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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

January 2019 Volume 38, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Integrating a game design model in a serious video game for learning fractions in mathematics

    Stéphane Cyr, Patrick Charland, Martin Riopel & Marie-Hélène Bruyère, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

    “Serious” video games (SVGs) are increasingly used as supplementary teaching tools for mathematics education. Several studies report their positive impact on student learning. However, these... More

    pp. 5-29

  2. Evaluating the effectiveness of virtual chemistry laboratory (VCL) in enhancing conceptual understanding: Using VCL as pre-laboratory assignment

    Tillerie Darby-White, Scott Wicker & Moustapha Diack, Southern University and A&M College, United States

    The 21st century student learns and communicates in the virtual world. In order to meet the individual instructional needs of the students, virtual science laboratories should be researched to... More

    pp. 31-48

  3. Dynamic Versus Static Presentation Formats, Do They Impact Performance Differently?

    Elizabeth McAlpin, New York University, Teaching and Learning with Technology, NYU IT, United States; Selin Kalaycioglu, New York University Courant, Department of Mathematics, United States; David Shilane, New York University, Teaching and Learning with Technology, NYU IT, United States

    According to the Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning (Mayer, 2009) learning with multimedia requires the integration of verbal and visual information (e.g., printed text and static images,... More

    pp. 49-76

  4. Change in Spatial Visualization Mental Rotation Abilities of Intermediate Elementary Students

    Jason Trumble & Deborah Dailey, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    Spatial visualization and mental rotations skills are considered a strong predictor of success in STEM fields (Wai, Lubinski, & Benbow, 2009). This study analyzed the malleability and amount of... More

    pp. 77-90