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Re-Dimensional Thinking in Earth Science: From 3-D Virtual Reality Panoramas to 2-D Contour Maps
John Park; Glenda Carter; Susan Butler; David Slykhuis; Angelia Reid-Griffin
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 75–90
This study examines the relationship of gender and spatial perception on student interactivity with contour maps and non-immersive virtual reality. Eighteen eighth-grade students elected to participate in a six-week activity-based course called "3-D ...
Topics: Science, Human Computer Interaction, Middle School Education, Adolescents, Virtual Environments
Correlates of Achievement with Online and Classroom-based MBL Physics Activities
David Slykhuis; John Park
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 147–163
Students from five high schools participated in a two to four week microcomputer based laboratory (MBL) physics curriculum in two groups. One group completed the curriculum entirely online, and the other completed the same curriculum in a...
Topics: online learning, research, on-line, web-based learning, web-based, Science, Science, Constructivism, Web-based Instruction, Science Education, Internet, online education, Research Methods, online teaching, web design
Guest Editorial: Technology Proficiencies in Science Teacher Education
John C. Park; David A. Slykhuis
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 218–229
The mission of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) is to promote leadership in and support for those involved in the professional development of teachers of science. The organization originated in the late 1920s through visits and...
Topics: Teachers, Professional Development, Science
Researching Student Use of School Science Images
John C. Park; David Slykhuis; Sharon Dotger
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4724–4730
Science teacher uses of images have been documented in the education literature for the past 110 years. Practitioners have used images via student drawings, photographs, projected images, images in microscopes and telescopes, textbook images, and...
Topics: Science, Students, Computer Sciences, Computers