A review of research on technology-assisted school science laboratories

Chia Yu Wang*, Hsin Kai Wu, Silvia Wen Yu Lee, Fu Kwun Hwang, Hsin Yi Chang, Ying Tien Wu, Guo-Li Chiou, Sufen Chen, Jyh Chong Liang, Jing Wen Lin, Hao Chang Lo, Chin-Chung Tsai

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研究成果: 雜誌貢獻期刊論文同行評審

18 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)

摘要

Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed here. Simulations, microcomputer-based laboratories (MBLs), and virtual laboratories are commonly used to assist students in engaging in laboratory activities, followed by remote laboratories, databases, and other miscellaneous technologies. We report the demographics and characteristics of these technology-assisted laboratory studies and provide examples to illustrate how technologies have facilitated science learning in laboratories for different subjects and science domains, with various levels of student involvement and components of investigations. Major findings of the reviewed articles are summarized to understand the effects of applying technologies in school laboratories. Incorporation of technologies in school science laboratories has changed students' learning experiences in terms of the phenomena to be explored, their interactions with the natural phenomena or materials, and approaches to handling and making sense of data. Based on our findings, possible directions for future research and emerging instructional issues regarding technology-assisted laboratories are discussed.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)307-320
頁數14
期刊Educational Technology and Society
17
發行號2
出版狀態已發佈 - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 教育
  • 社會學與政治學
  • 工程 (全部)

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