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Kijkuakul, Sirinapa – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This article focuses on impacts of collaborative action research with a spiral process of planning, acting, observing, and reflecting that had been used as a strategy to promote teacher professional development in science education of Thailand. With the school principals' support, three primary science teachers' instructional practices are the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Action Research
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Park, Hyeran; Kim, Youngmin; Jeong, Seongoh – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Science festivals have been reported as an effective way to communicate science between scientists and the public; however, only a few studies have examined systematically and consistently how the festivals effect the public's conceptions of science. Moreover, few studies about science festivals for special education students are conducted. This…
Descriptors: Science Fairs, Special Education, Science Education, Foreign Countries
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Teo, Tang Wee; Goh, Wee Pin Jonathan – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
It is a generally held view amongst educators today that the development of students' inference skills is an important aspect in their education as 21st Century learners as it requires higher order cognitive competences. Oftentimes, students in the lower tracks are considered slower learners and may have difficulties with the development of such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inferences, Thinking Skills, Secondary School Students
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Oh, Kicheol; Kang, Nam-Hwa – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Opportunities for students to develop problems for scientific investigation have rarely been provided in South Korean science classrooms. The purpose of this study was to examine the nature of elementary students' participation in problem finding in science learning. Specifically, we examined the characteristics of student participation in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Science Education, Student Participation, Learning Activities
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Geesa, Rachel Louise; Izci, Burcu; Song, Hyuksoon S.; Chen, Shiyi – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Educational opportunities in the home, at school, and within the community differ across countries and affect students' achievement and future success in science fields. Bandura's Social (Social foundations of thought and action: A social cognitive theory, 1986) and Bronfenbrenner's Ecological System Theory (Ecological models of human development.…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Academic Achievement, Social Cognition, Family Environment
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Jeon, Kyunghee; Park, Dahye; Park, Jongseok – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This research aims to develop an instructional model using advanced laboratory equipment (ALE) based on collective intelligence attributes that can be applied to the scientifically-gifted students. The developed GI-ALE model is defined by introducing the principles of the group investigation (GI) model to the existing ALE instructional model based…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Science Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment, Intelligence
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Rachmatullah, Arif; Ha, Minsu – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
The primary purpose of the current study is to identify the differences between Indonesian and Korean high school students with regard to science learning orientations based on the inter-correlation between conceptions of, approach to and self-efficacy in learning science. A total of 1241 Indonesian and Korean high school students (609 Indonesian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Differences, Learning
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Park, Jisun – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This paper will present how the preservice elementary teacher education institutions have changed, what has become the qualification of teachers, and what is the hiring system. The development process of elementary teacher education institutions in Korea can be classified into four stages. The earliest national training for elementary school…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Qualifications
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Faisal; Martin, Sonya N. – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to describe pre- and in-service science teacher education and science education research in Indonesia in an effort to better inform the international science education community about historical developments and present challenges. We begin by providing an historical overview of the general education system to provide…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational History, Futures (of Society), Curriculum Development
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Fulmer, Gavin W.; Ma, Hongjia; Liang, Ling L. – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This study explored relationships between students' attitudes toward science and their preferred versus actual experience of cooperative, constructivist-oriented, or direct instruction. The sample consisted of 1334 Chinese middle school students in physics and chemistry classrooms. Results showed that students report experiencing more direct…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Gutierez, Sally B. – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Capacity building usually follows any initiative. This also applies to education especially after curriculum reforms. This is to equip teachers with enough skills that would make them align their practices to the news standards. The focus of this qualitative study was to articulate the sensemaking and practitioner research inquiry of the teachers…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Teacher Collaboration, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Faculty Development
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Wei, Bing – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
In this reviewing paper, a couple of issues concerning school science education in Macau are discussed, including science teacher education, science curriculum reform, and opportunities and challenges for science teachers. Especially, more space is devoted to the issue of science teacher development in the social context of Macau. This paper will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Science Teachers, Faculty Development
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Lin, Jing – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
Established in 1949, the People's Republic of China has gone through 70 years of history. From China's initial inception to the modern day it has grown quickly and become a major force on the world stage, the basic education in mainland China has contributed to cultivating student's talents and developing qualified workers. Specifically, in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Compulsory Education
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Kwak, Youngsun – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to examine the quality management of the secondary school science teachers in Korea. To improve the quality of teachers, it takes a coherent policy effort over the entire teaching career including pre-service teacher training, a quality control of teacher employment, and in-service teachers' professional development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Science Teachers
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Han, Hwa-Jung; Shim, Kew-Cheol – Asia-Pacific Science Education, 2019
This study suggests an engineering design process-based (EDP-based) teaching and learning model in science education and examines its educational potential for scientifically gifted students. This model consists of activities designed to help students come up with creative solutions using the engineering design process in a methodological manner…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Gifted, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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