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Medina Coronado, Daniela – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2018
Within the framework of the current University Law 30220 and the processes involved in its implementation in search for quality of higher education, this article is written to introduce the reader to what Peruvian universities are and should be doing to fulfill one of their important roles: research and technological development. Different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Role, Research and Development
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Oakes, Malcolm – School Science Review, 2013
The Association for Science Education (ASE) has a proud history of responding positively to changes in the education system. The creation of ASE INSET Services was one such response, resulting in an organisation that in its 16 year lifetime engaged in an impressive range of activities and had an impact on the professional development of tens of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Professional Associations, Science Education
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Brown, Barry N. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2009
Finding some information on most topics is easy. There are abundant sources of information readily available. However, completing a comprehensive literature review on a particular topic is often difficult, laborious, and time intensive; the project requires organization, persistence, and an understanding of the scholarly communication and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Literature Reviews, Periodicals, Information Technology
National Science Foundation, 2008
This report contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science and engineering enterprise and global science and technology. The report presents information on science, mathematics, and engineering education at all levels; the scientific and engineering workforce; U.S. and international and development…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
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Parsons, Eileen Carlton; Foster, Stephanie; Gomillion, Crystall Travis; Simpson, Jamila Smith – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2008
Science education reforms promote access to quality science education for all students. Outcome disparities in various measures indicate that such access remains elusive for African Americans. Cultural incongruence is one among many explanations for this previously described inaccessibility. The intent of this article is not to report additional…
Descriptors: African Americans, Educational Change, Science Teachers, Teacher Educators
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Colucci-Gray, Laura; Fraser, Christine – European Educational Research Journal, 2008
Teaching is acknowledged to be complex, multifaceted and dynamic. Curriculum revisions in Scotland, and elsewhere, call for teachers who are adaptable and capable of change. Yet the skills and attributes traditionally valued and acquired by teachers during their education do not necessarily equip them to cope with the shifting landscape of…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2006
One important issue that is receiving attention at both the national and state levels is the need to improve teaching in science and mathematics and to address the shortage of qualified science and mathematics teachers in California schools, particularly secondary schools. There is a growing sense of urgency that our national competitiveness…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Science Teachers, Science Education, Mathematics Teachers
Zinth, Kyle, Comp. – Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2006
The year 2005 saw a number of reports calling for actions to ensure the future economic vitality of the United States, frequently through the improvement of science and mathematics education. This trend will likely continue into 2006 as policymakers at the state and federal levels look for ways to ensure the United States remains economically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Science Teachers, Science Education
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Dhingra, Koshi – Studies in Science Education, 2006
The three major educational sectors in which learning occurs are often taken to be the formal education sector (schools, colleges, universities and so on), the workplace, and the free-choice learning sector (Falk, 2002). This review is concerned with science on television, understood as a significant component of the free-choice learning sector.…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Television Viewing, Mass Media, Science Education
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Wong, Siu Ling; Yung, Benny Hin Wai; Cheng, Man Wai; Lam, Kwok Leung; Hodson, Derek – International Journal of Science Education, 2006
This paper reports findings about a curriculum innovation conducted at The University of Hong Kong. A CD-ROM consisting of videos of two lessons by different teachers demonstrating exemplary science teaching was used to elicit conceptions of good science teaching of student-teachers enrolled for the 1-year Postgraduate Diploma in Education at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Science Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Woodin, Terry – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2005
This review looks at the changes over the last 10 years in priorities guiding funding decisions in science education. A general survey of trends in funding both graduate and undergraduate education are covered, followed by a description of specific National Science Foundation initiatives. Understanding these changes should help proposal writers…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Science Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Ansberry, Karen Rohrich; Morgan, Emily – Science and Children, 2005
An oil spill occurs somewhere in the world almost every day of the year, and the consequences can be devastating. In this month's column, students explore the effects of oil spills on plants, animals, and the environment and investigate oil spill clean-up methods through a simulated oil spill. The activities described in this article give students…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Fuels, Environmental Education
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed.; Bothman, Susan M., Ed – Online Submission, 2005
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. Licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience. This course, Education 590 Culminating…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Action Research, Graduate Study, Teacher Certification
Manuel, John – FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina, 2004
What is it about cultural diversity that challenges early childhood programs? One factor is that children enter early childhood and early intervention programs from families with a wide range of values and cultural experiences. Sometimes those values and experiences differ from those of the teachers and caregivers in those programs. Another factor…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Hispanic Americans, Preschool Children, Teacher Education
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McGrady, John E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
A presentation of an extensive review of traditional approaches to teaching electron counting is given. The electron-precise clusters are usually taken as a reference point for rationalizing the structures of their electron-rich counterparts, which are characterized by valence electron counts greater than 5n.
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Chemistry, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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