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Title:What Science and Technology Mean to the High School Learner: Impact of the NSF GK-12
Author(s):Gabric, Kathleen; Comstock, Sharon; Moore, Steve; Harnisch, Delwyn; Shope, Ron; Bruce, Bertram C.; Buell, James
Subject(s):GK-12
Science education
Technology-enhanced learning
School-university collaboration
Mentoring
High school
Abstract:This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team. Both were participants in a significant research project sponsored by the National Science Foundation that involved graduate teaching fellows in K-12 education programs. The objective of this paper is to present evidence of what “science” and “technology” mean to freshman and sophomore high school students in a suburban high school via narrative data and artifacts collected. The students’ own voices make clear the type of impact programs such as the Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 can have, and they give guidance for schools seeking to effectively integrate technology into science classrooms.
Issue Date:2004-06
Publisher:Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
Citation Info:Gabric, Katheleen; Comstock, Sharon L.; Moore, Steve; Harnisch, Delwyn; Shope, Ron; Bruce, Bertram C.; & Buell, James (2004). What science and technology mean to the high school learner: Impact of the NSF GK-12. In Richard Ferdig, Caroline Crawford, Roger Carlsen, Niki Davis, Jerry Price, Roberta Weber & Dee Anna Willis (eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (pp. 4643-4650). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. [Winner of the SITE 2004 Best Paper Award for Science Education]
Genre:Book Chapter
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/16551
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2010-07-08


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