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International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology

October 2015 Volume 3, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Lessons Learned about Effective Professional Development: Two Contrasting Case Studies

    Jennifer Holm & Ann Kajander

    Professional learning groups are becoming a popular form of teacher development in mathematics. Due to the personal nature of the groups, as well as differences in initial beliefs and capacity,... More

    pp. 262-274

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  2. The Perception of Preservice Mathematics Teachers on the Role of Scaffolding in Achieving Quality Mathematics Classroom Instruction

    Iliya Joseph Bature & Adamu Gagdi Jibrin

    This paper was designed to investigate the perceptions of four preservice mathematics teachers on the role of scaffolding in supporting and assisting them achieves quality classroom teaching. A... More

    pp. 275-287

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  3. Understanding Middle School Students' Motivation in Math Class: The Expectancy-Value Model Perspective

    Eyup Yurt

    One of the most important variables affecting middle school students' mathematics performance is motivation. Motivation is closely related with expectancy belief regarding the task and value... More

    pp. 288-297

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  4. Estimating Survival Rates in Engineering for Community College Transfer Students Using Grades in Calculus and Physics

    Marcia Laugerman, Mack Shelley, Diane Rover & Steve Mickelson

    This study uses a unique synthesized set of data for community college students transferring to engineering by combining several cohorts of longitudinal data along with transcript-level data, from ... More

    pp. 313-321

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  5. Dialogic Discourse in the Classroom

    Yilmaz Saglam, Sedat Kanadli, Vildan Karatepe, Emine Aynur Gizlenci & Pinar Goksu

    The study aimed to explore the impact of an SDM-based professional development program on teacher discourse. Two types of discourse, authoritative and dialogic discourses, was the focus of the... More

    pp. 322-335

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