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Title: Integrating computational modelling in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
Authors: Neves, Rui
Silva, Jorge
Teodoro, Vítor
Keywords: Physics
Computational Modelling
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Springer
Citation: Neves, R., Silva, J., & Teodoro, V. (2013). Integrating computational modelling in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. In A. Damlamian, J. F. Rodrigues & R. Straesser (Eds.), Educational interfaces between mathematics and industry: Report on an ICMI-ICIAM-Study, New ICMI Study Series, vol. 16 (Chapter 38, pp. 375-383). Dordrecht: Springer.
Abstract: Modelling is a central aspect of the research process in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), which occurs in the cognitive context of an interactive balance between theory, experiment, and computation. The STEM learning processes should then also involve modelling in environments where there is a balanced interplay between theory, experiment, and computation. However, an adequate integration of computational themes in STEM high school and undergraduate university curricula remains to be achieved. In this chapter, we present an approach to embed computational modelling activities in the STEM learning processes which may be fruitfully adopted by curricula at secondary and introductory university levels, as well as be a valuable instrument for the professional development of teachers. To illustrate, we consider the example of physics.
Peer Reviewed: yes
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-02270-3_38
ISBN: 978-3-319-02269-7
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