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Sensor-Augmented Virtual Labs: Using Physical Interactions with Science Simulations to Promote Understanding of Gas Behavior
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 25, No. 1 (2016) pp. 16–33
Deep learning of science involves integration of existing knowledge and normative science concepts. Past research demonstrates that combining physical and virtual labs sequentially or side by side can take advantage of the unique affordances each...
The effects of augmented virtual science laboratories on middle school students' understanding of gas properties
Computers & Education Vol. 85, No. 1 (July 2015) pp. 59–73
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) emphasize authentic scientific practices such as developing models and constructing explanations of phenomena. However, research documents how students struggle to explain observable phenomena with...
Jennifer L. Chiu; Peter T. Malcolm; Deborah Hecht; Crystal J. DeJaegher; Edward A. Pan; Michael Bradley; M. David Burghardt
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 142–155
Introducing engineering into precollege classroom settings has the potential to facilitate learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts and to increase interest in STEM careers. Successful engineering design projects ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4120–4125
WISEngineering is an online learning environment that incorporates engineering habits of mind in its design. This free and open-source web-based platform hosts instructional modules which are being used for inquiry-based instruction in middle and...
A Role for Digital Fabrication Activities Utilizing the Engineering Design Process in Developing Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Mathematics and Science Pedagogy
Daniel Tillman; Gabriella Ducamp; Crystal Dejaegher; Jonathan Cohen; William Kjellstrom; Shaunna Smith
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1085–1090
This study (begun August 2011 and scheduled to complete January 2012) is designed to determine how an instructional technology course incorporating an engineering design framework with digital fabrication activities influences preservice elementary...