ERIC Number: ED467604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Constructing the Stream Community: The Ecology of Flowing Waters.
Settel, Joanne; Hooe, Tom N.
This document discusses an introductory biology course that uses constructivist principles. Students observed phenomena and were engaged in activities before studying the content to ensure that the laboratory sections of the course were more than "look and see" or confirmatory experiments. The student handout is provided. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Constructivism (Learning), Ecology, Higher Education, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Water
For full text: http://www.towson.edu/csme/mctp/Journeys/toc.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Undergraduate Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Journeys of Transformation: A Statewide Effort by Mathematics and Science Professors To Improve Student Understanding. Case Reports for Participants in the Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation; see SE 066 623.