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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

July 2008 Volume 27, Number 3


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Modeling the Influence of Calculator Use and Teacher Effects on First Grade Students’ Mathematics Achievement

    Drew Polly, UNC-Charlotte, United States

    American students continue to struggle on measures of student achievement. This study employed Hierarchical Linear Modeling to estimate a two-level model and examine the influences of calculator... More

    pp. 245-263

  2. Self-efficacy, Motivational Email, and Achievement in an Asynchronous Math Course

    Charles Hodges, Virginia Tech, United States

    In this 15-week study the effects of motivational email messages on learner self-efficacy and achievement in an asynchronous math course were investigated. A repeated measures design was used. ... More

    pp. 265-285

  3. The relationship between gender and students’ attitude and experience of using a Mathematical Software Program (MATLAB)

    Mehmet Ocak, Gazi University, Turkey

    This correlational study examined the relationship between gender and the students' attitude and prior knowledge of using one of the mathematical software programs (MATLAB). Participants were... More

    pp. 287-297

  4. A Quantitative Methodology For Determining the Critical Benchmarks for Project 2061 Strand Maps

    G Kuhn, Tanner Corp., United States

    Abstract The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) was tasked with identifying the key science concepts for science literacy in K-12 students in America (AAAS, 1990, 1993).... More

    pp. 299-324

  5. Emerging High School Students’ Problem Solving Trajectories Based on the Use of Dynamic Software

    Manuel Santos-Trigo, Center for Research and Advanced Studies, Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico; César Cristóbal-Escalante, Cinvestav-IPN, Mexico

    This study documents problem solving approaches that high school students develop as a result of using systematically Cabri-Geometry software . Results show that the use of the software becomes an ... More

    pp. 325-340

  6. Preservice teachers' beliefs about using technology in the mathematics classroom

    Cheng-Yao Lin, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, United States

    This study sought to examine preservice teachers' beliefs about their intent to use educational technology in mathematics classrooms. Also, web-based instruction on topics in elementary school... More

    pp. 341-360