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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

October 2008 Volume 27, Number 4


Gary H. Marks

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Number of articles: 6

  1. An Electronic Response System and Conceptests in General Chemistry Courses

    William Donovan, The University of Akron, United States

    This paper reports the findings of a study of student attitudes and student improvement in conceptual understanding using conceptests with an electronic response system in lecture courses. ... More

    pp. 369-389

  2. Sectoral and Gender-Wise Analysis of the Choice of CS Studies in Israeli High Schools

    Larisa Eidelman & Orit Hazzan, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Worldwide surveys indicate that the number of women studying undergraduate-level Computer Science is constantly decreasing. Based on data collected in Israel, significant differences were found in ... More

    pp. 391-422

  3. Using Spreadsheets to Discover Meaning for Parameters in Nonlinear Models

    Kris H. Green, St. John Fisher College, United States

    This paper explores the use of spreadsheets to develop an exploratory environment where mathematics students can develop their own understanding of the parameters of commonly encountered families... More

    pp. 423-441

  4. Explore Effective Use of Computer Simulations for Physics Education

    Yu-Fen Lee, Department of Learning and Instruction, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States; Yuying Guo, Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, China; Hsiang-ju Ho, Teachers College, National Chiayi University, Taiwan

    The dual purpose of this article is to provide a synthesis of the findings related to the use of computer simulations in physics education and to present implications for teachers and researchers... More

    pp. 443-466

  5. A Comparative Analysis of High School Geometry Curricula: What Do Technology-Intensive, Standards-Based, and Traditional Curricula Have to Offer in Terms Mathematical Proof and Reasoning?

    Diler Oner, Bogazici University, Turkey

    In this study, I present an analysis of high school geometry curricula regarding mathematical proof opportunities. I examined eight U.S. high school level geometry textbooks, which were categorized... More

    pp. 467-497

  6. An Empirical Assessment of Science Teachers’ Intentions Toward Technology Integration

    Weishen Wu, Da Yeh University, Taiwan; Huey-Por Chang, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; Chorng-Jee Guo, National Taitung University, Taiwan

    Building upon three theoretical paradigms (technology acceptance model, social cognitive theory, and task-technology fit), the present study aims to investigate the relationship among intrinsic and... More

    pp. 499-520