epiSTEME 6




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Review Talks

  1. From Test Tubes to Youtube: Nature of Science in Socioscientific Issues and History - Douglas Allchin
  2. CTSIM: A Computational Thinking Environment for Learning Science Using Simulation and Modeling - Gautam Biswas
  3. A Theory of Action for Supporting Improvements in the Quality of Mathematics Teaching on a Large Scale - Paul Cobb
  4. Modeling Theory and Modeling Instruction for STEM Education - David Hestenes
  5. GeoGebra: A Disruption in STEM Education - Stephen Jull
  6. Research in Chemistry Education and its Implications for Teaching and Learning of Chemistry at Tertiary Level - Savita Ladage
  7. When is a Grounding 'GOOD', for Whom, and How Can We Build Them? - David Landy

Strand 1. Historical, Philosophical and Socio-cultural Studies of STM: Implications for Education

  1. A Study on the Epistemological Beliefs of University Teachers in India - Mahima Chhabra & Bharati Baveja
  2. Paths to Achievement Motivation of Women Physics Majors in India: Mediational Roles of Career Values and Family Values - Paromita Ghosh
  3. Presentation of Structure of Atom in Chemistry Textbooks in India Based on a History and Philosophy of Science Framework - Puneeta Malhotra
  4. Teachers' Perceptions of Dealing with Mixed Ability Classrooms - Smruti Mirani & Sugra Chunawala
  5. Revisiting "Television for Social Education" - T. V. Venkateswaran
  1. Impact of Parental Socio-Economic Factors on Students' Performance in JEE-IIT Examinations - Naresh Kumar
  2. Exploration of Mathematics Learning of School Girls in Delhi - Puja Pratihasta & Manisha Wadhwa
  3. Exploration of Ways Schools and Teachers can Nurture the Non-Cognitive Aspects in Children - Sharanya Sudhakar, Parul Dewan & Vijayalakshmi Iyer

Strand 2. Cognitive and Affective Studies of STME

  1. Interactive Effect of Meta-Cognitive Strategies-Based Instruction in Mathematics and Self-Efficacy of Students on Their Meta- Cognitive Awareness - Meenakshi Ingole & Shefali Pandya
  2. Multiplying Integers: Mathematising to Make Sense - Usha Menon
  3. How Experts and Novices Navigate Chemistry Representations – An Eye-Tracking Investigation - Prajakt Pande, Prateek Shah & Sanjay Chandrasekharan
  4. Does Interactive Visualization Affect Motor Cognition and Learning Outcomes of Students? - Sanju Saha & Santoshi Halder
  5. Using Diagrams in Inclusive Learning Situations - Amit Sharma & Sugra Chunawala
  6. Diagnosing Alternative Conceptions in the Nature of Thermodynamic Variables and Entropy - Sapna Sharma & P. K. Ahluwalia
  7. Use of Multiple Representations to Promote Students' Understanding of Phase Changes - A. R. Sitalakshmi & Bharati Baveja
  1. Exploring Students' thought Processes Involved in the Interpretation 24. of Electric Field and Field Lines - Manasi Goswami & Bijay Kumar Parida
  2. Exploring the Effectiveness of Constructivist Approach on Academic Achievement in Biology at Higher Secondary Level - Animesh Kumar Mohapatra & Poonam Kumari
  3. How Construction of Diagram Effect Adolescent Student Performance in Science Education? - Sudeep Sarkar, Santoshi Halder & Sanju Saha
  4. Analyzing the Role of Digital Media in Science Education: A Distributed Cognition Approach - Prateek Shah & Sanjay Chandrasekharan

Strand 3. Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies in STME

  1. Emerging Ideas of Generalization, Proof and Proving Among Grade 6 Students - Rakhi Banerjee & K. Subramaniam
  2. A Middle School Science Teacher's Classroom Talk: Discourse Characteristics and Question Types in a Unit on Energy - Jazlin Ebenezer & Shamarion Grace
  3. Traversing the Epistemology of Probability in Indian Mathematics Textbooks - Haneet Gandhi
  4. Improving the Performance of Physical Science Learners: A Case Study at Mandlethu School, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa - P. J. H. Heeralal
  5. Effect of Blended Learning Strategy on Learning Science Among Secondary School Students - Dhanya Krishnan
  6. I Care about the Beauty in Science: Aesthetics in Scientific Practice and Pedagogy - Punya Mishra, Sarah F. Keenan, Rohit Mehta & Danah Henriksen
  7. Enhancing Urban Teachers Stem and Leadership Capacities: A Preliminary Report on a Unique Private-Public-Public Partnership - Punya Mishra, Leigh Graves-Wolf,Christopher Seals, Rohit Mehta & Inese Berzina-Pitcher
  8. Using Explicit Argumentative Instruction to Facilitate Conceptual Understanding and Argumentation Skills in Secondary School Chemistry Students - Toyin Eunice Owoyemi & Shokunbi Kubura Eniola
  9. Teacher Empowerment through 36. Action Research - Ratna Singamsetty & Neeraja Raghavan
  10. Mathematics and Science Assessment for 12 Year Old Students – The Romanian Experience: Increasing the Effectiveness of the Teaching- Learning Assessment Process Using Information and Communications Technology - Gabriela Streinu-Cercel & Bogdan Cristescu
  1. Classical-Quantum Interface at Undergraduate Level: Visualization of 'WAVEFUNCTION' - Mahima Chhabra & Ritwick Das
  2. Construction of Geometry Proofs: A Regression Analysis of Knowledge Strands - Mohan Chinnappan
  3. Exploring the Transient Phenomena of Electromagnetic Induction - Amit Dhakulkar & Nagarjuna G
  4. Teaching Children "How Do We See?" - Deepak Dixit
  5. Developing a Curricular Framework for Ecological Sensibilities: Exploring the Activity of Urban Farming as a Critical and Relevant Intervention - Deborah Dutta & Sanjay Chandrasekharan
  6. Exploration of Students' Physics Problem Solving Approach Using Lateral Scaffolding Technique - Balasubrahmanya Hegde & B. N. Meera
  7. Cheating Detection in Low Stakes Testing - Dipti Lal
  8. Tentativeness of Scientific Theory: What do High School Students Believe -Ajeet Kumar Rai
  9. Reforming Board Exams for Learning with Understanding - Raghav Rohatgi & Pranav Kothari
  10. Reflective Practices in Lesson Planning: An Endeavour For Pre- Service Teachers' Professional Development - Ashu Threja & Jasneet Kaur

Strand 4. New Media and STME

  1. Using Programming with Rural Children for Learning to Think Mathematically - Sanjeev Ranganathan, Bala Anand, Sundranandhan Kothandaraman & Vaidegi Gunasekar
  2. Role of Interactive Simulation in Understanding the Electric Field - Shubha. S & B. N. Meera
  3. Rethinking Gesture with New Multitouch Digital Technology - Nathalie Sinclair & Elizabeth de Freitas
  4. Does it Work? Using Computer Game as a Tool for Learning – Teaching Early Algebra - Izabela Solarz
  5. Fully Online Methods Courses? Reconceptualizing Stem Teacher Preparation through "SPACES of Learning" - Geeta Verma, Heather Lynn Johnson, Joanna C. Dunlap & Evan McClintock
  1. Designing a Technology Enhanced Learning Environment for Hypothetico-Deductive Reasoning in Genetics - Anurag Deep, Sahana Murthy & Paike Jayadeva Bhat
  2. Synergism through Google Classroom, A Blended Learning Platform: Effectiveness,Operability and Challenges - Sreetanuka Nath
  3. Quantified Closed-Loop Internalization of Mathematics - Jaya Swaminathan, Ragini Bhartari, Shalini Sinha, Sheloney Moni & Shankar Moni
  4. Using Multi-Media and Classroom Computer Networking for Evaluation and Analysis - Ajay Wadhwa, Aakash Gupta & Yash Mohan Sharma