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Affective and Cognitive Outcomes of Project-Based Team Work in a Model Lower Secondary School: The Case of Nuclear Energy

Georgios Tsaparlis, University of Ioannina Department of Chemistry, Sotiris Hartzavalos, Vasiliki Vlacha, Constantina Malamou, Ioanna Neila, Christina Pantoula, Upper Secondary School at Kastellanoi Mesis Kerkyras, Corfu, Zosimaia Model Lower Secondary Schhol of Ioannina, Ioannina, Zosimaia Model Lower Secondary Schhol of Ioannina, Ioannina, Zosimaia Model Lower Secondary Schhol of Ioannina, Ioannina, Zosimaia Model Lower Secondary Schhol of Ioannina, Ioannina
2020 Science Education International  
The first questionnaire elicited students' opinions about the overall project, while the second questionnaire examined students' acquired knowledge.  ...  We report on our experience with the implementation of project-based teamwork on nuclear energy with 14 ninth-grade students from a lower secondary model school and its assessment using two written questionnaires  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful to all the students who participated in the project and their parents who consented that their children answer the two questionnaires.  ... 
doi:10.33828/sei.v31.i1.6 fatcat:x7z7jtz7w5eijnai6wmsscdwqa

Collaborative Learning in Building Sciences Enabled by Augmented Reality

Shahin Vassigh, Winifred E Newman, Amir Behzadan, Yimin Zhu, Shu-Ching Chen, Scott Graham
2014 American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture  
The project aims at integrating collaborative learning strategies with new simulation technologies and AR to provide a learning environment for interdisciplinary education of architecture, engineering,  ...  This paper presents a comprehensive literature review, a novel pedagogical approach, and plans for developing and testing a collaborative learning environment built upon the capacity of new simulation  ...  thinking and improve learning through collaboration in AEC students.  ... 
doi:10.12691/ajcea-2-2-5 fatcat:gtcmjuwqrvccjajpjvwskr34mq

Higher Perceived Design Thinking Traits and Active Learning in Design Courses Motivate Engineering Students to Tackle Energy Sustainability in Their Careers

Julie Milovanovic, Tripp Shealy, Andrew Katz
2021 Sustainability  
The survey asked students about their motivation to engage in sustainable design, their perceived design thinking traits (i.e., integrative feedback, collaboration), and if they experienced active learning  ...  Active learning experiences positively influence senior engineering students' interests in designing solutions related to energy sustainability.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the students who participated in the research by completing the survey. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132212570 fatcat:cvbzg4uaebgvrdztmzyp2dd2ji

A Problem-Based Learning Approach for Green Control and IT in a Master Program [chapter]

Emmanuel Witrant, Elvira Popescu
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
While the economic aspect is related to industrial policies and out of reach for university curriculum designers, problem-based learning (PBL) can be a solution to renew the students' interest for science  ...  The perspective of relying on Web 2.0 tools to improve communication and collaboration in the PBL framework is also discussed.  ...  While implementing the students' controller on a real tokamak would not be feasible, two PBL topics are proposed in the master program: the real-time modeling of a complex system and the optimization of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25813-8_29 fatcat:vustuekpx5e5nm7wh72yvof5wa

Immersive Learning for Sustainable Building Design and Construction Practices

Tahar Messadi, Winifred E. Newman, Andrew Braham, Darin Nutter
2017 Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture  
Students analyzed an existing building and developed alternative solutions based on improving energy performance.  ...  At each site, three collaborative projects were assigned to student teams during fall 2016.  ...  While faculty were enthusiastic about the idea of collaboration they wanted autonomous control over their courses.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1934-7359/2017.09.003 fatcat:kgro27ir6jf3nlp77gw3zfbe24

Two Departments, Two Models of Interdisciplinary Peer Learning

Julianne Wenner, Paul Simmonds
2017 Journal of College Science Teaching  
As such, we anticipated that in both projects, TCs would learn more about physical science, and physics students would learn more about teaching, while practicing communication and collaboration.  ...  Two graduate students focused on energy while the other two graduate students focused on electrical circuits. 3. Graduate students created lesson plans to teach TCs. 4.  ... 
doi:10.2505/4/jcst17_047_01_18 fatcat:ffvssxsygfcddbveqrwjiqbsu4

A Method to Introduce Building Performance Simulation to Beginners

Niko Gentile, Jouri Kanters, Henrik Davidsson
2020 Energies  
The findings suggest that the method prompts higher level thinking in BPS and collaborative learning in groups.  ...  Competence in performing Building Performance Simulations (BPS) is a fundamental asset for an energy specialist.  ...  However, while the control method is built on expected learning outcomes, the learning spirals are built on the students' learning process [11] , see Section 2.3.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13081941 fatcat:culymdbawnbuzh4rg7ariljjjy

Increasing computational protein design literacy through cohort-based learning for undergraduate students [article]

Erin C Yang, Robby Divine, Christine S Kang, Sidney Chan, Elijah Arenas, Zoe Subol, Peter Tinker, Hayden Manninen, Alicia Feichtenbiner, Talal Mustafa, Julia Hallowell, Isiac Orr (+10 others)
2022 bioRxiv   pre-print
This imposed a financial burden on the students and eliminated an important learning opportunity.  ...  In the first phase, students learned computational methods to assess the stability of designed protein assemblies.  ...  We also thank Dina Listov and Sarel Fleishman for invaluable discussions about the pSUFER protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2022.05.24.493341 fatcat:3ya2wxt74nabnehpibi3mcvgai

Enhancing learning outcomes by introducing BIM in civil engineering studies – experiences from a university college in Norway

Ann Karina Lassen, Eilif Hjelseth, Tor Tollnes
2018 International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning  
for collaboration within a design team.  ...  The students reported that the hands-on modeling with BIMbased software led to increased understanding of design parameters, load distribution, and construction detailing, as well as information requirements  ...  In addition to applying 3-D modeling for design and representation, some teach students about collaborative working through the use of BIM [4] .  ... 
doi:10.2495/sdp-v13-n1-62-72 fatcat:lmidr6lcwfgtld2hheuohkw7tq

Talking through the problems: a study of discourse in peer-led small groups

Michelle D. Repice, R. Keith Sawyer, Mark C. Hogrebe, Patrick L. Brown, Sarah B. Luesse, Daniel J. Gealy, Regina F. Frey
2016 Chemistry education  
While students in our study engaged in less of the deeper, meaning-making discourse than expected, these observations about the function of language in small-group learning deepens an understanding of  ...  the learning that takes place as students work together.  ...  F4: Yeah because it's going to lose energy. Yeah, sorry it took me a while.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c5rp00154d fatcat:2zhgmnkqkbgi7idlq7vruvmcky

Implications for Selves and Students Through Introducing New Pedagogical Strategies Into Our Teacher Education Practice

2021 Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice  
Four themes emerged: unsettling consequences of change, renewed energy and enthusiasm for teaching, new skills and perspectives, and perceptions of student engagement, learning, and relationships.  ...  Loughran, Korthagen, and Russell (2008) posited, "Student teachers need opportunities to experience and learn about how experienced teachers and teacher educators take risks and develop new teaching approaches  ...  They also positioned us as facilitators of the learning process, not as the conveyors of knowledge, and helped us model for students how they could design collaborative, student-centered instruction that  ... 
doi:10.33423/jhetp.v21i8.4503 fatcat:6hepa3zhsvb2dlitlvebai64ci

Exploring the Effectiveness of Digital Games in Producing pro-Environmental Behaviors when Played Collaboratively and Individually: A Mixed Methods Study in India

Shamila Janakiraman, Sunnie Lee Watson, William R. Watson
2021 TechTrends  
This mixed methods study conducted in a high school in India, examined the attitudinal learning among students who played a game individually (n = 45) and collaboratively (n = 44).  ...  Surveys based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) and the Attitudinal Learning Instrument (ALI), showed that attitudinal learning from games was similar for collaborative and individual players.  ...  Collaborative players felt a sense of security while learning together as novices, while talking and thinking aloud, and hence had more fun (Räder et al. 2014 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11528-020-00571-8 pmid:33521794 pmcid:PMC7829066 fatcat:4bsocmn2uzb6jowbb4d2a6eove

Ready, Cell, Go! Guided Movement Exercises in an Introductory Cell Biology Course †

Miranda Harris, Wynn Fricke, Megan Vossler, Devavani Chatterjea
2019 Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education  
Students described their experiences and personal learning outcomes in written reflections.  ...  Cells and dance are each dynamic manifestations of energy, shape, time, and space. Here we present a novel application of movement learning in cell biology education. "Ready, Cell, Go!"  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Professors David Matthes, Melanie Gubbels-Bupp, and Bryan Dewsbury and artist Michael Curran for critical reading and feedback, the students of Cell Biology fall 2017  ... 
doi:10.1128/jmbe.v20i3.1783 pmid:31890077 pmcid:PMC6914347 fatcat:rhn5przev5ezvnifyyhuvkcujm

Learning from Reciprocal Peer Observation: A collaborative self-study

Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn, Kitty te Riele
2008 Studying Teacher Education: journal of self-study of teacher education practices  
our students, in relation to their backgrounds as well as social tensions; and about ourselves as teachers and learners in relation to rapport, role modeling and collegiality.  ...  In this study we make connections between learning from each other, ourselves, our students and theories of teaching and learning.  ...  We also thank our students, who continue to provide us with insights into our teaching.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17425960801976354 fatcat:ptyesybacngv7cpzctdvpgy55m

Using research methods courses to teach students about sustainable development – a three-phase model for a transformative learning experience

Patrick A. Müller, Thomas Bäumer, Jan Silberer, Stefan Zimmermann
2020 International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education  
Purpose Learning about sustainable development in dedicated curricula can be beneficial for students' personal and professional development and societies alike.  ...  This paper aims to propose an alternative route to give students the chance to learn about sustainable development without the need to change the structure of their study program.  ...  Furthermore, students learned about energy conservation, recycling and waste management while working on the projects.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijshe-08-2019-0252 fatcat:e62ijntp6vgbxpmln5lcsk6kgu
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