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O'Loughlin, Valerie Dean – Advances in Physiology Education, 2006
In order for the efforts of scholarly teaching to be recognized, the work must become public and presented to peers for review. Scholarship of Teaching is not only improving instruction and learning but also methodically assessing whether specific teaching interventions have had the desired effect. In this paper, the author presents a step-by-step…
Descriptors: Guides, Educational Research, Classroom Research, Educational Assessment
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Denyer, Gareth; Hancock, Dale – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Describes an easily implemented method that allows the generation and analysis of graded multiple-choice examinations. The technique, which uses standard functions in user-end software (Microsoft Excel 5+), can also produce several different versions of an examination that can be employed to prevent plagiarism. (MM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Plagiarism
KUED, Salt Lake City, UT. – 1997
This guide is part of a campaign to encourage individuals to adopt an environmentally friendly lifestyle. All available information, tools, and resources are provided to help individuals, neighborhoods, and communities live in a cleaner, healthier environment. Resources from both local and national levels include titles of organizations, brief…
Descriptors: Community Development, Conservation Education, Earth Science, Ecology
Gallia, Thomas J. – 1981
The course content, specific objectives, and evaluation for a science teaching methods course required for students planning to be secondary school science teachers in the biological, physical, or earth sciences are described. (CS)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Course Descriptions, Earth Science, Higher Education
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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1992
Recognizing the potential pitfalls resulting from a lack of human foresight lies at the heart of the science-technology-society (STS) movement. This issue of "Theory Into Practice" is the second part of a two-part series that examines the educational opportunities arising as educators attempt to develop student understanding of STS. In the first…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1991
The science-technology-society (STS) movement is emerging at the collegiate level. In elementary and secondary school science, social studies, and industrial arts classes, there is a growing awareness of the need for students to learn about technology and the methods by which it can be directed, made more appropriate, and controlled. This issue of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
Hollister, Charles D., Ed. – 1983
This booklet was prepared by practicing oceanographers to help college students in their search for professional direction. The booklet: (1) points out some frontiers of current research; (2) describes five major subfields of oceanography (marine geology and geophysics, oceanographic engineering, physical oceanography, chemical oceanography, and…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Geology
Schlenker, Richard M.; Dillon, Timothy – 1978
This document contains lab activities, problem sets, and a tape script to be accompanied by a slide show. The minicourse covers the following topics of general chemistry: kinetic-molecular theory, the Bohr atom, acids, bases, and salts, the periodic table, bonding, chemical equations, the metric system, computation of density, mass, and volume,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Course Content, Curriculum, Higher Education
Marcovitz, Alan B., Ed. – 1978
A particularly difficult area for many engineering students is the approximate nature of the relation between models and physical systems. This is notably true when the models consist of differential equations. An approach applied to this problem has been to use analog computers to assist in portraying the output of a model as it is progressively…
Descriptors: Analog Computers, Computer Programs, Computer Science, Computers
Doran, Rodney L. – 1980
Designed to be used by preservice and in-service science teachers interested in assessing the outcomes of school science programs, this publication is aimed at helping teachers do a better job of developing tests and inventories specifically for their instructional programs and students. Material is presented in six chapters entitled: (1) Trends…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
Ficklen, Myra – 1978
This guide provides summaries of federal programs in the biological sciences of interest to colleges and universities. Programs described fall within the following agencies: National Science Foundation, Public Health Service, Smithsonian Institution, Department of State, Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Office of Education,…
Descriptors: Biology, Directories, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Schlenker, Richard M. – 1978
This document outlines the procedures to be followed in writing a field or research report. It describes the rationale behind a good report and explains the proper format and use of title, introduction, methods, data, discussion, conclusion, references, and abstract or summary elements. This guide gives aids to writing a good report. Finally, it…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Oceanography, Research Reports
Duggan, Jerome L.; And Others – 1973
The experiments in this manual represent state-of-the-art techniques which should be within the budgetary constraints of a college physics or chemistry department. There are fourteen experiments divided into five modules. The modules are on X-ray fluorescence, charged particle detection, neutron activation analysis, X-ray attenuation, and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Graduate Study, Higher Education
South Carolina Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Physics. – 1976
This book contains 65 physics experiments. The experiments are for a college-level physics course for music and art majors. The initial experiments are devoted to the general concept of vibration and cover vibrating strings, air columns, reflection, and interference. Later experiments explore light, color perception, cameras, mirrors and symmetry,…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Artists, College Science, Higher Education
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1977
The document is the third in a series of four competency-based inservice teacher education modules in consumer education. The main objective of the program is to assist curriculum developers and elementary and secondary classroom teaches as they plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a multidisciplinary consumer education program. The present…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Consumer Economics
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