Journal of
Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics

ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)

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Nagib C. Callaos

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Micro Groove for Trapping of Flowing Cell
Yusuke Takahashi, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Haruka Hino, Atsushi Mizoi, Nariaki Noguchi
(pages: 1-8)

Behavior of Cell on Vibrating Micro Ridges
Haruka Hino, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Shoma Nishino, Yusuke Takahashi, Hiromi Sugimoto
(pages: 9-16)

Simulation as an Education Tool
Tennó Daiki, Péter Szlávi, László Zsakó
(pages: 17-21)

Educators of the Information Society: Information Literacy Instruction in Canadian Informational Cities
Maria Henkel
(pages: 22-27)

Expat University Professors' State of Psychological Well-Being and Academic Optimism towards University Task in UAE
Luis Guanzon Rile Jr., Nemia Ledesma Tan, Neda June Salazar
(pages: 28-33)

What Do Deep Statistical Analysis on Gaming Motivation and Game Characteristics Clusters Reveal about Targeting Demographics when Designing Gamified Contents?
Alireza Tavakkoli, Donald Loffredo, Mark Ward Sr.
(pages: 34-40)

Acceptance and Quality Perceptions of Social Network Services in Cultural Context: Vkontakte as a Case Study
Katsiaryna S. Baran, Wolfgang G. Stock
(pages: 41-46)

Paperless Office: A New Proposal for Organizations
Sandra-Dinora Orantes-Jiménez, Alejandro Zavala-Galindo, Graciela Vázquez-Álvarez
(pages: 47-55)

Security Compliance-New Insight from Goal Orientations and Self-Regulation Theory
Cong Hiep Pham, Mathews Nkhoma
(pages: 56-61)

Applied Research on Big-Data-Based Analysis of Chinese Basic Education Integrating Social Values —Taking Chinese Education from 3rd to 6th Grade as Example
Shuqin Zhao, Huaqi Chen, Jang-Ruey Tzeng, Ann Gloghienette Orais Perez
(pages: 62-67)

Using Statistical Properties to Enhance Text Categorization
Rached Zantout, Ziad Osman
(pages: 68-74)

Gender Prediction by Gait Analysis Based on Time Series Variation of Joint Positions
Ryusuke Miyamoto, Risako Aoki
(pages: 75-82)

Modeling Evidence-Based Application: Using Team-Based Learning to Increase Higher Order Thinking in Nursing Research
Bridget Moore, Jennifer Styron, Kristina Miller
(pages: 83-88)

Evaluation and Modeling of the Variation of Electromagnetic Field on the Cross Section of a Transmission Line Using Finite Difference Method
Jorge I. Silva O., Hernán Hernández H., Elibardo J. Gomez S.
(pages: 89-93)





The Effect of Project Supported Education in Elementary Number Theory Course on Student Achievement

Ahmet S. Ozdemir, Yasemin Sert

The aim of the study is to examine the effect of Project Supported Education (PSE) on preservice teachers’ achievement and thinking style. ‘Post – test control group Model’ is used to examine achievement results. Pre-post test control group model is used to examine thinking styles differences based on a “Thinking Style Inventory”. The subjects of the study are 46 students enrolled in an Elementary Number Theory course in the Primary Mathematics Education Department in a large university in Istanbul, Turkey. Results indicate that 1) project supported education has no significant effect on student achievement and thinking styles, 2) students in the experimental group scored higher than the control group for their post-tests regarding both Anarchic and Oligarchic Thinking Styles. The reasons for these are discussed further and suggestions are provided.

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