic work and...
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (October 2006) pp. 215–239
The current study is framed within an ongoing effort of probing students' attitudes and expectations about knowing and learning physics, which has driven several investigations during the past decade. The questionnaire we developed focuses on...