The purpose of this study was to determine if a significant
difference in cognitive achievement and retention occurred when skeletal
system anatomy and terminology were presented utilizing either videotaped
presentations or a traditional laboratory procedure.
Fifty-three first semester nursing students enrolled in biology
(Bio. 160 anatomy and physiology) at Lethbridge...
The goal of the study was to investigate the relationship between
nonverbal behaviors and frustration. As a part of the study an
instrument for the observation of nonverbal behaviors related to
frustration was developed.
The specific hypotheses investigated in this study were the
Hypothesis One - A valid and...
The major purpose of this study was to test the relationship between
students' cerebral lateralization for the Arabic language and
their achievement in science. A secondary purpose was to investigate
handedness as a factor in that relationship. The experiment was conducted
in the City of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, using dichotic...
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a
training program designed to assist Thai junior high school science
teachers in asking a larger number of higher cognitive level
questions, extending wait-time following a question, and decreasing
the amount of teacher talk during classroom instruction.
The purposes of the study were to determine the relationship which existed between higher cognitive level question wait-time range and student achievement, and whether students perceived biology student teachers who used a 1-4 second wait-time range as being either more or less effective than biology student teachers who used a...
The focus of this study was junior-level
mathematics students' perception of proof and its
relationship to achievement. The following
problems were investigated:
1) nature of perception of proof of
undergraduate mathematics students who have
enrolled in Advanced Calculus;
2) relationship between students' perception
of selected aspects of proof and their...
The purpose was to gain information about the determinants of student behavior with respect to laboratory (lab) and non-laboratory (non-lab) science learning activities. Fishbein and Ajzen's (1975) theory of reasoned action was used to investigate students' salient beliefs, correlations between determinants of intention, and the relative weights of determinants of...
The purposes of this study were as follows: (1) to
determine if the use of selected supplementary instructional
materials, in the form of either computer assisted
instruction or additional readings and worksheet
presentations, could influence test scores relating to
science achievement for fifth grade students, and (2) to