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ERIC Number: EJ872470
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Building a Scientist-Science Educator Collaboration: Establishing the Inquiry Institute
Zitzewitz, Paul W.; Moyer, Richard H.; Otto, Charlotte A.; Everett, Susan A.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v39 n3 p24-27 Jan 2010
This article describes the development of the Inquiry Institute, a collaboration of scientists from a science department and science educators from a school of education. The history of the institute and the benefits to students, faculty, and the institution are presented. The institute is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and ongoing assessment of the revised and required curriculum for science education for preservice elementary teachers. Challenges facing the program and plans to address these challenges are also noted.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A