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Michelsen, Claus – Physics Education, 2017
In 1820 the Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted discovered the relationship between electricity and magnetism by his famous wire-compass experiment. Ørsted was one of the foremost scientists of the nineteenth century, and he was also one of the leading figures in Denmark in the 19th century with a vital influence in the fields of aesthetics,…
Descriptors: Scientists, Physics, Energy, Foreign Countries
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Zhou, Chunfang – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2012
Recent studies have argued a shift of thinking about engineering practice from a linear conception to a system understanding. The complexity of engineering practice has been thought of as the root of challenges for engineers. Moreover, creativity has been emphasised as one key capability that engineering students should master. This paper aims to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Creativity, Engineering, Social Environment
Onder, Ismail; Kaplan, Aysun Oztuna; Besoluk, Senol – Online Submission, 2011
In this study, a sample activity developed in the workshops called "Science education in multicultural environment" of the program "Integrative teaching in multicultural environment" was presented. Workshops about varied subjects were carried out by participants representing four countries and participants developed teaching…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Multicultural Education, Workshops, Foreign Countries
Lee, Alison, Ed.; Danby, Susan, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The number of doctorates being awarded around the world has almost doubled over the last ten years, propelling it from a small elite enterprise into a large and ever growing international market. Within the context of increasing numbers of doctoral students this book examines the new doctorate environment and the challenges it is starting to face.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Borsen, T. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2008
Many philosophers and sociologists of science have tried to understand the profound changes that have occurred in science, engineering and technology. In the first part of this paper, I present the work of one such scholar: Jerome Ravetz who, in collaboration with Silvio Funtowicz, has characterised what he calls "postnormal science".…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Engineering, Scientists, Ethics
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Stepulevage, Linda – Gender and Education, 2001
Examines assumptions underpinning studies of gender and technology in education in Denmark, Australia, and England, briefly including Canada and the Netherlands. Discusses how gender and heterosexuality often become conflated in studies of gender and technology relations in the classroom. Explains that girls'"incompetence" in technology…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries
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Josephsen, Jens – Journal of Chemical Education, 1985
A new program for training upper secondary school chemistry teachers (SE 537 693) depends heavily on student project work. A project in which lead in hair and in red wine was examined by potentiometric stripping analysis is described and evaluated. (JN)
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Josefsson, Lars – Biochemical Education, 1988
Discusses the relationship between graduate and postgraduate training at universities, and industry needs. Describes university activities and the organization of university research in comparison to industry. Mentions three programs which have been undertaken in Denmark to integrate postgraduate training with industrial experience. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, College Science, Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries
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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Josephsen, Jens – Journal of Chemical Education, 1985
A special five and one-half year program for training upper secondary school chemistry teachers has been developed and tested over the past decade at Roskilde University near Copenhagen. The program (which emphasizes project work) and a student project on epoxy glue are described. Program graduates are generally problem-oriented and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Science Education