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A Hypermedia Environment To Explore and Negotiate Students' Conceptions: Animation of the Solution Process of Table Salt
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 10, No. 1 (2001) pp. 73–92
Describes the characteristics and values of hypermedia for learning chemistry. Reports on how a hypermedia environment was used to explore a group of 11th grade chemistry students' conceptions of table salt dissolving in water. Indicates that a...
Descriptive Categories and Structural Characteristics of Students' Conceptions: An Exploration of the Relationship
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (2002) pp. 111–32
Explores the relationship between the descriptive categories and structural characteristics of students' conceptions so that a theoretical framework may be developed to explain and predict students' alternative conceptions in science. The...
The No Change in Junior Secondary Students' Attitudes toward Science in a Period of Curriculum Change: A Probe into the Case of British Columbia
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 93, No. 2 (1993) pp. 96–102
Compared the science attitudes of tenth-grade students from British Columbia, Canada, in 1986 with those from tenth-grade students in 1989 after a three-year science-technology-society instructional period. No positive change in students' attitudes...
High School Students' Affective Dispositions in Science: Scientific Inquiry with Information Technologies
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2007 (Apr 10, 2007)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of high school students' long-term authentic research projects with Information Technologies (IT) in small groups in and out of school time on their affective dispositions in science. This...
Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2007 (2007)
This initial study focused on high school students' experiences about their understanding of, and abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry, two foci emphasized by the National Science Education Standards in the strand on "science as inquiry"....
Analogical Reasoning for Understanding Solution Rates: Students' Conceptual Change and Chemical Explanations
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 283–308
The study aims to demonstrate evidence of (a) students' conceptual change on solution rates; (b) students' sub-microscopic explanations of dissolution; and (c) retention of the concepts of solution rates. The sample consists of 44 Grade 9 students ...
Engaging Students in Environmental Research Projects: Perceptions of Fluency with Innovative Technologies and Levels of Scientific Inquiry Abilities
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 94–116
The purpose of this mixed-method study was to investigate the changes in high school students' perceptions of fluency with innovative technologies (IT) and the levels of students' scientific inquiry abilities as a result of engaging students in long-...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2005) pp. 29–50
This study has reviewed the last two decades of student conception research in solution chemistry pertaining to aims, methods of exploring students' conception, general knowledge claims, students' conceptions and difficulties, and conceptual change...
Pre-Service Science Teachers' Views on Their Online Argumentation about What Is Happening in Middle School Science Classrooms during Their Practicum Period
International Conference on Computers in Education 2004 (August 2004)
In this study, Pre-service Science Teachers' (PSTs) views about the potential benefits and existing barriers of their argumentation on the World Wide Web about what is happening in middle school science classrooms during two semesters of their...
Effects of '"Environmental Chemistry" Elective Course via Technology-Embedded Scientific Inquiry Model on Some Variables
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 412–430
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of "environmental chemistry" elective course via Technology-Embedded Scientific Inquiry (TESI) model on senior science student teachers' (SSSTs) conceptions of environmental...
Commonalities in Innovative Professional Development and Research Designs: Setting the Stage for Cross-Project Findings from NSF ITEST Activities, Part 1
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3981–3982
In this symposium, projects from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Information Technology Experiences for Teachers and Students (ITEST) Program will describe their teacher training models and research designs from a perspective of sharing plans ...
Improving Science Student Teachers' Self-Perceptions of Fluency with Innovative Technologies and Scientific Inquiry Abilities
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 4 (August 2015) pp. 448–460
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of "Environmental Chemistry" elective course via Technology-Embedded Scientific Inquiry (TESI) model on senior science student teachers' (SSSTs) self-perceptions of fluency with...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 19, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 69–79
This study describes the characteristics of pre-service teachers' discourse on a WebCT Bulletin Board in their investigations of local streams in an integrated mathematics and science course. A qualitative analysis of data revealed that the pre...
One Science Teacher's Professional Development Experience: A Case Study Exploring Changes in Students' Perceptions of Their Fluency with Innovative Technologies
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 22–37
The purpose of this case-study is to narrate a secondary science teacher's experience of his professional development (PD) education and training in innovative technologies (IT) in the context of engaging students in environmental research projects. ...