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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

April 2010 Volume 29, Number 2


Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Which Comes First the Use of Computer Simulation of Frog Dissection or Conventional Dissection as Academic Exercise?

    Joseph Akpan, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, United States; Jeremy Strayer, Indiana State University, United States

    Science educators and school administrators are reexaming the educational value of animal dissection in the nation’s schools and are focusing on simulation as an instructional alternative. One... More

    pp. 113-138

  2. Examining Students’ Perceptions of Two Graphing Technologies and Their Impact on Problem Solving

    Jonathan Bostic & Stephen Pape, University of Florida, United States

    Graphing calculators facilitate learners’ ability to build cognitive links between mathematical representations by providing quick access to multiple representations. This exploratory study... More

    pp. 139-154

  3. Effect of Cooperative Learning On Academic Achievement of Physics Course

    Mohammadreza Keramati, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Abstract: This paper reports the results of an investigation on the effect of cooperative learning on academic achievement of physics course. Cooperative learning was employed to experimental group... More

    pp. 155-173

  4. Effects of Training Method and Gender on Learning 2D/3D Geometry

    Samsudin Khairulanuar, Abd Rashid Nazre, Omar Khan Sairabanu & Fabil Norasikin, Sultan Idris University of Education, Malaysia

    This article reports the findings of an experimental study involving 36 primary school students (16 girls, 20 boys, Mean age = 9.5 years, age range: 8-10 years) in geometrical understanding of 2D... More

    pp. 175-188

  5. Teacher Experiences on the Integration of Modern Educational Games in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom

    Albert Ritzhaupt, University of Florida, United States; Heidi Higgins & Beth Allred, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    What do experienced teachers have to say about integrating modern educational games into their classroom? This paper addresses this question by exploring the discourse of teachers who were provided... More

    pp. 189-216

  6. Educating the Mobile Generation – using personal cell phones as audience response systems in post-secondary science teaching.

    Eric Tremblay, Royal Military College of Canada, Canada

    Post-secondary classrooms are increasingly being filled by students of the mobile generation. This research study investigates the use of a cell phone-based audience response system (ARS) in post-... More

    pp. 217-227