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Research in Science & Technological Education

2016 Volume 34, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Exploring Pre-Service Science Teachers' Pedagogical Capacity for Formative Assessment through Analyses of Student Answers

    Mehmet Aydeniz & Alev Dogan

    Background: There has been an increasing emphasis on empowering pre-service and in-service science teachers to attend student reasoning and use formative assessments to guide student learning in... More

    pp. 125-141

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  2. Classroom Learning and Achievement: How the Complexity of Classroom Interaction Impacts Students' Learning

    Sören Podschuweit, Sascha Bernholt & Maja Brückmann

    Background: Complexity models have provided a suitable framework in various domains to assess students' educational achievement. Complexity is often used as the analytical focus when regarding... More

    pp. 142-163

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  3. Development and Use of a Three-Tier Diagnostic Test to Assess High School Students' Misconceptions about the Photoelectric Effect

    Erdal Taslidere

    Background: In the last few decades, researchers have turned their attention to students' understanding of scientific concepts at different school levels. The results indicate that the learners... More

    pp. 164-186

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  4. Photovoice as an Evaluation Tool for Student Learning on a Field Trip

    Marc Behrendt & Krisanna Machtmes

    Background: Photovoice is one method that enables an educator to view an experience from a student's perspective. This study examined how teachers might use photovoice during an informal learning... More

    pp. 187-203

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  5. How Teaching Practices Are Connected to Student Intention to Enrol in Upper Secondary School Physics Courses

    Kalle Juuti & Jari Lavonen

    Background: In developed countries, it is challenging for teachers to select pedagogical practices that encourage students to enrol in science and technology courses in upper secondary school.... More

    pp. 204-218

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  6. Science Teacher Candidates' Perceptions about Roles and Nature of Scientific Models

    Ayse Yenilmez Turkoglu & Ceren Oztekin

    Background: Scientific models have important roles in science and science education. For scientists, they provide a means for generating new knowledge or function as an accessible summary of... More

    pp. 219-236

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  7. Assessing Pre-Service Science Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) through Observations and Lesson Plans

    Sedef Canbazoglu Bilici, S. Selcen Guzey & Havva Yamak

    Background: Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) is critical for effective teaching with technology. However, generally science teacher education programs do not help pre-service... More

    pp. 237-251

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