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Camill, Philip – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2006
Together with lectures and labs, case studies assist students in acquiring content knowledge, process skills, and an understanding of the context and application of science to their daily lives. Cases make the process of scientific learning more genuine and rigorous, bringing alive classroom learning and helping students apply concepts to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Attitudes, Educational Strategies, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Camill, Philip – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2002
Presents a case study on sustainability using the concept "Ecological Footprint" to focus on the Biosphere II experiment. Discusses the increasing rate of population growth and Earth's capability of sustaining humans with its limited natural resources, material consumption, and pollution and how to measure sustainability. Includes teaching notes…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Classroom Techniques, Environmental Education, Greenhouse Effect