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Guterman, Lila – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
This article reports on firebomb attacks at the homes of two animal researchers which have provoked anger and unease. The firebomb attacks, which set the home of a neuroscientist at the University of California at Santa Cruz aflame and destroyed a car parked in the driveway of another university researcher's home, have left researchers and…
Descriptors: Animals, Public Support, Researchers, Scientific Research
Morrison, Adrian R. – American School Board Journal, 1992
School leaders must withstand the pressures of the animal rights movement to disrupt the science curriculum. It would be tragic if this movement succeeded in turning a large number of students against the legitimate use of animals and, ultimately, against biomedical research. (MLF)
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Dissection, Elementary Secondary Education
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Weil, Zoe – Educational Horizons, 2012
For those who want to change the world, the author suggests they take the first step by learning about humane education. The goal of humane education is to graduate a generation of solutionaries. Humane education is founded upon the belief that human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection are integral aspects of a just,…
Descriptors: Animals, Cultural Maintenance, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods
Tucker, Kristine Cecilia – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Humane education (HE) is a specialized niche in higher education and adult learning. HE provides a curricular framework positioning environmental ethics, animal protection, human rights, media literacy, culture, and change processes as the nexus for understanding and inspiring social change. Research-derived experiences illuminating how educators…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Altruism, Humanistic Education, Humanization
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Morrison, Adrian R. – American Biology Teacher, 1993
This article explains how animals are used in research in an effort to counteract animal rights literature. Reveals how medical professionals and others trained in scholarship have misquoted the scientific literature to bolster their claims against the utility of animal research. (PR)
Descriptors: Biology, Ethics, High Schools, Higher Education
Gagne, Sarah – Horn Book Magazine, 1980
Describes six new children's books on the following topics: frogs, the defense of animals' right to humane treatment, bionics, genetics, "science impossibilities," and mysterious phenomena. (GT)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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De Villiers, Rian; Monk, Martin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2005
In biology education, the study of structure has traditionally involved the use of dissection. Animal-rights campaigners have caused biology educators and learners to question the necessity of dissections. This study reviews the research evidence for the efficacy of alternatives to dissection and then turns to research evidence on attitudes to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, Science Education, Animals
Neumann, Linda; Morgan, Susan – National Association of School Nurses, 2019
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that service animals allow some students with disabilities access to their education while enabling greater independence. The registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) as a member of the school planning team, facilitates the integration of…
Descriptors: Animals, Students with Disabilities, School Nurses, Role
Robert, Sarah A., Ed.; Weaver-Hightower, Marcus B., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
The essays in "School Food Politics" explore the intersections of food and politics on all six of the inhabited continents of the world. Including electoral fights over universally free school meals in Korea, nutritional reforms to school dinners in England and canteens in Australia, teachers' and doctors' work on school feeding in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, School Activities, Lunch Programs, Ecology
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Casasanto, Daniel; Henetz, Tania – Cognitive Science, 2012
Can children's handedness influence how they represent abstract concepts like "kindness" and "intelligence"? Here we show that from an early age, right-handers associate rightward space more strongly with positive ideas and leftward space with negative ideas, but the opposite is true for left-handers. In one experiment, children indicated where on…
Descriptors: Animals, Cartoons, Toys, Handedness
Wheeler, David L. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1987
Rulings on applications for animal patents being considered by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office could profoundly influence university patent and research income. Many animal-rights advocates have expressed philosophical objections to genetic engineering of animals. (MLW)
Descriptors: Animals, Ethics, Federal Legislation, Futures (of Society)
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Minerney, Joseph D. – American Biology Teacher, 1993
Asserts that concerns over the use of animals in science education is confounded by the unworthy introduction of false sentiment by animal rights groups, which persist in ignoring the realities of biology. (PR)
Descriptors: Bioethics, Biology, Elementary Secondary Education, Laboratory Animals
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Langley, G. R. – Journal of Biological Education, 1991
Summarizes the animal rights argument that objects to the use or killing of animals for educational purposes. Reviews and evaluates alternative approaches that include the nonanimal options of videotaped experiments, self-experimentation, and computer simulations. (MDH)
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Television
Kahn, Richard; Humes, Brandy – Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 2009
It is not altogether uncommon now to hear environmental educational theorists speak of the need to develop pedagogical methods that can work both for ecological sustainability and social justice. However, the majority of the socio-ecological turn in environmental education has failed to integrate nonhuman animal advocacy as a serious educational…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Animals, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development
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Ito, Kiwako; Martens, Marilee A. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2017
Background: Past reports on the speech production of individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) suggest that their prosody is anomalous and may lead to challenges in spoken communication. While existing prosodic assessments confirm that individuals with WS fail to use prosodic emphasis to express contrast, those reports typically lack detailed…
Descriptors: Suprasegmentals, Phonetics, Acoustics, Cues
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