Science Journal of Education

Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015

  • Authoritative Questioning and Science Teaching in Saudi Arabian Context

    Saeed Almuntasheri

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 43-49
    Received: Apr. 22, 2015
    Accepted: May 04, 2015
    Published: May 12, 2015
    Abstract: This qualitative study reports on the features of two teachers’ questioning practices when teaching density for grade-six science elementary students. By adapting IRE questioning framework, this paper investigated issues in relation to the use of questioning as formative assessment strategy. The data revealed that teachers used authoritative questi... Show More
  • Research Perspectives on the Impact of Media on Children and Young Adults

    Mirela Tolic, Zlatko Milisa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 50-59
    Received: May 21, 2015
    Accepted: May 28, 2015
    Published: Jun. 13, 2015
    Abstract: This article in its theoretical as well as empirical part shows the research results which point to the fact that the new media change habits and values of young people and children. Under the spread of technical globalization patterns of behaviour, up-bringing, learning and preferences are being changed. Some research results point to the fact tha... Show More
  • A Study on Variation Technique in Courses on Scientific Computing

    Dara Maghdid, Piotr Szybek, Claus Führer

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 60-67
    Received: Apr. 30, 2015
    Accepted: May 13, 2015
    Published: Jun. 16, 2015
    Abstract: The background of this study is a project aiming at assessing the quality of teaching and learning in scientific computing in different cultural settings. This, we hope will lead us to constructing stan¬dards, which can provide outcomes of comparable quality in scientific computing in different coun¬tries and societies. Specifically we want to gain... Show More
  • Scenario Development for Safety Training/Education System in Chemical Plant

    Atsuko Nakai, Kazuhiko Suzuki

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 68-74
    Received: May 31, 2015
    Accepted: Jun. 11, 2015
    Published: Jun. 30, 2015
    Abstract: Safety culture is essentially important in chemical engineering. Because many kinds of hazardous materials are under controlled in chemical facilities. If a severe accident happens, there is a risk for serious damage to employees and the residents of local communities. So our society needs to be assured about the safety and reliability of chemical ... Show More