A study of inquiry-based STEM learning supported by mobile technologies

Wing Kei YEUNG, Daner SUN

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Abstract

This article presents the study on STEM learning with an inquiry-based learning approach supported by the mobile apps, Sense-it, and online platform, nQuire-it. 27 primary 5 students participated in this study who were chosen to have performance test before and after the activities, questionnaire and random interview at the end of activities. The result indicated that students had increased academic performance and attitude on the related topics and towards usage of using mobile technologies in class, while difficulties when using technologies were observed. Copyright © 2019 Central China Normal University.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 23rd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2019)
EditorsChee Kit LOOI, Ju Ling SHIH, Longxiang HUANG, Qingtang LIU, Sanya LIU, Di WU, Nianheng ZHENG, Zongyan ZHUANG, Jiong GUO, Shuqing YANG, Yun WEN, Changyan LIAO, Shuxian HUANG, Lin LIN, Yanjie SONG, Yantao WEI, Zhizhong LIANG, Mingzhi ZHANG
Place of PublicationWuhan
PublisherCentral China Normal University
Pages179-183
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Citation

Yeung, W. K., & Sun, D. (2019). A study of inquiry-based STEM learning supported by mobile technologies. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Shih, L. Huang, Q. Liu, S. Liu, D. Wu, . . . M. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education (GCCCE2019) (pp. 179-183). Wuhan: Central China Normal University.

Keywords

  • Inquiry-based learning
  • STEM learning
  • Mobile technologies
  • Out-of-class activities

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