publication . Doctoral thesis . 2001

A Cultural Study of a Science Classroom and Graphing Calculator-based Technology

Casey, Dennis Alan;
Open Access
  • Published: 12 Nov 2001
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Social, political, and technological events of the past two decades have had considerable bearing on science education. While sociological studies of scientists at work have seriously questioned traditional histories of science, national and state educational systemic reform initiatives have been enacted, stressing standards and accountability. Recently, powerful instructional technologies have become part of the landscape of the classroom. One example, graphing calculator-based technology, has found its way from commercial and domestic applications into the pedagogy of science and math education. The purpose of this study was to investigate the culture of an "a...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: social capital, graphing calculator-based technology, special education, cooperative learning
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