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Caprio, Mario W.; And Others – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Discusses a questionnaire sent to 763 Society for College Science Teaching members to identify problems of teaching nonmajors. Notes the questionnaire had a high return rate. Lists the eight major problems: post negative experiences; motivation; what to teach; abstractions; how to introduce relevance; staying power; inquiry material; and…
Descriptors: College Science, Conferences, Course Content, Curriculum Development
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Bigelow, Gordon E. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Presents an experiment to measure the threshold limit of the adhesion of water. Discusses types of thresholds and pseudo thresholds. Provides 13 examples of thresholds in science. (MVL)
Descriptors: College Science, Fundamental Concepts, Laboratory Procedures, Physical Sciences