Welcome to the WBI Web site. This Webpage contains information
the WBI manual and instrument developed by Dr. Alec M. Bodzin and Dr. Ward Mitchell
Cates at Lehigh University. Below you will find links to theWBI manual, study
papers, recommended WBI sites, and preservice teacher-created WBIs from Lehigh
University's TBTE program.
WEB-BASED INQUIRY FOR LEARNING SCIENCE (WBI) INSTRUMENT MANUAL Version 1.0
WEB-BASED INQUIRY FOR LEARNING SCIENCE (WBI) INSTRUMENT MANUAL Beta Versions
Shive, L. E., Bodzin, A. M., & Cates, W. M. (2004). A national standards-based study of Web-based inquiry in chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education, 81(7), 1066-1072.
Bodzin, A., and Cates, W. (2003). Enhancing preservice teachers’ understanding of Web-based scientific inquiry. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 14(4), 237-257.
Bodzin, A., and Cates, W. (2002). Inquiry dot Com. Web-based activities promote scientific inquiry learning. The Science Teacher, 69(9), 48-52.
First study paper: Bodzin, A., Cates, W.,
& Vollmer, V. Codifying Web-based Inquiry Activities: Preliminary Instrument
Development. Paper presented at the 2001 National Association for Research
in Science Teaching Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO.
Second study paper: Shive, L., Bodzin, A., & Cates, W. The Status of Web-Based Inquiry for Secondary School Chemistry. Paper presented at the 2002 National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
Third study paper: Bodzin, A. & Cates, W. What Does EvidenceLook Like In a Web-based Inquiry? In press. The Science Teacher.
Fourth study paper: Bodzin, A., & Cates, W. Preparing Preservice Science Teachers to Understand Web-based Inquiry. Paper presented at the 2003 Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) Annual International Conference in St. Louis, MO.
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