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Bioscience Education Vol. 13 (June 2009)
Students and academics agree that there is a need to make learning and teaching in the bioscience laboratory more challenging and engaging. During recent years there have been many published accounts of novel laboratory exercises designed to enthuse ...
The transfer of scanning probe microscope research to the university classroom: Lessons in distributed collaboration
The transfer of scanning@probe@microscope research to the university classroom: Lessons in distributed@collaboration (2001) pp. 1–251
This dissertation examines the hypothesis that using new research results, as the central component of a new course developed by a Ph.D. candidate, is an effective way to transfer technology to the undergraduate and graduate classroom. A set of sub...
Preparing and Presenting Chemical Genealogies Using Modern Methods: The Case of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 81, No. 6 (Jun 01, 2004)
The methodology of compiling an academic genealogy using the Internet and computer technology is described. Details on the use of the Internet both to gather information and to make the results available are provided.
Bioscience Education Vol. 15 (June 2010)
We report the preliminary results of work with a unique, web-site-based approach designed to help individual bioscientists identify and develop their individual creative capacity. The site includes a number of features that encourage individuals to...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 999–1001
Quickpoll (qp.unimelb.edu.au) is a web-based polling system designed to be exceptionally straightforward for staff at Melbourne to set up and manage and for students to use in class. In evaluation of the value and operation of tool, staff and...
Richard Emanuel; Jim Adams; Kim Baker; E K. Daufin; Coke Ellington; Elizabeth Fitts; Jonathan Himsel; Linda Holladay; David Okeowo
International Journal of Listening Vol. 22, No. 1 (2008) pp. 13–28
This study sought to assess how college students spend their time communicating and what impact, if any, communications devices may be having on how that time is spent. Undergraduates (N = 696) at four southeastern colleges were surveyed. Results...
William W. Cobern; David Schuster; Betty Adams; Brooks Applegate; Brandy Skjold; Adriana Undreiu; Cathleen C. Loving; Janice D. Gobert
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (April 2010) pp. 81–96
There are continuing educational and political debates about "inquiry" versus "direct" teaching of science. Traditional science instruction has been largely direct but in the US, recent national and state science education standards advocate inquiry ...