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Journal of Science Education and Technology

December 2004 Volume 13, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Exploiting Distance Technology to Foster Experimental Design as a Neglected Learning Objective in Labwork in Chemistry

    Cedric d'Ham, Erica de Vries, Isabelle Girault & Patricia Marzin

    This paper deals with the design process of a remote laboratory for labwork in chemistry. In particular, it focuses on the mutual dependency of theoretical conjectures about learning in the... More

    pp. 425-434

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  2. Science Anxiety and Gender in Students Taking General Education Science Courses

    M K. Udo, G P. Ramsey & J V. Mallow

    Earlier studies [Mallow, J. V. (1994). Gender-related science anxiety: A first binational study. "Journal of Science Education and Technology" 3: 227-238; Udo, M. K., Ramsey, G. P., Reynolds-Alpert... More

    pp. 435-446

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  3. Integrating Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Project-Based Instruction: A Case Study of an Experienced Teacher

    Anthony J. Petrosino

    This case study of a teacher who engaged his students in inquiry within a technologically rich classroom was conducted over 5 weeks, including 15 regularly scheduled classes. Data include extensive... More

    pp. 447-460

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  4. Students' Understanding Is Enhanced through Molecular Modeling

    Julie B. Ealy

    Integration of molecular modeling into General Chemistry lab encourages students to dually process molecular concepts both verbally and pictorially. When students are tested utilizing questions not... More

    pp. 461-471

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  5. The Effectiveness of Internet-Controlled Astronomical Research Instrumentation for Education

    Preethi Pratap & Joseph Salah

    Over the last decade, remote instruments have become widely used in astronomy. Educational applications are more recent. This paper describes a program to bring radio astronomy into the... More

    pp. 473-484

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  6. The Effect Teaching Experience Has on Perceived Effectiveness of Interactive Television as a Distance Education Model for Elementary School Science Teacher's Professional Development: Another Digital Divide?

    Leonard A. Annetta & James Minogue

    The first year of a 5 year professional development project for elementary teachers in two mid-western states integrated a bridge of two distinctly different distance education networks (T-1 and... More

    pp. 485-494

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  7. The Brink of Change: Gender in Technology-Rich Collaborative Learning Environments

    Jessica Goldstein & Sadhana Puntambeka

    This study was designed to contribute to a small but growing body of knowledge on the influence of gender in technology-rich collaborative learning environments. The study examined middle school... More

    pp. 505-522

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  8. Bringing Dinosaur Science to the Junior Girl Scouts through a College Service-Learning Project

    Laura A. Guertin, Edna T. Cao, Karen A. Craig, Alice E. George, Shana T. Goldson, Shanon P. Makatche, Brett T. Radusevich, Charles W. Sandor, Anya T. Takos, Ryan Tuller, James K. Williams & Michael A. Williams

    Undergraduate students in an introductory-level geoscience course successfully designed and conducted a science badge day for the Junior Girl Scouts. With national concerns that girls turn away... More

    pp. 523-531

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