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Kotrlik, Joe W., Ed.; Burnett, Michael F., Ed. – 2001
This document contains 48 papers from a conference on agricultural education research. The following papers are among those included: "Analysis of the Relationships between Computer Experiences, Self-Efficacy, and Knowledge of Undergraduate Students Entering a Land-Grant College of Agriculture" (Donald M. Johnson, Melissa L. Lester,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Colleges, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Biotechnology
Shymansky, James A.; Kyle, William C., Jr. – 1991
In April 1990 a group of 30 educational researchers, sociologists, scientists, analysts, and fund agency staff convened for a meeting to discuss issues critical to science curriculum reform. The meeting, stimulated by national calls for science curriculum reform to prepare a scientifically literate citizenry, had as its objective to generate a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Needs
Cheek, Dennis W., Ed.; Cheek, Kim A., Ed. – 1994
Twenty-six papers illustrate the wide reach of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) studies and education. A sampling of the first section on general STS studies includes: (1) "Technology, You, and the Law" (Kenneth S. Volk); (2) "The People From 'Away': Ending Racial and Economic Exploitation in the Siting of Toxic Wastes" (Glen J. Ernst); (3)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Education, Environmental Education, Higher Education
Rosen, Walter G., Ed. – 1989
Many of the most exciting advances in science are taking place in biology, yet many students leave school without having learned biology's basic principles, and few are stimulated enough to continue in the sciences. This book presents information and expert views from teachers, curriculum developers, and others on why and where biology education…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biology, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement
Adey, Philip, Ed.; And Others – 1989
This book contains the proceedings of a seminar that investigated the impact of cognitive and social development on the teaching of science in secondary schools, and the possible ways in which the science curriculum could be a context in which adolescents' development could be positively influenced. Six plenary papers were presented: (1) "Research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
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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
Champagne, Audrey B., Ed.; Hornig, Leslie E., Ed. – 1987
The outgrowth of a conference on how science education can best meet the needs and expectations of society, this volume is designed to provide a source of information and ideas about the future of the school science curriculum. It contains 15 papers, including: "Critical Questions and Tentative Answers for the School Science Curriculum" (Audrey B.…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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
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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, 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
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
Ahtee, Maija, Ed.; And Others – 1991
The main purpose of this symposium was to find new ideas and resources for the evaluation and improvement of physics education on all levels. The papers included in this document are entitled: (1) "Quality of Physics Teaching Through Building Models and Advancing Research Skills"; (2) "Evaluation of Physics Education in Terms of Its…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Concept Formation
National Association for Research in Science Teaching. – 1991
Abstracts of most of the papers, symposia, discussion groups, round tables, and poster sessions presented at the 64th conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) are provided. Subject areas addressed are as follows: teacher knowledge, cognitive development, conceptual change, curriculum issues, reform in science…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed. – 1990
This document contains the abstracts of most of the papers, symposia, and poster sessions presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Subject areas addressed include teacher preparation; informal settings; cognitive models; classroom practices; teaching methods; student learning;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes
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