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Lefkos, Ioannis; Psillos, Dimitris; Hatzikraniotis, Euripides – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2011
Background and purpose: The aim of this study was to explore the effect of investigative activities with manipulations in a virtual laboratory on students' ability to design experiments. Sample: Fourteen students in a lower secondary school in Greece attended a teaching sequence on thermal phenomena based on the use of information and…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Science Laboratories, Foreign Countries, Scores
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Apostolou, Alexandros; Koulaidis, Vasilis – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2010
The aim of this paper is to study the epistemological views of science teachers for the following epistemological issues: scientific method, demarcation of scientific knowledge, change of scientific knowledge and the status of scientific knowledge. Teachers' views for each one of these epistemological questions were investigated during…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Science Education, Interviews, Science Teachers
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Siorenta, Anastassia; Jimoyiannis, Athanassios – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2008
This paper reports on the examination of physics teachers' beliefs and perceptions of laboratory and ICT supported physics instruction. The findings indicate that the teachers in the sample were generally positive about the affordances offered by the physics lab and ICT in physics instruction. However, school culture context, mainly the need to…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, School Culture, Physics, Science Laboratories