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Teaching High School Science Using Image Processing: A Case Study of Implementation of Computer Technology
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 3 (1998) pp. 297–327
Outlines an in-depth case study of teachers' use of image processing in biology, earth science, and physics classes in one high school science department. Explores issues surrounding technology implementation. Contains 21 references. (DDR)
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 9, No. 1 (2000) pp. 1–5
Argues that education reform cannot be limited to what goes on in the classroom. Contends that innovation does not inevitably lead to change until and unless the innovators take back control over factors exogenous to the classroom, factors such as...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 8, No. 1 (1999) pp. 21–31
Reviews the history and politics of teacher education and underscores the twin goals of achieving program coherence and higher standards. Compares the place of mathematics education in mathematics departments with that of science education and...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 5, No. 3 (1996) pp. 167–69
Discusses problems that students of science face in terms of career options. Argues for the need for cross-training to increase respect between those who do and those who don't do science. (JRH)
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (1993) pp. 297–304
Many students are deterred from science because of the way science courses are packaged. To find out what makes science hard for intelligent students, the author employed nonscience faculty and graduate students as surrogate students in science....
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 5, No. 4 (1996) pp. 311–20
Discusses innovations in testing methods in college-level science. Highlights previous efforts at reform, new thinking, new practices, and computer-generated exams and scoring systems. Reports on focus group interviews that explore student...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 11, No. 4 (2002) pp. 321–23
Presents issues discussed at the International Conference of Women in Physics held at UNESCO in Paris. Points out the disproportionate attrition of females going into graduate studies in physics and differences between developed and developing...