FISER'09

Frontiers in Science Education Research

An international conference on

science and mathematics education research

 

22-24 March 2009

 

         

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A comparative study of different strategies to overcome language barriers in the teaching and learning of mathematics in countries where English is the LoLT

Hannatjie Vorster (J.A.)

 

A physics laboratory course designed using problem-based learning for prospective physics teachers

Cezmi Ünal and Ömer Faruk Özdemir

 

A proposal for the connection between experiment and modelling for first formation of primary school teacher

Federico Corni, Enrico Gilibert, Marisa Michelini and Lorenzo Santi

 

A startup tutorial for the controller design of mobile competition robots

Asemeh Poosti and Mehmet Bodur

 

An investigation of pre-service teachers’ alternative conceptions of global warming

Sabiha Subaşı, Ömer Geban

  

An overview of mathematical word problem solving strategies and their usability

Gözdegül Arık and Neslihan Bulut

 

Application and evaluation of ecological footprint as an environmental education tool towards sustainable life

Özgül Keleş and Mustafa Aydoğdu

 

Applying electromagnetism for enhancing Thai high-school students’ understanding in force and motion

Thanida Sujarittham, Kwan Arayathanitkul and Jintawat Tanamatayarat

 

Assessing the ability of science undergraduate students to process information in a compare and contrast form

Doaa Mahmoud-Ghoneim and Amr Amin

 

Background knowledge of undergraduate students of mathematics teaching department about student centered teaching

Nur Sırmacı and Başaran Gençdoğan

 

Bouncing ball – a mathematisation for second year high school and Matura students

Marina Rugelj and Tine Golez

 

C. B. E. and progress alternative against high costed material for mechatronic education

Sezgin Ersoy, Sertaç Görgülü

 

CAD forces changes to engineering graphics curriculum

Serpil Kurt

 

Clothing education and mathematics

Songül Kuru and Pınar Göklüberk Özlü

 

Cognitive architecture of misconceptions

Paul Tarábek

 

Cognitive strategies used by pre-service physics teachers

Sevda Yerdelen Damar, Ulaş Üstün and Ali Eryılmaz

 

Computational modelling with Modellus: An enhancement vector for the general university physics course

Rui Gomes Neves, Jorge Carvalho Silva, Vítor Duarte Teodoro

 

Conceptualization of Nature of Science, socioscientific issues among science majors and nonscience majors

Ceyhan Çiğdemoğlu

 

Consistency of students’ conceptions about superposition and reflection of waves: findings from the development of a conceptual survey in mechanical waves

Apisit Tongchai, Manjula Sharma, Ian Johnston, Kwan Arayathanitkul

 

Coteaching as a tool for undergraduate mathematics education

Maria Inês Mafra Goulart and Eduardo Sarquis Soares

 

Curricula of the course on modelling behaviour of human and animal-like agents

Cyril Brom

 

Curriculum Process in Science Education

Veronika Adamčíková , Paul Tarábek , and Přemysl Záškodnı

 

Design and use of computer-aided instructional tools in a teacher training environment

Gagik Demirjian

 

Determining the learning styles of primary school teachers

Melih Koçakoğlu

 

Development of personal desiderata while learning GIS

Lene Møller Madsen, Frederik Voetmann Christiansen, Camilla Rump

 

Development of pre-service chemistry teachers’ understanding of reaction rate

Oktay Bektaş, Ayşe Yalçın Çelik, Ayla Çetin Dindar

 

Development of spatial abilities using computers

Šárka Gergelitsová, TomᚠHolan

 

Didaktik analysis an alternative ways of improving pre-service physics teachers in Malaysia

Mohd. Zaki Ishak

 

Electromagnetic induction: a proposal for a teaching/learning path

Marisa Michelini and Rossana Viola

 

Ethical imperative of teaching ELSI to bioscience majors

Jinnie M. Garrett

 

Evaluation of university students’ bioethical perceptions about biotechnological studies: cloning case

Hikmet Sürmeli and Fatma Şahin

 

Examining undergraduate students’ ability in transferring their mathematical knowledge to chemistry

Richard A. Hoban, Brien C. Nolan and Odilla E. Finlayson

 

Experiences of causality of attrition: a perspective from former physics undergraduate students

Bjørn Friis Johannsen, Cedric Linder and Camilla Østerberg Rump

 

From mathematics to technology and backwards by intuition

Damjan Kobal

 

Guided-inquiry in teaching science

Nouredine Zettili

 

Impact of MBL usage on concept learning and graph interpretation skills in physics

Fatma Caner and Feral Ogan-Bekiroglu

 

Improving the teaching of science through discipline-based education research: An example from physics

Lillian C. McDermott

 

Interactive screen experiments – connecting distance learners to laboratory practice

P.A. Hatherly, S.E. Jordan, and A. Cayless

 

Introduction on choosing skills of high school students at problem solving strategies

Elçin Emre and Ziya Argün

 

Investigation of physics teachers’ knowledge and using ability the new learning and assessment approaches

Hasan Said Tortop, Nuri Ozek

 

Investigation of secondary education physics course 9th grade curriculum in terms of energy concept, and activity suggestions

Hilal Aktamış, İ. Seyhan Aktamış and Nail Özek

 

Mathematics for language, language for mathematics

Lenka Tejkalova

 

On improving students’ understanding of the photoelectric effect

Y. P. Chee, S. K. Munirah, C. C. Lim, T. S. Koh, C. Y. Lau, D. Wong, Lyna, P. Lee and S. K. Foong

 

Physical media: Using new media to explore science in arts education

Anthony Schultz

 

Practising computer networking problem solving using learning objects on mobile phones

Richard Seaton

 

Remodeling science education

David Hestenes

 

Research university faculty members’ motivation to engage in teaching professional development

Jana L. Bouwma-Gearhart

 

Role and effect of reproducible computing technology in statistics learning

Patrick Wessa Ed van Stee

 

Science experiments for communities of distance learners

David J. Robinson and Stephen J. Swithenby

 

Student understanding of thermal physics concepts and the underlying mathematics in the upper division

John R. Thompson, Warren M. Christensen, Evan B. Pollock, Brandon R. Bucy and Donald B. Mountcastle

 

Students’ understanding of basic physics concepts of Newton’s laws of motion at the UAE University

Ehab Malkawi, N. Qamhieh, and I. M. Obaidat

 

Teachers’ beliefs, attitudes and intentions about using Geometer’s Sketchpad in their mathematics classroom

Gerrit Stols and Jeanne Kriek

 

Teaching and learning science: Disciplinary knowledge and representation

Cedric Linder

 

Teaching and learning the concept of energy at 14 years old

Paula Heron, Marisa Michelini and Alberto Stefanel

 

Teaching science and mathematics subjects using the Excel spreadsheet package

Dogan Ibrahim

 

Teaching the inquiry approach in the chemistry laboratory and its contribution to teacher's professional development

Dorit Taitelbaum, Rachel Mamlok-Naaman and Avi Hofstein

 

Technicians’ perceptions of their role in a science department

Jannet Robinson

 

Tendencies of the use of visual strategies of preservice mathematics teachers in advanced mathematics

Yasemin Sağlam and Ali Bülbül

 

The development and evaluation of second level lessons within the framework of the Cognitive Acceleration through Science Education methodology

Lorraine McCormack, Odilla E. Finlayson and Thomas J.J. McCloughlin

 

The influence of an in-service training programme on the standard of mathematics education

Trudie Benadé

 

The relationship between students’ behavior in problem-based learning groups and the development of conceptual understanding

Paul Irving, Robert Howard and Brian Bowe

 

The use of motion sensor in the teaching of mathematics

Tine Golež

 

Things that we can learn from praxis: attempts to overcome alienated learning within traditional teaching

Eduardo Sarquis Soares

 

Transforming mathematical content knowledge into mathematical content knowledge for teaching

Mariana Plotz

 

University students’ perceptions about the laboratory environments and their interactions in a physics laboratory

Cezmi Ünal and Ömer Faruk Özdemir

 

Use of 3D virtual environments in teaching astronomy and physics

Robert Lucas and Ulrich Kolb

 

Using project based learning model at solar energy and applications topic

Hasan Said Tortop and Nuri Ozek

  

Using teacher training courses as levers for faculty educational development – an example from the University of Copenhagen

Frederik Voetmann Christiansen, Camilla Rump, Lene Møller Madsen

 

Web-based enrichment of science learning environments and higher order thinking

Hassan A. El-Sabagh

 

What exactly do prospective secondary mathematics teachers understand from angle measurement?

Hilal Gülkılık and Hasan Hüseyin Uğurlu

 

YASS: A system simulator for operating system and computer architecture teaching and learning

Besim Mustafa

Eastern Mediterranean University

 

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