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International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology

2018 Volume 6, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Cross-Case Analysis of Engineering Education Experiences in Inclusive STEM-Focused High Schools in the United States

    Erin E. Peters-Burton & Todd Johnson

    In an attempt to broaden participation in STEM, a new type of high school is emerging, high schools which include a focus on engineering, have few or no academic admission criteria, and actively... More

    pp. 320-342

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  2. From Conception to Curricula: The Role of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Integrated STEM Units

    Elizabeth Ring-Whalen, Emily Dare, Gillian Roehrig, Preethi Titu & Elizabeth Crotty

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate the conceptions of integrated STEM education held by in-service science teachers through the use of Photo Elicitation Interviews (PEIs) and ... More

    pp. 343-362

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  3. The Impact of a Middle School Engineering Course on Students' Academic Achievement and Non-Cognitive Skills

    Meltem Alemdar, Roxanne A. Moore, Jeremy A. Lingle, Jeff Rosen, Jessica Gale & Marion C. Usselman

    Engineering and integrated STEM experiences are being promoted at the K-12 level to increase interest and retention in STEM and to reinforce learning of mathematics and science content. However,... More

    pp. 363-380

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  4. Comparing Two Approaches to Engineering Design in the 7th Grade Science Classroom

    Molly H. Goldstein, Sharifah A. Omar, Senay Purzer & Robin S. Adams

    In schools, design projects can be implemented at a variety of ways and with varying degrees of resources from teachers and schools. However, little work has been done on the differences between... More

    pp. 381-397

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  5. Student Justifications in Engineering Design Descriptions: Examining Authority and Legitimation

    Karl G. Jung & Justin McFadden

    The process of design is a key component of engineering that relies heavily on student collaboration and language use. One important aspect of design is the need for designers to develop solutions ... More

    pp. 398-423

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  6. Supporting Engineering Design Ideas with Science and Mathematics: A Case Study of Middle School Life Science Students

    Corey A. Mathis, Emilie A. Siverling, Tamara J. Moore, Kerrie A. Douglas & S. Selcen Guzey

    Although engineering design is dependent upon the use of science and mathematics, the actual prototype, model, or solution that pre-college students generate can be accomplished without the... More

    pp. 424-442

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  7. Informed Designers? Students' Reflections on Their Engineering Design Process

    Kerrie A. Douglas, Tamara J. Moore, Amanda C. Johnston & Hillary E. Merzdorf

    Assessment of students' critical thinking and problem solving in engineering is a real challenge for classroom teachers and researchers. Yet, students demonstrate evidence of learning through... More

    pp. 443-459

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