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Teahan, John; Sharp, Brian – NCSSSMST Journal, 2002
Discusses positive effects of digital photography on the teaching of mathematics and cost-effectiveness for schools. Discusses appropriate digital camera resolution, storage, printers, and handheld options for classroom use. (KHR)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Technology, Instructional Development
Sliva, Amy – NCSSSMST Journal, 2001
Aims to determine the pollution content of the water at two locations on Buffalo Creek, Evington, Virginia, by examining the benthic macro-invertebrates that inhabit the test sites. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Higher Education, Science Experiments
Blatt, Joel H. – NCSSSMST Journal, 2001
Discusses the transition process of research students from high school to college. Explains how teachers can help these students to find the right college encouraging undergraduate research and includes advice for research faculty advisors. Includes 29 references. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: College Choice, Higher Education, Research, Research Methodology
Dods, Richard F. – NCSSSMST Journal, 1996
Discusses experiences with the use of problem-based learning as applied to knowledge-rich biochemistry courses. Concludes that problem-based learning is not only effective in promoting habits of mind that support higher order thinking but also a powerful vehicle for conveying knowledge by imparting separate bits of knowledge as interconnected…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Course Organization, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Lyublinskaya, Irina – NCSSSMST Journal, 1996
A mathematical preview program in physics was developed at the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences to introduce students to mathematical concepts, then use these as tools in physics while concurrently studying them in mathematics. The topics and time frame for the mathematical preview in calculus-based physics courses is presented, along…
Descriptors: Calculus, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Smith, Jeffrey L. – NCSSSMST Journal, 1997
Emphasizes that distance learning is one of the most promising uses of technology for reaching and serving the needs of students located in remote sites. Suggests that special efforts must be made in planning the lesson and in the choice of technology used to deliver it. Explains the points to which attention should be given while distance…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Carmack, Gail; Budries, Kathy – NCSSSMST Journal, 1997
Discusses the SAGE project, a Biology II project in which students analyze a specific disease by utilizing Internet resources. Poses seven problems for students and includes solutions. (ASK)
Descriptors: Biology, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education