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Barrass, R., Ed.; And Others – 1986
The Sunderland Conference on the Nature and Teaching of Environmental Science/Studies in Higher Education provided an opportunity to review progress in the field and assess its state in the mid 1980s. This volume contains an edited selection of the 49 papers presented at the conference. Section A, "Nature and Philosophy," contains discussions of…
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Fraser, Barry J., Ed.; Giddings, Geoff J., Ed. – 1987
This publication is a compilation of papers presented at a research seminar in November 1986 at Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Five papers are included. Jane Butler Kahle's keynote address, "Images of Science: The Physicist and the Cowboy," outlines several aspects of the role of schools in the reproducion of the masculine image of…
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Waks, Leonard J., Ed. – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 1987
This document contains 59 papers presented at a recent national conference dealing with the relationships among science, technology, and society (STS), with a particular emphasis on technological literacy. The papers deal with such topics as: (1) the concepts and frameworks of technological literacy; (2) STS and technological literacy at the…
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Technology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Dix, Linda S., Ed. – 1987
The substantial underrepresentation of minority groups such as Blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans in the United States science and engineering labor force is perceived by many to be a matter of national concern. This report documents a workshop, sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences, which…
Descriptors: American Indians, Blacks, College Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Dix, Linda S., Ed. – 1987
Women have been markedly underrepresented in science and engineering in the United States. Statistical reports have documented this underrepresentation which persists despite the fact that women and minorities are an increasingly important source of talent for maintaining world leadership in these areas. This document reports on a workshop…
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable. – 1986
The last decade has seen a significant increase in industrial funding of university research and in the number and variety of arrangements that involve collaboration between universities and industry. The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable is specially interested in this development. Working toward some answers, the Roundtable has…
Descriptors: College Science, Cooperative Programs, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
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Journal of Chemical Education, 1985
Provides highlights of lectures, workshops, papers, and symposia presented at a conference which addressed such areas of chemical education as college/high school chemistry teaching; curriculum/curriculum development; safety; two-year programs; computers; toxicology and health hazards; problem-solving; writing skills development; textbooks;…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Conferences, Higher Education
Physiologist, 1990
Presented are the abstracts to sessions of the Specialty Meeting of the American Physiological Society held October 6-10, 1990, in Orlando, Florida. Included are plenary lectures, symposia, poster and slide sessions, and schedules for the conference. (CW)
Descriptors: Abstracts, College Science, Conference Proceedings, Higher Education
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Baum, Rudy M. – Chemical and Engineering News, 1989
Discusses a symposium which focused on the influence of inorganic chemistry on organic synthesis, the impact of organic chemistry on biochemistry and vice versa, chemical reaction dynamics, and advances in inorganic chemistry. Explains the purpose of the symposium was to illustrate the intellectual dynamism of modern chemistry. (MVL)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Chemical Analysis, Chemical Industry, Chemical Nomenclature
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Journal of Chemical Education, 1989
Presents the results of a chemistry program held at Purdue University from July 31-August 4, 1988. Topics reported include: chemistry's past, present, and future; new directions in chemical education, demonstrations and laboratories; and instructional strategies. Lists the 391 papers given at the conference and the 22 workshops. (MVL)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Conference Proceedings
Physiologist, 1987
Contains the abstracts of five papers dealing with medical physiology curricula. Includes presentations dealing with the role of physiology in medical education, current perspectives of the curriculum, the role of student laboratories, the changing face of physiology, and future trends in physiology teaching. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Medical Education
Physiologist, 1987
Contains abstracts of presented papers which deal with teaching materials and methods in physiology. Includes papers on preconceptual notions in physiology, somatosensory activity recorded in the dorsal root ganglion of the bull frog, and the use of the Apple Macintosh microcomputer in teaching human anatomy and physiology. (TW)
Descriptors: Animals, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics
Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – 1988
Selections of papers from the 19th annual conference of the Australian Science Education Research Association are presented in this volume. A diversity of themes are addressed and include new topic areas as well as concerns that have been cited in previous issues. These papers focus on issues including: (1) students' misconceptions; (2) classroom…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Cognitive Development, College Science
Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – 1987
A diversity of themes are addressed in the papers presented in this document; they include new topic areas as well as concerns that have been cited in previous issues. The papers focus on such topics as: (1) problem solving; (2) cognition; (3) the learning environment; (4) energy education; (5) the use of diagrams; (6) scientific methodology; (7)…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Elementary School Science
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed. – 1989
This document contains the abstracts of most of the papers, symposia, and poster sessions presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Subject areas addressed include: teacher preparation; science, technology and society; classroom research, elementary science; process skills;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes
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