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Journal of Science Education and Technology

February 2009 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Affordances and Limitations of Immersive Participatory Augmented Reality Simulations for Teaching and Learning

    Matt Dunleavy, Chris Dede & Rebecca Mitchell

    The purpose of this study was to document how teachers and students describe and comprehend the ways in which participating in an augmented reality (AR) simulation aids or hinders teaching and... More

    pp. 7-22

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  2. Faculty and Technology: Implications for Faculty Training and Technology Leadership

    Jared Keengwe, Terry Kidd & Lydia Kyei-Blankson

    The purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting ICT adoption process and the implications for faculty training and technology leadership. Respondents represented a wide range of... More

    pp. 23-28

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  3. K-16 Computationally Rich Science Education: A Ten-Year Review of the "Journal of Science Education and Technology" (1998-2008)

    Jennifer Wofford

    Computing is anticipated to have an increasingly expansive impact on the sciences overall, becoming the third, crucial component of a "golden triangle" that includes mathematics and experimental... More

    pp. 29-36

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  4. The Role of Nonprofits in Educational Technology Innovation

    Andrew A. Zucker

    For decades, nonprofit organizations have played a vital role in educational technology innovation. "Sesame Street," online high schools, probeware for science and mathematics teaching and learning... More

    pp. 37-47

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  5. Gene Polymorphism Studies in a Teaching Laboratory

    Jeffry Shultz

    I present a laboratory procedure for illustrating transcription, post-transcriptional modification, gene conservation, and comparative genetics for use in undergraduate biology education. Students ... More

    pp. 48-59

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  6. How Middle Schoolers Draw Engineers and Scientists

    Bethany Fralick, Jennifer Kearn, Stephen Thompson & Jed Lyons

    The perceptions young students have of engineers and scientists are often populated with misconceptions and stereotypes. Although the perceptions that young people have of engineers and of... More

    pp. 60-73

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  7. Closing the Gap: Inquiry in Research and the Secondary Science Classroom

    Lara M. Gengarelly & Eleanor D. Abrams

    Teaching students how to conduct authentic scientific inquiry is an essential aspect of recent science education reform efforts. Our National Science Foundation-funded GK-12 program paired science ... More

    pp. 74-84

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  8. A Conceptual Model (The Six Mirrors of the Classroom) and It's Application to Teaching and Learning about Microorganisms

    Mahmood Khalil, Reuven Lazarowitz & Rachel Hertz-Lazarowitz

    In this paper a conceptual model of instruction "the six mirrors of the classroom" used as a frame for teaching a learning topic, the microorganisms are depicted. The paper consists of four... More

    pp. 85-100

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