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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

July 2012 Volume 31, Number 3

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. What is the Complement to a Procedural Video?

    Janet Bowers, Gabriela Passentino & Curtis Connors, San Diego State University, United States

    Online video sharing websites have had a profound impact on the ways that students learn about the world, about the culture, and about mathematics. However, we would like to challenge McLuhan’s... More

    pp. 213-248

  2. A Comparison of Success and Failure Rates between Computer-Assisted and Traditional College Algebra Sections

    Sherry Herron, University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Rex Gandy, Texas A & M University Kingsville, United States; Ningjun Ye & Nasser Syed, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    A unique aspect of the implementation of a computer algebra system (CAS) at a comprehensive university in the U.S. allowed us to compare the student success and failure rates to the traditional... More

    pp. 249-258

  3. Developing Computer Model-Based Assessment of Chemical Reasoning: A Feasibility Study

    Xiufeng Liu & Noemi Waight, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States; Roberto Gregorius, Canisius College, United States; Erica Smith & Mihwa Park, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    This paper reports a feasibility study on developing computer model-based assessments of chemical reasoning at the high school level. Computer models are flash and NetLogo environments to make... More

    pp. 259-281

  4. Conceptual Visibility and Virtual Dynamics in Technology-scaffolded Learning Environments for Conceptual Knowledge of Mathematics

    Julie McLeod, George Washington University, United States; Sheri Vasinda, Oklahoma State University, United States; Mary Jo Dondlinger, Richland College of Dallas County Community College District, United States

    This article adds to the growing body of research surrounding the use of virtual manipulatives for mathematics learning. The study reported herein used five different virtual manipulatives from... More

    pp. 283-310

  5. Effects of Narrated Heuristic Feedback and Gender on College Students’ Calculus Problem Solving Performance

    Ying Xie & David Coffland, Idaho State University, United States; Fangyun Yang, University of California, Riverside, United States

    Multimodal feedback could promote college students’ conceptual, procedural and heuristic knowledge learning. This study used an experimental design to investigate the interaction effects of... More

    pp. 311-330