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Kwon, Oh Nam; Allen, Karen; Rasmussen, Chris – School Science and Mathematics, 2005
This study investigates students' retention of mathematical knowledge and skills in two differential equations classes. Posttests and delayed posttests after 1 year were administered to students in inquiry-oriented and traditional classes. The results show that students in the inquiry-oriented class retained conceptual knowledge, as seen by their…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
Rasmussen, Chris; Kwon, Oh Nam; Allen, Karen; Marrongelle, Karen; Burtch, Mark – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2006
This paper provides an overview of the Inquiry-Oriented Differential Equations (IO-DE) project and reports on the main results of a study that compared students' beliefs, skills, and understandings in IO-DE classes to more conventional approaches. The IO-DE project capitalizes on advances within mathematics and mathematics education, including the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Equations (Mathematics), Instructional Design, Mathematics Education
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Kwon, Hyungil H.; Pyun, Do Young; Kim, Ji Young – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
As a new sports policy, named "School Sport Promotion Group (SSPG)", the Korea government selected 50 schools in 2011 and 2012. Each school was granted US$40,000 a year for a three-year term. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the SSPG programme when it pertained to students' motivation and participation in…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Intention, Physical Activity Level, Government Role
Kwon, Oh Nam – 2002
The undergraduate curriculum in differential equations has undergone important changes in favor of the visual and numerical aspects of the course primarily because of recent technological advances. Yet, research findings that have analyzed students' thinking and understanding in a reformed setting are still lacking. This paper discusses an ongoing…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Concept Formation, Curriculum Design, Differential Equations
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Cho, Jeung-Ryeul; McBride-Chang, Catherine; Park, Soon-Gil – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2008
A large battery of reading related skills were orally administered to 111 4-year old and 118 5-year old Korean kindergartners, who were also tested on reading of regular and irregular Korean Hangul words. In regression equations, speeded naming was uniquely associated with reading of both regular and irregular words. In contrast, only the three…
Descriptors: Phonology, Phonological Awareness, Word Recognition, Reading Skills
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) The Affective Views of Primary School Children (Peter Grootenboer); (2) Theoretical Model of Analysis of Rate Problems in Algebra (Jose Guzman, Nadine Bednarz and Fernando Hitt); (3) Locating Fractions on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Validity