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Rhoton, Jack – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1993
Discusses the current and future roles of two-year colleges in science, mathematics, and engineering education. (PR)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, College Science, Earth Science
LaGuardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY. International High School. – 1988
The International High School opened on the campus of LaGuardia Community College in September 1985, with the goal of developing basic English language proficiency through a program of substantive study in a high school/college curriculum for students of limited English language abilities. This curriculum guide presents seven areas of discussion,…
Descriptors: Career Education, Curriculum Guides, English (Second Language), Foreign Students
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Jenkins, E. W. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1994
Examines the public's lack of understanding and interest in science. Places much of the blame on the perception of science as a dense yet pristine discipline divorced from everyday concerns. Criticizes the concept of science as independent of social construction and argues for instruction emphasizing relationships between science and society. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Environmental Education, Epistemology, Instruction
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Ellis, James D. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Several models for preparing preservice and inservice teachers to use microcomputers in science teaching are described. A summary of research on the topic is included. A list of competencies needed by teachers to use microcomputers in teaching is provided. Recommendations for implementing computers in teacher education are suggested. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Palmer, Allison R. – Journal of Geological Education, 1991
Science teachers and teacher educators need to reexamine the geoscience content in their courses. Public ignorance about science, in general, and about key concepts of the geological sciences, in particular, inhibits effective action on problems relating to environmental change, land utilization, hazard mitigation, construction safety, cost…
Descriptors: College Science, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences