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Jesiek, Brent K.; Haller, Yating; Thompson, Julia – Advances in Engineering Education, 2014
Responding to globalization trends, many engineering schools are internationalizing their courses and curricula to prepare graduates for careers that involve working across countries and cultures. As a result, both students and staff are looking beyond study abroad to international work, research, and service learning opportunities as alternate…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Akerson, Valarie; Donnelly, Lisa A. – International Journal of Science Education, 2010
This study explored the influence of a Saturday Science program that used explicit reflective instruction through contextualized and decontextualized guided and authentic inquiry on K-2 students' views of nature of science (NOS). The six-week program ran for 2.5 hours weekly and emphasized NOS in a variety of science content areas, culminating in…
Descriptors: Science Programs, Scientific Principles, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods