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Goetz, Carla M.; And Others – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1992
This study evaluated a teaching method used to sensitize undergraduate pharmacy students to ethical concepts. The use of case scenarios resulted in improved ability to identify ethical issues but no increase in ability to generate alternatives and justify recommendations. An appendix presents guidelines for rating student responses to ethical…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Experience, Course Evaluation, Ethical Instruction
Logan, Terry J. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
This article details some of the changes that have occurred in U.S. land-grant universities and colleges of agriculture, and the resulting issues and challenges facing faculty. Strategies for addressing these challenges are proposed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Faculty, College Science
Levine, S. J.; And Others – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
Compared are the estimates of students and professional field soil scientists. Results indicate that with three weeks of practice and the availability of good reference samples, students can attain a level of proficiency comparable to professional soil scientists. Suggestions for grading evaluations are provided. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Evaluation Methods
Sims, Gerald K. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
A peer review process similar to that used by scientific journals which can be applied to class work is presented. Stressed is the advantage of using peer review when writing skills are a priority but instructor time is limited. Guidelines and examples of comments are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Evaluation Methods
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Kahn, Michael – School Science Review, 1989
The teaching of physics through the medium of integrating technology is considered. This article reports on the teaching strategy employed and the choice of suitable examples of technology. Possible extensions of the strategy to other science fields are also discussed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Electronics, Integrated Activities, Physics
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Greenberg, Joel; Rath, Christine – Educational Leadership, 1985
When they write on topics with personal meaning and read one another's papers to see whether they are communicating, even hard-to-teach students recognize the power of language and their ability to use it. An 11-item reference list is provided. (Author/DCS)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Attitudes, Language Skills
Liegel, Leon H.; Thompson, Delbert – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
The advantages and disadvantages of poster sessions vs. oral talks are reviewed. Front-end and secondary planning, materials, and follow-up needed for poster sessions are outlined. An example session and a check list are included. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Higher Education
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Bybee, Rodger W.; Landes, Nancy M. – American Biology Teacher, 1990
Described is an elementary school science program developed by the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study entitled "Science for Life and Living: Integrating Science, Technology and Health." Discussed are the rationale, unifying themes, organization, teaching model, implementation, development, production, and support for this program. (CW)
Descriptors: Biology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials
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Tabbutt, Frederick D.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1989
This paper reports on the success of a laboratory teaching technique for teaching undergraduate chemistry. Discussed are the premises of the approach, and the use of the computer, the explorations, and the seminar which are included in the course. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Course Descriptions