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Gafoor, K. Abdul; Narayan, Smitha – Science Education International, 2012
In view of student shift away from science at advanced levels, and gender and locale based divergence in interest in studying physics, chemistry and biology, this study explores experience categories that significantly contribute to interest in science on a sample of upper primary school students from Kerala, India. A series of multiple regression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Science Education, Science Interests
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Gabrielson, Curtis A.; Hsi, Sherry – Science Education International, 2012
This paper articulates and illustrates design principles that guided the development of a set of hands-on teaching activities for the national science and mathematics curricula at junior-high and high-school level education in Timor-Leste, a small, low-income nation in Southeast Asia. A partnership between a university, an international science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Mathematics
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Al-Balushi, Sulaiman M.; Ambusaidi, Abdullah K.; Al-Shuaili, Ali H.; Taylor, Neil – Science Education International, 2012
The current study, undertaken in the Sultanate of Oman, explored twelfth grade students' common misconceptions in seven chemistry conceptual areas. The sample included 786 twelfth grade students in Oman while the instrument was a two-tier test called Chemistry Misconceptions Diagnostic Test (CMDT), consisting of 25 items with 12 items…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, Grade 12
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Yang, Li-Ling; Soprano, Kristina; McAllister, Meredith – Science Education International, 2012
The overarching goal of this study is to examine what is considered most important regarding the depth, breadth and content of space science concepts as reflected in current national science education standards and science curricula in Taiwan and the US. Major findings of this study conclude that many skills and concepts articulated in the…
Descriptors: Science Education, Space Sciences, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Tekes, Hanife; Gonen, Selahattin – Science Education International, 2012
The purpose of the present study was to examine how the use of V-diagrams one of the learning techniques used in laboratory studies in experiments conducted regarding the 10th grade lesson unit of "waves" influenced students' achievements. In the study, a quasi-experimental design with a pretest and posttest control group was used. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Visual Aids
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Bizzo, Nelio; Monteiro, Paulo H. Nico; Lucas, Marcelo B.; Bianco, Andre Amaral G. – Science Education International, 2012
First-aid methods recommended for snakebites are included in Science textbooks in Brazil. Books published before 1996 provided misleading information in this respect and it is possible that such recommendations derived from North-American experiences conducted at the beginning of the 20th Century. The official evaluation of textbooks carried out…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Medical Services, Patients
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Rukavina, Sanja; Zuvic-Butorac, Marta; Ledic, Jasminka; Milotic, Branka; Jurdana-Sepic, Rajka – Science Education International, 2012
This paper presents results of a survey among school children aged 10 to 14 years, who participated in science or mathematics workshops. It particularly relates to their interest and motivation determined immediately after the workshop had finished. A total of 70 workshops were held in elementary schools of Rijeka, Croatia, involving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Active Learning, Workshops
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Faria, Claudia; Freire, Sofia; Galvao, Cecilia; Reis, Pedro; Baptista, Monica – Science Education International, 2012
The goal of this study was to understand which factors, related to school science, can interfere with engagement of students-at-risk-of-dropping-out with school science and to know what kind of activities and teaching strategies are adequate to these students. This case-study involved a chemistry-teacher and ten male students. Data was based on…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Dropout Prevention
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Bursal, Murat – Science Education International, 2012
Fifty-five American preservice elementary teachers' personal science teaching efficacy (PSTE) beliefs, science anxiety (SANX) levels, and common science misconceptions were investigated during a science methods course. A significant increase in the PSTE scores and a slight--but statistically insignificant--decrease in the SANX scores were detected…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Methods Courses, Self Efficacy
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Hudson, Ross D. – Science Education International, 2012
This research inquires into the effectiveness of the two predominant forms of questions--multiple-choice questions and short-answer questions--used in the State University Entrance Examination for Chemistry including the relationship between performance and gender. It examines not only the style of question but also the content type examined…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Achievement, Gender Differences, College Entrance Examinations
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Celikten, Oksan; Ipekcioglu, Sevgi; Ertepinar, Hamide; Geban, Omer – Science Education International, 2012
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the conceptual change oriented instruction through cooperative learning (CCICL) and traditional science instruction (TI) on 4th grade students' understanding of earth and sky concepts and their attitudes toward earth and sky concepts. In this study, 56 fourth grade students from the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Concept Formation, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction
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Yalcinkaya, Eylem; Boz, Yezdan; Erdur-Baker, Ozgur – Science Education International, 2012
The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of case-based learning (CBL) over traditionally designed chemistry instruction (TDCI) on 10th grade students' perceived motivation about chemistry as a school subject. Two classes were randomly selected from a high school. One class was assigned to be an experimental group and the other…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Student Motivation, Chemistry
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Halim, Lilia; Dahlan, Fathiyah; Treagust, David F.; Chandrasegaran, A. L. – Science Education International, 2012
In view of the current debate in Malaysia about the teaching of science and mathematics in English, a qualitative study was undertaken involving a purposeful sampling of three non-physics teachers to ascertain how well equipped they were with the necessary pedagogical content knowledge relating to the teaching of the topic of "heat…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Strategies, Second Language Learning, Physics
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Chhokar, Kiran; Dua, Shweta; Taylor, Neil; Boyes, Edward; Stanisstreet, Martin – Science Education International, 2012
For individuals to make informed lifestyle choices that may help to reduce global warming, they need some understanding of this phenomenon and the factors that contribute to it. However, there is a "gap" between knowledge about global warming and willingness to take personal action. So, although education may be effective in enhancing…
Descriptors: Indians, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Dudu, Washington T.; Vhurumuku, Elaosi – Science Education International, 2012
This paper discusses the adoption and validation of a research instrument, on determining learners' levels of perception of classroom inquiry based on data collected from South African Grade 11 learners. The Learners' Perception of Classroom Inquiry (LPCI) instrument consists only of Likert-type items which rank activities according to how often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Content Validity, Correlation
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