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Research in Science and Technological Education

Volume 26 Number 1,  2008


Chris Botton


Professional development for computer-enhanced learning: a case study with science teachers

Nicos Valanides and Charoula Angeli


Virtual teamwork: students studying about ethics in an online environment

Wan Ng


Effects of group work training on science attainment in rural and urban schools

A Thurston, KJ Topping, D Christie, C Donaldson, CJ Howe, E Jessiman, K Livingston and A Tolmie


Teaching chemical bonding through jigsaw cooperative learning

Kemal Doymus


Facilitating students' conceptual understanding of boiling using a four-step constructivist teaching method

Muammer Çalik


Girls' biology, boys' physics: evidence from free-choice science learning settings

Ayelet Baram-Tsabari and Anat Yarden


Development of a support environment for first year students taking materials science/engineering

Tahar Laoui and John O'Donoghue


Key Learning Areas


Subject Headings

Science teaching
Technology teaching

Journal of Interactive Learning Research

Volume 19 Number 1,  2008

Learning objects for educational applications via PDA technology

Daniel Churchill, The University of Hong Kong


Graduate students' perspectives on the meaningful nature of online discussions

Jianxia Du, Mississippi State University; Ke Zhang, Wayne State University; Anthony Olinzock & James Adams, Mississippi State University


Online collaborative learning and communication media

Byron Havard, University of West Florida; Jianxia Du & Jianzhong Xu, Mississippi State University


ExplaNet: A collaborative learning tool and hybrid recommender system for student-authored explanations

Jessica Masters, Boston College; Tara Madhyastha, University of Washington; Ali Shakouri, University of California at Santa Cruz


Re-dimensional thinking in Earth Science: from 3-D virtual reality panoramas to 2-D contour maps

John Park & Glenda Carter, North Carolina State University; Susan Butler, Gulf Coast Community College at Panama City; David Slykhuis, James Madison University; Angelia Reid-Griffin, University of North Carolina


Non-native speaker interaction management strategies in a network-based virtual environment

Mark Peterson, Kyoto University


An incremental model for developing educational critiquing systems: experiences with the Java Critiquer

Lin Qiu, State University of New York; Christopher Riesbeck, Northwestern University


Learner–information interaction: A macro-level framework characterising visual cognitive tools

Kamran Sedig & Hai-Ning Liang, The University of Western Ontario




Subject Headings

Educational innovations
Educational evaluation

Curriculum Inquiry

Volume 38 Number 2, March 2008

Editorial: From me to we: writing the 'other' into narratives of hope in education

Mary Kooy


Education and the dangerous memories of historical trauma: narratives of pain, narratives of hope

Michalinos Zemblyas and Zvi Bekerman


Listening to students, negotiating beliefs: preparing teachers for urban classrooms

Katherine Schultz, Cheryl E Jones-Walker and Anita P Chikkatur


Male teachers as role models: addressing issues of masculinity, pedagogy and the re-masculinisation of schooling

Wayne John Martino



Subject Headings

Teaching and learning
Curriculum planning

Science Scope

Volume 31 Number 7, March 2008

After the bell: Water harvesting II: working toward being green

Stephen J Farenga, Daniel Ness and John A Craven

Bumpy, sticky and shaky: nanoscale science and the curriculum

Amy Taylor, Gail Jones and Thomas P Pearl

Editor’s roundtable: Beyond the classroom walls

Inez Liftig

Going on a science trek!

Gail Yohe Kreider

Making mitosis visible

Michelle Williams, Marcia C Linn and Gail P Hollowell

Outstanding science trade books for students K–12 (books published in 2007: Science Scope)

Juliana Texley

Problem solving with patents

Jerilou Moore and William J Sumrall

Science safaris: Developing bold academic explorers outside the science classroom

Nancy Heilbronner

Science sampler: Making science relevant with an integrated curriculum

WR Klemm, Larry Johnson and Vince Hardy

Science sampler: Wade in the water – school, parent, and community collaboration

Amos Simms-Smith and Donna R Sterling

Science sampler: Wanted – citizen scientists

Marsha Sega

Science sampler: Water-use awareness

Randy Hall

Scope on safety: Should we pull the plug on wireless computer networks?

Ken Roy

Scope on the skies: Tracking planets around the sun

Bob Riddle

Tried and True: Volcano résumés

Sandra Rutherford and Cindy Corlett

Key Learning Areas


Subject Headings

Science teaching

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