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Sporn, Howard Bruce – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine whether educators believe mathematics should be taught to liberal arts students, what topics are taught in liberal arts mathematics courses, and what the motivation is for teaching such topics. The study consists of two parts, a review of the opinions of educators regarding liberal arts mathematics, and a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, General Education, Logical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Jennings, Todd – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2010
Do "out" lesbian and gay faculty influence the inclusion of sexual orientation as a form of diversity in their teacher preparation programmes? Data gathered from 142 teacher preparation programmes across the USA (representing the preparation of 23,000-30,000 new teachers annually) suggest they do not. Likewise, the priority placed upon…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Characteristics
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Boomer, K. B.; Rogness, Neal; Jersky, Brian – Journal of Statistics Education, 2007
This article presents an overview of three undergraduate-level statistical consulting courses being taught at institutions of different size (small, medium, and large). Topics that will be discussed include the evolution of these courses, thoughts on what makes such courses successful, potential pitfalls to watch for, the necessary minimal skills…
Descriptors: Statistics, Undergraduate Study, Courses, Consultants
Pape, Liz – School Administrator, 2006
In recent years, thanks to the evolution of the Internet, wide availability of classroom computers and increased broadband access, blended learning is emerging as a new tool in the K-12 educational toolkit. Defined as learning that combines online and face-to-face approaches, blended learning is accomplished through the combined use of virtual and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, High Schools, Computer Mediated Communication, Conventional Instruction