ERIC Number: ED473138
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May-10
Reference Count: N/A
Classrooms as Laboratories: The Science of Learning Meets the Practice of Teaching. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Research, Committee on Science, House of Representatives, 107th Congress, First Session (May 10, 2001).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
The hearing reported in this document examines the gap between what is known regarding how people learn and the teaching methods and materials educators use to teach. The information is gathered from the recent reports of the National Academy of Sciences. The hearing includes the opening statements of Representative Nick Smith, Chairman, Subcommittee on Research, U.S. House of Representatives and Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Minority Member, Subcommittee on Research, U.S. House of Representatives. Witnesses include Dr. Diane F. Halpern, Professor of Psychology, California State University, San Bernardino; Dr. Jose P. Mestre, Professor of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Dr. Nancy B. Songer, Professor of Education, University of Michigan; and Dr. Christopher J. Dede, Timothy F. Wirth Professor of Learning Technologies, Harvard University. The appendix includes answers to post-hearing questions. (YDS)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Learning, Legislation, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.