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Research in Science & Technological Education

2011 Volume 29, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Design of Inquiry-Oriented Science Labs: Impacts on Students' Attitudes

    J M. Baseya & C D. Francis

    Background: Changes in lab style can lead to differences in learning. Two inquiry-oriented lab styles are guided inquiry (GI) and problem-based (PB). Students' attitudes towards lab are important... More

    pp. 241-255

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  2. High School Students' Implicit Theories of What Facilitates Science Learning

    Eileen Carlton Parsons, Rhea Miles & Michael Petersen

    Background: Research has primarily concentrated on adults' implicit theories about high quality science education for all students. Little work has considered the students' perspective. This study ... More

    pp. 257-274

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  3. Students' General and Physics Epistemological Beliefs: A Twofold Phenomenon

    Feral Ogan-Bekiroglu & Gulsen Sengul-Turgut

    Background: Although research on epistemological beliefs has expanded over the past two decades, there are still some issues that need to be explored, such as whether epistemological beliefs are... More

    pp. 291-314

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  4. The Effectiveness of Problem-Based Learning on Teaching the First Law of Thermodynamics

    Erdal Tatar & Munir Oktay

    Background: Problem-based learning (PBL) is a teaching approach working in cooperation with self-learning and involving research to solve real problems. The first law of thermodynamics states that ... More

    pp. 315-332

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