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Structured models of scientific concepts for organizing, accessing, and using learning materials

Terence R. Smith, Alex Ushakov, Marcia L. Zeng, Olga Agapova, Olha Buchel, Michael Freeston, Jim Frew, Linda Hill, Laura Smart, Tim Tierney
2002 Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '02  
The knowledge represented in learning materials for the sciences is typically organized around term-based or "weakly-structured" models of concepts and their interrelationships.  ...  We We have developed a strongly-structured model of concepts for SME domains in terms of a frame-based KRS with slots and attributevalue fillers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/544220.544355 dblp:conf/jcdl/SmithZABFFHSTU02 fatcat:pwsq7rhcdza25phpp73rqj74ka

The ADEPT Concept-Based Digital Learning Environment [chapter]

T. R. Smith, D. Ancona, O. Buchel, M. Freeston, W. Heller, R. Nottrott, T. Tierney, A. Ushakov
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The DLE supports services for the creating, searching, and displaying: (1) knowledge bases (KBs) of strongly structured models of scientific concepts; (2) DL collections of information objects organized  ...  Its design and development incorporate the assumption that deep understanding of both scientific phenomena and scientific methods is facilitated when learning materials are explicitly organized, accessed  ...  Acknowledgements: The work described herein was partially supported by the NSF-DARPA-NASA Digital Libraries Initiative and the NSF NSDL initiative under NSF IR94-11330, NSF IIS-9817432, DUE-0121578, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-45175-4_28 fatcat:mxx4fbdlafabfplmqtejulamre

Modelling Learning Subjects as Relationships [chapter]

Martin Doerr
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes a novel intellectual structure for the subject space of material designed for selective autodidactic learning in a large knowledge base.  ...  Informal inferences between concept hierarchies and categorical relationships are presented. The structure is implemented in a system for training of art conservators in diagnostic knowledge.  ...  Typically current systems organize the major individual concepts of the domain of discourse in a thesaurus and use them as a kind of subject headings for the learning assets (see e.g. [1] ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-32279-5_14 fatcat:3btgq7pecvfsljnaebaammie7y

Model-based learning about structures and properties of chemical elements and compounds via the use of augmented realities

Mei-Hung Chiu, Chin-Cheng Chou, Yi-Hung Chen, TaMin Hung, Wei-Tian Tang, Jin-Wei Hsu, Hongming Leonard Liaw, Ming-Kang Tsai
2018 Chemistry Teacher International  
A useful visualization of models that matches target concepts to source objects can facilitate students' learning of abstract and complex structures of chemical elements and compounds.  ...  Scientific models play a vital role in science learning, representing major characteristics of scientific phenomena.  ...  Funding We would like to express our thanks to the Ministry of Science and Technology in Taiwan for funding our development of Augment Reality and Virtual Reality Assistive Tools through its High Scope  ... 
doi:10.1515/cti-2018-0002 fatcat:kpqkwq2nhbehppvnbygriof2oi

Toward an Interdisciplinary Science Curriculum: Analysis of the Connections across Science Learning Progressions

Hye Sun You, Cesar Delgado
2014 International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education  
The approach modeled in this study can inform the development of standards and materials for an interdisciplinary science curriculum.  ...  This research analyzed 17 published LPs for 10 big ideas: matter, genetics, energy, carbon cycling, force and motion, celestial motion, biodiversity, evolution, ecological systems, and water.  ...  Students of level 2 can recognize gases as matter; learn about the structure of organs and cells, and about the movement of materials and energy.  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2014.0258 fatcat:2lmhkulexbcb5fyff445t56r2a

Design, development, testing and validation of a Photonics Virtual Laboratory for the study of LEDs

Francisco L. Naranjo, Guadalupe Martínez, Ángel L. Pérez, Pedro J. Pardo, Manuel F. P. C. Martins Costa, Mourad Zghal
2014 12th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference  
using concept maps.  ...  For the validation of the didactic materials developed, it has been used procedures with various assessment tools for the collection and processing of data, applied in the context of an experimental design  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank the Regional Government of Extremadura for its financial support through Grant GR10102, partially funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2070561 fatcat:tacxzu3scrc7hhjlfzozltwrgu

Linking Theory to Practice: Science for Students with Visual Impairment

Aydin Kisilaslan
2019 Science Education International  
The first stage identified the visually impaired students' learning needs related to the concepts of the structure of matter.  ...  Significant differences in the academic performances indicated that instructional design had positive effects in teaching and learning science concepts for visually impaired students.  ...  In the design phase of the second step, instructional materials (instructor's guide and student handouts) and activities and activity materials were designed for concepts related to "structure of matter  ... 
doi:10.33828/sei.v30.i1.7 fatcat:f54txa5qerexdag5qe22xl232y

Graphic organizer for constructivist approach of advanced science concepts: "Magnetorezistence"

Florentina Iofciu, Cristina Miron, Stefan Antohe
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Constructivist approach means elaborating graphic organizers as instruments intended for knowledge construction using primary restyling of information and mental images forming.  ...  We present a graphic organizer as a cognitive map/ scheme projected to cover the main targets used in a creative lesson, to encourage metacognition and collaborative relationships between students and  ...  Acknowledgements Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Youth supported this work under Project FSE-POSDRU ID: 88/1.5/S/56668.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.03.065 fatcat:xl2u7wflpjgz7lm3z5gezdnr2e

Using Universal Design for Learning to Construct Inclusive Science Classrooms for Diverse Learners

Neerusha Baurhoo, Anila Asghar
2014 LEARNing Landscapes  
Drawing on the UDL model, the authors offer a framework for science teachers and practitioners to integrate inclusive practices in their teaching for diverse learners.  ...  This article illuminates academic barriers that students with learning disabilities (LD) face in their science classrooms and the ways in which the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework can offer  ...  on differences between biomolecules Tactile • Using different materials to construct 3-D models of biomolecules • Role-play to model the structure and bonding • Using play dough and art-based supplies  ... 
doi:10.36510/learnland.v7i2.651 fatcat:nxyneycvdjbxrmgauloxs2ph6m

''POLYGNOSIS'': the development of a thesaurus in an Educational Web Platform on optical and laser-based investigation methods for cultural heritage analysis and diagnosis

Nikoleta Platia, Maria Chatzidakis, Corina Doerr, Lida Charami, Chrysoula Bekiari, Kristalia Melessanaki, Kostas Hatzigiannakis, Paraskevi Pouli
2017 Heritage Science  
Acknowledgements Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ...  The presentation aspects include screen design quality, easy access to learning objects, proper structural organization, presentation simplicity, proper headlines and titles, quality of illustrations.  ...  Therefore, the demand for objectivity in designing and establishing the top-concepts of the thesaurus leads us to look for formal rules such as the CIDOC CRM Model.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40494-017-0163-0 fatcat:b4ilu4az3zfxhht3bebcvnyoxm

Modern Marketing Education: Mode Ling Approach & E-Learning

Heikki Juslin, Pasi Paldanius
2002 Ekonomika  
This article describes how to combine scientific method and practical marketing reality. The combination of modeling approach and illustrative E-learning is called Model-based Action Learning Method.  ...  The marketing students should learn how to work on a conceptual level using models and information but on the other hand he or she should learn thoroughly what marketing is all about in practice.  ...  Tools of thinking are structures, concepts and knowledge -models. Models have an important role in scientific thinking. Scientific thinking may sound strange to a practical marketing person.  ... 
doi:10.15388/ekon.2002.17010 fatcat:t4zqwaybubcdhcvcrpm2xo5pue

Cognitive digital platforms of scientific education

Stryzhak Stryzhak, Stanislav Dovgyi, Valentyna Demianenko, Maryna Popova, Olena Gayevska
2021 Mìždisciplìnarnì doslìdžennâ skladnih sistem  
The Web-software complex "Knowledge Base Ontological Scenarios Editor" for formalizing the process of preparation, conduct and assessment of learning outcomes using an e-scenario is presented.  ...  One of the promising directions of the development of e-learning systems is the development of open educational systems using cognitive ICTs.  ...  Open access to education has changed the model of communication and has wide support among the state, scientists, society and international organizations.  ... 
doi:10.31392/iscs.2021.19.035 fatcat:3m73bs4jgja2jl2ezwt5ut3kse

More Than One Way to Catch a Fish: Effective Translation of Ocean Science for the Public

B. Meeson, J. McDonnell, J. Kohut, S. Litchenwahler, H. Helling
2006 OCEANS 2006  
The understanding and use of information, especially scientific and technical information, is increasingly important for citizens and decision-makers.  ...  We present three information translation models that promote scientific and technical literacy.  ...  Materials may focus on particular age demographics, individual learning styles, and access to and availability of the materials.  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceans.2006.306844 fatcat:bm7ng6hyqfdcbdtofn52ki7pqu

Page 14 of Library Resources & Technical Services Vol. 47, Issue 1 [page]

2003 Library Resources & Technical Services  
Structured models of scientific concepts for organizing, accessing, and using learning materials.  ...  NISO Z39.19: Standard for Structure and Organization of Information Retrieval Thesauruses. June 29 2002,  ... 

Nobili on Mobile! When the scientific instruments exhibitions are at your fingertips

Carlos Adriano Cardoso, Décio Ruivo Martins
2021 Opuscula Musealia  
The article also offers a review of the transformations of the conceptual models of material culture studies related to scientific instruments and adds some contributions to this field of study.  ...  This paper presents a general view of a proposal for a digital reinterpretation of a collection of scientific instruments belonging to the Physics Cabinet of the Science Museum of the University of Coimbra  ...  Using this simple model, it allows structured and semi-structured data to be mixed, exposed and shared across different applications.  ... 
doi:10.4467/ fatcat:chgbn2jv6vgends3pwjgrn7tfq
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