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Keller, Charles; Hendrix, Tonya; Xu, Na; Porter-Morgan, Holly; Brashears, Allie – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
A variety of factors contribute to attrition in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at the community college level including underpreparedness, lack of confidence, and broader socioeconomic issues. This work describes our efforts to improve student learning and overall success in a community college General Biology I…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Laboratory Equipment, Intervention
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Forbes, Cory T.; Brozovic, Nicholas; Franz, Trenton E.; Lally, Diane E.; Petitt, Destini N. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
The most challenging global problems of our age involve coupled human--environmental systems within the Food-Energy-Water Nexus. The undergraduate students currently in our classrooms will be tomorrow's global citizens, each of whom must be prepared to understand and reason about these challenges and ultimately make decisions about them in a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Water, Literacy, Decision Making
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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
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Markham, Claire A.; McKone, Harold T. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1993
Describes the set up, organization, structure, and evaluation of an interdisciplinary course on science, technology, and needs of society. (PR)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Caprio, M. W. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1994
Comments on the Society for College Science Teachers position paper on introductory college-level science courses and encourages two-year college science faculty to respond. (PR)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Science, Introductory Courses, Position Papers
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Jain, Duli C.; And Others – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1985
Computer-assisted-instruction software was developed to supplement the conventional lecture-laboratory mode of instruction with another instructional aid for learning science in an individualized, nonthreatening environment. This development project was designed to teach physical concepts, mathematical techniques, and problem solving strategies.…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software
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Moore, John A. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1985
Science as a Way of Knowing is a project being developed by the American Society of Zoologists' education committee. The project, co-sponsored by several professional organizations, seeks to increase the effectiveness of college-level biology. A report on the project's goals, symposia, publications, reprints, and sponsorship needs is presented.…
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
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Thompson, W. J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1985
Describes a course (Introduction to Numerical Techniques of Physics) which can be adapted to such courses as applied mathematics, numerical analysis, mechanical or electrical engineering, chemistry, and biomathematics. Course goals (including emphasis on the distinction between computing, programming and coding) and instructional strategies are…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Computer Science Education, Course Descriptions
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Barrow, Lloyd H.; And Others – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1986
Discusses how college science faculty members can play a leading role in relieving student science anxiety. Emphasis on the role of University College (University of Maine at Orono) mathematics/science laboratories which allow students to "drop in" for assistance with specific skills. (JN)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Clinics, College Faculty, College Science
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Hamilton, Michael S. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Describes research conducted on the organization of information from many disciplines to teach social issues raised by nuclear technology. States that the social sciences provided the organizational base for most courses examined, courses emphasized moral responsibility and political choice, and syllabi emphasized technological, strategic, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Global Approach, Higher Education
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Scherz, Zahava; And Others – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1985
Describes a Hebrew University program for academically disadvantaged students, focusing on a workshop component which emphasizes learning skills and study strategies. An evaluation of the workshop indicates that it leads to improved achievement in several academic fields (including the natural sciences). (DH)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Educationally Disadvantaged, Higher Education
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Ames, Oakes – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1994
Presents an overview of an evaluation of projects developed to improve students' quantitative reasoning skills and understanding of technology. (ZWH)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Science, Higher Education, Liberal Arts