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Woods, Donald R. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1988
Summarizes research that contrasts the approaches and attitudes of successful and unsuccessful problem solvers. Supplies a categorized list of problem solver characteristics. (RT)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cognitive Ability, College Science, Decision Making
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Rettig, Terrence W.; And Others – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Reviewed are six programs at different colleges and universities which provide research opportunities for undergraduate students in physics, astronomy, marine biology, meteorology, and anthropology. Background, features, and accomplishments of the programs are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Astronomy, Biology, College Science
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Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Presented are the highlights and an analysis of The Neal Report on undergraduate science education. Included are an overview of the report and discussions and recommendations on laboratories; curriculum; industry/academic coupling; centers for instructional research and development; faculty exchange; teaching internships; and undergraduate women,…
Descriptors: College Science, Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Faculty
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Journal of College Science Teaching, 1990
Reported are highlights of a workshop related to the geosciences sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Discussions include recommendations for the NSF's undergraduate education programs including support for individual students, laboratory activities, faculty enhancement, curriculum, courses, and underrepresented groups. Precollege…
Descriptors: College Science, Disabilities, Earth Science, Educational Improvement