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"Information at Their Hands": Applying Sociocultural Theory to an Analysis of the Pedagogical Moves of Pre-Service Science Teachers During a Science Lesson
The National Science Education Standards (NSES) state that students must "experience scientific inquiry directly to gain a deep understanding of its characteristics" (Olson & Loucks-Horsley, 2000, p. 14). The standards ...
College Students' Understanding of the Domain and Range of Functions on Graphs
The mathematical concept of function has been revisited and further developed with regularity since its introduction in ancient Babylonia (Kleiner, 1989). The difficulty of the concept of a function contributes to complications ...
Perceived teacher racial bias (PTRB) and the context of student engagement
A correlational study was conducted with 39 seventh-grade students to examine the relationship of perceived teacher racial bias (PTRB) with behavioral engagement in the English classroom and the context of this relationship. ...
A multi-layered examination of the concept of the "good language teacher": Native English-speaking teachers in South Korea
The present dissertation research investigates the concept of "good" language teacher (GLT) identity in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) immersion environment in South Korea in three different ways, operating across ...
Developing an instrument for assessing students' understanding of the energy concept across science disciplines
Energy is a core and unifying concept in all science disciplines and across all grade levels. Although energy is one of the most central and richly connected ideas in all of science disciplines, students often have a great ...