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A Learner-Centered Approach for Training Science Teachers through Virtual Reality and 3D Visualization Technologies: Practical Experience for Sharing
International Forum on Education Reform 2004 (September 2004)
This paper presentation will report on how some science educators at the Science Department of The Hong Kong Institute of Education have successfully employed an array of innovative learning media such as three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality ...
Chinese Students' Science-Related Experiences: Comparison of the ROSE Study in Xinjiang and Shanghai
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (2015) pp. 218–236
Background: Students' daily-life experiences may render favorable effects on the students' affective domain like interest, enthusiasm, motivation, joy, curiosity, awareness, and eagerness to learn science as not commonly found in the classroom...
Teacher Development Vol. 14, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 351–363
This paper argues with evidence that conditions for teacher professional development can be enhanced for mentor teachers through a Learning Centre (LC) project which has been introduced in Hong Kong as a collaborative project between the government, ...
Teaching Science Vol. 60, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 39–42
A Smartphone is not only a mobile device that is used for communication but is also integrated with a personal digital assistant (PDA) and other technological capabilities such as built-in acceleration, magnetic and light sensors, microphone, camera ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 18, No. 5 (October 2009) pp. 447–457
Students' learning interests and attitudes toward science have both been studied for decades. However, the connection between them with students' life experiences about science and technology has not been addressed much. The purpose of this study is ...
An experience of teaching for learning by observation: Remote-controlled experiments on electrical circuits
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 3 (April 2009) pp. 702–717
In order to facilitate senior primary school students in Hong Kong to engage in learning by observation of the phenomena related to electrical circuits, a design of a specific courseware system, of which the interactive human–machine interface was...
Technology-Enhanced Physics Programme for Community-Based Science Learning: Innovative Design and Programme Evaluation in a Theme Park
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 5 (2015) pp. 580–594
In this study, a new physics education programme is specifically developed for a famous theme park in Hong Kong to provide community-based science learning to her visitors, involving her three newly constructed rides. We make innovative use of...