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Reynolds, Helen – International Association of School Librarianship, 2010
Queensland Academy for Health Sciences (QAHS) is a senior secondary high school offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP). As part of the Diploma, students are required to complete a referenced research essay of four thousand words. For most, this will be their first experience of such a challenging undertaking.…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, School Libraries, Information Literacy, Sciences
Loong, Esther Yook-Kin – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2010
This paper presents the results of a survey conducted with students (N=97) whose teachers have used the Web in their mathematics classes. The survey looked at students' attitudes towards learning mathematics and their responses to the use of the Internet for learning mathematics. Factor analyses were used to determine the constructs that underlie…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Internet
Singh, Michael; Li, Bingyi; Harreveld, Bobby – Australian Teacher Education Association, 2009
This paper situates school-to-work transitional purpose of VETiS in Queensland by comparison of young adults who complete Year 12 for their different groups such as gender, geographic location, indigenous and socio-economic status. The literature indicates that students' educational outcomes are related to their social environment and culture, an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education, Secondary Education
Reading, Chris; Lawrie, Christine – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
The increased use of group work in teaching and learning has seen an increased need for knowledge about assessment of group work. This report considers exploratory research where the SOLO Taxonomy, previously used to analyse the quality of individual responses, is applied to group responses. The responses were created as part of an activity…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, Responses, Classification
Nisbet, Steven – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This paper explores the role of organising data in representing numerical data in an organised way--a skill which does not come naturally to most students. Grade 6 children were given a series of lessons on organising data and then representing the data graphically. It was found that after instruction, more students were able to reorganise the…
Descriptors: International Cooperation, World Affairs, Grade 6, Foreign Countries