ERIC Number: ED389514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov-18
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western Australian Science Education Association (19th, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, November 18, 1994).
Rennie, Leonie J., Ed.
The Western Australian Science Education Association is an informal group which meets annually for a conference. This document contains the proceedings of the 1994 conference. Papers included were: (1) "Relationship Between Cognitive Style and Students' Proportional Reasoning Ability" (Ayo Akatugba); (2) "Alternative Modes of Instruction in Organic Chemistry" (George Bodner, Richard Bauer, Kirsten Lowrey & Marc Loudon); (3) "Improving Students' Imagery in Chemistry" (R. Bucat, R. Tasker, R. Sleet & W. Chia); (4) "Teaching and Assessing Tasks within the 'Design, Make, Appraise' (DMA) Strand of Technology in the Primary School" (Judith Cousins); (5) "Visualisation of Chemical Reactions Using a Multimedia Instructional Approach" (Patrick Garnett, Mark Hackling, & Ron Oliver); (6)"Profiles of Achievement in Science in Western Australian Government Schools: The Monitoring Standards in Education 1994 Report" (Ruth Hickey & Kevin Brady); (7) "A Constructivist Approach to Scientific Literacy for Technology Studies Students" (Monica Leggett & Tony Fetherston); (8) "Teaching for Understanding" (William Louden & John Wallace); (9) "Getting It To Work: Visitors' Use and Understanding of the Whispering Dishes at an Interactive Science Centre" (Terry McClafferty); (10) "Student Misconceptions of Diffusion and Osmosis" (Erica McKnight & Mark Hackling); (11) "Theory, Ethics and Politics: Interpretive Research in Science Education" (Catherine Milne & Peter Taylor); (12) "Cognitively Different? An Examination of the Thinking Levels of School Students, Trainee Teachers and Practising Teachers in Western Australia" (Gary Pears & Roy Skinner); (13) "Paying the Price for Success in Science" (Leonie Rennie); (14) "Would You Eat A Genetically Engineered Tomato? 'Public' Perceptions of Biotechnology" (Renato Schibeci, Ian Barns, Aidan Davison & Shona Kennealy); (15) "Teachers' Views About Teaching Analogies in a Systematic Manner" (David Treagust, Grady Venville & Allan Harrison); (16) "Are Students' World Views Affected by School Views: A Sociocultural Perspective" (Bruce Waldrip & Peter Taylor); and (17) "Applications of the Science Laboratory Environment Inventory (SLEI) in Singapore" (Angela Wong & Barry Fraser). (MVL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Curtin Univ. of Technology, Perth (Australia). Science and Mathematics Education Centre.