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Research in Science & Technological Education

2015 Volume 33, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Effect of the 4MAT Learning Model on the Achievement and Motivation of 7th Grade Students on the Subject of Particulate Nature of Matter and an Examination of Student Opinions on the Model

    Idris Aktas & Ibrahim Bilgin

    Background: Many researchers agree that students, especially primary students, have learning difficulties on the "Particulate Nature of Matter" unit. One reason for this difficulty is not... More

    pp. 1-21

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  2. The Effectiveness of a Popular Science Promotion Program on Nanotechnology for Elementary School Students in I-Lan City

    Show-Yu Lin, Ming-Ta Wu, Ya-I Cho & Hui-Huang Chen

    Background: Nanotechnology education has become an urgent priority to nurture skilled human resources for the rapidly developing nanotechnology-related industries. The promotion of popular science ... More

    pp. 22-37

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  3. Teaching Scientific Literacy in an Introductory Women's Studies Course: A Case Study in Interdisciplinary Collaboration

    Linda Fuselier, Claudia Murphy, Anita Bender & Kandace Creel Falcón

    Background and purpose: The purpose of this exploratory case study is to describe how scholars negotiated disciplinary divides to develop and communicate to their students an understanding of the... More

    pp. 38-60

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  4. Using Collaborative Technology to Enhance Pre-Service Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Science

    Dermot Francis Donnelly & Anne Hume

    Background: Supporting pre-service teacher (PT) collaboration as a means of professional learning is a challenging but essential task for effective practice. However, teacher placements or... More

    pp. 61-87

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  5. The Relationship between Pre-Service Science Teachers' Cognitive Styles and Their Cognitive Structures about Technology

    Fatih Aydin

    Background: Today, for most of us, technology is a vital and inevitable part of our lives. Due to its widespread use, a great emphasis is being given to educating generations about technology. And,... More

    pp. 88-110

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  6. A Comparative Cross-Cultural Study of the Prevalence and Nature of Misconceptions in Physics amongst English and Chinese Undergraduate Students

    Ian Abrahams, Matt Homer, Rachael Sharpe & Mengyuan Zhou

    Background: Despite the large body of literature regarding student misconceptions, there has been relatively little cross-cultural research to directly compare the prevalence of common scientific... More

    pp. 111-130

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