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Beer, David Löw; Holz, Verena – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2021
Within socio-economic transformation processes, the task of education is often reduced to short-term economic factors, that is, a suitable qualification profile of the local population. Transformative education should, however, be based on the broader claim that education contributes to successful transformation processes in the sense of…
Descriptors: Social Change, Transformative Learning, Environmental Education, Geographic Regions
Jorling, Thomas C. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Climate change is real and accelerating. It requires an urgent response that focuses all the strategies and tactics necessary to stabilize the Earth's temperature regime. According to Thomas Jorling, the objective to guide research, development and implementation is straightforward: Achieve an all-electric economy. Simply put, all sectors of…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Energy, Energy Conservation
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Woodside, Joseph M. – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
The market shock that accompanied COVID-19 has the potential to significantly transform higher education. At the same time, it presents an opportunity for higher education to learn from industry and adopt successful policies and practices. This paper provides lessons learned from the oil industry which may help higher education institutions to…
Descriptors: Fuels, Higher Education, School Business Relationship, Organizational Change
Bowen, Eric; Christiadi; Deskins, John; Lego, Brian – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2021
"An Overview of Coal and the Economy in Appalachia," a report commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission, details major trends in coal employment and production in the Appalachian Region over the past two decades. The report examines where employment and production losses have been concentrated within the Region, and also what…
Descriptors: Fuels, Mining, Geographic Regions, Employment
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Hunter, Rebecca A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
An important objective of any analytical chemistry course is for students to generate and interpret data from the analysis of complex, real-world samples in order to assess the effectiveness of the analysis method, including the calibration. In this laboratory exercise, students directly compare calibration methods (external standards and standard…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Food, Energy
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Jarvis, Jason; Pixley, Tara – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Digital Storytelling, Community Journalism. Objectives: This course is designed to introduce students to basic concepts in digital storytelling and community journalism. "Immersed in urban oil" is an interdisciplinary project-based, community-engaged course focused on documenting the historical and contemporary oil…
Descriptors: Fuels, Story Telling, Information Technology, Teaching Methods
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Gregory, Kristen H.; Bean, Thomas W. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2021
This case study investigated disciplinary literacy specific to the trades from a sociocultural perspective. Four community college faculty (diesel marine technology, mechatronics, and mathematics) participated in a disciplinary literacy learning community where they unpacked the discourse of their discipline, identified what it meant to be a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Intellectual Disciplines, Multiple Literacies
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Chukwuneke, Chikaodili E.; Madu, Joshua O.; Agboola, Bolade O. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Trace metals when present in crude oil or fuels are of economic significance in refining and to the combustion engines that use them. Herein, we develop a laboratory activity that trains students on how to analyze crude oil samples for ash and trace metal content while giving them the opportunity to acquire skills needed as a quality control…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, College Science, Undergraduate Study
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Delgado, Sergio Nogales; Martín, José María Encinar; Suero, Silvia Román – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
One of the most general aims of universities is to respond to the requirements of society. Health and safety are the most important aspects of professional work and play an important role in universities, as there, future professionals are trained for their future professional life. Scientific and technical degrees require adaptation to this…
Descriptors: Laboratory Safety, Safety Education, Laboratory Experiments, Fuels
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Yves Pinder, John – Research in Drama Education, 2021
This provocation discusses two post-2008 cases of resilience discourse in applied performance contexts. The discussion of the first case focuses on how a variant of resilience discourse legitimises the restructuring of local public services and welfare by naturalising this process. This first discourse will be contrasted to an instance of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Ecology, Sustainability
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Shao, Michael; Shiflett, Mark B. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2021
Simulation software has experienced growing interest in chemical engineering curriculums for its usage in commercial engineering practices. This article describes the ASPEN Plus® version 10 (V10) simulations and a student teach students approach to integrate ASPEN in the chemical engineering curriculum at the University of Kansas (KU). Videos,…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Computer Software
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Kittle, Joshua D.; Duff, Michael W.; Engesser, John M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Space-related activities remain a fertile environment for classroom applications of chemistry through both traditional lecture styles and through collaborative learning projects. With the resurgence of lunar exploration and the expansion of the commercial space sector, serious scholarship, planning, and resources have been focused on extracting…
Descriptors: Space Exploration, Science Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Chemistry
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Lowan-Trudeau, Greg – Journal of Environmental Education, 2021
This article presents a comparative exploration of news media portrayals of Indigenous environmental issues in Canada and the United States guided by a qualitative multimodal critical discourse analysis methodology. Theoretical framing was provided by Elliot Eisner's three curricula, Antonio López's visual literacy framework, and the broader…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Fuels, American Indians
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Hunter, Kevin H.; Rodriguez, Jon-Marc G.; Becker, Nicole M. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2021
Beyond students' ability to manipulate variables and solve problems, chemistry instructors are also interested in students developing a deeper conceptual understanding of chemistry, that is, engaging in the process of sensemaking. The concept of sensemaking transcends problem-solving and focuses on students recognizing a gap in knowledge and…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Process Skills, Problem Solving, Comprehension
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McCance, Katherine R.; Suarez, Antonio; McAlexander, Shana L.; Davis, Georganna; Blanchard, Margaret R.; Venditti, Richard A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
Many students may not be aware that renewable biological materials can be converted into multiple bioproducts and biofuels using a biorefinery process, a more sustainable alternative to conventional crude oil refineries. By using waste from pineapple, a plant material that most students are familiar with, a biorefinery can be modeled to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Fuels, Food, Plants (Botany)
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