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Journal of Science Education and Technology

2016 Volume 25, Number 3

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Curriculum Design of a Flipped Classroom to Enhance Haematology Learning

    Pauline A. Porcaro, Denise E. Jackson, Patricia M. McLaughlin & Cindy J. O'Malley

    A common trend in higher education is the "flipped" classroom, which facilitates active learning during class. The flipped approach to teaching was instituted in a haematology "major... More

    pp. 345-357

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  2. The Impact of Misspelled Words on Automated Computer Scoring: A Case Study of Scientific Explanations

    Minsu Ha & Ross H. Nehm

    Automated computerized scoring systems (ACSSs) are being increasingly used to analyze text in many educational settings. Nevertheless, the impact of misspelled words (MSW) on scoring accuracy... More

    pp. 358-374

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  3. Identifying the Factors Leading to Success: How an Innovative Science Curriculum Cultivates Student Motivation

    Stephen C. Scogin

    "PlantingScience" is an award-winning program recognized for its innovation and use of computer-supported scientist mentoring. Science learners work on inquiry-based experiments in their ... More

    pp. 375-393

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  4. Wiki Laboratory Notebooks: Supporting Student Learning in Collaborative Inquiry-Based Laboratory Experiments

    Gwendolyn Angela Lawrie, Lisbeth Grøndahl, Simon Boman & Trish Andrews

    Recent examples of high-impact teaching practices in the undergraduate chemistry laboratory that include course-based undergraduate research experiences and inquiry-based experiments require new... More

    pp. 394-409

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  5. "Finding the Joy in the Unknown": Implementation of STEAM Teaching Practices in Middle School Science and Math Classrooms

    Cassie F. Quigley & Dani Herro

    In response to a desire to strengthen the economy, educational settings are emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum and programs. Yet, because of the narrow ... More

    pp. 410-426

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  6. Development of a Computer-Assisted Instrumentation Curriculum for Physics Students: Using LabVIEW and Arduino Platform

    Wen-Hsuan Kuan, Chi-Hung Tseng, Sufen Chen & Ching-Chang Wong

    We propose an integrated curriculum to establish essential abilities of computer programming for the freshmen of a physics department. The implementation of the graphical-based interfaces from... More

    pp. 427-438

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  7. Spiral and Project-Based Learning with Peer Assessment in a Computer Science Project Management Course

    Arturo Jaime, José Miguel Blanco, César Domínguez, Ana Sánchez, Jónathan Heras & Imanol Usandizaga

    Different learning methods such as project-based learning, spiral learning and peer assessment have been implemented in science disciplines with different outcomes. This paper presents a proposal... More

    pp. 439-449

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  8. Performance and Perception in the Flipped Learning Model: An Initial Approach to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a New Teaching Methodology in a General Science Classroom

    David González-Gómez, Jin Su Jeong, Diego Airado Rodríguez & Florentina Cañada-Cañada

    "Flipped classroom" teaching methodology is a type of blended learning in which the traditional class setting is inverted. Lecture is shifted outside of class, while the classroom time is... More

    pp. 450-459

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  9. Beyond the Flipped Classroom: A Highly Interactive Cloud-Classroom (HIC) Embedded into Basic Materials Science Courses

    Wei-Kai Liou, Kaushal Kumar Bhagat & Chun-Yen Chang

    The present study compares the highly interactive cloud-classroom (HIC) system with traditional methods of teaching materials science that utilize crystal structure picture or real crystal... More

    pp. 460-473

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  10. Drawing and Writing in Digital Science Notebooks: Sources of Formative Assessment Data

    Angi Shelton, Andrew Smith, Eric Wiebe, Courtney Behrle, Ruth Sirkin & James Lester

    Formative assessment strategies are used to direct instruction by establishing where learners' understanding is, how it is developing, informing teachers and students alike as to how they might get... More

    pp. 474-488

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  11. Students' Views about Potentially Offering Physics Courses Online

    Susan E. Ramlo

    Nationally, many public universities have started to move into the online course and program market that is most often associated with for-profit institutions of higher education. Administrators in... More

    pp. 489-496

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  12. Development and Evaluation of the Diagnostic Power for a Computer-Based Two-Tier Assessment

    Jing-Wen Lin

    This study adopted a quasi-experimental design with follow-up interview to develop a computer-based two-tier assessment (CBA) regarding the science topic of electric circuits and to evaluate the... More

    pp. 497-511

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