Understanding pre-service teacher conceptual change through slowmation animation
Kidman, Gillian, Keast, Stephen, & Cooper, Rebecca (2012) Understanding pre-service teacher conceptual change through slowmation animation. In (Ed.) Proceedings of 2nd International STEM in Education Conference, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China.
This paper is an exploration of conceptual change. It reports on a study which utilised Hewson and Lemberger’s (2000) Conceptual Status Elements, and explores the unique contribution of Slowmation Animation in the conceptual learning of pre-service science teachers. 15 short animations were created by 55 participants in a single two hour tutorial class as a part of their methods training. Conceptual change was found to occur when their animation topic challenged their understandings of the processes within the scientific concept. The pre-service science teachers reported an enthusiasm for Slowmation Animation as a method for learning how to learn, as well as for highlighting what they thought they knew, but didn’t really know.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||conceptual change, ICT, slowmation animation, secondary science, pre-service teacher education, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 please consult the authors|
|Deposited On:||03 Jan 2013 05:15|
|Last Modified:||02 Nov 2014 16:02|
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