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Gengarelly, Lara M.; Abrams, Eleanor D. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
Teaching students how to conduct authentic scientific inquiry is an essential aspect of recent science education reform efforts. Our National Science Foundation-funded GK-12 program paired science graduate students--fellows--with secondary science teachers in order to enhance inquiry-based instruction. This research examined the roles of the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, School Culture, Educational Change, Science Teachers
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Mueller, Amy; Perlman, Baron; McCann, Lee I.; McFadden, Susan H. – Teaching of Psychology, 1997
Analyzes the results of a questionnaire given to psychology departments offering doctoral programs. The survey asked department chairs to identify pedagogical responsibility and training components for teaching assistants and to rate teaching assistant supervisors. Includes a statistical analysis regarding specific teaching functions and training…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Faculty, Faculty Evaluation
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Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Explains the rationale, program specifics and initiatives for the preparation and development of staff, curriculum, instructional support, and research for science education in the United States. Includes total program cost for each. (RT)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Development, Education Service Centers, Educational Research
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Urban, Wayne J. – Journal of Negro Education, 1989
Examines the effects of educational philanthropy in the career of Horace Mann Bond, Black educational scholar and college administrator. Finds that in Bond's dealings with the General Education Board (GEB) and the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the benefactor-beneficiary relationship simultaneously supported him and effectively halted his scholarly…
Descriptors: Biographies, Black Colleges, Black Education, Educational Administration
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Fortner, Rosanne W.; Mayer, Victor J. – Science Education, 1989
Describes the National Sea Grant Program and eight types of education programs. Examines funding patterns from 1976 through 1987. Assesses current status of education within the Program using a director's survey. Discusses some implications for science educators. Provides the conceptual scheme for aquatic studies and a directory of the programs.…
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Fellowships