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ERIC Number: EJ789585
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Using Newspapers to Facilitate Learning: Learning Activities Designed to Include Current Events
Mysliwiec, Tami H.; Shibley, Ivan, Jr.; Dunbar, Maureen E.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v33 n3 p24-28 Dec 2003
Incorporating newspapers into a science course encourages students to take control of their learning. Assignments related to newspapers facilitate active learning in a classroom environment focused on the learner. Several different types of assignments are described for three different general education science courses. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A