Creating ACTIVE Minds in our Science and Mathematics students (2010)

Table of Contents


Preface PDF
Manjula D. Sharma

Keynote Presentation (refereed)

“Data dumping, after the test you forget it all”: Seeking Deep Approaches to Science Learning with Slowmation (Student-generated Animations) PDF
Garry Hoban
The Advancing Science by Enhancing Learning in the Laboratory (ASELL) Project: The Next Chapter PDF
Simon M. Pyke, Alexandra Yeung, Manjula D. Sharma, Simon C. Barrie, Mark A. Buntine, Karen Burke da Silva, Scott H. Kable, Kieran F. Lim

Abstract Only

Reflections on Teaching Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics PDF
Paul C. Abbott
ALIUS: Active Learning in University Science - Leading Change in Australian Science Teaching PDF
Dan R. Bedgood, Mauro Mocerino, Mark Buntine, Daniel Southam, Marjan Zadnik, Simon Pyke, Kieran Lim, Gayle Morris, Brian Yates, Michael Gardiner, Adam Bridgeman
Physics Practicals for Engineering Students? PDF
Ragbir Bhathal
Do Our Students Really Know What We Think They Know....and What Can We Do About It? PDF
James Botten
Developing Scientific Literacy for all University Graduates PDF
Karen Burke da Silva
Teaching and Flexible Learning in Science and Entrepreneurship Courses Using Mobile Devices PDF
Peter Cottrell, Rachel Wright, Lou Reinisch
Building a Successful Outreach Program PDF
Phil Dooley
An Intercultural Exploration of Conceptions in Thermal Physics PDF
Helen Georgiou, Manjula D. Sharma
Teaching Instrumental Science Globally Using a Collaborative Electronic Laboratory Notebook PDF
Brynn Hibbert, Jeremy G. Frey, Rosanne Quinnell, Mauro Mocerino, Matthew Todd, Piyapong Niamsup, Adrian Plummer, Andrew Milsted
Question Guided Instructions: a New Tool to Improve Thai Students’ Thinking Skills in the Physics Experiment Class PDF
Jiradawan Huntula, Ratchapak Chitaree
Why do Students Still Bother to Come to Lectures When Everything is Online? PDF
Jill Johnston, Dale Hancock, Vanessa Gysbers, Gareth Denyer
Making Science Relevant: a Faculty-wide Initiative Towards Enhancing the Student Experience Through Authentic Learning Activities PDF
Susan M. Jones, Ruth Casper, Julian Dermoudy, Jon Osborn, Brian Yates
Mapping the Knowledge Structure of Physics PDF
Christine Lindstrøm, Manjula D. Sharma
Threshold Learning Outcomes for Science Graduates: a Progress Report on the Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Project PDF
Susan M. Jones, Brian Yates
Multimedia-based Link Maps – a Preliminary Report PDF
Nigel Choon Hao Kuan, Manjula D. Sharma
Using Creative Assessment Tasks to Engage Students in Learning and Conceptualising the Challenging Content of Biochemistry. PDF
Simon J. Myers
Epistemological Beliefs, Personal Characteristics, and Health-related Behaviours of Students in Health and Human Sciences PDF
Steve Provost, Stephen Myers, Airdre Grant
Integrated Science: An Inquiry Based Interdisciplinary Science Learning Experience PDF
Pauline Ross
Threshold Concepts: Challenging the Way We Think, Teach and Learn in Biology and Science PDF
Pauline M. Ross, Charlotte Taylor, Chris Hughes, Noel Whitaker, Louise Lutze-Mann, Vicky Tzioumis
Supporting Student Learning and Retention in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing – An Evaluation of Curtin University's Science Clinics Program PDF
Elisabeth Settelmaier, Marjan Zadnik
Applying the ASELL Framework for Improvement of a First Year Physics Laboratory Program PDF
Salim Siddiqui, Daniel Southam, Mauro Mocerino, Mark Buntine, Jo Ward, Marjan Zadnik
An Investigation into Scientific Literacy Amongst University Students PDF
Michael West, Manjula D. Sharma, Ian Johnston

Non-refereed Papers

Can Creating Podcasts be a Useful Assignment in a Large Undergraduate Chemistry Class? PDF
Emma Bartle, Nancy Longnecker, Mark Pegrum
Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Across a Zoology Curriculum: an Evaluation Through the Lens of External Peer Review PDF
Susan M. Jones, Paula Myatt
Blogging Biology & Podcasting Physics: Authentic Learning via Student Creation of New Media PDF
Will Rifkin, Nancy Longnecker, Joan Leach, Lloyd Davis

Refereed Papers

A comparison of the effectiveness of an interactive, online module versus a laboratory based exercise which introduces microscopy to first year biology students. PDF
Fiona Bird
Collaborative Laboratory for Quantitative Data Analysis PDF
Adam James Bridgeman, Siegbert Schmid
Training Ethical Scientists: Student Views on the Benefits of Using Animals in Learning PDF
Ashley Edwards, Susan M. Jones
Aligning Learning and Assessment Through Adaptive Strategies in Tutorials in Physics at the University of Auckland PDF
Graham F. Foster
Teachers’ Reflections on the Challenges of Teaching Mathematics Bridging Courses PDF
Sue Gordon, Jackie Nicholas
Online Evidence Charts to Help Students Systematically Evaluate Theories and Evidence PDF
Alex O Holcombe, Hal Pashler
Scenario-based MUVE for Science Inquiry PDF
Michael J. Jacobson, Debbie Richards, Shannon Kennedy-Clark, Katherine Thompson, Charlotte Taylor, Chun Hu, Meredith Taylor, Iwan Kartiko
Promoting reflective dialogue through group analysis of student feedback PDF
Lorna E. Jarrett, Tony Koppi, Damien Field
Does a Conference act as a Catalyst for Further Publications and Collaborations? A Pilot Study of a Small Science and Mathematics Education Conference. PDF
Hazel Jones, Alexandra Hugman
Forming groups to foster collaborative learning in large enrolment courses PDF
Gwendolyn A. Lawrie, Kelly E. Matthews, Lawrence R. Gahan
Teaching inductively: games in the tertiary classroom PDF
David J. Low
Feedback in the Sciences: what is wanted and what is given PDF
Meloni M. Muir, Lorraine M. Ryan, Helen Drury
Mapping Science Subjects: A Ground Up Approach PDF
Glennys O'Brien, Lorna Jarrett, Emily Purser, Christine Brown
Does Marcel Marceau Have a Place in the Chemistry Laboratory? PDF
Karma L. Pearce
Measurement uncertainty as a threshold concept in physics PDF
Anna Wilson, Gerlese Akerlind, Paul Francis, Les Kirkup, Jo McKenzie, Darren Pearce, Manjula D. Sharma