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Students generating questions as a way of learning
Student question generation is a constructive strategy that enriches learning, yet is hardly practiced in higher education. The study described here presents a potential model for integrating studentExpand
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Advancing the perceptions of the nature of science (NOS): integrating teaching the NOS in a science content course
Background: Understanding the nature of science (NOS) has been a key objective in teaching sciences for many years. Despite the importance of this goal it is, until this day, a complex challenge thatExpand
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An information system for dropout prevention
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Reducing student dropout from school is one of the most important challenges faced by the education system. Expand
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The Invisible Barrier to Integrating Computer Technology in Education.
The article explores contradictions in teachers’ perceptions regarding the place of computer technologies in education. The research population included 47 teachers who have incorporated computers inExpand
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Changes in the Perceptions of the Nature of Science and Religious Belief.
Understanding the nature of science (NOS) is one of the challenging objectives in science education due, in part, to the complex relationship between religion and science. This study examines how NOSExpand
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The interactive whiteboard in primary school science and interaction
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We study the contribution of Interactive Whiteboards to classroom interaction in Israel and the students’ attitudes. Expand
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An Information System for Coping with Student Dropout
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This study examines the effectiveness of a Local Authority Information Center LAIC, developed in Israel to cope with the problem of student dropout prevention. Expand
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Characteristics of classroom discourse in physics lessons
Discourse is the teacher’s principal pedagogical tool in class. Studies stress the importance of research on discourse in science education and demonstrate its cruciality for understanding science....
Learning Approach and Learning: Exploring a New Technological Learning System
This study furthers the understanding of the connections between learning approaches and learning. The research population embraced 44 males from the Jewish ultraorthodox community, who abide byExpand
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Learning outdoors or with a computer: the contribution of the learning setting to learning and to environmental perceptions
ABSTRACT Background: Outdoor learning and computer-based learning are two different alternatives to in-class conventional teacher-centered learning. Purpose: This study compares the outdoor learningExpand
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