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Keup, Jennifer R.; Petschauer, Joni Webb – National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011
"The First-Year Seminar: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Courses to Support Student Learning and Success," a five-volume series, is designed to assist educators who are interested in launching a first-year seminar or revamping an existing program. Each volume examines a different aspect of first-year seminar design or administration and…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, First Year Seminars, Curriculum Design, Program Implementation
Yager, Robert E. – National Science Teachers Association (NJ3), 2005
Nine years after the National Science Education Standards' release, just how well do science teachers in grades 5 to 8 actually use them to plan content, define improved teaching, and assess real learning? Find out the answers to these key questions in this groundbreaking collection of 15 essays by teachers, researchers, and professors whose…
Descriptors: Essays, Science Teachers, Grade 5, Educational Strategies
Urquhart, Vicki – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005
Most educators intuitively understand the critical relationship between thinking and writing: writing allows us to express what we think, but the very act of writing spurs a process of exploration that changes our thinking and helps us learn. "Teaching Writing in the Content Areas" examines nearly 30 years of research to identify how teachers can…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Writing Processes, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
O'Rourke, James S., IV – 1992
This paper argues the importance of preparing business managers for a global marketplace and addresses who is responsible for the training and how to go about it. The establishment of an MBA (Master of Business Administration)-level course in intercultural communication is examined. Areas discussed involve determining what the goals of the course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Awareness
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1985
Issues for teachers and administrators to consider when introducing a new course in psychology at the high school level are listed in this checklist. The checklist is organized into the following sections: rationale for introducing a psychology course, target population, course content, teaching strategies, concerns for physical safety, ethical…
Descriptors: Books, Check Lists, Community Resources, Course Content
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Watters, James C.; Zoeller, Dominic A. – Chemical Engineering Education, 1991
Discusses several options for the incorporation of minimal coursework involving engineering ethics into an already tightly packed curriculum. Topics include integration versus the stand-alone approach; timeliness of course addition; outline of course content and instructional format; students' reflections and instructor's musings; and an annotated…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development