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New South Wales Primary School Teachers' Perceptions of the Role of ICT in the Primary Science Curriculum--A Rural and Regional Perspective
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 85–109
A series of interviews was conducted with NSW primary teachers, working within a rural context, to obtain their views about the benefits of using ICT in the delivery of the primary curriculum and specifically primary science. The interviews were...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 23, No. 4 pp. 429–438
This paper presents a comparative overview of teacher education variables associated with primary science in 13 TIMSS educational systems. While using TIMSS mean cohort performances at the Year 4 level to rank the sample systems, the study went...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2001) pp. 171–91
Examination of senior secondary and tertiary level chemistry students' descriptions of their mental models for chemical bonding revealed prevalent alternative conceptions. Some 20 alternative conceptions were revealed, the most common being belief...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 935–938
The development of an Augmented Reality (AR) campus guide learning game smartphone application (app) at a Japanese university is intended to provide a tool for the efficient use of AR materials in instructional settings, and is characterized by the...
A Comparison of Different Conceptual Change Pedagogies Employed within the Topic of "Sound Propagation"
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 20, No. 6 (December 2011) pp. 729–742
The purpose of this study was to compare different conceptual change methods within a topic on "sound propagation". The study was conducted with 80 grade 5 students (aged 11-12 year old) drawn from four cohort classes in an elementary school on the...
An Application of the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction and College and University Classroom Environment Inventory in a Multicultural Tertiary Context
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (2002) pp. 165–83
Reports on a study of two classroom learning environment questionnaires developed in a culturally diverse context, specifically the Pacific Islands. Concludes that females perceive their environment more favorably than males. (Contains 96 references....
Continuous Recording and Interobserver Agreement Algorithms Reported in the "Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis" (1995-2005)
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 42, No. 1 (2009) pp. 165–169
We reviewed all research articles in 10 recent volumes of the "Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA)": Vol. 28(3), 1995, through Vol. 38(2), 2005. Continuous recording was used in the majority (55%) of the 168 articles reporting data on free...
Scientific Literacy, E-Literacy and Illiteracy: The Interaction between Two Pupils and One Simulation
Science Education International Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 5–14
This paper explores the influence of symbolic or representational learning materials on pupil engagement or learning outcomes, when 14-16 year old pupils use common types of science simulations. The project pilot phase involved three (15-16 year old)...
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 42, No. 3 (2009) pp. 527–539
The three algorithms most frequently selected by behavior-analytic researchers to compute interobserver agreement with continuous recording were used to assess the accuracy of data recorded from video samples on handheld computers by 12 observers....
Science Education International Vol. 21, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 31–46
This paper reports on data collected via an audience response system, where a convenience sample of 300 adults aged 17-50 pressed a button to register their answers for twenty multiple choice questions. The responses were then discussed with the...