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Creese, Robert – Engineering Education, 1987
Describes the engineering education program at the Aalborg University Center in Denmark. Details the aims of the program. Outlines the programs and multidisciplinary departments of the university. Explains how students are grouped around projects. Reviews the evaluation process. Examines the attitudes of students in the program. (CW)
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, College Science, Course Descriptions, Engineering Education
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Zurer, Pamela – Chemical and Engineering News, 1987
Reviews National Research Council's (NRC) book, "Opportunities in Chemistry: Today and Tomorrow." Describes the difference between this volume and the NRC's earlier version, "Opportunities in Chemistry." Discusses the initial circulation of the new volume. Indicates how to obtain the new volume. (CW)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Career Education, Chemistry, College Science
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Chemical and Engineering News, 1987
Provides coverage of 1987 American Chemical Society's (ACS) public celebration in schools and communities nationwide. Covers the wide variety of activities that were held. Lists important organizations and personalities that were involved. Suggests how to inform the local ACS office of local activities that were held. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Learning Activities, Professional Associations, School Activities
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Josefsson, Lars – Biochemical Education, 1987
Discusses the objectives of biochemistry education. Defines objectives for teaching biochemistry in secondary schools. Emphasizes the need for biotechnology education. Identifies two recent teaching experiments in Scandinavian countries. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Educational Policy, Experiential Learning
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Harland, Janice C. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Discusses the problems of lecturers and students in a college course. Describes a staff-student liason committee. Gives examples of lecture evaluation instruments. Analyzes the effectiveness of the staff-student liaison groups and emphasizes the value of communication. (CW)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, College Science, Course Content, Educational Assessment
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John, Nancy J.; Firestone, Gary L. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes two complementary laboratory exercises that use the glass fiber assay to assess receptor specificity and hormone binding affinity in rat liver cytoplasmic extracts. Details the methods, materials and protocol of the experiments. Discusses the basic concepts illustrated and the feasibility of using the experiments at the undergraduate…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Smith, Christopher A.; Dawson, Maureen M. – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes an experiment to identify lactose and estimate the concentration of lactose in a sample of milk. Gives a background of the investigation. Details the experimental method, results and calculations. Discusses the implications of the experiment to students. Suggests further experiments using the same technique used in…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Sanchez-Yague, J.; And Others – Biochemical Education, 1987
Describes an experiment to discover the topology of plasma membrane aminophospholipids (phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylserine) using whole platelets and trinitrobenzene sulfonate (TNBS) as a probe. Reports changes in phospholipid distribution during platelet activation with simultaneous action of thrombia and collagen. Details the…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Procedures
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Drazin, Philip – Physics Education, 1987
Outlines the contents of Volume II of "Principia" by Sir Isaac Newton. Reviews the contributions of subsequent scientists to the physics of fluid dynamics. Discusses the treatment of fluid mechanics in physics curricula. Highlights a few of the problems of modern research in fluid dynamics. Shows that problems still remain. (CW)
Descriptors: Books, College Science, Fluid Mechanics, Foreign Countries
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Smith, W. – Physics Education, 1987
Proposes a mathematical computer model for the behavior of liquids using the classical dynamic principles of Sir Isaac Newton and the molecular dynamics method invented by other scientists. Concludes that other applications will be successful using supercomputers to go beyond simple Newtonian physics. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Fluid Mechanics
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Discusses electrical engineering employment opportunities. States that the market is showing more demand. Predicts that future job offers will be strong. Reviews several aspects of the marketplace. Suggests areas of electrical engineering that provide employment opportunities. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, College Students, Electrical Occupations, Employment Opportunities
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1988
Discusses employment opportunities in optical engineering. States that demand is expanding faster than the supply of degree holders in the field. Points out that graduates from other fields are being used to fill the demand. Identifies programs that offer degrees in optical engineering. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, College Students, Demand Occupations, Employment Opportunities
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Engstrom, Royce C. – Analytical Chemistry, 1987
Provides information about academic careers in analytical chemistry, particularly at predominantly undergraduate institutions of higher education that specialize in education. Career benefits cited include flexibility, opportunities for research and professional involvement, and the atmosphere of a small college. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Chemistry, College Science, Employment Opportunities
Calhoun, Harry – Graduating Engineer, 1986
Provides tips to engineering students about developing a resume and interviewing for a job. Makes suggestions about how to word the resume and discusses common questions asked by interviewers. Proposes a set of questions that the student might ask the interviewer about the position. A sample resume is included. (TW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Planning, College Science, Employment Interviews
Basta, Nicholas – Graduating Engineer, 1986
Discusses the human, plant and animal, and industrial dimensions of biotechnology, focusing on current uses in such fields as: (1) genetics; (2) electronics; (3) prosthetics; (4) drugs; (5) agriculture; and (6) the environment. (JN)
Descriptors: College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education, Genetic Engineering
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