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Felege, Christopher J.; Ralph, Steven G. – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
During the 2012-2013 academic year the University of North Dakota (UND) piloted the use of a Student Centered Active Learning Environment for Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) classroom. "Genetics," a 300 level class for Biology majors, and "Concepts of Biology," an introductory course for non-majors were two of the classes…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Gopalan, Chaya – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Flipped teaching (FT) has caught educators' attention due to its success in engaging students through pre- and in-class activities. To learn if FT improved student performance, scores from the quizzes and exams of a fully flipped classroom with retrieval exercises were compared with those of five semesters of traditional lecture-based [unflipped…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Student Attitudes, Physiology
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Margunayasa, I. Gede; Dantes, Nyoman; Marhaeni, A. A. I. N.; Suastra, I. Wayan – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This research was aimed to analyze the effect of interaction between guided inquiry learning and cognitive style on students' science learning achievement. This study was a quasi-experiment with a 2×2 factorial design. The study was done with the fifth grade students in Singaraja City. The sample was selected using multi stage random sampling and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Science Achievement, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Güven, Ufuk; Akçay, Ahmet Oguz – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
Homework is a common instructional practice that is used to motivate students, develop students' studying skills and habits, inform parents about student learning, and increase student achievement. Homework provides an opportunity for students to revisit daily topics, and improve students' understanding of math concepts and problem-solving skills,…
Descriptors: Homework, Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Harahap, Fauziyah; Nasution, Nanda Eska Anugrah; Manurung, Binari – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The purpose of this research was to know the effect of blended learning strategy on learning achievement and science process skills of students in plant tissue culture course in the Universitas Negeri Medan. The research method was quasi experiment. The population of this study was all semester VIII students of biology education program. The study…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Mokgwathi, Mathelela Steyn; Graham, Marien Alet; Fraser, William – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The study investigated the relationship between South African Grade 9 teachers' and learners' perceptions and attitudes with their mathematics achievement. The study used a secondary analysis of the TIMSS 2015 mathematics data, guided by the conceptual framework model of Scheerens (2000). The quantitative data collected through teachers' and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Grade 9, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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Yahya, Razak Abd Samad; Daud, Anis Nazihah Mat; Jaafar, Rosly – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate Multi-frames Video Recorded Experiments (MFVREs) as self-learning materials for Electricity topic of the Malaysian Form Five Physics curriculum. The development of MFVREs consisted of eight steps; selecting topic, selecting related experiments, preparing apparatus and materials for experiments,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Science Experiments, Independent Study, Energy
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Erdemir, Naki – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2019
In this research, the effect of reducing procrastination tendency on the academic achievement of preservice science teachers in the physics course was investigated. In this, a quasi-experimental research design was used, which included the experimental and control groups. Each group consisted of 35 preservice science teachers. Both groups were…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Rachmawati, Eka; Prodjosantoso, Anti Kolonial; Wilujeng, Insih – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) is an educational standard used in the United States. It is also used in Indonesia because it has characteristics similar to Curriculum 2013, which is used today. This standard is adapted in science learning because it is expected to easily measure students' processing skills in a specific theme. Science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Standards, Science Education, Science Process Skills
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Cohen, Richard; Kelly, Angela M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Community colleges educate nearly half of all students who complete postsecondary degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. For many matriculated students, chemistry is a required gatekeeping course for postsecondary retention and advancement in STEM majors. This research explored community college student…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Course Selection (Students), STEM Education
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Hennah, Naomi – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The present paper reports upon the design and implementation of a novel practical work pedagogy that is shown to increase students' retention of practical procedures. The chemistry exams, for 15 to 16-year olds in England, will be assessed entirely through terminal examination questions from 2018. Longer term retention of learning is critical if…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Foreign Countries, Science Process Skills
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Tosun, Cemal – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The aim of this study was to develop a Scientific Process Skills Test (SPST) in the context of ''Matter and its Nature''. It was investigated whether there was a predictive effect of demographical features and participating out-of-school learning opportunities across the 7th and 8th grade students' Scientific Process Skill (SPS) levels.…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Science Tests, Test Construction, Scientific Concepts
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Raker, Jeffrey R.; Gibbons, Rebecca E.; Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano, Daniel – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Affect is associated with success and persistence in STEM courses and degree programs. Measurement tools that produce valid and reliable data are essential to capturing the impact of evidenced-based instructional practices and reformed curricula on learning. We report the development of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire for use in…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Psychometrics
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Suter, Larry E.; Camilli, Gregory – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Comparisons of US student achievement to other countries, conducted since the 1960s, have received extensive media coverage in the USA. Policy studies have cited these comparisons as evidence that the quality of US educational performance in mathematics and science requires federal intervention. Policy makers have been particularly concerned that…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, STEM Education, Academic Standards, Academic Achievement
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Veiga, Nicolas; Luzardo, Florencia; Irving, Kenneth; Rodriguez-Ayan, Maria N.; Torres, Julia – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
As a fundamental part of their chemical education, first-year undergraduate students are substantially involved in laboratory activities. Despite the specific teaching staff choices on the main laboratory aims, students normally receive a vast amount of information during these activities. Apart from understanding theoretical content, fundamental…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Laboratory Experiments, Foreign Countries
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