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Bruck, Laura B.; Bruck, Aaron D. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
Recruitment and retention in the sciences is both difficult and crucial, especially in the community college setting. In this study, the resources used by General Chemistry I students at two different public, predominantly two-year colleges in two states were studied via surveys for a semester. Data were analyzed with respect to student attitudes…
Descriptors: Study Habits, Chemistry, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
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Raimondi, Stacey L.; Marsh, Tamara L.; Arriola, Paul E. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2014
"Vision and Change," a publication by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has illustrated the need for curricular change within biology departments across the nation. Yet despite this apparent need for change, many institutions have been slow to move for a number of reasons, perhaps most significant among them is a…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Biology, College Science
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Biehle, James T. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2011
College and university science programs generate hazardous waste that must be dealt with and disposed of in accordance with state and federal regulations. During a recent renovation and addition project for the State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburg), the author was contracted to analyze existing regulations, research best…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, College Science, Science Programs, Wastes
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Martin-Dunlop, Catherine; Hodum, Peter – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2009
This article describes a research study in which a biologist and his research on Antarctic seabirds became part of an integrated science course for prospective elementary teachers. Students used the scientist's database on seabird chick growth rates for an experimental design investigation while the "regular" classes had a single science…
Descriptors: Research Design, Investigations, Scientific Principles, Databases