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Schleigh, Sharon Price; Clark, Douglas B.; Menekse, Muhsin – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
Although interview formats support rich data collection in conceptual change studies, interview formats limit sample sizes. This study explores the possibility of using constructed-response formats as an alternative or supplement for collecting similarly rich data across larger pools of subjects in conceptual change studies. While research in…
Descriptors: Interviews, Sample Size, Change, Concept Formation
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Akcay, Behiye; Akcay, Hakan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
The study reports on an investigation about the impact of science-technology-society (STS) instruction on middle school student understanding of the nature of science (NOS) and attitudes toward science compared to students taught by the same teacher using traditional textbook-oriented instruction. Eight lead teachers used STS instruction an…
Descriptors: Science and Society, Science Instruction, Technology Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Ertürk Kara, Gözde; Aydos, E. Hande; Aydin, Özge – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
The purpose of this study is to provide the transform of attitudes into behavior of 60-72 month of age children continued early childhood education toward environmental issues. Collaborative action research method of qualitative design was used. The whole participants of the study were 60-72 months of age children who were attending in an early…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Conservation (Environment), Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Yaman, Hakan; Dündar, Sefa; Ayvaz, Ülkü – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
The word "UNESCO" was created by being taken the initials of "United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization". UNESCO has undertaken two main objectives as it can be understood from the name of the organization. This organization is an international organization that works for the expedience of the world in…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Professional Associations, Mathematics Education, Publications
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Bature, Iliya Joseph; Jibrin, Adamu Gagdi – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This paper was designed to investigate the perceptions of four preservice mathematics teachers on the role of scaffolding in supporting and assisting them achieves quality classroom teaching. A collaborative approach to teaching through a community of practice was used to obtain data for the three research objectives that were postulated. Two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction
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Laugerman, Marcia; Shelley, Mack; Rover, Diane; Mickelson, Steve – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This study uses a unique synthesized set of data for community college students transferring to engineering by combining several cohorts of longitudinal data along with transcript-level data, from both the Community College and the University, to measure success rates in engineering. The success rates are calculated by developing Kaplan-Meier…
Descriptors: Engineering, Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Holm, Jennifer; Kajander, Ann – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
Professional learning groups are becoming a popular form of teacher development in mathematics. Due to the personal nature of the groups, as well as differences in initial beliefs and capacity, teachers may respond differently to such opportunities. A total of 14 teachers were observed over a three-year period, and two contrasting participants,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Yurt, Eyup – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
One of the most important variables affecting middle school students' mathematics performance is motivation. Motivation is closely related with expectancy belief regarding the task and value attached to the task. Identification of which one or ones of the factors constituting motivation is more closely related to mathematics performance may help…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement
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Assuah, Charles; Ayebo, Abraham – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This paper synthesizes the views of 6 university lecturers on Ghana's undergraduate mathematics education. These views were expressed during a mathematics workshop sensitization program on the "contribution of undergraduate mathematics education to the Ghanaian economy." The data consisting of open-ended questions followed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Mathematics Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Bursztyn, Natalie; Pederson, Joel; Shelton, Brett; Walker, Andrew; Campbell, Todd – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
Declining interest and low persistence is well documented among undergraduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in the United States. For geoscience, field trips are important attractors to students, however with high enrollment courses and increasing costs they are becoming rare. We propose in this concept paper that the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Field Trips
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Erten, Sinan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This study was done in a period when there are attempts to develop a framework for the sustainable development and sustainable education in order to emphasize the universal significance of biodiversity, sustainable development, and sustainable education. The research reported here is a case study carried out in the spring semester of 2012-2013…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Biodiversity, College Students
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Patkin, Dorit – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
Acquaintance with various ways of inculcating concepts in any studied area of knowledge is one of teachers' duties, particularly mathematics teachers. Studies indicate errors and difficulties when inculcating concepts in mathematics and learning them. Many concepts have different meanings in different contexts. Hence, teachers should deal with the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Education, Geometric Concepts
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Akturk, Ahmet Oguz; Mihci, Sinem; Celik, Ismail – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
The primary aim of this phenomenographic study is to discover the perceptions of high school students regarding the concept of "Interactive Whiteboard" through metaphors. Phenomenography, which is a qualitative research method, was used in the study. The research group of the study consisted of a total of 162 students studying at the…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Figurative Language
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Ekol, George – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This paper analyses introductory statistics students' verbal and gestural expressions as they interacted with a dynamic sketch (DS) designed using "Sketchpad" software. The DS involved numeric data points built on the number line whose values changed as the points were dragged along the number line. The study is framed on aggregate…
Descriptors: Statistics, Introductory Courses, Verbal Communication, Nonverbal Communication
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Nabie, Michael Johnson – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
This study explored Ghanaian primary school teachers' values and challenges of integrating cultural games in teaching mathematics. Using an In-depth conversational interview, ten (10) certificated teachers' voices on the values and challenges of integrating games were examined. Thematic data analysis was applied to the qualitative data from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Culture, Games, Mathematics Instruction
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