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Neubrand, Charlotte; Borzikowsky, Christoph; Harms, Ute – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Evolutionary theory constitutes the overarching concept in biology. There is hardly any other concept that is more complex, and causes more difficulties in learning and teaching. One instructional approach in optimizing the learning of complex topics is to use worked examples combined with self-explanation prompts that fit to the prior knowledge…
Descriptors: Expertise, Novices, Evolution, Secondary School Science
Kocakaya, Serhat; Kotluk, Nihat – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim of this study is (a) to investigate the usefulness of Bloom's revised taxonomy (RBT) for classification of standards, (b) to examine the differences and similarities between pre-service teachers' and in-service teachers' classification of the same standards and (c) to determine which standards are vague and broad. The 45 standards, in the…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Behavioral Objectives, Classification, Visual Aids
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Wolfensberger, Balz; Canella, Claudia – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
This paper reports a predominantly qualitative classroom study on cooperative learning about nature of science (NOS) using a case from the history of science. The purpose of the research was to gain insight into how students worked with the historical case study during cooperative group work, how students and teachers assessed the teaching unit,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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Binngießer, Janine; Randler, Christoph – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The relevance of environmental attitudes is obvious and attitudes towards farm and companion animals and animal welfare in medical research are an important aspect of education. However, both have rarely been linked with each other, and animal attitudes are only sparsely represented within environmental education assessment instruments. Linking…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Animals, Social Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Al-Rawahi, Nawar M.; Al-Balushi, Sulaiman M. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The current study investigates the effectiveness of grade-ten students' reflective science journal writing on their self-regulated learning strategies. We used a pre-post control group quasi-experimental design. The sample consisted of 62 tenth-grade students (15 years old) in Oman, comprising 32 students in the experimental group and 30 students…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Science Instruction, Grade 10