Search results for: Deaton Cynthia M.
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Creating Stop-Motion Videos with iPads to Support Students’ Understanding of Cell Processes: ’Because You Have to Know What You’re Talking about to Be Able to Do It”
The purpose of this case study is two-fold: (a) describe the implementation of a stop-motion animation video activity to support students’ understanding of cell processes, and (b) present research findings about students’ beliefs and use of iPads to support their creation of stop-motion videos in an introductory biology course. Data indicated that students used the devices extensively to access, seek, and share information related to cell processes, which led to their increased familiarity with using the iPad to support their learning.
Updated: Nov. 09, 2015
Conceptions of Science Teacher Mentoring and Mentoring Practice in an Alternative Certification Program
The article examines conceptions of mentoring and beginning teachers. Interviews with six mentors and six beginner teachers were held, and 379 statements were grouped into six conception. The categories were apprenticeship, personal support, and collaborative learning, and these revealed the variation in how mentors and beginning teachers conceptualized school-based mentoring.
Updated: Oct. 06, 2008