ERIC Number: ED430809
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western Australian Science Education Association (23rd, Perth, Western Australia, November 13, 1998).
Rennie, Leonie, Ed.
These proceedings contain reviewed and edited papers from the 23rd annual meeting of the Western Australian Science Education Association (WASEA). Papers include: (1) Using Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Validate a Questionnaire to Describe Science Teacher Behavior in Taiwan and Australia (Darrell Fisher, David Henderson, and Hsiao-Ching She); (2) Symposium: Approaches for Teaching Large Science Classes in Developing Countries--(i) How Introductory Chemistry is Taught at College Level in the Philippines (Marilou Gallos), (ii) Science Teaching Approach in Indonesia (Bambang Irianto), (iii) Saturday Science Classes in South Africa (L. Thapelo Mamiala); (3) New Challenges for Teaching Primary Science Curriculum Units to Undergraduate Students (Barbara Groombridge); (4) Making Judgments about Students' Science Work--Teacher's Concepts and How They Help and Hinder (Ruth Hickey); (5) Postgraduate Courses on the WWW: Teaching the Teachers and Educating the Lecturers (Stephen Kessell); (6) A Constructivist Multimedia Learning Environment: Learning Opportunities for Teachers (Dorit Maor); (7) Hierarchical Integration Cognitive and Affective Objectives in the Instructional Sequence of an Interactive Exhibit (Terence P. McClafferty); (8) An Investigation of Teacher-Student Interactions in Science Classrooms: Using Qualitative and Quantitative Methods (Tony Rickards and Darrell Fisher); (9) How Do We Encourage Higher Level Thinking in Students? (Renato Schibeci, Ruth Hickey, and Wendy Speering); (10) Learning Science through Design and Technology: A Case Study of an Interdisciplinary Approach (Grady Venville, John Wallace, Leonie Rennie, and John Malone); and (11) Learning with Freebody (Registered Trademark): Importance of Student Collaboration (Shelly Yeo, Robert Loss, Marjan Zadnik, and David Treagust). (WRM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Design, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Exhibits, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Multimedia Instruction, Science Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Technology Education, Thinking Skills, World Wide Web
Western Australian Science Education Association, Curtin University of Technology, Key Centre for School Science and Mathematics, GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australia Science Education Association.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Indonesia; Philippines; South Africa; Taiwan