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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

2004 Volume 23, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Visualization for Middle School Students’ Engagement in Science Learning

    Lauren Cifuentes & Yi-Chuan Jane Hsieh, Texas A&M University, United States

    This mixed-methods study explored the effects of studentgenerated visualization on middle-schoolers' science concept learning. We compared students who visualized during study time with those who... More

    pp. 109-137

  2. Science Education in the Web Era

    Leon L. Combs, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Although education has been in the web era for some years, choosing a direction for educational institutions in this era has been a difficult problem. This article will attempt to give some... More

    pp. 139-149

  3. Considering the Efficacy of Web-based Worked Examples in Introductory Chemistry

    Kent J. Crippen & Boyd L. Earl, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    Theory suggests that studying worked examples and engaging in self-explanation will improve learning and problem solving. A growing body of evidence supports the use of web-based assessments for... More

    pp. 151-167

  4. Complex Quantification in Structured Query Language (SQL): A Tutorial Using Relational Calculus

    Jalal Kawash, American University of Sharjah

    The Structured Query Language (SQL) forms a substantial component of introductory database courses and is supported by almost every commercial database product. One disadvantage of SQL is that it... More

    pp. 169-190

  5. Working with Accurate Representations: The Case of Preconstructed Dynamic Geometry Sketches

    Margaret Sinclair, York University, Canada

    The ability to display an accurate image is commonly assumed to be a benefit of dynamic geometry software—it seems reasonable to conclude that the task of noticing and interpreting relationships... More

    pp. 191-208