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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.
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 ...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 29, No. 7 pp. 583–602
This chapter examines how the convergence of four trends that have dominated the education landscape over the last three decades is giving rise to six issues that will largely define the educational landscape of the next. Reconciling the...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 29, No. 7 pp. 643–665
Given the progress in expanding access, many countries now view improving quality as their next task. However, there is little consensus about how to do, who should do it, or how to weigh quality against the costs. However, it is likely that more...
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...
Social Networks and Smoking: Exploring the Effects of Peer Influence and Smoker Popularity through Simulations
Health Education & Behavior Vol. 40, No. 1 (October 2013)
Adolescent smoking and friendship networks are related in many ways that can amplify smoking prevalence. Understanding and developing interventions within such a complex system requires new analytic approaches. We draw on recent advances in dynamic...
Developing Generic Interactive Learning Tools to Engage Students: The Text Analysis Object for Web and CD-ROM
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 558–563
This paper reports on research engaged in the design, development and evaluation of an innovative, interactive learning tool-for Web and CD-ROM. The learning tool is the text analysis object (TAO). TAO facilitates the development of text-based...
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...
Patricia Carstens; Jennifer J. Adams; David E. Gannon; Michael C. Wadman; Dean S. Collier; Connie L. Miller; Jonathon F. Sample; Daniel Brick; Paul M. Paulman
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 5, No. 1 (December 2016) pp. 23–25
Interprofessional education (IPE) has become increasingly the object of focus in undergraduate medical education. Evidence supports the promotion of teamwork and effective communication to improve patient safety and outcomes. Educators are...
(2013) pp. 1–186
Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education is now in its fifth year of publication, and has become one of the most important journals for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). This journal represents the...
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 ...
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...