Search results for author:"Karen Yanowitz"
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Arkansas State University
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 25, No. 6 (2016) pp. 916–928
A science summer camp is a popular type of informal science experience for youth. While there is no one model of a science camp, these experiences typically allow for more focused and in-depth exploration of different science domains and are usually ...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 3 (2003) pp. 195–225
Two experiments examined the role of analogy in the development of a situation model of a target passage, specifically, whether an analogous source text could improve comprehension and inferencing about causal mechanisms in the target. Responses of...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 13, No. 3 (September 2004) pp. 353–359
Many science education programs have recently been developed to increase girls' participation in science, however, few formal evaluations of these types of programs have been reported. The present research evaluated fifth grade girls' perceptions of ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3331–3336
This panel presents papers that share lessons on important issues related to STEM teacher education learned from the National Science Foundation’s ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers) program. These papers will be...
CSI: Creating student (and teacher) investigators: Using popular culture in professional development.
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 265–286
Abstract The goal of this article is to present a description of a professional development program designed to immerse middle and high school teachers in an inquiry-based learning environment using a forensic science context and the consequent...