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Hanyak, Michael E., Jr. – Advances in Engineering Education, 2015
In an introductory chemical engineering course, the conceptual framework of a holistic problem-solving methodology in conjunction with a problem-based learning approach has been shown to create a learning environment that nurtures deep learning rather than surface learning. Based on exam scores, student grades are either the same or better than…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning
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Robinson, Anthony C.; Kerski, Joseph; Long, Erin C.; Luo, Heng; DiBiase, David; Lee, Angela – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
The massive open online course (MOOC) is a new approach for teaching online. MOOCs stand apart from traditional online classes in that they support thousands of learners through content and assessment mechanisms that can scale. A reason for their size is that MOOCs are free for anyone to take. Here we describe the design, development, and teaching…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Hummer, Jill Abraham – Journal of Political Science Education, 2014
In 1991, the APSA Task Force on Political Science recommended elements of a curricular structure that would best promote student learning. The report stated that there should be a capstone experience at the end of the senior year and that the capstone should require students to integrate their whole learning experience in the major. This article…
Descriptors: Political Science, Undergraduate Study, College Programs, Curriculum
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
Bowser, Robert A., Comp.; Carr, Joseph, Comp. – 1983
Intended to assist district and school curriculum developers, this report offers clarification of the relationships among 12 state goals of education using information obtained through a survey of Department of Education staff and representatives of professional associations. Defined as the goals of education are the areas of communication skills,…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
NELSON, BONNIE E. – 1968
THE ASSOCIATION OF DEPARTMENTS OF ENGLISH COLLECTED INFORMATION FROM DIRECTORS OF FRESHMAN ENGLISH FOR A REPORT ON COLLEGE PROGRAMS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION. THE FIRST SECTION OF THE REPORT, A DISCUSSION OF TRENDS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION, INDICATES THAT LINGUISTICS AND THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE HAVE NOT BECOME A PART OF THE FRESHMAN ENGLISH CURRICULUM.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Course Content, English, English Curriculum