Integrating technology and science : an opportunity missed

Campbell, Coral and Jobling, Wendy 2012, Integrating technology and science : an opportunity missed, in TERC 2012 : Proceedings of the 7th Biennial International Conference on Technology Education Research., Griffith Institute for Educational Research, [Surfers Paradise, Qld], pp. 61-69.

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Title Integrating technology and science : an opportunity missed
Author(s) Campbell, Coral
Jobling, Wendy
Conference name Technology Education Research Conference (7th : 2012 : Surfers Paradise, Qld.)
Conference location Surfers Paradise, Qld
Conference dates 5-8 Dec. 2012
Title of proceedings TERC 2012 : Proceedings of the 7th Biennial International Conference on Technology Education Research.
Editor(s) [unknown]
Publication date 2012
Conference series Technology Education Research Conference
Start page 61
End page 69
Total pages 9
Publisher Griffith Institute for Educational Research
Place of publication [Surfers Paradise, Qld]
Keyword(s) science
projects
integration
Summary Every second year in Malaysia, The “Search for SEAMEO Young Scientist Congress (SSYS)” is held at the Regional Education Centre for Science and Maths (RECSAM). Students (aged 12-16) from twelve ASEAN countries present their scientific solutions to pressing local and community problems. “SSYS aims to encourage young learners to apply scientific and mathematical knowledge into technological problem-solving activities to address sustainable development.” (SSYS Information booklet, 2012). Independent judges from Australia, and several other countries make assessments on the students’ written solutions (academic report), their presentation of their scientific approach and any subsequent models the students produce. The projects represent a technological approach to solving a community need/ problem, with the construction of a device or model to illustrate the students’ solution. Deakin researchers, Wendy Jobling and Coral Campbell will present examples of some of these projects and discuss the possibility of assessing the technological aspects of the project, drawing on research into the relationship between science, technology, engineering and problem-based learning.
Notes 9781921760945 - Vol.1
9781921760942 - Vol.2
ISBN 9781921760945
9781921760942
Language eng
Field of Research 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio Economic Objective 930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Research category E1 Full written paper - refereed
Copyright notice ©2012, Griffith Institute for Educational Research
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