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Orem, Richard A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 41 papers and 11 poster session presentations from a conference on research-to-practice in adult, continuing, and community education. The following are among the papers included: "Learning in a Multicultural Environment" (Mansur Abdullah, Cory Eisenberg, Willard C. Hall Jr., Pauline Valvo); "How to Engage in…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs
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
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
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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
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of School Improvement Services. – 1989
The thesis of this conference report is that acceleration is a much more effective method than remediation for bringing at-risk children into the educational mainstream at an early age. The papers summarized in the report provide a background on the history, politics, and demography of at-risk students and suggest applications of acceleration to…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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. – 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
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
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed. – 1983
Abstracts of most of the papers presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) have been collected in this publication. Papers focus on such areas as cognitive structure, development of scientific literacy in secondary schools, science teaching as a career, improving science teaching,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development
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