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Design-Based Research in Science Education: One Step Towards Methodology
Recently, there has been critiques towards science education research, as the potential of this research has not been actualised in science teaching and learning praxis. The paper describes anExpand
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Students' interest in biology and their out-of-school experiences
Interest in biology and the out-of-school experiences of Finnish secondary school pupils (n=3626, median age 15) were surveyed in the spring of 2003 using the international ROSE questionnaire.Expand
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The Innovative School as an Environment for the Design of Educational Innovations
Teachers’ engagement in Design Based Research (DBR) is analyzed in the context of the Innovative School (ISC) model. The ISC model emphasizes the development of students’ learning and learningExpand
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Pupil interest in physics: A survey in Finland
Factors interrelating with interest in physics learning are gender, perceived relevance, contents and contexts of physics, and teaching methods. Finnish ninth grade secondary school pupil interest inExpand
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Secondary school students' interests, attitudes and values concerning school science related to environmental issues in Finland
This paper explores the relationship between students' interests in environmental issues, attitudes to environmental responsibility and biocentric values in school science education. The factors wereExpand
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Strategy‐based development of teacher educators' ICT competence through a co‐operative staff development project
An ICT strategy and an implementation plan for teacher education were created in a co‐operative process. Visions and expectations of staff members and students were registered by questionnaires andExpand
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STUDENTS’ MOTIVATIONAL ORIENTATIONS AND CAREER CHOICE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A COMPARATIVE INVESTIGATION IN FINLAND AND LATVIA
This paper examines lower secondary school students’ motivational orientations on the characteristics of science and technology occupations. The survey data of 9th grade students were collected inExpand
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A professional development project for improving the use of information and communication technologies in science teaching
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This article describes a professional development project aiming to develop practical approaches for the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into science education. Expand
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Investigating Optimal Learning Moments in U.S. and Finnish Science Classes.
This study explores how often students are engaged in their science classes and their affective states during these times, using an innovative methodology that records these experiences in situ.Expand
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Promoting Students’ Interest and Motivation Towards Science Learning: the Role of Personal Needs and Motivation Orientations
This study aimed to design a teaching sequence for science education that enabled lower secondary school students to enhance their motivation towards science. Further, it looked to examine the wayExpand
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