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Rimmerman, Craig A. – 1993
This paper provides an overview and critique of a team taught, senior level, interdisciplinary college course entitled "AIDS: Challenges and Crises." The details of the course and its underlying rationale are outlined. The paper concludes with a curriculum proposal rooted in the idea of critical education for citizenship. Those who teach political…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Community Action
Tasker, Ross, Ed.; Lambert, John, Ed. – 1981
The Learning in Science Project established that children from a young age construct out of their everyday experiences views which they use to establish their world and that these views are remarkably resistant to replacement by scientifically more useful views. Although science lessons tend to be based upon activities which are designed by…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development
Manrique, Cecilia G. – 1993
This document addresses the various sources of information that the political scientist can rely on and make use of via electronic mail. What network sources are available, where they can be found, what to do to get them, how to use them, and what sources to make use of in order to obtain maximum information are discussed. The article examines the…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Internet
Buss, Carol A. – Issues and Developments in English and Applied Linguistics (IDEAL), 1988
The importance of training second language learners in the patterns of occurrence of certain phonemes is discussed, focusing on the use of spelling as a primary predictor of pronunciation. Four different pronunciations of "ng" in English (as in "engaging, singer, changing, dangle") are used to illustrate this principle. A review of pronunciation…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Diachronic Linguistics, English (Second Language)
Chen, David; Nachmias, Rafi – 1984
An introductory computer literacy curriculum for teachers and administrators developed by the Science Teaching Centre of the Department of Education at Tel Aviv University covered four major topics: (1) The Information Society; (2) Computer Aided Learning; (3) Computer Languages and Education; and (4) Implementation of Computers in Schools--A…
Descriptors: Administrators, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Course Descriptions
Tasker, Ross, Ed.; Lambert, John, Ed. – 1981
The Learning in Science Project established that children from a young age construct out of their everyday experiences views which they use to explain their world and that these views are remarkably resistant to replacement by scientifically more useful views. Although science lessons tend to be based upon activities which are designed by teachers…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development
Bell, Beverley; And Others – 1981
Four papers to be used in conjunction with video-tapes developed by the Learning in Science Project are presented. Topic areas of the papers focus on: (1) animals; (2) electric current; (3) force; and (4) science activities. The first paper presents transcripts of class discussions focusing on the scientific meaning of the word animal. The second…
Descriptors: Animals, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development
Biddulph, Fred; Osborne, Roger – 1984
Two booklets were developed by the Learning in Science Project (Primary)--LISP(P)--to help teachers adopt an approach to primary science teaching which would enhance children's understanding of floating and sinking. Both booklets were designed to enable teachers to reconceptualize their teaching task from activity-driven, didactic teaching to…
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Gelfer, Jeffrey I.; Perkins, Peggy G. – Early Child Development and Care, 1988
Discusses ways in which block building represents the young child's art world, the use of blocks as an art medium, and art concepts that can be developed with the use of blocks. Suggests a methodology of block building that is designed to enhance artistic ability. (RJC)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Activities, Art Education, Art Materials