You are here:

Research in Science & Technological Education

April 2007 Volume 25, Number 1

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Exploring Educational Partnerships: A Case Study of Client-Provider Technology Education Partnerships in New Zealand Primary Schools

    Brenda Weal & Richard Coll

    This paper explores the notion of educational partnerships and reports on research on client-provider partnerships between full primary schools and external technology education providers for Year ... More

    pp. 3-36

    View Abstract
  2. Investigating Interaction between Science and Design & Technology (D&T) in the Secondary School--A Case Study Approach

    Tim Lewis, David Barlex & Colin Chapman

    Interaction between science and design and technology (D&T) in schools is seen by many educationalists and industrialists as being desirable. During the period 1970 to 1990 progress was made in the... More

    pp. 37-58

    View Abstract
  3. Enhancing Children's Drawing in Design Technology Planning and Making

    Dougal MacDonald, Brenda J. Gustafson & Shannon Gentilini

    This research project involved viewing elementary children's (ages 8-10) design technology drawing through a theoretical perspective developed by analyzing professional drawing practice. The... More

    pp. 59-75

    View Abstract
  4. Trainee Teachers' Use of the Internet--Opportunities and Challenges for Initial Teacher Education

    Ann Childs, John Twidle, Pete Sorensen & Janet Godwin

    This paper reports on 12 in-depth case studies of trainee science teachers' use of the Internet in their science teaching from teacher training programmes in four UK universities. The findings... More

    pp. 77-97

    View Abstract
  5. An Investigation into the Effectiveness of Problem-Based Learning in a Physical Chemistry Laboratory Course

    Ahmet Gurses, Metin Acikyildiz, Cetin Dogar & Mustafa Sozbilir

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a problem-based learning (PBL) approach in a physical chemistry laboratory course. The parameters investigated were students' attitudes... More

    pp. 99-113

    View Abstract
  6. Effectiveness of Conceptual Change Instruction on Understanding of Heat and Temperature Concepts

    Mustafa Baser & Omer Geban

    This study investigated the differential effects of two modes of instructional program (conceptual change oriented and traditionally designed) and gender difference on students' understanding of... More

    pp. 115-133

    View Abstract
  7. "Don't Forget Your Leech Socks"! Children's Learning during an Eden Education Officer's Workshop

    Rob Bowker & Andy Jasper

    This study looked at 30 primary aged children between 10 and 11 years old who were visiting the Eden Project, Cornwall and participating in workshops led and designed by the Eden Education Officers... More

    pp. 135-150

    View Abstract