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Themes in Science and Technology Education

2008 Volume 1, Number 2

Editors

AthanassiosMikropoulos, Tassos A. Jimoyiannis

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The visions and challenges of ICT for collaborative learning: A review of the literature

    Andriani Piki

    This report synthesises prominent issues found in the literature related to the use of Informationand Communication Technologies (ICTs) in collaborative learning. It evaluates the mostwidely... More

    pp. 113-134

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  2. Investigating the structure and the content of pupils’ written explanations during science teaching sequences focused on conceptual obstacles

    Michael Skoumios & Vassilia Hatzinikita

    The present paper aims at investigating the structure and the content of the written explanationsproduced by primary school pupils’ (aged 11-12) during teaching sequences focused onthe... More

    pp. 135-155

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  3. Misconceptions on classical mechanics by freshman university students: A case study in a Physics Department in Greece

    George Stylos, George Evangelaki & Konstantinos Kotsis

    This paper presents results of an empirical research study on Newton’s laws classical mechanics and its perceptions on freshman students at the Physics Department, University of Ioannina... More

    pp. 157-177

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  4. Computer Science and Engineering Students Addressing Critical Issues Regarding Gender Differences in Computing: a Case Study

    Evrikleia Tsagala & Maria Kordaki

    This study focuses on how Computer Science and Engineering Students (CSESs) of both genders address certain critical issues for gender differences in the field of Computer Science and ... More

    pp. 179-194

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