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Qablan, Ahmad Mohammad; Abuloum, Amjad; Al-Ruz, Jamal Abu – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
A series of interviews and classroom observations were conducted with a group of in-service science teachers, students, school principal, and computer lab supervisors, from a "Discovery" female school in Jordan to assess their utilization of information and communication technology (ICT) in teaching science. The study also intended to…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Tests, Foreign Countries, Science Teachers
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Arce, Pedro – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Addresses the problem of the effectiveness of teaching methodologies on fundamental engineering courses such as transport phenomena. Recommends the colloquial approach, an active learning strategy, to increase student involvement in the learning process. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies
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Horwitz, Paul; Barowy, Bill – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Describes a project that explores the use of interactive computer software for teaching Einstein's special theory of relativity to secondary students. Also describes ways to use computers to help students visualize and experiment with otherwise inaccessible phenomena. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Concept Formation
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Gorodetsky, Malka; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Examines the impact of using the Macintosh-based knowledge organization tool, SemNet, with prospective elementary and middle school teachers enrolled in an upper division biology course. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Education
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Kumar, David D.; And Others – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1994
Investigates HyperCard as a tool for assessment in science education and determines whether or not a HyperCard assessment instrument could differentiate between expert and novice student performance on balancing stoichiometric equations in science education. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Evaluation, High Schools, Measures (Individuals)