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The Trivia Portal: Quizzes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Fun Trivia.com, "the World's Largest Trivia Site" includes a section of trivia quizzes devoted to science. Sixteen different quizzes are currently offered, covering topics such as the Fahrenheit Scale, Chemical Elements: Origins of Names, and How to Do Science. The quizzes are graded on a difficulty scale based on scores from the first twenty players. After a free registration, anyone can submit their own quiz, as long as it meets the ground rules and requirements. For this reason, Fun Trivia does not guarantee the accuracy of questions and answers. An appealing feature is that, once all questions are answered and the quiz is submitted, the correct answers are displayed along with the answer submitted by the player. This may be a fun activity to incorporate into science classrooms of a variety of levels.

Ford, Terry.

2001-01-01

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QuizGuide: Increasing the Educational Value of Individualized Self-Assessment Quizzes with Adaptive Navigation Support  

Microsoft Academic Search

The paper introduces QuizGuide, an adaptive system that we developed to help our students select the most relevant self-assessment quizzes. QuizGuide uses adaptive navigation support to show every student which topics are currently most important and which require further work. Despite relatively simple user modeling and adaptation techniques used in QuizGuide, the system has achieved a remarkable impact on student

Peter Brusilovsky; Sergey Sosnovsky; Olena Shcherbinina

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Physics Quizzes and Physics Trivia  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

On this site, visitors can access thirty-five quizzes, each with five to ten questions, covering various aspects of physics. The topics here include: special relativity, Ohmâ??s lore, orbital mechanics, inside the atom, types of energy storage, and subatomic and modern physics. For accessibility, each quiz can be played in either Flash or html format. Also, each questionâ??s answer contains a brief explanation why it is the correct answer to help visitors more thoroughly understand the physics principle being tested. This is a useful resource for students to refresh or enhance their knowledge of physics, or for educators to use in the classroom to test studentsâ?? understanding.

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In Defense of Reading Quizzes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many students fail to read the assigned material before class. A failure to read is detrimental to both student learning and course engagement. This paper considers the often-neglected teaching technique of giving frequent quizzes on the reading. Drawing on the author's experiences assigning reading quizzes, together with student opinions…

Tropman, Elizabeth

2014-01-01

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Cooperative Learning--Part 3. Electronic Cooperative Quizzes.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Introduces the Electronic Cooperative Quiz (ECQ) program which aims to investigate the implementation of cooperative quizzes to the World Wide Web. Describes the creation and design of the program and evaluates the two different methods used with students. (YDS)

Jensen, Murray; Moore, Randy; Hatch, Jay

2002-01-01

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Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quizzes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These quizzes are designed to inspire understanding of the physical, biological and human processes that influence our home planet and cover topics from archaeology to zoology. Several resources for discovering and revealing the meaning of image features may help new geographical detectives to solve the challenging quiz questions. A new Where on Earth...? mystery quiz appears periodically. Answers are published on the MISR web site. The names and hometowns of respondents who answer all questions correctly by the deadline will also be published in the order responses were received. The first 3 people on this list who are not affiliated with NASA, JPL, or MISR and who have not previously won a prize will be sent a print of the image.

2011-01-01

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Statistics for Public Policy and Sociology Quizzes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site provides links to tests and quizzes for the Statistics and Data Analysis for Public Policy and Sociology course at Duke University, 1992 through 1995. This is an older site, but the sets of tests and quizzes are still valuable. Each one could be translated into an exam for either a statistics or sociology course. There are thirty-eight total exams/quizzes. This is valuable tool for crafting questions for lower level sociology/statistics courses.

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MATH 544, Section 001 (MWF 9:059:55 AM), LeConte 102 Tests and Quizzes/Homework.  

E-print Network

MATH 544, Section 001 (MWF 9:05­9:55 AM), LeConte 102 Tests and Quizzes/Homework. There will be quizzes at the beginning of some classes, almost always announced in advance. The quiz grade and homework grade will be combined and weighted to make quizzes and homework together worth 200 points

Nyikos, Peter J.

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MATH 544, Section 001 (TTh 12:301:45 PM), LeConte 405 Tests and Quizzes/Homework.  

E-print Network

MATH 544, Section 001 (TTh 12:30­1:45 PM), LeConte 405 Tests and Quizzes/Homework. The quiz grade and homework grade will be combined and weighted to make quizzes and homework together worth somewhat more than homework. The weighting scale will only be finalized towards the end of the course

Nyikos, Peter J.

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Associations between formative practice quizzes and summative examination outcomes in a medical anatomy course.  

PubMed

Formative practice quizzes have become common resources for self-evaluation and focused reviews of course content in the medical curriculum. We conducted two separate studies to (1) compare the effects of a single or multiple voluntary practice quizzes on subsequent summative examinations and (2) examine when students are most likely to use practice quizzes relative to the summative examinations. In the first study, providing a single on-line practice quiz followed by instructor feedback had no effect on examination average grades compared to the previous year or student performances on similar questions. However, there were significant correlations between student performance on each practice quiz and each summative examination (r?=?0.42 and r?=?0.24). When students were provided multiple practice quizzes with feedback (second study), there were weak correlations between the frequency of use and performance on each summative examination (r?=?0.17 and r?=?0.07). The frequency with which students accessed the practice quizzes was greatest the day before each examination. In both studies, there was a decline in the level of student utilization of practice quizzes over time. We conclude that practice quizzes provide some predictive value for performances on summative examinations. Second, making practice quizzes available for longer periods prior to summative examinations does not promote the use of the quizzes as a study strategy because students appear to use them mostly to assess knowledge one to two days prior to examinations. Anat Sci Educ 8: 37-44. © 2014 American Association of Anatomists. PMID:24596276

McNulty, John A; Espiritu, Baltazar R; Hoyt, Amy E; Ensminger, David C; Chandrasekhar, Arcot J

2015-01-01

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Spanish Verbs ïÿý Educational Quizzes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As any non-native Spanish-speaker will attest to, there is nothing more difficult than learning to conjugate those irregular Spanish verbs. Fortunately, the quizzes from Quiz Tree can help. Each quiz, with twenty-five to fifty questions apiece, targets specific basic Spanish infinitives, such as �estar� (to be), �jugar� (to play), and �hacer� (to make). The multiple-choice questions ask students to identify the proper conjugation of the selected verb in each tense (including the preterito impefecto) taking the subject into consideration (nosotros, etc.). These activities are excellent resources for instructors who teach beginning or intermediate Spanish courses to use in the classroom or as supporting material. They are also helpful for students new to Spanish or who need to refresh their rusty Spanish skills. Qu� bueno!

2007-02-02

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Interactive Learning Using Expert System Quizzes on the Internet.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes a software system that allows teachers and students in practically any subject to make interactive expert systems of quizzes on the Internet. Discusses the design of the system, including building a database of questions and answers; integrating text files of questions and answers with JavaScript-HTML pages; and the JavaScript and HTML…

Byers, John A.

1999-01-01

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Readiness Assessment Tests versus Frequent Quizzes: Student Preferences  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study compares the effectiveness of two different assessment techniques; readiness assessment tests (RATs) and frequent quizzing. We report student perceptions of the impact of these techniques on the number of readings done prior to the class period, thorough reading of assignments, ability to follow class discussions, ability to participate…

Weinstein, Suzanne E.; Wu, Shao-Wei

2009-01-01

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The Effect of Short Formative Diagnostic Web Quizzes with Minimal Feedback  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To help students gauge their understanding of basic concepts and encourage good study habits, we administered short online quizzes that use generic questions in the crucial first few weeks of a course. The purpose of the study was to investigate whether the combination of these web quizzes with generic questions with only binary feedback (right or…

Balter, Olle; Enstrom, Emma; Klingenberg, Bernhard

2013-01-01

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The Effect of Frequent Quizzes on Short- and Long-Term Academic Performance.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined effects of frequent quizzes on dental student performance in a course on introductory radiology. Results indicated the group (N=36) with frequent quizzes performed significantly better than the control group (n=35) on midterm and final examinations (but not post-tests), and assessed course content and instructor more…

Geist, James R.; Soehren, Stephen E.

1997-01-01

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Practice (Rather than Graded) Quizzes, with Answers, May Increase Introductory Psychology Exam Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The authors investigated whether practice (or graded) quizzes, with or without provision of correct answers, would be more beneficial for introductory psychology exam performance. In six sections (N = 249) of an introductory psychology class, taught by the same professor, different approaches to quizzes were applied across sections to measure…

Wickline, Virginia B.; Spektor, Valeriya G.

2011-01-01

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Does Structured Quizzing with Process Specific Feedback Lead to Learning Gains in an Active Learning Geoscience Classroom?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

There is a great realization that efficient teaching in the geosciences has the potential to have far reaching effects in outreach to decision and policy makers (Herbert, 2006; Manduca & Mogk, 2006). This research in turn informs educators that the geosciences by the virtue of their highly integrative nature play an important role in serving as an entry point into STEM disciplines and helping developing a new cadre of geoscientists, scientists and a general population with an understanding of science. Keeping these goals in mind we set to design introductory geoscience courses for non-majors and majors that move away from the traditional lecture models which don't necessarily contribute well to knowledge building and retention ((Handelsman et al., 2007; Hake, 1997) to a blended active learning classroom where basic concepts and didactic information is acquired online via webquests, lecturettes and virtual field trips and the face to face portions of the class are focused on problem solving exercises. The traditional way to ensure that students are prepared for the in-class activity is to have the students take a quiz online to demonstrate basic competency. In the process of redesign, we decided to leverage the technology to build quizzes that are highly structured and map to a process (formation of divergent boundaries for example) or sets of earth processes that we needed the students to know before in-class activities. The quizzes can be taken multiple times and provide process specific feedback, thus serving as a heuristic to the students to ensure they have acquired the necessary competency. The heuristic quizzes were developed and deployed over a year with the student data driving the redesign process to ensure synchronicity. Preliminary data analysis indicates a positive correlation between higher student scores on in-class application exercises and time spent on the process quizzes. An assessment of learning gains also indicate a higher degree of self efficacy among students who took the quizzes multiple times vs. the students who took the quizzes just enough times to ensure a passing grade.

Palsole, S.; Serpa, L. F.

2013-12-01

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Challenge quizzes: A unique tool for motivation and assessment  

Microsoft Academic Search

We present a blended formative\\/summative assessment tool – ‘challenge quiz’ – developed to support mastery learning by students without placing undue burden on instructors. The formative nature of the challenge quiz motivates students to modify study behaviors while the summative component encourages students take responsibility for knowledge acquisition. This mastery-based testing approach serves to bring the student's objective of a

KimMarie McGoldrick; Peter W. Schuhmann

2012-01-01

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INTERACTIVE QUIZZES AS AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND EDUCATION TOOLS  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

An interactive computer quiz display is being developed for use at the WV State Fair. The self-standing, self-explanatory digital interaction project educates as it entertains. Instead of being handed promotional literature on demand, visitors are awarded prizes or incentives after they have inter...

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A Variation on the Use of Interactive Anonymous Quizzes in the Chemistry Classroom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes an interesting variation on the use of interactive anonymous quizzes (IAQs) in the chemistry classroom. In this variation, IAQs are used to introduce new material or topics in a course, as opposed to their traditional use for reviewing previously covered material. Two examples of IAQs used to introduce new topics in a…

Wagner, Brian D.

2009-01-01

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On-Line Quizzing and Its Effect on Student Engagement and Academic Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The goal of this study was to determine if on-line out-of-class quizzing would lead to increases in (a) classroom engagement (b) academic performance and (c) preparation perception of college students. Twenty-four sophomore level students enrolled in a required functional anatomy course participated in this study. Results from this study indicate…

Urtel, Mark G.; Bahamonde, Rafael E.; Mikesky, Alan E.; Udry, Eileen M.; Vessely, Jeff S.

2006-01-01

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Students' Performance and Satisfaction with Web vs. Paper-Based Practice Quizzes and Lecture Notes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The use of computers to deliver course-related materials is rapidly expanding in most universities. Yet the effects of computer vs. printed delivery modes on students' performance and motivation are not yet fully known. We compared the impacts of Web vs. paper to deliver practice quizzes that require information search in lecture notes. Hundred…

Macedo-Rouet, Monica; Ney, Muriel; Charles, Sandrine; Lallich-Boidin, Genevieve

2009-01-01

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The Impact of Various Quizzing Patterns on the Test Performance of High School Economics Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presenting college students, in a wide variety of content areas, with frequent announced and unannounced quizzes appears to correlate positively with enhanced test performance. The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine if similar results can be achieved with high school students in a standard economics class. Based on a theoretical…

Robertson, William L.

2010-01-01

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Giving Online Quizzes in Corporate Finance and Investments for a Better Use of Seat Time  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The primary benefit of providing out-of-class online quizzes in a face-to-face class is to gain more in-class time. A study designed to investigate this issue was conducted during the Spring 2006 and Spring 2007 semesters. Thirty-one and 34 Corporate Finance undergraduate students from each semester, and 33 and 36 Investments undergraduate…

Peng, Zhuoming

2007-01-01

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Using a Facts Quiz as a First Class Exercise. TECHNIQUES.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A short facts quiz can be an effective opener in an adult education class. Although true-and-false quizzes work well, facts quizzes do not need to have a dichotomous structure. However, questions should be based on the content to be covered in the course, and it is best to use questions that are empirical in nature. Such facts-based quizzes allow…

Brady, Michael

1986-01-01

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1. Progress toward the synthesis of vancosamine using a tandem [4+2]/[3+2] cycloaddition. 2. Discussion boards and pre-lecture quizzes in organic chemistry courses  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The sugar vancosamine is one of the two sugar residues found on the broad spectrum antibiotic vancomycin. A strategy using a tandem intermolecular [4+2]/intermolecular [3+2] cycloaddition with nitro olefins was employed in an effort to enantioselectively synthesize the target. The [4+2] cycloaddition proceeded well with tin tetrachloride in high yield. However, the products from the [3+2] cycloaddition afforded diastereomers with stereocenters that were inconsistent with the natural product. An online facilitated group work assignment was introduced to a first semester non-majors organic chemistry lecture courses with large enrollments (˜300--660 students). Student opinion surveys, performance scores, and a detailed account of time spent by the facilitator afforded insight on the value of such assignments with large class sizes. Format and number of attempts were varied in online pre-lecture quizzes administered to a first semester non-majors organic chemistry lecture course. Student quiz performance and post-quiz assessment shows significant differences in mastery of material and class preparedness with format and number of attempts. When combined with student survey data, recommendations are made as to how format selection and number of attempts can optimize the value of online pre-lecture quizzes as a learning tool and as an assessment tool.

Miller, Tyson A.

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The Effects of Formative Assessment Pre-Lecture Online Chapter Quizzes and Student-Initiated Inquiries to the Instructor on Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study's goal was to quantify the effects pre-lecture online quizzes and student-initiated inquiries to the instructor, either virtually or in person, had on students' achievement. Pre- and post-course tests were also implemented to an experimental and a comparison section of the same course. The number of electronic administrative contacts…

Stull, Judith C.; Majerich, David M.; Bernacki, Matthew L.; Varnum, Susan Jansen; Ducette, Joseph P.

2011-01-01

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Quiz Today: Should I Skip Class?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

How does selective assessment, wherein one counts only the best "k" out of "n" quizzes set, impact grade inflation? Based on our analysis, a specific quantitative answer can be given to a student who plans to skip a quiz, depending, of course, on the student's quiz writing consistency or inconsistency.

Zizler, Peter

2013-01-01

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Quizzes, Tests, and Exams  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website features information on strategies for testing, including choosing appropriate testing methodologies and developing a test that assesses students as accurately and fairly as possible. Topics include different types of tests, construction of effective exams and alternative testing methods.

Barbara Gross Davis

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Interactive Quizzes on Climate Change  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website allows you to test your knowledge on 5 topics. Warm Up: Test your knowledge about global temperature change and its impact on Earth's climate; Freeze Frames: How much do you know about glaciers and ice caps?; Sea Change: Test your knowledge of sea level rise and its effect on global populations; It's A Gas: Test your knowledge of carbon dioxide and why it's so important to climate stability and our quality of life; Each test consists of 10 questions and are immediately scored. The final module, 10 Things You Never Knew About Earth: Discover some amazing and little-known facts about our home planet, allows you to learn facts about the Earth and Climate Change.

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Studying as Fun and Games: Effects on College Students' Quiz Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We examined college students' participation in a game activity for studying course material on their subsequent quiz performance. Game conditions were alternated with another activity counterbalanced across two groups of students in a multielement design. Overall, the mean percentage correct on quizzes was higher during the game condition than…

Neef, Nancy A.; Perrin, Christopher J.; Haberlin, Alayna T.; Rodrigues, Lilian C.

2011-01-01

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The endocrine quiz  

PubMed Central

With the recent explosion in endocrine conferences, audience fatigue has set in and conference planners are now looking at newer pedagogic methods to revive the interest of audiences in these conferences. The endocrine quiz has finally come of vogue and is increasingly becoming one of the most popular attractions of any ranking endocrine conference. The endocrine quiz has a large and varied palette and draws questions from religious scriptures, history, literature, current affairs, sports, movies and basic and paramedical sciences. The more we delve into the quizzable aspects of endocrinology, the more we realize that endocrinology is ubiquitous and there is no sphere in human life untouched by endocrine disorders. Be it epic characters like Kumbhakarna and Bheema, fiction characters like Tintin or Orphan Annie, sportspersons like Gail Devers or heads of state like George Bush Sr and Boris Yeltsin, all have contributed to the melting pot of endocrine quizzing. Adding further grist to the endocrine mill are the Nobel prizes, with their attendant anecdotes and controversies. Step into this world of endocrine quizzing to have an up close and personal look at the diverse facets of this subject. PMID:24944922

Kalra, Sanjay; Baruah, Manash P.; Nagesh, V. Sri

2014-01-01

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The endocrine quiz.  

PubMed

With the recent explosion in endocrine conferences, audience fatigue has set in and conference planners are now looking at newer pedagogic methods to revive the interest of audiences in these conferences. The endocrine quiz has finally come of vogue and is increasingly becoming one of the most popular attractions of any ranking endocrine conference. The endocrine quiz has a large and varied palette and draws questions from religious scriptures, history, literature, current affairs, sports, movies and basic and paramedical sciences. The more we delve into the quizzable aspects of endocrinology, the more we realize that endocrinology is ubiquitous and there is no sphere in human life untouched by endocrine disorders. Be it epic characters like Kumbhakarna and Bheema, fiction characters like Tintin or Orphan Annie, sportspersons like Gail Devers or heads of state like George Bush Sr and Boris Yeltsin, all have contributed to the melting pot of endocrine quizzing. Adding further grist to the endocrine mill are the Nobel prizes, with their attendant anecdotes and controversies. Step into this world of endocrine quizzing to have an up close and personal look at the diverse facets of this subject. PMID:24944922

Kalra, Sanjay; Baruah, Manash P; Nagesh, V Sri

2014-05-01

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Teaching Baroreflex Physiology to Medical Students: A Comparison of Quiz-Based and Conventional Teaching Strategies in a Laboratory Exercise  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Quiz-based and collaborative teaching strategies have previously been found to be efficient for the improving meaningful learning of physiology during lectures. These approaches have, however, not been investigated during laboratory exercises. In the present study, we compared the impact of solving quizzes individually and in groups with…

Berg, Ronan M. G.; Plovsing, Ronni R.; Damgaard, Morten

2012-01-01

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The Effects of Feedback on Online Quizzes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Online homework is unable to provide the detailed feedback of paper and pencil assignments. However, immediate feedback is an advantage that online assessments provide. A research study was conducted that focused on the effects of immediate feedback; students in 5 sections of a Pre-calculus course were participants. Three sections were randomly…

Butler, Melanie; Pyzdrowski, Laura; Goodykoontz, Adam; Walker, Vennessa

2008-01-01

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YouTube and Video Quizzes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Internet sensation YouTube (http://www.youtube.com) has become such a force online that it was estimated in 2006 to account for a full tenth of the bandwidth by the entire Internet in the United States (WebProNews, 2007), and to use as much bandwidth in 2007 as the entire Internet had done in 2000 (Carter, 2008). Like many technological tools…

Yee, Kevin; Hargis, Jace

2010-01-01

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Extensive Reading Quizzes and Reading Attitudes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Extensive reading (ER) has become a common feature of many English as a second or foreign language (ESL/EFL) programs. There is evidence that reading large amounts of easy, interesting material may improve foreign language skills, most notably in vocabulary, reading rates, and overall proficiency. However, teacher evaluation of extensive reading…

Stoeckel, Tim; Reagan, Nevitt; Hann, Fergus

2012-01-01

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HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 16 - Olfactory System  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial. The quizzes require the free Macromedia Flash player plugin. Illustrations modified from "Neuroanatomy - An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems," Fourth Edition, Duane E. Haines, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Anatomy, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, Copyright 1995. With permission from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Baltimore, Maryland, USA.Orientation: sagittalAnnotated: false

Haines, Duane E.; Stensaas, Suzanne S.

2010-12-15

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HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 1 - Anterolateral System (Temperature, Touch, and Pain)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial. The quizzes require the free Macromedia Flash player plugin. Illustrations modified from "Neuroanatomy - An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems," Fourth Edition, Duane E. Haines, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Anatomy, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, Copyright 1995. With permission from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Baltimore, Maryland, USA.Orientation: coronalAnnotated: false

Haines, Duane E.; Stensaas, Suzanne S.

2010-08-04

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HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 3 - Trigeminal System (Pain and Temperature)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial. The quizzes require the free Macromedia Flash player plugin. Illustrations modified from "Neuroanatomy - An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems," Fourth Edition, Duane E. Haines, Ph.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Anatomy, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, Copyright 1995. With permission from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Baltimore, Maryland, USA.Orientation: coronalAnnotated: false

Haines, Duane E.; Stensaas, Suzanne S.

2010-08-16

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COPD Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... Share this page from the NHLBI on Twitter. COPD Quiz COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is ... currently underway for COPD, visit www.clinicaltrials.gov . COPD in the News May 18, 2014 NIH-funded ...

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Fraction Quiz  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Test your fraction skills by answering questions on this site. This quiz asks you to simplify fractions, convert fractions to decimals and percentages, and answer algebra questions involving fractions. You can even choose difficulty level, question types, and time limit.

2010-01-01

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STEPS TO THE PRACTICE TESTS/QUIZZES ON LINE: This is a computer-assisted-instruction course. All tests and most quizzes will be taken over the  

E-print Network

," the program will warn you of the missed question. Click on the question, and you will go back to it. 11 Backward when answering the questions. 13. You will be able to go back to any question and change, then you will have to arrange time in your schedule to work at any of the computer labs on campus. (Campus

Bowers, Philip L.

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An Automated Method to Generate e-Learning Quizzes from Online Language Learner Writing  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this paper, the entries of Lang-8, which is a Social Networking Site (SNS) site for learning and practicing foreign languages, were analyzed and found to contain similar rates of errors for most error categories reported in previous research. These similarly rated errors were then processed using an algorithm to determine corrections suggested…

Flanagan, Brendan; Yin, Chengjiu; Hirokawa, Sachio; Hashimoto, Kiyota; Tabata, Yoshiyuki

2013-01-01

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Television Quiz Show Simulation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article explores the simulation of four television quiz shows for students in China studying English as a foreign language (EFL). It discusses the adaptation and implementation of television quiz shows and how the students reacted to them.

Hill, Jonnie Lynn

2007-01-01

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Birth Defects Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... and Developmental Disabilities National Center Homepage Share Compartir Birth Defects Quiz Your browser does not support iFrames. Related Pages Share the Birth Defects Quiz Birth Defects Folic Acid Healthy Pregnancy ...

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Who Wants to Be a Biologist? An Excellent Quiz Tool for Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Lectures tend to be a largely passive experience with respect to student learning and it has been shown that engaging students in their own learning can increase their understanding. Quizzes have been shown to be a mechanism that improves the student learning experience, and other key factors such as a competitive environment, enjoyment, and a…

Turner, Ian J.

2008-01-01

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Quiz Corrections: Improving Learning by Encouraging Students to Reflect on Their Mistakes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Most introductory physics instructors administer several quizzes and/or exams each term. Instructors are willing to invest the significant time it takes to develop, administer, and grade these assessments because they believe that regular assessments help students learn. However, instructors also believe that students do not make full use of the…

Henderson, Charles; Harper, Kathleen A.

2009-01-01

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Videos and Cool Tools: MedlinePlus  

MedlinePLUS Videos and Cool Tools

... with the interactive tutorials and games. Check your health by using the calculators and quizzes. Type 2 Diabetes and Blood ... Quiz Asthma Quiz Breast Cancer Risk Questionnaire Calcium Calculator Check Up On Your Bones ...

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Physics 416 Quiz Sheet Name: ___________________________________  

E-print Network

Physics 416 Quiz Sheet Quiz 1 Name: ___________________________________ "Homonyms" are either homophones which are words that sound alike, but have different meanings and spellings, or homographs which

Hart, Gus

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Skin Allergy Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

Share | Skin Allergy Quiz Skin irritations can be very frustrating. Identifying the cause of a skin ailment is essential in order ... can be caused by several things including an allergy, infection or skin problem like eczema or psoriasis. ...

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The Practical Arithmetic Self-Study (PASS) Course. Book I--Directions and Auxiliary Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guidebook to a self-study course in practical mathematics contains: (1) the course description; (2) directions for testing and training; and (3) lesson progression sheets, quizzes, quiz answers, and lesson answers. The 25 quizzes cover multiplication and division of whole numbers, operations with fractions and decimals, understanding math…

Main, R. E.

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Gaps"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigated the effect of daily quizzes on the performance of college students. Students in an introductory psychology course used their own wireless-enabled devices to take short Internet-based quizzes at the beginning of every class. The quiz items were drawn approximately equally from material covered in the readings and the…

What Works Clearinghouse, 2013

2013-01-01

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Example of Good Practice of a Learning Environment with a Classroom Response System in a Mechanical Engineering Bachelor Course  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Results of a successful pilot study are presented, in which quizzes are introduced in a second year bachelor course for mechanical engineering students. The pilot study course entailed the basic concepts of mechanical vibrations in complex, realistic structures. The quiz is held weekly using a SharePoint application. The purpose of the quizzes is…

Arteaga, Ines Lopez; Vinken, Esther

2013-01-01

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Home Energy Quiz  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Students take a Home Energy Quiz from the Energy Star Program to identify home improvements that could make their homes more energy efficient. The resource includes follow-up information about energy-saving activities to reduce the cost of heating and cooling; supporting the student examination of energy use, energy efficiency and conservation.

2007-01-01

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Plate Tectonics Quiz  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This quiz for younger students asks them 10 questions about plate motions, rock types in continental and oceanic crust, crustal formation and mountain building, the supercontinent Pangea, and the theory of continental drift. A link to a page on continental drift provides information to answer the questions.

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2007) David Ronis  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2007) © David Ronis McGill University Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2007) Useful correspond? February 7, 2007 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz I (2007) b) All other things being equal

Ronis, David M.

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2008) David Ronis  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2008) © David Ronis McGill University Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2008) Useful... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz II (2008) b) Write out a molecular expression for the equilibrium constant

Ronis, David M.

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2006) David Ronis  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2006) © David Ronis McGill University Chemistry 365 Quiz II (2006) Useful. ______________________________________________________________________________ March 16, 2006 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz II (2006) 1. (20%) Draw structures, state the number

Ronis, David M.

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ME 721 Acoustic Bubble Dynamics  

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% (Homework) 35% (Quizzes) 30% Final Exam HOMEWORK: Homework and PDE's. COLLABORATION: Homework: Homework is the only collaborative activity Syllabus by class Class DATES LECTURE TOPIC HOMEWORK /QUIZ 1 1

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IE447: Stochastic Programming and Financial Analysis Dr. Ted Ralphs  

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to change. 5.1 Schedule of Homeworks and Quizzes Homework/Quiz Date Homework #1 January 21 Homework #2 February 4 Homework #3 February 18 Midterm February 25 Homework #4 March 10 Homework #5 March 24 Homework

Ralphs, Ted

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EEE 3308C Electronic Circuits 1. Catalog Description (4 credits) Fundamentals of electronic circuits and systems.  

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on the particular lecture or lab and will take every possible measure to minimize distractions for everyone (i. Grading ­ Homework: 5% (weekly) Quizzes: 20% (weekly, 2 lowest quiz grades will be dropped) Design

Fang, Yuguang "Michael"

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The Logic QuizMaster  

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The philosophy department at Texas A&M University offers The Logic QuizMaster, an interactive question generator produced by Associate Professors Christopher Menzel and Colin Allen. Students wishing to test their knowledge of logic can select among several quiz topics, and QuizMaster will offer help to students who need it. Both instructors and students of logic will benefit from this integrated learning experience.

Allen, Collin.; Hand, Michael.

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Global Trends Quiz  

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All of Earth's living things depend on healthy, life-sustaining ecosystems for their survival. But continued human population growth, combined with the planet's limited supply of natural resources, might generate disastrous consequences for our shared environment. This interactive quiz tests users' knowledge of demographics, population trends, consumption, and sources of environmental damage. Annotated answers identify trends in both prosperous and less-prosperous nations. A background essay and discussion questions are included.

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2008) David Ronis  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2008) © David Ronis McGill University Chemistry 365: Quiz I (2008) Useful of ln(). February 5, 2008 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz I (2008) c) What thermodynamic function(s) does ln() corresponds to. Prove your result. February 5, 2008 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -3- Quiz I

Ronis, David M.

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2007) David Ronis  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz II (2007) © David Ronis McGill University Chemistry 365 Quiz II (2007) Useful for the equilibrium constant, K ; be sure to define any sym- bols you use. March 15, 2007 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2

Ronis, David M.

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Does Computer-Aided Formative Assessment Improve Learning Outcomes?  

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Two first-year engineering mathematics courses used computer-aided assessment (CAA) to provide students with opportunities for formative assessment via a series of weekly quizzes. Most students used the assessment until they achieved very high (>90%) quiz scores. Although there is a positive correlation between these quiz marks and the final…

Hannah, John; James, Alex; Williams, Phillipa

2014-01-01

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Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Quiz | Alzheimer's disease | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine  

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... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Alzheimer's Disease Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Quiz Past Issues / Fall 2010 Table of Contents How many people in the United States have Alzheimer's disease? as many as 5.1 million as many ...

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I Useful Information  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I Useful Information kB = 1. 380662 Ã? 10-16 erg/K h = 6. 6256 Ã? 10-27 erg sec the connection between the parameters in February 4, 2004 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz I your expression and thermodynamics]. February 4, 2004 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -3- Quiz I 3. (30%) a) What is meant by a separable

Ronis, David M.

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Quiz 3 review Astronomy 1161  

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waves have a wavelength , a frequency f and a speed c. 2. f = c. In a vacuum, light always travels: 4000-7000 °A 5. Infrared: 7000 °A- 1 mm 6. Microwaves: 1 mm - 0.1 m 7. Radio waves: > 0.1 m · How doesQuiz 3 review Astronomy 1161 1 Light · Explain the properties of light using the wave model. 1. All

Pradhan, Anil

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Testing to enhance retention in human anatomy.  

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Recent work in cognitive psychology has shown that repeatedly testing one's knowledge is a powerful learning aid and provides substantial benefits for retention of the material. To apply this in a human anatomy course for medical students, 39 fill-in-the-blank quizzes of about 50 questions each, one for each region of the body, and four about the nervous system, were developed. The quizzes were optional, and no credit was awarded. They were posted online using Blackboard, which provided feedback, and they were very popular. To determine whether the quizzes had any effect on retention, they were given in a controlled setting to 21 future medical and dental students. The weekly quizzes included questions on regional anatomy and an expanded set of questions on the nervous system. Each question about the nervous system was given three times, in a slightly different form each time. The second quiz was given approximately half an hour after the first one, and the third was given one week after the second to assess retention. The quizzes were unpopular, but students showed robust improvement on the questions about the nervous system. The scores increased by almost 9% on the second quiz, with no intervention except viewing the correct answers. The scores were 29% higher on the third quiz than on the first, and there was also a positive correlation between the grades on the quizzes and the final examination. Thus, repeated testing is an effective strategy for learning and retaining information about human anatomy. PMID:21805688

Logan, Jessica M; Thompson, Andrew J; Marshak, David W

2011-01-01

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To quiz or not to quiz: Formative tests help detect students at risk of failing the clinical anatomy course.  

PubMed

Through a modified team-based learning (TBL) in the anatomy pre-clerkship curriculum, formative evaluations are utilized in the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine to assess and predict students' outcomes on summative examinations. The purpose of this study was to determine the efficiency of formative assessments to predict student's performance on summative examinations, during the first two semesters of medical school. Formative assessments included multiple-choice quizzes (MCQ) for each laboratory session and a practical midterm examination (MIDTERM), while the summative assessment corresponded to the final practical examination (FINAL). A moderate correlation between MCQs and FINAL (r?=?0.353 and 0.301, respectively), and strong correlation between MIDTERM and FINAL assessments (r?=?0.688 and 0.610, respectively) were found in the first two semesters. The MIDTERM-FINAL correlations were enhanced for students who scored under 61% in the MIDTERM (r?=?0.887 and 0.717, respectively). Despite limitations, mostly related to particularities of the used tests, the analysis revealed an efficient method to identify students at risk of failing the FINAL in a TBL-based anatomy program. Future developments include the elaboration of strategies to predict and support those underperforming students. Anat Sci Educ. © 2014 American Association of Anatomists. PMID:25227111

Azzi, Alain J; Ramnanan, Christopher J; Smith, Jennifer; Dionne, Eric; Jalali, Alireza

2014-09-16

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I Useful Information  

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Chemistry 365: Quiz I Useful Information kB = 1. 380662 Ã? 10-16 erg/K h = 6. 6256 Ã? 10-27 erg sec of molecules in the system, and average heat capacity. February 2, 2005 Over... #12;Chemistry 365 -2- Quiz I d

Ronis, David M.

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What Makes You, You Quiz  

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This OLogy activity helps kids understand how intertwined nature and nurture can be. The activity begins with an overview of nature and nurture, explaining how we are products of both. A printable 18-question quiz challenges kids to examine some of their distinguishing traits more closely, determining if nature is solely behind their hair colors, dessert preferences, and other traits. Kids then are asked to give the same test to a friend or family member and examine how and why their answers are different.

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IE406: Introduction to Mathematical Programming Dr. Ted Ralphs  

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notes. 5 Course Timeline The following timelines are subject to change. 2 #12;5.1 Schedule of Homeworks and Quizzes Homework/Quiz Date Homework #1 Sept 5 Homework #2 Sept 12 Homework #3 Sept 19 Homework #4 Sept 26 Quiz #1 Oct 3 Homework #5 Oct 17 Homework #6 Oct 24 Homework #7 Nov 31 Quiz #2 Nov 7 Homework #8 Nov 14

Ralphs, Ted

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Development of a World Wide Web based quiz management system  

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. The second component of QMS is the quiz engine, written in Delphi, a programming language, that can access information from the instructor's files to dynamically create a quiz on demand for administration over the WWW. The quiz engine will read an instructor...

Taylor, Shannon Carol

2012-06-07

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Relative Age Self-Design Quiz  

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Students write a short essay using relative age principles to describe a fictional set of geologic events and processes (specified in the exercise) that occur in a hypothetical area. The essay is used to develop a geologic profile, and then it is given to another student who is tasked with producing the correct geologic profile (as a quiz), based on the essay information. A teacher-designed rubric is used to score the quiz and to allow students to complete a self-evaluation of their learning.

Remis, Becky

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Quiz and in-class worksheet  

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In this brief pre-lecture quiz, students are asked to consider concepts that they have learned in previous lectures, and to answer the questions in a short period of time; hopefully without the aid of lecture notes. The quiz allows students to settle into the lecture, arrive late (many are coming from work), and refresh their geochemical knowledge from previous weeks. In this worksheet students balance chemical equations, work out numbers of moles and masses of compounds, and determine delta H and delta G for a common Earth-surface reaction. This is appropriate for first-year Geology/Earth Sciences students.

Hudson-Edwards, Karen

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The Monte Carlo Quiz: Encouraging Punctual Completion and Deep Processing of Assigned Readings  

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The Monte Carlo Quiz (MCQ), a single-item quiz, is so named because chance, with the roll of a die, determines (a) whether the quiz is administered; (b) the specific article, chapter, or section of the assigned reading that the quiz covers; and (c) the particular question that makes up the quiz. The MCQ encourages both punctual completion and deep…

Fernald, Peter S.

2004-01-01

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Biochemistry Games: "AZ-Quiz" and "Jeopardy!"  

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"AZ-Quiz" and "Jeopardy!" are popular television shows and serve as the basis for in-class games designed to support and diversify chemistry instruction at the high school level. Both games were created in Microsoft PowerPoint, which is an easily accessible and controllable instrument that enables the creation of engaging animation. The use of…

Rostejnska, Milada; Klimova, Helena

2011-01-01

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Tobacco Addiction: 'Why Do I Smoke?' Quiz  

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MENU Return to Web version Tobacco Addiction | “Why do I smoke?" Quiz Why do I smoke? If you learn the answer to this question, it will be easier to ... m hooked." In addition to having a psychological addiction to smoking, you may also be physically addicted ...

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Using SMS Quiz in Teaching and Learning  

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Purpose: This paper discusses the development of a system using SMS (short messaging system) to facilitate learning and also as a new method in the evaluation of teaching and learning. Design/methodology/approach: The design of a system that uses SMS for the quiz is proposed as an alternative for formative assessment of teaching and learning for…

Ziden, Azidah Abu; Rahman, Muhammad Faizal Abdul

2013-01-01

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Test Your Blood Pressure IQ  

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... IQ Updated:Feb 2,2015 Begin the quiz High Blood Pressure • Home • About High Blood Pressure (HBP) Introduction What is HBP? Understanding Blood Pressure ... BP vs. Heart Rate BP Quizzes Myths About High Blood Pressure Your Path to Healthy Blood Pressure • Why HBP ...

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Implementation and Student Perceptions of e-Assessment in a Chemical Engineering Module  

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This paper describes work carried out at the Department of Chemical Engineering at UCL into the use of e-assessment in a second year module and, in particular, the student perceptions of this mode of assessment. Three quizzes were implemented in Moodle, the first two as formative assessment and the final quiz as summative assessment. The results…

Sorensen, Eva

2013-01-01

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Adding Test Generation to the Teaching Machine  

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We propose an extension of the Teaching Machine project, called Quiz Generator, that allows instructors to produce assessment quizzes in the field of algorithm and data structures quite easily. This extension makes use of visualization techniques and is based on new features of the Teaching Machine that allow third-party visualizers to be added as…

Bruce-Lockhart, Michael; Norvell, Theodore; Crescenzi, Pierluigi

2009-01-01

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Web-Assisted Education: From Evaluation to Learning  

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Exams have traditionally been given to evaluate students but in recent years, with the appearance of freely accessible on-line tutoring, quizzes can also be used as a learning tool. In systems where students can request quiz items until a satisfactory grade is obtained, new probabilistic approaches are required for dealing items to students and…

Stefansson, Gunnar; Sigurdardottir, Asta Jenny

2011-01-01

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Modification of a Pharmacokinetics Course Design to Improve Student Performance  

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Objective. To determine if the addition of weekly quizzes or reducing the number of faculty members teaching improved third-year (P3) pharmacy students’ final grades in a clinical pharmacokinetics course. Design. Four sections of a pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics course were divided according to the number of faculty members teaching the course and the administration of weekly quizzes. Two sections were taught by 6 faculty members and 2 were taught by 3 faculty members. Also, 1 section in each group received weekly quizzes, creating a 2-by-2 design. Assessment. The performance of the 201 P3 students enrolled in the course was assessed by comparing the average of 3 examination grades while excluding quiz grades. The mean final grade of classes in which quizzes were not administered was lower than that for classes in which quizzes were administered (p=0.019). The mean final grade in classes taught by 3 faculty members vs 6 faculty members was higher, but not significantly. A positive significant correlation existed between performance in a prerequisite biopharmaceutics class and this advanced class. Conclusion. Making minor modifications to the delivery of a course, such as number of quizzes administered and number of faculty members teaching the course, had a positive impact on student performance. Grades in a prerequisite course may enable earlier identification of students at risk of poor performance in advanced courses. PMID:24954933

Cassagnol, Manouchkathe; Wu, Wenchen; Howland, Mary Ann; Sym, Donna; El-Chaar, Gladys M.; Smith, Candace J.

2014-01-01

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Walden's Paths quiz: system design and implementation  

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assessment io guide instruction, to provide fccdback to students, and to plan for further development ol the path or the Web pages included in the path. Cox and Junkin [13] discuss how instructors can use the results of an automatically evaluated test... Walden's Paths Quiz: System Design and Implementation. (December 2002) Avital Jayant Arora, B. E. , Universiiy of Bombay Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Richard Furuta Thts thesis describes the motivation for onlme testing, compares the effectiveness...

Arora, Avital Jayant

2012-06-07

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Blood Pressure Quiz | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine  

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... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: High Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Quiz Past Issues / Fall 2011 Table ... pre-hypertension. normal. too low. If not treated, high blood pressure can lead to… stroke. kidney failure. heart attack ...

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics SECOND QUIZ December 2, 2014  

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics SECOND QUIZ December 2, 2014 Name (print): Do not use book, notes of the matrix 3 4 2 -1 5. (6 points) Draw the diagram (digraph with transition probabilities) of a weakly

Babai, László

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs): Alcohol Use Quiz  

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... Information For... Media Policy Makers National Center Homepage Alcohol Use Quiz Share Compartir NOTE: Please click on ... 2. Is it possible to prevent FASDs (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders)? A Yes B No C Sometimes ...

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The Electrician's Wheel of Laws Quiz  

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This interactive presentation, created by James Bourassa and hosted by the Electromechanical Digital Library, provides a detailed explanation of different physics laws regularly employed by electricians. The presentation performs rearrangements of Ohm's and Watt's laws, these respectively being V=IR and P=VI. Different formulas for calculating volts (V), power (P), resistance (R) and current (I) are provided in the "wheel of laws," created by the author. Bourassa does more than simply introduce these concepts, he has also created an interactive quiz that tests the students' familiarity with the implementation of these laws. This is an in-depth look at how these basic laws of physics can be used in different professions and everyday life.

Bourassa, James

2009-03-13

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Embedded Formative E-Assessment: Who Benefits, Who Falters  

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This research examined the impact of formative quizzes on e-learning designed to teach volunteers how to tutor struggling readers. Three research questions were addressed: (1) Do embedded quizzes facilitate learning of e-content? (2) Does the announcement of upcoming quizzes affect learning? (3) Does prior knowledge interact with quizzing and…

Johnson-Glenberg, Mina C.

2010-01-01

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Wetland 101  

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This online course provides an introduction to wetland ecology, types of wetlands, wetland functions and values, and wetlands management. Topics include how a wetland is defined, wetland hydrology, seasonal and other fluctuations in water levels, and wetland soils and plants. The course consists of a series of slide presentations with self-quizzes and an online final quiz. Registration and log-in are required.

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SCIENCE AND RELIGION 3: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE  

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for the final exam or project. This class can be taken from anywhere in the world, as long as you have reliable minutes to take the quiz, so it may be possible to arrange to take them even if you are at work or at another class at those times, as long as you have internet access. Make-up quizzes are not allowed, so

Loudon, Catherine

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics FOURTH QUIZ December 1, 2010  

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics FOURTH QUIZ December 1, 2010 Name (print): Do not use book, notes absolute value 1. 2. (5 points) Draw a strongly connected digraph with period 3 but with no cycle are positive. (Recall that a Markov Chain is irreducible if the corresponding digraph is strongly connected

Babai, László

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics THIRD QUIZ November 29, 2011  

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CMSC-37110 Discrete Mathematics THIRD QUIZ November 29, 2011 Name (print): Do not use book, notes aperiodic digraph with no cycles of length 3. Use as few edges as possible. 5. (6 points) Prove) Prove: if a digraph G is not strongly connected then it has a cut. (A cut is a partition V = A B

Babai, László

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State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Vermont Technical College  

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State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Vermont Technical College 1 Main Street Randolph, Vermont Come and join (snow date March 16) Where: Vermont Technical College (VTC) Time: 9:15--9:30 Registration 9:30 Contest a r c h 1 5 , 2 0 1 4 University of Vermont 4-H Office 655 Spear Street , Burlington, Vermont 05405

Hayden, Nancy J.

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Stimulating Student Interest in Physiology: The Intermedical School Physiology Quiz  

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The Intermedical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ) was initiated in 2003 during the author's last sabbatical from the University of Malaya. At this inaugural event, there were just seven competing teams from Malaysian medical schools. The challenge trophy for the IMSPQ is named in honor of Prof. A. Raman, who was the first Malaysian Professor of…

Cheng, Hwee-Ming

2010-01-01

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Microorganism Interactions and Microbial Ecology: Multiple Choice Quiz  

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This online multiple-choice quiz accompanies McGraw Hill's Microbiology (5th edition) textbook chapter covering Microorganism Interactions and Microbial Ecology. It is comprised of 32 questions for which the answers can be submitted and checked online with the click of a button.

Prescott, Lansing M.; Klein, Donald; Harley, John P.; Microbiology; McGraw Hill Online Learning Center

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The Merits of Giving an Extra Credit Quiz  

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In the past, Ryall Carroll struggled to get students to arrive on time, read the material in advance of the class, and to start class on topic. In an attempt to address these issues, he started implementing an extra-credit two-question quiz at the beginning of every class, hoping it would provide a small incentive for students to at least come on…

Carroll, Ryall

2014-01-01

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Stimulating student interest in physiology: the intermedical school physiology quiz  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

THE INTERMEDICAL SCHOOL PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ (IMSPQ) was initiated in 2003 during my last sabbatical from the University of Malaya. At this inaugural event, there were just seven competing teams from Malaysian medical schools. The challenge trophy for the IMSPQ is named in honor of Prof. A. Raman. Prof. Raman was the first Malaysian Professor of Physiology at the University of Malaya, and he passed away suddenly of a cardiac arrest in 1998.

Hwee-Ming Cheng (Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Physiology)

2010-03-01

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Collaborative quiz-based teaching strategy in histology.  

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In the present article we introduce a teaching strategy used in a histology course with first-year students in the first term of their studies at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Huanghuai University, China. Forty students were randomly divided into two sections (n=20/section). Students in the first section were taught using a collaborative quiz-based strategy (the experimental section), and students in the second section were taught using a traditional teaching strategy (the control section). To assess achievement of learning, a final examination was carried out at the end of the course. To determine students' attitudes toward the teaching strategy used, a questionnaire was conducted at the end of the term. Results showed that students preferred the collaborative quiz-based teaching strategy. The final-examination scores of students in the experimental section were significantly higher than those of students in the control section (p<.05), which indicates that the collaborative quiz-based strategy results in better performance on examinations compared to the traditional histology course. PMID:24794170

Li, Enzhong; Guo, Yuping

2014-01-01

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Using Interactive Digital Images of Products to Teach Pharmaceutics  

PubMed Central

Objective To implement interactive digital images of drug products and online quizzes in a pharmaceutics course to teach students where to look on product labels for information and how to evaluate ingredients of various dosage forms, and to reinforce pharmaceutical calculations with practical problems. Design Interactive digital images of drug products and a database of quiz questions pertaining to the products were created and an interactive online platform was designed. The interactive digital images were incorporated in pharmaceutics lectures as examples of dosage forms studied and calculations taught. The online quizzes were administered to first-professional year pharmacy students in fall 2004 and fall 2005. Assessment The competency outcome data illustrates that the product-based online quizzes aided students in meeting the desired learning objectives. Modifications to increase ease of use resulted in higher student success rates in the second year of implementation. Student and faculty evaluations of the application were largely positive. Conclusion The development of interactive digital images and product-based online quizzes successfully adapted a traditional learning aid into a viable electronic resource for pharmacy education. PMID:17619660

Pham, Khang H.; Dollar,, Michael

2007-01-01

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These photo quiz answers are wonderful! Here we have two great birders who have come up with dif-  

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These photo quiz answers are wonderful! Here we have two great birders who have come up with dif- ferent solutions to the photo quiz. And here's a con- fession of my own: I came up with yet another solu- tion for the two birds in Quiz Photo B. All three of us--Cin-Ty Lee, Michael O'Brien, and I

Lee, Cin-Ty Aeolus

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Examination of the Psychometric Properties of the Knowledge of Aging for Social Work Quiz  

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Using graduate social work students' data ("n" = 481) in the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education (HPPAE) in the United States, the study examined psychometric properties of the Knowledge of Aging for Social Work Quiz (KASW), a revision of the Facts on Aging Quiz, to evaluate biopsychosocial knowledge relevant to social…

Nakao, Kayoko C.; Damron-Rodriguez, JoAnn; Lawrance, Frances P.; Volland, Patricia J.

2013-01-01

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Web-Based Quiz-Game-Like Formative Assessment: Development and Evaluation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This research aims to develop a multiple-choice Web-based quiz-game-like formative assessment system, named GAM-WATA. The unique design of "Ask-Hint Strategy" turns the Web-based formative assessment into an online quiz game. "Ask-Hint Strategy" is composed of "Prune Strategy" and "Call-in Strategy". "Prune Strategy" removes one incorrect option…

Wang, Tzu-Hua

2008-01-01

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What Microbe are You? (A personality quiz for students in K-8 )  

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This online "personality quiz"? helps young learners understand the unconventional concept that most micro-organisms are beneficial; only a fraction are harmful. This activity matches the quiz-taker with the microbe that most closely reflects his or her personality. At the end of the quiz, students are assigned to their microbial matches, and the microbes are given fun code names to circumvent the challenge of pronouncing the microbes' scientific names. Teachers can include this activity as a fun way to begin or end a unit on life sciences.

Barbara Bruno

2012-01-01

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Quiz: What's the buzz about salt? | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine  

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... page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Too Much Salt Quiz: What's the buzz about salt? Past Issues / Spring - Summer 2010 Table of Contents The body needs how much salt per day: ¼ teaspoon ½ teaspoon 1 teaspoon ...

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A WEB-BASED QUIZ DELIVERY SYSTEM USING AJAX (ASYNCHRONOUS JAVASCRIPT AND XML)  

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A WEB-BASED QUIZ DELIVERY SYSTEM USING AJAX (ASYNCHRONOUS JAVASCRIPT AND XML) by Rance Scott Harmon delivery system uses Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)--a combination of technologies that can make

Dyer, Bill

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Quiz: Does Your Blood Pressure Pass the Test? | NIH MedlinePlus the Magazine  

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... please turn Javascript on. Special Section: Healthy Blood Pressure Quiz: Does Your Blood Pressure Pass the Test? Past Issues / Winter 2010 Table of Contents Blood pressure changes throughout the day. It is highest while ...

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To Tell the Tooth  

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... Videos Dudley and Friends Sesame Street Ad Council Games and Quizzes Visit the Dentist with Marty To ... Presentations and Resources Smile Smarts Dental Health Curriculum Games and Quizzes Visit the Dentist with Marty To ...

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Visit the Dentist with Marty  

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... Videos Dudley and Friends Sesame Street Ad Council Games and Quizzes Visit the Dentist with Marty To ... Presentations and Resources Smile Smarts Dental Health Curriculum Games and Quizzes Visit the Dentist with Marty To ...

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Misconceptions highlighted among medical students in the annual International Intermedical School Physiology Quiz  

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THE ANNUAL Intermedical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ), initiated in 2003, is now an event that attracts a unique, large gathering of selected medical students from medical schools across the globe, as previously described in this journal (4). We report here some illuminating insights gleaned from this international physiology quiz event. This report also highlights some common misconceptions among students of physiology, as has been previously described in definite studies by others (5, 8, 10, 13, 14).

Hwee-Ming Cheng (Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Physiology)

2012-09-01

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Registration Form NIU GMAT Online Test Prep 1. FAX completed reservation form, using your credit card for payment to (815) 753-5202.  

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_________________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ________________________ Cell Phone ___________________________________________ Email-enabled student progress tracking, comprehension lesson content, interactive lessons, knowledge measuring quizzes

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Registration Form NIU LSAT Online Test Prep 1. FAX completed reservation form, using your credit card for payment to (815) 753-5202.  

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________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ___________________ Cell Phone _______________________________________ Email (required progress tracking, comprehension lesson content, interactive lessons, knowledge measuring quizzes and timed

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Registration Form NIU ACT Online Test Prep 1. FAX completed reservation form, using your credit card for payment to (815) 753-5202.  

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________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ___________________ Cell Phone _______________________________________ Email (required progress tracking, comprehension lesson content, interactive lessons, knowledge measuring quizzes and timed

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Registration Form NIU GRE Online Test Prep 1. FAX completed reservation form, using your credit card for payment to (815) 753-5202.  

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_________________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ________________________ Cell Phone ___________________________________________ Email progress tracking, comprehension lesson content, interactive lessons, knowledge measuring quizzes and timed

Kostic, Milivoje M.

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Using Higher Order Thinking Questions to Foster Critical Thinking: A Classroom Study  

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To determine if quizzes containing higher order thinking questions are related to critical thinking and test performance when utilised in conjunction with an immersion approach to instruction and effort-based grading, sections of an "Educational Psychology" course were assigned to one of three quizzing conditions. Quizzes contained factual…

Barnett, Jerrold E.; Francis, Alisha L.

2012-01-01

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The Ear Pages - Nobel Prize Educational Game  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The 1961 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the discovery of how sound is analyzed and communicated in the cochlea in the inner ear. Explore "The Ear Pages" and collect the snail shaped symbols of the cochlea to gain chances to answer a question correct in the quiz! (The cochlea works as a frequency/pitch analyzer in the inner ear.) You can choose between three levels of quizzes Â? beginner, advanced and expert. If you manage to get all the answers correct you will appear on the "High score of the week" list!

2009-01-01

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Information literacy skills retention over the first professional year of pharmacy school.  

PubMed

The authors aimed to determine if first-professional-year pharmacy students retain library literature search skills throughout the school year. Students (n = 61 consented) were given an identical seven-item quiz on basic library search skills prior to library instruction in the fall semester and at the end of the spring semester. There was no significant difference between median scores on the two quizzes, nor were any significant differences noted in subgroup analyses. Search competency may be retained to a higher degree if library instruction is moved later in the pharmacy curriculum when literature search skills are used more often. PMID:25023018

Chiarella, Deborah; Khadem, Tina M; Brown, Jack E; Wrobel, Mark J

2014-01-01

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Carbon Cycle Discussion After the warm-up quiz, discuss the carbon cycle.  

E-print Network

Carbon Cycle Discussion After the warm-up quiz, discuss the carbon cycle. Carbon is one: a reservoir where the stuff goes; carbon sink: ocean, landfills, trees Carbon cycling is a type the youtube video linked from the powerpoint on carbon cycling if there is extra time. #12;

Carrington, Emily

123

Misconceptions Highlighted among Medical Students in the Annual International Intermedical School Physiology Quiz  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The annual Intermedical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ), initiated in 2003, is now an event that attracts a unique, large gathering of selected medical students from medical schools across the globe. The 8th IMSPQ, in 2010, hosted by the Department of Physiology, University of Malaya, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, had 200 students representing 41…

Cheng, Hwee-Ming; Durairajanayagam, Damayanthi

2012-01-01

124

What Happened Next? Making and Using an Interactive DVD Quiz Game  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article Jonny Sluman describes how he adapted an interactive DVD quiz game at a Christmas family get-together into an exciting, creative science activity to teach his students. The rounds included: a "quick fire" question round, a "what happened next" round, a music round, and a "spot the difference" round.…

Sluman, Jonny

2013-01-01

125

Solids of Revolution and the Astroid Math 125 Name Quiz Section  

E-print Network

Solids of Revolution and the Astroid Math 125 Name Quiz Section In this worksheet we are going the "astroid". This curve is formed by rolling a small wheel around the inside of a larger one (see the picture will trace out the four pointed curve shown on the far right. It's called the astroid because it looks like

Burdzy, Krzysztof "Chris"

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Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #6  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Here's another chance to play geographical detective! This Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) image covers an area of about 298 kilometers x 358 kilometers, and was captured by the instrument's vertical-viewing (nadir) camera on December 27, 2001. Use any reference materials you like and answer the following five questions: The large lagoon in the image is named for a particular type of bird. Name the bird. Note the sediment plume emanating from the southern end of the lagoon. Sailors in the 16th century imagined this outlet to be the mouth of a large river. What did they call the river? A series of wave-like points and curls form 'cusps' on the inner shores of the lagoon. Which ONE of the following is most responsible for the formation of these cusps? Violent storm impacts on erosion and accretion Wind and tide-driven sediment transport and circulation Tectonic folding associated with nearby mountain ridges Bathymetric effects of dredging operations True or false: Changes in regional precipitation associated with large scale atmospheric circulation patterns have no effect on the salinity of the lagoon's water. Which one of these is NOT distributed within the area covered by this image? Ruppia maritima Chelonia mydas Tapirus bairdii Microcystis aeruginosa E-mail your answers, name (initials are acceptable if you prefer), and your hometown by Tuesday, February 19, 2002 to suggestions@mail-misr.jpl.nasa.gov. Answers will be published on the MISR web site in conjunction with the next weekly image release. The names and home towns of respondents who answer all questions correctly by the deadline will also be published in the order responses were received. The first 3 people on this list who are not affiliated with NASA, JPL, or MISR and who did not win a prize in the last quiz will be sent a print of the image. A new 'Where on Earth...?' mystery appears as the MISR 'image of the week' approximately once per month. A new image of the week is released every Wednesday at noon Pacific time on the MISR home page http://www-misr.jpl.nasa.gov. The image also appears on the Atmospheric Sciences Data Center home page, http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov, though usually with a several-hour delay. Image courtesy NASA/GSFC/LaRC/JPL, MISR Team.

2002-01-01

127

Representational Format, Student Choice, and Problem Solving in Physics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Student problem-solving ability appears to be tied to the representational format of the problem (math, pictorial, graphical, verbal). In a study of a 367-student algebra-based physics class, we examine student problem solving ability on homework problems given in four different representational formats, with problems as close to isomorphic as possible. In addition, we examine students' capacity for assessing their own representational competence by giving follow-up quizzes in which the students can choose between various problem formats. We report student performance and consider factors that may influence their ability or choices. As a control, part of the class was assigned a random-format follow-up quiz where students received quiz formats at random. We find that there are statistically significant performance differences between isomorphic problems. We also find that allowing students to choose which representational format they use improves student performance under some circumstances and degrades it in others.

Kohl, Patrick B.; Finkelstein, Noah D.

2010-01-18

128

Key Steps in Developing a Cognitive Vaccine against Traumatic Flashbacks: Visuospatial Tetris versus Verbal Pub Quiz  

PubMed Central

Background Flashbacks (intrusive memories of a traumatic event) are the hallmark feature of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, however preventative interventions are lacking. Tetris may offer a ‘cognitive vaccine’ [1] against flashback development after trauma exposure. We previously reported that playing the computer game Tetris soon after viewing traumatic material reduced flashbacks compared to no-task [1]. However, two criticisms need to be addressed for clinical translation: (1) Would all games have this effect via distraction/enjoyment, or might some games even be harmful? (2) Would effects be found if administered several hours post-trauma? Accordingly, we tested Tetris versus an alternative computer game – Pub Quiz – which we hypothesized not to be helpful (Experiments 1 and 2), and extended the intervention interval to 4 hours (Experiment 2). Methodology/Principal Findings The trauma film paradigm was used as an experimental analog for flashback development in healthy volunteers. In both experiments, participants viewed traumatic film footage of death and injury before completing one of the following: (1) no-task control condition (2) Tetris or (3) Pub Quiz. Flashbacks were monitored for 1 week. Experiment 1: 30 min after the traumatic film, playing Tetris led to a significant reduction in flashbacks compared to no-task control, whereas Pub Quiz led to a significant increase in flashbacks. Experiment 2: 4 hours post-film, playing Tetris led to a significant reduction in flashbacks compared to no-task control, whereas Pub Quiz did not. Conclusions/Significance First, computer games can have differential effects post-trauma, as predicted by a cognitive science formulation of trauma memory. In both Experiments, playing Tetris post-trauma film reduced flashbacks. Pub Quiz did not have this effect, even increasing flashbacks in Experiment 1. Thus not all computer games are beneficial or merely distracting post-trauma - some may be harmful. Second, the beneficial effects of Tetris are retained at 4 hours post-trauma. Clinically, this delivers a feasible time-window to administer a post-trauma “cognitive vaccine”. PMID:21085661

Holmes, Emily A.; James, Ella L.; Kilford, Emma J.; Deeprose, Catherine

2010-01-01

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Effect of personal response systems on student perception and academic performance in courses in a health sciences curriculum.  

PubMed

To increase student engagement, active participation, and performance, personal response systems (clickers) were incorporated into six lecture-based sections of four required courses within the Health Sciences Department major curriculum: freshman-level Anatomy and Physiology I and II, junior-level Exercise Physiology, and senior-level Human Pathophysiology. Clickers were used to gather anonymous student responses to questions posed within the class period after individual thought and peer discussion. Students (n = 293, 88% of students completing the courses) completed a perceptual survey on clicker effectiveness inserted into the Student Assessment of Learning Gains online instrument. Across courses and years, students uniformly rated several dimensions of clicker use as providing good to great gain in engaging them in active learning, increasing participation and involvement during class, maintaining attention, applying material immediately, providing feedback concerning their understanding, and offering an anonymous format for participation. Within these four sections, quiz grades were compared between clicker and nonclicker years. Significant increases in pre- and posttest scores were seen in Exercise Physiology in clicker years and on some, but not all material, in Anatomy and Physiology I and II based on content quizzes. Human Pathophysiology results were unexpected, with higher quiz scores in the nonclicker year. The results support the hypothesis of increased engagement with clicker use. The hypothesis of increased student performance was not consistently supported. Increased performance was seen in Exercise Physiology. In Anatomy and Physiology I and II, performance improved on some content quizzes. In Human Pathophysiology, performance did not improve with clickers. PMID:21908838

FitzPatrick, Kathleen A; Finn, Kevin E; Campisi, Jay

2011-09-01

130

What Do Students Do when Asked to Diagnose Their Mistakes? Does It Help Them? II. A More Typical Quiz Context  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Self-diagnosis tasks" aim at fostering students' learning in an examination context by requiring students to present diagnoses of their solutions to quiz problems. We examined the relationship between students' learning from self-diagnosis and the typicality of the problem situation. Four recitation groups in an introductory physics class…

Yerushalmi, Edit; Cohen, Elisheva; Mason, Andrew; Singh, Chandralekha

2012-01-01

131

[Rochus, patron saint of physicians and hospitals--a teledermatologic quiz].  

PubMed

The painting "St. Rochus with an angel" by Quinten Massys in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich was utilized for a teledermatological quiz. First, only a detail of the plague bubo on the thigh was sent electronically to all physicians in our department. The answers were correct descriptions, but the interpretations quite heterogeneous. In a second set, the full painting together with the hint- Pinakothek - was given. Now the number of descriptively correct diagnoses was high; one resident knew the name of the featured individual and his diagnosis. This example demonstrates one problem with teledermatology - when viewing a clinical picture, relevant additional information is frequently essential in order to make a correct diagnosis. In addition, this presentation of saint physicians and hospitals, the holy Rochus, better known to those who are under his protection. PMID:16883658

Aberer, Werner

2006-07-01

132

Psychometric properties of the Revised Facts on Suicide Quiz in Austrian medical and psychology undergraduates.  

PubMed

Psychometric properties and demographic correlates of a German form of R. W. Hubbard and J. L. McIntosh's (1992) Revised Facts on Suicide Quiz (RFOS), an inventory for assessing overall knowledge about suicide, were investigated in a sample of 1,093 Austrian medical and psychology students. Internal consistency of the RFOS was weak, as were many of the item-total correlations, indicating a fair amount of item-content heterogeneity. Demographic variables (sex, age, field of study, and study level) were significant predictors of RFOS scores and item responses. On the whole, women, advanced, older, and medical students outperformed men, junior, younger, and psychology students. Various directions for further inquiry are discussed PMID:18990798

Voracek, Martin; Tran, Ulrich S; Sonneck, Gernot

2008-01-01

133

Asthma Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... least likely to trigger asthma? Strenuous exercise A common cold Reading the newspaper Cat dander Tobacco smoke Reading ... individuals. Viral and bacterial infections, such as the common cold and sinusitis, and continuous exercise are also common ...

134

Antibiotics Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... Antibiotic Use Respiratory Illnesses Sinus Infection Sore Throat Common Cold and Runny Nose Ear Infections Bronchitis (Chest Cold) ... Tips Appropriate Treatment Summary Cough Illness/Bronchitis The Common Cold Otitis Media Pharyngitis: Treat Only Proven GAS Online ...

135

Pregnancy Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... your body is working harder than ever to fuel the growth of a precious new life. While you only need 300 extra calories each day, the kind of food you eat is very important because it affects how your baby can build and maintain cells, tissues, and organs. Healthy food choices like fruits, ...

136

Withdrawal Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... External link – please review our disclaimer SmokefreeTXT Quit Plan home | about smokefree | health professionals | FOIA | privacy | accessibility | viewing files | disclaimer women.smokefree.gov | teen.smokefree.gov | espanol.smokefree.gov ...

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Sleep Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... turning the radio up will keep the drowsy driver awake. _____5. Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder marked ... turning the radio up may arouse a drowsy driver briefly, but this won't keep that person ...

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Prototype of a Questionnaire and Quiz System for Supporting Increase of Health Awareness During Wait Time in Dispensing Pharmacy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For quit-smoking clinic and its campaign, there was a need for pharmacists to investigate pediatric patient's parent consciousness to tobacco harm utilizing wait time in a pediatric dispensing pharmacy. In this research, we developed the questionnaire and quiz total system using the tablet for user interface, in which people can easily answer the questionnaire/quiz and quickly see the total results on the spot in order to enhance their consciousness to the tobacco harm. The system also provides their tobacco dependence level based on the questionnaire results and some advice for their health and dietary habits due to the tobacco dependence level. From a field trial with one hundred four examinees in the pediatric dispensing pharmacy, the user interface was useful compared to conventional questionnaire form. The system could enhance their consciousness to tobacco harm and make their beneficial use of waiting time in dispensing pharmacy. Some interesting suggestions for improvement and new services were also obtained.

Toda, Takeshi; Chen, Poa-Min; Ozaki, Shinya; Ideguchi, Naoko; Miyaki, Tomoko; Nanbu, Keiko; Ikeda, Keiko

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Flipped classroom model improves graduate student performance in cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal physiology.  

PubMed

The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a traditional lecture-based curriculum versus a modified "flipped classroom" curriculum of cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal physiology delivered to first-year graduate students. Students in both courses were provided the same notes and recorded lectures. Students in the modified flipped classroom were required to watch the prerecorded lectures before class and then attend class, where they received a quiz or homework covering material in each lecture (valued at 25% of the final grade) followed by a question and answer/problem-solving period. In the traditional curriculum, attending lectures was optional and there were no quizzes. Evaluation of effectiveness and student performance was achieved by having students in both courses take the same multiple-choice exams. Within a comparable group of graduate students, participants in the flipped course scored significantly higher (P ? 0.05) on the cardiovascular, respiratory, and weighted cumulative sections by an average of >12 percentage points. Exam averages for students in the flipped course also tended to be higher on the renal section by ?11 percentage points (P = 0.06). Based on our experience and responses obtained in blinded student surveys, we propose that the use of homework and in-class quizzes were critical motivating factors that likely contributed to the increase in student exam performance. Taken together, our findings support that the flipped classroom model is a highly effective means in which to disseminate key physiological concepts to graduate students. PMID:24292907

Tune, Johnathan D; Sturek, Michael; Basile, David P

2013-12-01

140

Guided learning chemistry activities in the physical science (PSCI 1030) lab at Middle Tennessee State University  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Guided learning labs as alternatives to traditional style chemistry-related labs were tested in the course, Topics in Physical Science. Guided learning labs emphasized students' conceptual understanding of the science content and actively involved the instructor during the lab. The control group performed traditional lab exorcise while students who carried out the guided learning activities formed the treatment group. Both groups had similar demographic and academic backgrounds. This research compared student performances on the three labs: Density, Kinetic Theory and Chemical Reactions. Both groups completed pre-lab and post-lab quizzes and answered conceptual questions for each lab. Students also participated in a post-course quiz via email. Scores on all these assessments were compared using independent samples t tests. The treatment group outscored the control group on all summary assessments, and performed significantly better than the control group on the post-lab quizzes and conceptual questions for all three labs. Students in the treatment group demonstrated stronger Pearson's correlations between their ACT Mathematics, Science Reasoning and Reading Comprehension scores and their scores on the assessments. Student reactions to the guided learning style of lab were favorable. The implication is that guided learning labs improve conceptual understanding of chemistry concepts in a physical science lab course.

Farris, Barry

2005-07-01

141

The Second Look Series  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Second Look series is a self-review and evaluation tool for persons who are about to take a histology quiz or exam. Histology (the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals) is a complex subject, but this fine resource is a concise way to review the important material. Developed as part of the University of Michigan's OpenCourseWare initiative, the materials here include helpful handouts, lectures, and short quizzes that address cell biology, the peripheral nervous system, and other related topics. There are over 27 separate resources here, and along with the actual lectures and handouts there are answer keys for the quizzes as well. Visitors can download each file separately, or they can use the Download All Materials tab to take in all the materials at once. Additionally, a set of links on the left-hand side of the page leads to additional resources in the broad field of the medical sciences, including study guides to drug receptor interactions and an influenza encyclopedia.

2013-02-19

142

Nitrogen Cycle Ninja, A Teaching Exercise.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Assesses the effectiveness of using pop quizzes and rewards to improve student retention of the nitrogen cycle. Students able to diagram the N cycle on pop quizzes were rewarded with special cards that included the N cycle. These cards could then be used on subsequent tests in place of memory alone. Six of 11 students tested three months later…

Raun, William R.; And Others

1997-01-01

143

Teaching to the Test…or Testing to Teach: Exams Requiring Higher Order Thinking Skills Encourage Greater Conceptual Understanding  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In order to test the effect of exam-question level on fostering student conceptual understanding, low-level and high-level quizzes and exams were administered in two sections of an introductory biology course. Each section was taught in a high-level inquiry based style but was assigned either low-level questions (memory oriented) on the quizzes…

Jensen, Jamie L.; McDaniel, Mark A.; Woodard, Steven M.; Kummer, Tyler A.

2014-01-01

144

MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN OPERATIONS STRATEGY & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (OM367, 04185)  

E-print Network

homework and group assignments are based on these cases. We will discuss the cases in class. Recommended in supply chain management. COURSE MATERIALS: Required Course Pack: Reading materials for the course- will be assigned on a case by case basis. Quizzes There will be two in-class non-comprehensive quizzes during

Ghosh, Joydeep

145

Incorporating Active Learning Techniques into a Genetics Class  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

We revised a sophomore-level genetics class to more actively engage the students in their learning. The students worked in groups on quizzes using the Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IF-AT) and active-learning projects. The IF-AT quizzes allowed students to discuss key concepts in small groups and learn the correct answers in class. The…

Lee, W. Theodore; Jabot, Michael E.

2011-01-01

146

Case in Point: Stronach v. Virginia State U. (2008): Does Academic Freedom Give a Professor the Final Say on Grades?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Virginia State University Carey E. Stronach assigned an undergraduate a final grade of D after the student had failed three classroom quizzes. The student, who claimed to have received A's on two of the quizzes, submitted fax copies of his score sheets to Stronach, who concluded that the student had doctored his scores. The student appealed to the…

White, Lawrence

2008-01-01

147

Why Cramming Doesn't Work  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Most college instructors probably are not about to start giving the daily quizzes that some researchers recommend to improve learning, so students might want to try testing themselves when they study on their own. But there's a catch: When people study with flashcards, by far the most common method of self-quizzing, they're notoriously bad at…

Glenn, David

2007-01-01

148

Transition to Advanced Mathematics Spring 2014  

E-print Network

.1-9.6 Homework: Homework problems will be assigned on most days. These will not be graded and do not count toward in the course that you do the homework regularly and on time. Quizzes: There will be approximately ten quizzes will respect the work environment of their fellow students. Therefore, to avoid distractions: Cell phones must

Landman, Bruce M.

149

MTH 117 CDA: ELEMENTARY STATISTICS SPRING 2008 SYLLABUS  

E-print Network

to take homework seriously as the problems on quizzes and tests will tend to resemble homework problems: Final exam: 30% Test 1: 25% Test 2: 25% Quizzes 10% Homework 10% Course Requirements and Policies: Make once. Simply put, it is distracting--and rude--for students to enter the classroom after class has

Fratarcangeli, Sergio

150

Transfer of Learning through Gender and Ethnicity  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This brief report compared the performance by gender and ethnicity of 6720 students in an introductory course for the life science majors: Physics 7A and 7B. We compared performance between ethnicities and genders using Z scores taken by quarter. We also performed a binary analysis with achievement of a high grade in 7B as the dependent variable. The results indicate that on average males score higher than females in every ethnic group, and that the only statistically significant ethnic differences in our binary analysis were White and African American, The model indicated that being female reduced odds of achieving a high grade in 7B by one half. Odds were reduced by more than half for African Americans and increased by three halves for White. We also compared gender equity over 18 quizzes. Equity favored quiz questions that are more open ended; this is consistent with some earlier findings in studies of gender equity in introductory physics courses.

Calder, Austin; West, Emily A.

2010-01-18

151

Virtual Pig Dissection  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Dissection can be an aspect of scientific education that can make some parties queasy, but it is a fascinating way to learn more about the different body systems, their operations, and basic animal anatomy. Entering the world of pig dissection can make budding scientists even more squeamish, but they need never fear, as this site allows these individuals the opportunity to engage in a bit of virtual pig dissection. Originally created by Professor Earl W. Fleck of Whitman Collegeâ??s biology department, the site lets users go inside the pig to learn about its various systems, via a set of high-quality color photographs, which can be viewed at different angles and perspectives. Of course, what would a lab be without a quiz? Rounding out the site, visitors can take short quizzes on the pigâ??s anatomy and such.

Fleck, Earl W.

152

Integration of Video-Based Demonstrations to Prepare Students for the Organic Chemistry Laboratory  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Consistent, high-quality introductions to organic chemistry laboratory techniques effectively and efficiently support student learning in the organic chemistry laboratory. In this work, we developed and deployed a series of instructional videos to communicate core laboratory techniques and concepts. Using a quasi-experimental design, we tested the videos in five traditional laboratory experiments by integrating them with the standard pre-laboratory student preparation presentations and instructor demonstrations. We assessed the influence of the videos on student laboratory knowledge and performance, using sections of students who did not view the videos as the control. Our analysis of pre-quizzes revealed the control group had equivalent scores to the treatment group, while the post-quiz results show consistently greater learning gains for the treatment group. Additionally, the students who watched the videos as part of their pre-laboratory instruction completed their experiments in less time.

Nadelson, Louis S.; Scaggs, Jonathan; Sheffield, Colin; McDougal, Owen M.

2014-12-01

153

National Geographic GeoBee Challenge  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site is associated with the National Geographic Society's (NGS) Geographic Bee, an annual national competition where students answer a wide variety of geography related questions. To encourage learning along these same lines, the GeoBee Challenge is a brief online quiz of five geography related questions similar to the ones in the "real Bee." The intent is to promote geography learning and provide a fun method for teachers to include the subject into the classroom. The material has been prepared by the National Geographical Society and is appropriate for grades 4-8. Any question answered incorrectly is noted, and students are encouraged to try again. New questions are posted every day with the 3 previous quizzes also available. Fun, challenging stuff. This site is also reviewed in the July 12, 2002 Scout Report.

1998-01-01

154

Practical Money Skills for Life  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For educators, parents and students to practice better money management for life. Available online or in a binder format, the free classroom curriculum consists of a teacher's guide, student worksheets and quizzes. Teacher's Guide lessons cover topics such as What is Money?, Allowances and Spending Plans, Saving and Investing, Comparison Shopping, The Art of Budgeting, The Influence of Advertising, and Consumer Awareness. Interactive brain-teasers available online or on CD-ROM include the Smart Money Quiz Show, Money Management Intelligence, Road Trip to Savings, and Cash Puzzler, which gives young children practice in recognizing dollar bills and has quick facts about the people featured on each bill. The Banking Tutor features a debit/ATM cards primer, a glossary of banking terms, and Interactive Statements, online tutorials on writing checks, reading bank statements, reviewing credit reports, and more. Some additional resources available in Spanish.

155

Learning the Constellations: From Junior High to Undergraduate Descriptive Astronomy Class  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As part of two separate studies we have examined the ability of students to learn and remember a group of constellations, bright stars, and deep sky objects. For a group of junior high students we tested their knowledge of only the constellations by giving them a 'constellation quiz' without any instruction. We then provided the students with a lab session, and retested. We also tested a large number of undergraduate students in our descriptive astronomy classes, but in this case there were the same 30 constellations, 17 bright stars, and 3 deep sky objects. The undergraduate students were tested in a number of ways: 1) pre-testing without instruction, 2) self-reporting of knowledge, 3) normal constellation quizzes as part of the class, and 4) retesting students from previous semesters. This provided us with a set of baseline measurements, allowed us to track the learning curve, and test retention of the material. We will present our early analysis of the data.

Stephens, Denise C.; Hintz, Eric G.; Hintz, Maureen; Lawler, Jeannette; Jones, Michael; Bench, Nathan

2015-01-01

156

Transfer of Learning through Gender and Ethnicity  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This brief report compared the performance by gender and ethnicity of 6720 students in an introductory course for the life science majors: Physics 7A and 7B. We compared performance between ethnicities and genders using Z scores taken by quarter. We also performed a binary analysis with achievement of a high grade in 7B as the dependent variable. The results indicate that on average males score higher than females in every ethnic group, and that the only statistically significant ethnic differences in our binary analysis were White and African American, The model indicated that being female reduced odds of achieving a high grade in 7B by one half. Odds were reduced by more than half for African Americans and increased by three halves for White. We also compared gender equity over 18 quizzes. Equity favored quiz questions that are more open ended; this is consistent with some earlier findings in studies of gender equity in introductory physics courses.

Calder, Austin M.; Ashbaugh, Emily L.

2005-09-01

157

BrainPop: Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Brainpop describes itself as the leading producer of educational animated movies. Their Web site has a science page that currently contains sixty-five animated movies, with a large portion of them being physical science related. Each subject contains a 3-4 minute Movie, an Interactive Quiz, an Experiment, a Comic Strip, a How-to hands-on application, a Timeline, and a printable Activity Page. Visitors can play three movies per day for free (all of which begin by a somewhat annoying ad for subscribing) and then must pay if more are wanted. The well done movies and accompanying quizzes and activities provide excellent educational material for students between grades 5-8 and really are a joy to watch for anyone interested in learning.

2000-01-01

158

An Elective Course on Current Concepts in Adult Ambulatory Care  

PubMed Central

Objective. To design and evaluate a doctor of pharmacy course exploring disease states commonly encountered in ambulatory care, while applying literature to clinical practice and promoting a continual learning mindset. Design. This elective incorporated a learner-centered teaching approach. Each week, 2 groups of students were assigned a clinical trial to present to their peers. The focus was on clinical application and impact, rather than literature evaluation. A social networking group on Facebook was used to expose students to pharmacy information outside the classroom. Assessment. Student grades were determined by multiple activities: presentations, participation and moderation of the Facebook group, class participation, quiz scores, and quiz question development. Course evaluations served as a qualitative assessment of student learning and perceptions, quizzes were the most objective assessment of student learning, and presentation evaluations were the most directed assessment of course goals. Conclusion. This elective was an innovative approach to teaching ambulatory care that effectively filled a curricular void. Successful attainment of the primary course goals and objectives was demonstrated through course evaluations, surveys, and quiz and presentation scores.

Weber, Zachary A.

2014-01-01

159

The effect of multimedia interventions on the informed consent process for cataract surgery in rural South India  

PubMed Central

Context: The provision of ocular surgical interventions for poorer, less educated populations is increasing as a result of increased globalization and outreach. However, these populations still have trouble understanding surgical concepts and are not always fully informed decision makers. Aims: We aimed to test the effect that a multimedia addition to a traditional verbal informed consent would have on patient comprehension of relatively difficult cataract surgical concepts. Settings and Design: We conducted a randomized controlled trial with relatively uneducated patients reporting to a private surgical hospital in Chennai, India. 47 patients were placed into the intervention group and 50 patients were placed into the control group. Materials and Methods: The intervention group was presented with a scripted verbal informed consent as well as a 3-fold pamphlet and a presentation with a 3-dimensional model of the eye. The control group was only presented with a scripted verbal informed consent. The two groups were tested using an 11 item “True/False/I don’t know” quiz directly before the informed consent, directly after the informed consent, and one-day postoperatively. Statistical Analysis Used: Scores on the quiz were compared across groups and time-points using paired t-tests. Results: Patients in the both groups showed a significant improvement in scores between pre- and post-informed consent quizzes (P value on the order of 10-6) and the improvement in scores was significantly greater in the intervention group than the control group (P value on the order of 10-16). There was no significant difference observed in either group with regards to the change in scores between post-informed consent and post-operative quizzes. Conclusion: Multimedia aids in addition to a standard informed consent process are effective in improving patient comprehension even for patients with low literacy and limited knowledge of surgical interventions. PMID:24008787

Karan, Abraar; Somasundaram, Prashanth; Michael, Haben; Shayegani, Aryan; Mayer, Hylton

2014-01-01

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Digital assist: A comparison of two note-taking methods (traditional vs. digital pen) for students with emotional behavioral disorders  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

High school biology classes traditionally follow a lecture format to disseminate content and new terminology. With the inclusive practices of No Child Left Behind, the Common Core State Standards, and end-of-course exam requirement for high school diplomas, classes include a large range of achievement levels and abilities. Teachers assume, often incorrectly, that students come to class prepared to listen and take notes. In a standard diploma, high school biology class in a separate school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders, five students participated in a single-subject, alternating treatment design study that compared the use of regular pens and digital pens to take notes during 21 lecture sessions. Behavior measures were threefold between the two interventions: (a) quantity of notes taken per minute during lectures, (b) quantity of notes or notations taken during review pauses, and (c) percent of correct responses on the daily comprehension quizzes. The study's data indicated that two students were inclined to take more lecture notes when using the digital pen. Two students took more notes with the regular pen. One student demonstrated no difference in her performance with either pen type. Both female students took more notes per minute, on average, than the three males regardless of pen type. During the review pause, three of the five students only added notes or notations to their notes when using the regular pen. The remaining two students did not add to their notes. Quiz scores differed in favor of the regular pen. All five participants earned higher scores on quizzes given during regular pen sessions. However, the differences were minor, and recommendations are made for specific training in note-taking, the pause strategy, and digital pen fluency which may produce different results for both note-taking and quiz scores.

Rody, Carlotta A.

161

Increasing Active Student Responding in a University Applied Behavior Analysis Course: The Effect of Daily Assessment and Response Cards on End of Week Quiz Scores  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The study compared the effects of daily assessment and response cards on average weekly quiz scores in an introduction to applied behavior analysis course. An alternating treatments design (Kazdin 1982, "Single-case research designs." New York: Oxford University Press; Cooper et al. 2007, "Applied behavior analysis." Upper Saddle River:…

Malanga, Paul R.; Sweeney, William J.

2008-01-01

162

Quiz # 6, STAT 383, Prof. Suman Sanyal, April 1, 2009 Q44 (Page 228) Random samples of size n are selected from a population that is  

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Quiz # 6, STAT 383, Prof. Suman Sanyal, April 1, 2009 Q44 (Page 228) Random samples of size n smallest value in a sample) to look like. (a) For samples of size n = 2, what do you predict the mean of the sampling distri- bution of R will be? For a sample of size two from a uniform [10, 20] imagine that the two

Sanyal, Suman

163

Kirchoff, B.K. 2007. Image Quiz: Using principles of cognitive psychology to teach visual expertise. in Proceedings, UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference. Raleigh, NC: UNC TLT Collaborative.  

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of all? That which seems most simple: to see with your eyes what is before your eyes. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Programs in the Image Quiz family are designed to rapidly and efficiently help users become

Kirchoff, Bruce K.

164

What do students do when asked to diagnose their mistakes? Does it help them? I. An atypical quiz context  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"Self-diagnosis tasks" are aimed at fostering diagnostic behavior by explicitly requiring students to present diagnosis as part of the activity of reviewing their problem solutions. Recitation groups in an introductory physics class of about 200 college students were distributed into a control group and three intervention groups in which different levels of guidance were provided for performing self-diagnosis activities. We investigated how well students self-diagnose their solutions in the different interventions and examined the effect of studentsâ self-diagnosis on subsequent problem solving in the different intervention groups. We found that in the context of an atypical quiz, while external support altered the self-diagnosis performance, the self-diagnosis score was not correlated with subsequent problem-solving performance on a transfer problem. We discuss possible explanations for our findings.

Yerushalmi, Edit; Cohen, Elisheva; Mason, Andrew J.; Singh, Chandralekha

2013-05-28

165

What do students do when asked to diagnose their mistakes? Does it help them? I. An atypical quiz context  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

“Self-diagnosis tasks” are aimed at fostering diagnostic behavior by explicitly requiring students to present diagnosis as part of the activity of reviewing their problem solutions. Recitation groups in an introductory physics class of about 200 college students were distributed into a control group and three intervention groups in which different levels of guidance were provided for performing self-diagnosis activities. We investigated how well students self-diagnose their solutions in the different interventions and examined the effect of students’ self-diagnosis on subsequent problem solving in the different intervention groups. We found that in the context of an atypical quiz, while external support altered the self-diagnosis performance, the self-diagnosis score was not correlated with subsequent problem-solving performance on a transfer problem. We discuss possible explanations for our findings.

Yerushalmi, Edit; Cohen, Elisheva; Mason, Andrew; Singh, Chandralekha

2012-12-01

166

Increasing Active Student Responding in a University Applied Behavior Analysis Course: The Effect of Daily Assessment and Response Cards on End of Week Quiz Scores  

Microsoft Academic Search

The study compared the effects of daily assessment and response cards on average weekly quiz scores in an introduction to\\u000a applied behavior analysis course. An alternating treatments design (Kazdin 1982, Single-case research designs. New York: Oxford University Press; Cooper et al. 2007, Applied behavior analysis. Upper Saddle River: Merrill\\/Prentice Hall) was used to analyze the effects of response cards and daily

Paul R. Malanga; William J. Sweeney

2008-01-01

167

What do students do when asked to diagnose their mistakes? Does it help them? II. A more typical quiz context  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

“Self-diagnosis tasks” aim at fostering students’ learning in an examination context by requiring students to present diagnoses of their solutions to quiz problems. We examined the relationship between students’ learning from self-diagnosis and the typicality of the problem situation. Four recitation groups in an introductory physics class (˜200 students) were divided into a control group and three intervention groups in which different levels of guidance were provided to aid students in their performance of self-diagnosis activities. The self-diagnosis task was administered twice, first in an atypical problem situation and then in a typical one. In a companion paper we reported our findings in the context of an atypical problem situation. Here we report our findings in the context of a typical problem situation and discuss the effect of problem typicality on students’ self-diagnosis performance and subsequent success in solving transfer problems. We show that the self-diagnosis score was correlated with subsequent problem-solving performance only in the context of a typical problem situation, and only when textbooks and notebooks were the sole means of guidance available to the students for assisting them with diagnosis.

Yerushalmi, Edit; Cohen, Elisheva; Mason, Andrew; Singh, Chandralekha

2012-12-01

168

Effects of single sex lab groups on physics self-efficacy, behavior, and academic performance  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between the gender composition of a laboratory group and student behaviors, self-efficacy, and quiz performance, within the college physics laboratory. A student population was chosen and subdivided into two groups, which were assigned either same-sex or coed laboratory teams while executing identical laboratory activities and instruction. Assessments were carried out prior to instruction, during the course, and at the end of one semester worth of instruction and laboratory activities. Students were assessed in three areas: behaviors exhibited during laboratory activities, self-efficacy, and scores on laboratory quizzes. Analyses considered the differences in outcomes after a single semester of physics laboratories that differed only in team gender organization. The results indicated that there were no statistically significant differences in behavior variable, self-efficacy or laboratory quiz scores between same sex teams and coed teams. There were also no statistically significant differences between genders, and no interaction effect present. In a post-hoc analysis of the individual behaviors data, it was noted that there is present a practical difference in the individual behaviors exhibited by males and females. This difference implies a difference in how males and females successfully engage in the laboratory activities.

Hunt, Gary L.

169

A freely available cyber-university for personalized education  

E-print Network

Research is described on a system for web-assisted education and how it is used to deliver on-line quiz questions, automatically suited to individual students. The system can store and display all of the various pieces of information used in a class-room (slides, examples, handouts, quiz items) and give individualized quizzes to participating students. %%tvitekning: %This paper describes the system and gives results from %research done using it. Experiments have shown that both the item database and the item allocation methods are important and examples are given on how these need to be tuned for each course. Different item allocation methods are discussed and a method is proposed for comparing several such schemes. It is clearly seen that students improve their knowledge while using the system. Classical statistical models which do not include learning, but are designed for mere evaluation, are therefore not applicable. The system is built on the basic theme that it is for learning rather than evaluation. In...

Jonsdottir, Anna Helga

2013-01-01

170

Student representational competence and self-assessment when solving physics problems  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Student success in solving physics problems is related to the representational format of the problem. We study student representational competence in two large-lecture algebra-based introductory university physics courses with approximately 600 participants total. We examined student performance on homework problems given in four different representational formats (mathematical, pictorial, graphical, verbal), with problem statements as close to isomorphic as possible. In addition to the homeworks, we examine studentsâ assessment of representations by providing follow-up quizzes in which they chose between various problem formats. As a control, some parts of the classes were assigned a random-format follow-up quiz. We find that there are statistically significant performance differences between different representations of nearly isomorphic statements of quiz and homework problems. We also find that allowing students to choose which representational format they use improves student performance under some circumstances and degrades it in others. Notably, one of the two courses studied shows much greater performance differences between the groups that received a choice of format and those that did not, and we consider possible causes. Overall, we observe that student representational competence is tied to both micro- and macrolevel features of the task and environment.

Kohl, Patrick B.; Finkelstein, Noah D.

2007-11-19

171

Alliance for Aging Research  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Founded in 1986, to "promote medical and behavioral research into the aging process", the Washington D.C.-based Alliance for Aging Research has a website that covers many different "Topics". Visitors can explore general topics, such as "Caregiving", "Longevity", "Medical Innovation", and "Policy", as well as "Focus Areas". The focus areas include "Access to Breakthroughs", "Drug Development", "Persistent Pain" and "Vision Loss". On the homepage visitors can take "Surveys & Quizzes", like "Understanding Persistent Pain" and "Valve Disease Quiz - How Much Do You Know?" Related to the valve disease quiz is the recent podcast of a valve surgery patient, who discusses the symptoms she felt that resulted in her recent visit to the doctor, how she was diagnosed, her growing knowledge of the surgical procedure, and how she felt after surgery. Visitors can find that podcast and others, at the "Media" link near the bottom of the homepage. Also in the "Media" link, visitors can find videos, such as "Will Science Cure Aging?", and a rich archive of videos and podcasts.

172

Tests and Forms  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This section includes resources that any new teacher would want to have at their fingertips. It offers reproducible lists, quizzes, and forms. These resources will assist in making the first year of teaching a smooth and successful one.

Swango, C. J.; Steward, Sally B.

2003-01-01

173

48-Hour Bravo Esophageal pH Test  

MedlinePLUS

... Healthy Living Tools & Quizzes Health Learning Modules Research & Innovations Online Learning Center RSS Feeds Free Guides & Newsletters ... Programs & Services Patient Experience Measurement Patient Experience: Empathy & Innovation Summit Patient Stories Contact Office of Patient Experience ...

174

Laptops in Computer Science: Creating the "Learning Studio"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Laptops helped two faculty members adapt a highly challenging, critical computer science course to increasing enrollment. Among the course enhancements the technology made possible were daily quizzes, animation-based demonstrations and exercises, and more authentic assessment. (Contains 2 tables.)

Pargas, Roy P.; Weaver, Kenneth A.

2005-01-01

175

Histology on the World Wide Web: A Digest of Resources for Students and Teachers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Provides a list of 37 World Wide Web sites that are devoted to instruction in histology and include electronic manuals, syllabi, atlases, image galleries, and quizzes. Reviews the topics, content, and highlights of these Web sites. (DDR)

Cotter, John R.

1997-01-01

176

The registration form for the online LSAT test prep course can be accessed at: www.niu.edu/clasep/online_testprep  

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_________________________________________________________________________________ Day Phone ________________________ Cell Phone ___________________________________________ Email, and opportunities to practice Powered by Moodle which can track assignment completion, test results, and overall progress tracking, comprehension lesson content, interactive lessons, knowledge measuring quizzes

Kostic, Milivoje M.

177

For Boys: Trouble "Down There"  

MedlinePLUS

... People, Places & Things That Help Feelings Q&A Movies & More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español ... Boy Is Too Embarrassed? You see it in movies all the time. Some guy gets hit right ...

178

Why Does My Foot Fall Asleep?  

MedlinePLUS

... People, Places & Things That Help Feelings Q&A Movies & More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español ... Why Do I Shiver? How the Body Works: Movies Contact Us Print Additional resources Send to a ...

179

What Kids Say about: Tobacco  

MedlinePLUS

... People, Places & Things That Help Feelings Q&A Movies & More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español ... he or she has seen of smokers. Sometimes, movies or ads can make smoking seem like a ...

180

What Happens to Swallowed Gum?  

MedlinePLUS

... People, Places & Things That Help Feelings Q&A Movies & More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español ... TOPIC Braces Bad Breath How the Body Works: Movies Contact Us Print Additional resources Send to a ...

181

Puberty and Growing Up  

MedlinePLUS

... People, Places & Things That Help Feelings Q&A Movies & More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español ... Running Away What Kids Say About: Weight Your Online Identity Breasts and Bras Breasts and Bras PQ: ...

182

CSC 343/643 A Internet Protocols  

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20% Homework and quizzes . . . . . . . . . . 15% Final exam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Homework: Homework will be assigned at least once a week. Homework will always be due before class the following lecture. No late homework will be accepted

Fulp, Errin W.

183

46 CFR 10.402 - Approval of training courses.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

...process. (E) Other instructional activities, such as homework and reading assignments. (7) Part E: Evaluations. The...performance, or level of achievement, including— (A) Homework; (B) Quizzes; (C) Exams; (D) Laboratory...

2014-10-01

184

What Is Pulmonary Hypertension?  

MedlinePLUS

... content was last reviewed on 08/04/2014. High Blood Pressure • Home • About High Blood Pressure (HBP) Introduction What ... us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Interactive High Blood Pressure Guide Find videos, quizzes, trackers and more with ...

185

The Legal System Spring, 2007  

E-print Network

. The comprehensive final exam is 25%. There will be one group writing assignment worth 10%. Details on the writing to prepare for class, pop quizzes will be given at the beginning of class on the reading assignment

Gering, Jon C.

186

Earth Science Online Resources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These resources are designed to accompany the textbook 'Earth Science' by Pearson Prentice Hall. Materials include quizzes, online field trips, Powerpoint presentations, study guides, animations, and links to online resources.

187

Successful Application of Active Learning Techniques to Introductory Microbiology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Points out the low student achievement in microbiology courses and presents an active learning method applied in an introductory microbiology course which features daily quizzes, cooperative learning activities, and group projects. (Contains 30 references.) (YDS)

Hoffman, Elizabeth A.

2001-01-01

188

Using Cooperative Learning To Facilitate Alternative Assessment.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses alternative assessment in the language classroom, provides examples of seven cooperative assessment activities: correcting individual quizzes and homework, observing students at work, interviews, peer composition, oral presentations, group projects, and group processing. (Author/VWL)

Ghaith, Ghazi

2002-01-01

189

What Is a Coma?  

MedlinePLUS

... More Quizzes Games Kids' Medical Dictionary En Español What Other Kids Are Reading Moving to Middle School ... Body Works Main Page The Pink Locker Society What Is a Coma? KidsHealth > Kids > Q&A > Q & ...

190

About Cholesterol  

MedlinePLUS

... our bodies to keep us healthy. What is cholesterol and where does it come from? Cholesterol is ... was last reviewed on 04/21/2014. Interactive Cholesterol Guide Find videos, quizzes, trackers and more with ...

191

Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol  

MedlinePLUS

... Pressure Tools & Resources Stroke More Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol Updated:Aug 1,2014 As part of a ... you agree to the Terms and Conditions Interactive Cholesterol Guide Find videos, quizzes, trackers and more with ...

192

Inside the Cell  

MedlinePLUS

... Home > Science Education > Inside the Cell Inside the Cell Seeing Cells Classroom Poster Order a Free Copy Spotlight Illuminating ... New Microscopy Techniques Strides in Sorting Out the Cell Quizzes and Puzzles Inside the Cell is a ...

193

Adventures in Exercise Physiology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The author altered the format of an exercise physiology course from traditional lecture to emphasizing daily reading quizzes and group problem-solving activities. The SALGains evaluation was used to compare the two approaches and significant improvements

Kathleen A. FitzPatrick

2004-09-01

194

School of the Month: Northgate High School, Walnut Creek, California.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes solutions to burgeoning student interest in computers instituted at Northgate High School, including a computer club and independent study in computers. Purpose, membership, scheduling, meetings and activities, courseware, worksheets, and quizzes are discussed. (EJS)

Dudley, Art

1983-01-01

195

Manufacturing Processes and Engineering  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website, created by Jonathan S. Colton of the Georgia Institute of Technology, contains class notes for a senior-level course on manufacturing processes and engineering. This site contains assignments, solutions, course requirements, syllabi, quizzes, and manufacturing videos.

Colton, Jonathan S.

2009-12-29

196

Syllabus ONLINE - Department of Mathematics, Purdue University  

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review PowerPoint presentations, complete online homework and quizzes, and ... are allowed a two-week grace period during which no payment is required. .... Students can only obtain their final letter grade by using the MyPurdue system.

User

2014-06-14

197

Idea Bank: Practice Makes Perfect  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

New science teachers face a daunting task. They must rapidly learn how to put together notes, find interesting demos, present challenging labs, provide appropriate homework, write tests and quizzes, stay organized, and find a balance between home and scho

Warren, Diane; Crowley, Janice

2002-09-01

198

Career Ideas for Kids  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Twelve books in this series introduce children in grades 4-9 to a variety of exciting professions. Complete with interesting job descriptions, quizzes, and attractive visuals to maintain the interest of kids.

199

Geography World - Earth's Land  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Users of this portal can access information on mountains, islands, and other landforms of the Earth. Links are provided to a variety of materials, including books, maps, atlases, photographs and imagery, games and quizzes.

200

Guide to Grammar and Writing: Nouns  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a comprehensive guide to the usage of nouns. The resource also includes several online activities/quizzes for students to individually practice their usage of nouns; correct answers are provided.

Darling, Capital C.

2012-04-02

201

Over-the-Counter Medications and High Blood Pressure  

MedlinePLUS

... all of our regular issues. Interactive High Blood Pressure Guide Find videos, quizzes, trackers and more with ... Also available as a downloadable PDF . High Blood Pressure • Home • About High Blood Pressure (HBP) • Why HBP ...

202

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 441 (14:155:441) Chemical Engineering Kinetics  

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) of your own hand-written notes for quizzes. All backpacks, cellphones, calculators, textbooks, notebooks-written notes for midterms, two pages of hand-written notes for the final exam. All backpacks, cellphones

Muzzio, Fernando J.

203

MAT 295 -Calculus I Summer II 2013  

E-print Network

of technology distract you from learning more about the beauty of mathematics! #12;Clickers: You should purchase grade will be deter- mined as follows: Quizzes: 5% Homework: 15% Hour exams: 3 @ 20% each Final exam: 20

McConnell, Terry

204

International Exchange/ Cooperative Students  

E-print Network

. Classroom participation 2. Exams 3. Research papers 4. Quizzes 5. Homework Assignments 6. Final examination/academic advisor/ counseling center/health care facility Have designated study area that is free from distractions

Fernandez, Eduardo

205

zeroBio  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Elliott Kimmel may have created zeroBio for the students of London, Ontario's Central Secondary School, but high school biology students anywhere would benefit tremendously from a visit to this extensive collection of biology learning resources. In addition to functioning as an online biology textbook, zeroBio offers dissection photos for a number of specimens, multimedia presentations, self-quizzing flashcards for organic chemistry, downloadable worksheets, interactive quizzes, games, puzzles, and more.

2000-01-01

206

INVESTIGATING GENDER BIAS IN FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE CAA  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract Over two academic years, some four hundred first year students of Management,at the University of Southampton,had the opportunity,to self-test using computer-based quizzes before taking a summative, online assessment.,Over 97% of the ,students ,practised at least ,once; the average number,of attempted ,quizzes ,was ,nine. This paper ,presents ,analysis ,of the accumulated data, with particular attention to possible gender differences in

Karen Fill; Sally Brailsford

207

Spanish Learning  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

To better understand the verbs and vocabulary used in the spanish language You will need to log on to this website this link will give you all of the conjugations of the irregular verbs. Be sure to take the quizzes on the ser and estar verbs. We will cover these in class. Spanish Verbs Educational Quizzes Click on this first website and follow the link ...

Forster, Mr.

2007-12-05

208

General Physics I Quiz 2 -Ch. 2 -1D Kinematics June 17, 2009 For full credit, make your work clear to the grader. Show the formulas you use, all the essential steps, and results  

E-print Network

General Physics I Quiz 2 - Ch. 2 - 1D Kinematics June 17, 2009 Name: For full credit, make your=velocity, s=speed. 1. (3) Consider an object moving along a straight line. Which one of these is impossible? a. its speed is constant. b. its speed is increasing. c. its speed is decreasing. 4. (12) A car

Wysin, Gary

209

Healthy Men - Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... for Financing, Access, & Cost Trends (CFACT) Center for Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (CQuIPS) Portfolios of Research Comparative Effectiveness Cross-Agency Communications Health Information Technology ...

210

Folic Acid Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... of women with NTD-affected pregnancies have no personal or family history of NTDs. Close × Answer: ... product. While this level of fortification offers some protection against NTDs, most women will not get enough ...

211

Cerebral Palsy (CP) Quiz  

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... Your browser does not support iFrames. Sandyâ??s Story Sandy is the parent of a child with cerebral ... Before becoming a full-time mother and advocate, Sandy worked for 14 years in depression research. â?? ...

212

Quiz Section 8 Announcements  

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_point: def __init__(self, xcoord, ycoord): self.x = xcoord self.y = ycoord point1 = cartesian_point(4.1, 10.x = xcoord self.y = ycoord def distance_to_origin(self): distance = math.sqrt(math.pow(self.y, 2) + math class cartesian_point: def __init__(self, xcoord, ycoord): self.x = xcoord self.y = ycoord def distance

Borenstein, Elhanan

213

Teen Diabetes Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... Diabetes causes your: Blood glucose to be too low Blood glucose to be too high Body to stop making ... heart-healthy fats. When you drink milk, pick low-fat or nonfat milk. Remember that ... It also helps your body use blood glucose for energy. You don't have to play ...

214

Sickle Cell Disease Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... cure for sickle cell disease. FALSE Bone marrow/stem cell transplant can cure sickle cell disease. Bone ... where blood cells are made. A bone marrow/stem cell transplant is a procedure that takes healthy ...

215

Teen Diabetes Quiz Answers  

MedlinePLUS

... can help, too. For example, pick a regular hamburger instead of one that is super-sized. Going ... don't "super-size" it. Choose a simple hamburger rather than a burger covered with sauce, cheese, ...

216

Pet Allergy Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... cause pet allergy. However, some people with pet allergy do better with a dog that has short hair or sheds less. Question ... allergy. True False False: That is rare. Pet allergies are most common among dogs, cats, rodents and other animals with fur. Question ...

217

Interactive Sleep Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... turning the radio up will keep the drowsy driver awake. True False Correct! Incorrect! Opening the car ... turning the radio up may arouse a drowsy driver briefly, but this won't keep that person ...

218

Canine theriogenology for dog enthusiasts: teaching methodology and outcomes in a massive open online course (MOOC).  

PubMed

A massive open online course (MOOC) in canine theriogenology was offered for dog owners and breeders and for veterinary professionals as a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Coursera. The six-week course was composed of short video lectures, multiple-choice quizzes with instant feedback to assess understanding, weekly case studies with peer evaluation to promote integration of course materials, and discussion forums to promote participant interaction. Peak enrollment was 8,796 students. The grading policy for completion was strict and was upheld; completion rate for all participants was 7.5%. About 12% of participants achieved a grade of over 90% in the course, with those who had any deficiency mostly missing one quiz or assignment. Ninety-nine individuals were enrolled in a for-cost, credentialed pathway, and 50% of those individuals completed all required course components. Pre- and postcourse surveys were used to demonstrate that learning objectives were met by the participants and to identify that lack of time to commit to study was the biggest impediment to completion. Positive aspects of the course were active engagement by participants from all over the world and the ability of this university and instructor to reach those learners. Negative aspects concerned technical support and negative feedback from some participants who were unable to meet course requirements for reasons beyond the control of the instructor. PMID:24393779

Root Kustritz, Margaret V

2014-01-01

219

Sea & Ships: Explore online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in England notes that its goal is "working to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people." There is so much to explore in the "Sea and Ships" portion of the NMM website, but a great way to see everything it has to offer is by using the "Sea and Ships Directory" at the bottom of the homepage. It divides the material up by "Subjects", "People", "Collections", "Online Galleries", and "Games and Interactives". Visitors interested in lessons about the ocean that come in the form of games, quizzes and stories, should definitely check out the "Your Ocean" link from the "Games and Interactives". The "Your Waste" lesson gives visitors the opportunity to test their skills at "managing an oil spill clean-up operation", in the game "Oil Crisis!" Keeping waste to a minimum is what the quiz "Pollution Solutions" addresses, and is also on the "Your Waste" page. Other lessons include "Your Energy", "Your Stuff" and "Your Climate".

220

Cyberschoolbus  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Online since the heady boom days of the Internet back in 1996, the United Nations Cyberschoolbus is part of a broader mission to promote education about international issues and the United Nations. The overall mission of the project is "to provide exceptional educational resources (both online and in print) to students growing up in a world undergoing increased globalization." The site is quite a success, as students have access to country profiles, a well-written introduction to the history and work of the United Nations, and some fun quizzes (such as the one on national flags) and the Urban Fact Game, which is a creative on-line quiz about cities and their populations. Teachers are well-served by the site as well, as it includes helpful curriculums such as those on racial discrimination and age-appropriate briefing papers. Interested teachers may want to sign up to review content for the site, as they will receive free materials for their own classroom if they do so.

221

Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

More and more classrooms are utilizing a number of online Internet sites to supplement traditional classroom instruction, and this recently released website produced by Jacob Richman may be a welcome addition to the growing number of materials publicly available. Designed for younger students, the site includes four educational activities, including a word search, quizzes, hangman, and a match game. In the word game, visitors can choose their skill level, then pick a set of themed words to be included in the game, such as birds or colors. In the match game, visitors can start by reviewing each thematic set of cards, which feature a voice that also says the name of the item featured on each card. Once again, visitors can elect to pick their skill level and so on. Finally the quiz allows visitors to select from different sets of questions, such as those about opposites and synonyms and queries about the animal kingdom. Overall, this site serves as a nice adjunct to classroom learning activities for preschool or younger elementary school students.

Richman, Jacob

222

Testing the ecological validity of teacher-provided versus student-generated postquestions in reading college science text  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study compared the achievement of high- and low-reading-ability students in two classes of a one-semester introductory college biology course after they either received and used teacher-provided questions posed at various taxonomic levels on textual reading assigned over a five-week period (Group 1) or learned via training to generate and use their own questions at the identical taxonomic levels based on the same text over the same period of time (Group 2). Independent variables included (a) form of questioning (teacher provided and self-generated), (b) reading ability (low and high), and (c) question type (referent, literal, interpretive, inferential, and self-critical). Dependent variables included scores from weekly quizzes and from a summative examination. Results indicated that (a) training students to generate and answer their own questions based on text reading had a favorable effect on their midrange (weekly quiz) performance; (b) relative to long-range (summative exam) performance, training students to generate and answer their own questions based on study reading was no more efficacious than providing students with questions based on the same text; and (c) teacher-provided questions at the literal level facilitated the acquisition of intended and incidental discrimination material better than teacher-provided questions at any other taxonomic level.

Pearson, Joseph Adam

223

Student Knowledge and Confidence in an Elective Clinical Toxicology Course Using Active-Learning Techniques  

PubMed Central

Objective. To measure changes in students’ knowledge and confidence scores after completing an elective clinical toxicology course in an accelerated doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) program. Design. Various active-learning techniques were used to create a learner-centered environment. Approximately two-thirds of the course used student-led presentations. Some of those not presenting were assigned to be evaluators, responsible for asking the presenter a question or writing quiz questions based on the presented material. Other learner-centered activities included weekly quizzes and discussions at the conclusion of each presented topic. Assessment. A test instrument designed to measure students’ knowledge and associated level of confidence on each item was administered at the beginning and end of the course. Students’ knowledge and confidence scores increased significantly from pretest to posttest. Conclusions. Students’ increased confidence and knowledge scores were well correlated after course completion, indicating students were better able to self-assess these areas. These findings suggest that confidence could be an additional measure of students' metacognitive skill development. PMID:24954935

Macias-Moriarity, Liliairica Z.

2014-01-01

224

Challenges and opportunities: using a science-based video game in secondary school settings  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Simulations and games are not new artifacts to the study of science in secondary school settings (Hug, Kriajcik and Marx 2005), however teachers remain skeptical as to their value, use and appropriateness (Rice 2006). The difficulty is not only the design and development of effective play environments that produce measurable changes in knowledge and/or understanding, but also in their on-the-ground use (Jaipal and Figg 2010). This paper reports on the use of a science-focused video game in five very different secondary school settings in Ontario, Canada. A mixed-methods approach was used in the study, and included data gathered on general gameplay habits and technology use, as well as informal interviews with teachers and students who played the game. In total, 161 participants played a series of games focused on the "life of a plant", and were given both a pre and post quiz to determine if the game helped them retain and/or change what they knew about scientific processes like plant cell anatomy and photosynthesis. Participants showed statistically significant improvement on quizzes that were taken after playing the game for approximately one-hour sessions, despite difficulties in some cases both accessing and playing the game for the full hour. Our findings also reveal the ongoing challenges in making use of technology in a variety of school sessions, even when using a browser-based game, that demanded very little other than a reliable internet connection.

Muehrer, Rachel; Jenson, Jennifer; Friedberg, Jeremy; Husain, Nicole

2012-12-01

225

A good diagram is valuable despite the choice of a mathematical approach to problem solving  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Drawing appropriate diagrams is a useful problem solving heuristic that can transform a problem into a representation that is easier to exploit for solving the problem. A major focus while helping introductory physics students learn problem solving is to help them appreciate that drawing diagrams facilitates problem solution. We conducted an investigation in which 118 students in an algebra-based introductory physics course were subjected to two different interventions during the problem solving in recitation quizzes throughout the semester. Here, we discuss the problem solving performance of students in different intervention groups for two problems involving standing waves in tubes, one which was given in a quiz and the other in a midterm exam. These problems can be solved using two different methods, one involving a diagrammatic representation and the other involving mostly mathematical manipulation of equations. In the quiz, students were either (1) asked to solve the problem in which a partial diagram was provided or (2) explicitly asked to draw a diagram. A comparison group was not given any instruction regarding diagrams. Students in group (1), who were given the partial diagram, could not use that partial diagram by itself to solve the problem. The partial diagram was simply intended as a hint for students to complete the diagram and follow the diagrammatic approach. However, we find an opposite effect, namely, that students given this diagram were less likely to draw productive diagrams and performed worse than students in the other groups. Moreover, we find that students who drew a productive diagram performed better than those who did not draw a productive diagram even if they primarily used a mathematical approach. Interviews with individual students who were asked to solve the problem provided further insight.

Maries, Alexandru; Singh, Chandralekha

2013-12-20

226

Nombre Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Derecho Prom Quiz Final CALIFICACION letra Aragn Santiago, Manuel 2 10 10 X X NP NP NP  

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Nombre Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Derecho Prom Quiz Final CALIFICACION letra Aragón Santiago, Manuel 2 10 10 X X NP NP NP Barranco Baños, Víctor A. 3 0 0 8 10 7 0 10 S 4.666667 10 8.013333333 ocho Bravo Tovar, José M. 4 10 10 10 8 10 9.6 Piñon Onofre, Uziel 4 10 10 10 8 10 9.6 Bravo Campos, Iker I. 5 0 0

Merino, Criel

227

Does the mind map learning strategy facilitate information retrieval and critical thinking in medical students?  

PubMed Central

Background A learning strategy underutilized in medical education is mind mapping. Mind maps are multi-sensory tools that may help medical students organize, integrate, and retain information. Recent work suggests that using mind mapping as a note-taking strategy facilitates critical thinking. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a relationship existed between mind mapping and critical thinking, as measured by the Health Sciences Reasoning Test (HSRT), and whether a relationship existed between mind mapping and recall of domain-based information. Methods In this quasi-experimental study, 131 first-year medical students were randomly assigned to a standard note-taking (SNT) group or mind map (MM) group during orientation. Subjects were given a demographic survey and pre-HSRT. They were then given an unfamiliar text passage, a pre-quiz based upon the passage, and a 30-minute break, during which time subjects in the MM group were given a presentation on mind mapping. After the break, subjects were given the same passage and wrote notes based on their group (SNT or MM) assignment. A post-quiz based upon the passage was administered, followed by a post-HSRT. Differences in mean pre- and post-quiz scores between groups were analyzed using independent samples t-tests, whereas differences in mean pre- and post-HSRT total scores and subscores between groups were analyzed using ANOVA. Mind map depth was assessed using the Mind Map Assessment Rubric (MMAR). Results There were no significant differences in mean scores on both the pre- and post-quizzes between note-taking groups. And, no significant differences were found between pre- and post-HSRT mean total scores and subscores. Conclusions Although mind mapping was not found to increase short-term recall of domain-based information or critical thinking compared to SNT, a brief introduction to mind mapping allowed novice MM subjects to perform similarly to SNT subjects. This demonstrates that medical students using mind maps can successfully retrieve information in the short term, and does not put them at a disadvantage compared to SNT students. Future studies should explore longitudinal effects of mind-map proficiency training on both short- and long-term information retrieval and critical thinking. PMID:20846442

2010-01-01

228

Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... t exercise and should be kept out of gym class. True False False: If appropriately evaluated and ... Asthma action plans give information about both daily management and how to respond to problems. Question 5 ...

229

Quiz 4 review Astronomy 1161  

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. e. Fault zones: Plates slide against each other, causes earthquakes. f. Hot-Spots: Hot mantle, magma planet? a. Inferior planets are closer to the sun than the Earth, superior planets are farther. Inferior planets are therefore never seen very far from the sun. · What do the terms "opposition" and "conjunction

Pradhan, Anil

230

Take the HIV Wellness Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... Tools & Resources Heart Attack About Heart Attacks Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Understand Your Risk of Heart Attack Symptoms & Diagnosis ... 7 What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean 8 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack 9 Good vs. Bad Cholesterol 10 Tachycardia | Fast ...

231

The Interface of Interim Assessment and Feedback: An Opinion Paper  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many schools and educators prefer to use state tests. However, teachers can benefit a lot from the tests and quizzes they give in their classes over the course of a term or year. The minimum such tests can do is to afford information that teachers can use to assess how their class is learning and which changes in instruction need to be made to…

Nodoushan, Mohammad Ali Salmani

2011-01-01

232

Discrete Structures in Computer Science http://www.cse.msu.edu/~cse260  

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(e.g., calculators, music players, phones, translators) are allowed during quizzes or exams of this course are to introduce the mathematical concepts that provide the basis for much of computer science permits) To achieve these objectives, we study broad, general concepts in these areas; and discuss

233

CSE 260, Section 001 Discrete Structures in Computer Science  

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for quizzes. No digital devices (e.g., calculators, music players, phones, translators) are allowed during, and hardware. The objectives of this course are to introduce the mathematical concepts that provide the basis Machines, if time permits) To achieve these objectives, we study broad, general concepts in these areas

234

Integrative Evaluation: An Emerging Role for Classroom Studies of CAL.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews evaluations of CAL (computer-assisted learning) in use at the University of Glasgow (Scotland). Topics include methods used; prior knowledge; learning motivation; attitude measures; confidence logs; knowledge quizzes; study habits; Hawthorne effects; formative, summative, illuminative, and integrative evaluation; quality assurance…

Draper, Stephen W.; And Others

1996-01-01

235

The ubiquitous umbilicus. What it can reveal about intra-abdominal disease.  

PubMed

With ready access to noninvasive methods of assessing abdominal processes, physicians may forget the first step of physical examination: observation. Physical signs, often neglected or discarded (and felt to be of importance only in trivia quizzes), can quickly direct patient examination in a cost-effective way. In this article, Dr Raymond discusses various periumbilical signs and the conditions linked to them. PMID:2405369

Raymond, P L

1990-02-01

236

Intro to Open Source GIS and Web Mapping  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

GeoTech Center presents this course on Open Source software for desktop and online GIS applications. The course introduces "the concepts of Open Source software, and the leading desktop and web mapping Open Source software packages." A syllabus includes recommended textbooks, a schedule, and student competencies. Further documents provide labs, quizzes, lectures, and readings.

Menke, Kurt

2014-07-18

237

ULO Course Learning Outcome Assessment Method Pedagogy Apply quantita-  

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, the Metric system and nonstandard systems and carry out appropriate conversions ; Reason about units methods to draw appropriate con- clusions Use various systems of measurement, including the English system of measure and conversions. Open-ended problems ; Quizzes/exams. In-class laboratory explorations (this

Barrash, Warren

238

Retrieval practice is an efficient method of enhancing the retention of anatomy and physiology information.  

PubMed

Although a great deal of empirical evidence has indicated that retrieval practice is an effective means of promoting learning and memory, very few studies have investigated the strategy in the context of an actual class. The primary purpose of this study was to determine if a series of very brief retrieval quizzes could significantly improve the retention of previously tested information throughout an anatomy and physiology course. A second purpose was to determine if there were any significant differences between expanding and uniform patterns of retrieval that followed a standardized initial retrieval delay. Anatomy and physiology students were assigned to either a control group or groups that were repeatedly prompted to retrieve a subset of previously tested course information via a series of quizzes that were administered on either an expanding or a uniform schedule. Each retrieval group completed a total of 10 retrieval quizzes, and the series of quizzes required (only) a total of 2 h to complete. Final retention of the exam subset material was assessed during the last week of the semester. There were no significant differences between the expanding and uniform retrieval groups, but both retained an average of 41% more of the subset material than did the control group (ANOVA, F = 129.8, P = 0.00, ?p(2) = 0.36). In conclusion, retrieval practice is a highly efficient and effective strategy for enhancing the retention of anatomy and physiology material. PMID:23728136

Dobson, John L

2013-06-01

239

User's Guide to the Testing 1-2-3 Test Development and Delivery System.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Testing 1-2-3 is a general purpose testing system developed at the Computer-Based Education Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois for use on NovaNET computer-based education systems. The testing system can be used for: short, teacher-made quizzes, individualized examinations, computer managed instruction curriculum testing,…

Edwards, Ethan A.

240

SysMIC Syllabus M1.1 Introduction to MATLAB (10 hours) and Networks (20 hours)  

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­ First-order differential equations ­ Nonlinear differential equations ­ Classification of steady states functions, Calculus with trigonometric functions, Complex numbers, Second order differential equations · M1.4 Model Building (10 hours) ­ Quizzes: First steps in Modelling, Building differential equation models · M

Spoel, Steven

241

CH353 Physical Chemistry I Spring 2012, Unique 52135  

E-print Network

will use Blackboard's grade center to post grades. I will periodically communicate important class encounter in your adult and professional life. You should therefore expect a substantial portion of your that day's lecture, but these will not be comprehensive. Quizzes: There will be seven closed-book, closed

242

A Context-Based Strategy for Teaching Vocabulary  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students in Deanna L. Nelson's high school classroom study vocabulary gradually over a period of time. Students begin by collecting words from readings and listing them on a designated whiteboard. They prepare practice quizzes to exchange with peers and engage in frequent vocabulary discussions that emphasize recognition of context clues and other…

Nelson, Deanna L.

2008-01-01

243

JavaScript: Convenient Interactivity for the Class Web Page.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper shows how JavaScript can be used within HTML pages to add interactive review sessions and quizzes incorporating graphics and sound files. JavaScript has the advantage of providing basic interactive functions without the use of separate software applications and players. Because it can be part of a standard HTML page, it is…

Gray, Patricia

244

Astronomy Computer Activities  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Quia is short for Quintessential Instructional Archive. This site offers a collection of astronomy-based computer activities and quizzes developed by educators for students. Games include concentration (memory), word searches, matching, and flash cards. Topics covered include the nine planets, constellations, stellar evolution, moons, the Messier catalog, and general solar system and astronomical body facts.

245

Web-Based Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the last two decades, there has been a proliferation of Web-based course-management systems designed to facilitate postsecondary teaching (for example, WebCT, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle). In general, these systems provide analogs for delivering lectures, holding class discussions, giving quizzes and examinations (typically multiple…

Pear, Joseph J.; Schnerch, Gabriel J.; Silva, Kathleen M.; Svenningsen, Louis; Lambert, Jody

2011-01-01

246

ENG EK 102: Intro. to Linear Algebra for Engineers Spring 2014 ENG EK 102: Introduction to Linear Algebra for Engineers  

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ENG EK 102: Intro. to Linear Algebra for Engineers Spring 2014 ENG EK 102: Introduction to Linear Algebra for Engineers Spring 2014 INSTRUCTOR Prof. Sean B. Andersson Office: ENG 421, 110 Cummington 102: Intro. to Linear Algebra for Engineers Spring 2014 · (10%) Homework · (20%) Quizzes · (30

Lin, Xi

247

Zock/Rapp/Huang (eds.): Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of the Lexicon, pages 7786, Dublin, Ireland, August 23, 2014.  

E-print Network

Eval-2012 task 2, and 400 word analogy quizzes. The experimental results show that our proposed method/hyponymy. Relational similarity compares the semantic relations between pairs of words. For example, fish : fins :: bird : wings asserts that fish is to fins as bird is to wings: i.e., the semantic relations between

248

Enriching Teaching with Technology Oliver Knill  

E-print Network

based quizzes QA tool, "webwork" etc. Online activities for example with Java applets Question Center in public location, CA/TF staffed Online Question Center www.math.harvard.edu Electronic voting system pages · Dynamic HTML · Java applets · Flash pages IV) Multimedia · Graphics · Movies · Animations

Knill, Oliver

249

Review, Revise, and (re)Release: Updating an Information Literacy Tutorial to Embed a Science Information Life Cycle  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In 2008, University of California, Irvine (UCI) Libraries launched their first Find Science Information online tutorial. It was an innovative web-based tool, containing not only informative content but also interactive activities, embedded hyperlinked resources, and reflective quizzes, all designed primarily to educate undergraduate science…

Bussmann, Jeffra Diane; Plovnick, Caitlin E.

2013-01-01

250

A Noncompetitive Introductory Organic Chemistry Course for Premedical Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Two objectives of the course are the removal of student-student competition replacing it with student-content involvement, and the improvement of the level of understanding of organic chemistry. These objectives are approached through a modified Keller plan with a series of study guides and quizzes as the core material. (GS)

Vournakis, John N.

1974-01-01

251

January 7, 2014 UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND  

E-print Network

; Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation, third edition (Springer 2012). Sec- ond edition (1999) is fine, but lectures and homework are based on the third edition. Prerequisites: MTH 142, PHY 204, and BIO 121 (may be concurrent) Grade Quizzes 5% Grade scale: 90-100% A Distribution: Exam 1

Vetter, Frederick J.

252

METR 2603 Sec 900 Severe and Unusual Weather  

E-print Network

weather. Grading: Grade Scale In-class activities/quizzes 125 pts 25% A: >90%, > 450 pts HomeworkMETR 2603 Sec 900 Severe and Unusual Weather Spring 2013, T-TR 6:00-7:15pm, SEC A235 Instructor: Mr for class announcements and discussion. Required Materials: Severe and Hazardous Weather: An introduction

Droegemeier, Kelvin K.

253

Matter and Antimatter: Not Quite a Mirror Image  

E-print Network

Matter and Antimatter: Not Quite a Mirror Image (and some recent experimental results from/o Quizzes 3 Matter and Antimatter How do we define matter and antimatter? Are there any differences in the "static" properties of matter and antimatter? Are there any known differences in the way matter

Osheroff, Douglas D.

254

ACCT 302--INTRODUCTION TO TAXATION Summer 2014  

E-print Network

will apply this knowledge to factual situations by completing tax returns. 3. To gain an understanding activities. Course Grading (estimated): 2 Exams 400 points 5 Quizzes, drop one 100 points 3 Tax Returns 150 on the tentatively scheduled dates (see attached schedule). No cell phones are allowed during exams and no scratch

Barrash, Warren

255

Encouraging Critical Thinking  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Active learning promotes higher-level reasoning, and it can be achieved in large classes without wholesale changes in class format. Applicable methods include in-class mini-investigations, robust multiple-choice exam questions, online quizzes or review, a

Yuretich, Richard F.

2003-12-01

256

Encouraging Critical Thinking: Measuring Skills in Large Introductory Science Classes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Active learning promotes higher-level reasoning, and it can be achieved in large classes without wholesale changes in class format. Applicable methods include in-class mini-investigations, robust multiple-choice exam questions, online quizzes or review, and cooperative learning, particularly during exams. Data gleaned from observing student…

Yuretich, Richard F.

2003-01-01

257

IE 496: Computational Methods in Optimization Dr. Ted Ralphs  

E-print Network

to change. 2 #12;5.1 Schedule of Homeworks and Quizzes Homework/Exam Date Homework #1 January 26 Homework #2 February 9 Homework #3 February 23 Homework #4 March 15 Homework #5 March 29 Homework #6 April 12 Final

Ralphs, Ted

258

Online Homework, Help or Hindrance? What Students Think and How They Perform  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To improve students' retention rates in general chemistry, online homework was introduced into our curriculum. Replacing quizzes directly by online homework significantly improved (p less than 0.0005) success rates in second-term general chemistry. Attitudinal Likert survey results indicate that the majority of students completed the online…

Richards-Babb, Michelle; Drelick, Janice; Henry, Zachary; Robertson-Honecker, Jennifer

2011-01-01

259

Improved Student Achievement Using Personalized Online Homework for a Course in Material and Energy Balances  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Personalized, online homework was used to supplement textbook homework, quizzes, and exams for one section of a course in material and energy balances. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that students using personalized, online homework earned better grades in the course. The online homework system asks the same questions of…

Liberatore, Matthew W.

2011-01-01

260

Gendered Responses to Online Homework Use in General Chemistry  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Online homework assignments have been shown to enhance student performance. Our research on gendered responses to these assignments adds new and useful information. We investigated differences between male and female students' responses to online homework in large-enrollment general chemistry courses. Replacing in class quizzes with online…

Richards-Babb, Michelle; Jackson, Jennifer Kasi

2011-01-01

261

Business English Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This wide and varying index covers all matters of business language. Business English Online links to sites that help users with their language in business presentations, multi-lingual assistance, and business writing. Resources range from glossaries of accounting definitions to vocabulary quizzes of real estate terms.

262

Dancing with Words: Helping Students Love Language through Authentic Vocabulary Instruction.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book argues for a deeper, richer view of vocabulary than the standard images conjured up by that word--worksheets, weekly quizzes, and anxieties about standardized test scores. The book invites teachers and students to experience "the music of words," words in isolation and in juxtapositions, and urges them to bring their own life experiences…

Michaels, Judith Rowe

263

MA 15400 Fall 2014 Syllabus - Department of Mathematics, Purdue ...  

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be allowed for any reason and students may not take any quizzes early. At the end of ... immediately; make-up exams can only be approved in writing by the course coordinator, Tim ... GRADES (This is a change from the previous 100 years).

Delworth, Timothy J

2014-08-25

264

Teaching Statement. - Department of Mathematics, Purdue University  

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in teaching activities since very early in my life, both in and out of the classroom. Throughout my years in college I worked as ... In addition to lecturing, my duties have included writing and grading weekly quizzes, holding office hours, and ...

2014-11-11

265

Developing the Sixth Sense: Play  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Traditional ways of teaching--working from a textbook, designing quizzes, and assigning seat work--are predicated on the idea of students' ability and desire to self-regulate. However, these sedentary techniques are ineffective with unmotivated students and poor readers. Teachers commonly invoke fear of failure in an attempt to engage students in…

Baines, Lawrence A.; Slutsky, Ruslan

2009-01-01

266

Effects of Writing-Related Contingencies on Both Quality of Writing and Multiple-Choice Exam Performance in Large College Courses  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students (N = 158) in three sections of an undergraduate educational psychology course equivalent in content and assessment procedures completed five-min writing quizzes over assigned subject matter at the beginning of most class sessions. The study compared the effects of three separate writing contingencies on writing scores and multiple-choice…

Krohn, Katherine R.; Parker, Megan R.; Foster, Lisa N.; Aspiranti, Kathleen B.; McCleary, Daniel F.; Williams, Robert L.

2008-01-01

267

FEMA for Kids  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is dedicated to helping children understand natural disasters. It covers floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, earthquakes, wildfires, winter storms, and thunderstorms. Information is presented through stories, quizzes, photos, vocabulary, coloring pages, games, puzzles, and homework help. There is also a teacher's section with curriculum tips and resources. Links for additional information are provided.

268

Reflective Journal Writing as an Alternative Assessment  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article describes the use of reflective journal writing in an 8th grade, inner city general music classroom. Reflective journal writing entries replaced tests and quizzes. They provided the students with a guided opportunity to demonstrate their learning using their own words. Reflective journal writing created greater class participation (especially among lower- performing students), stronger academic achievement, and a better

Nicole Williams

269

Biology 102 Spring 2012 -1 Bio 102 Syllabus Spring 2012 Foundations of Biology II 6 hrs, 4 cr Dr. RF Rockwell  

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text from the CCNY book store. The new paper books come with an access code that gives you access to Connect and the quizzes and online study tools. The second option is to purchase a used text book: The text is selected chapters of a larger book, Biology 9th Ed by Raven, Johnson, Losos, Mason and Singer

Rockwell, Robert F.

270

THINK OUTSIDE YOUR INBOX `YourNetID@neo.tamu.edu' is your Texas A&M Email address  

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on your phone, visit u.tamu.edu/mobile_email. A virtual briefcase to store and share files An address book. To learn more, visit voal.tamu.edu. Register for classes and view schedule ONLINE LEARNING Many instructors use it for quizzes, online discussions and turning in assignments. Access eLearning at elearning

271

A Learning Management System Developed at the Eastern Mediterranean University.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses distance education programs in higher education and describes the Eastern Mediterranean University (Cyprus) Learning Management System which was developed while the online program was offered to on-campus students. Explains functions of the system, including user enrollment, course management, lectures, quizzes, announcements,…

Aybay, Isik; Dag, O. Oguz

2003-01-01

272

Retrieval Practice Is an Efficient Method of Enhancing the Retention of Anatomy and Physiology Information  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although a great deal of empirical evidence has indicated that retrieval practice is an effective means of promoting learning and memory, very few studies have investigated the strategy in the context of an actual class. The primary purpose of this study was to determine if a series of very brief retrieval quizzes could significantly improve the…

Dobson, John L.

2013-01-01

273

Everglades National Park Including Biscayne National Park. Activity Book.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Intended to help elementary school children learn about the resources of the Everglades and Biscayne National Parks, this activity book includes information, puzzles, games, and quizzes. The booklet deals with concepts related to: (1) the seasons; (2) fire ecology; (3) water; (4) fish; (5) mammals; (6) mosquitos; (7) birds; (8) venomous snakes;…

Ruehrwein, Dick

274

Super Tutor Spelling, Grades 7-12. [CD-ROM].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This program offers a collection of interactive lessons and examples designed to help students learn to spell 2000 words. The program's multimedia tutorial style provides a challenging and enjoyable way to improve spelling skills. In the quizzes, exercises, and games in the program, the student can both hear how the words are pronounced and see…

1998

275

An Evaluation of Computer-Managed Education Technology at New York City Community College.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Computer-Managed Education Technology (COMET) program was designed to improve group instruction through the use of technological aids in the classroom. Specific objectives included: (1) improving feedback on student comprehension during a class period; (2) facilitating the administration and grading of homework and quizzes; (3) providing for…

Chitayat, Linda

276

Printed Notes Versus Virtual Lectures: An Examination of Student Learning of Geoscience Content  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Two geoscience course sections were provided with lecture content in different formats--one with static text that contained no graphics, the other with a link to a virtual lecture. Follow-up quizzes showed no difference in learning between the two sections, yet attitudes and academic performance differed with gender.

Laura Guertin

2006-01-01

277

Mr. Martini's Classroom - Math Practice  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Mr. Martini's Classroom is designed to give elementary-school students the opportunity to practice and reinforce math skills online. The whole spectrum of K-8 math topics is covered - multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, geometry, pre-algebra, and kids math facts. Online tools include math flash cards and self-correcting quick quizzes. There are also printable math worksheets.

278

SAR Aircrew--HH-3F Avionics and HH-3F Flight Preparation. ACH3AV-0442. Second Edition, Revised.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains two U.S. Coast Guard self-study pamphlets that provide training in helicopter flight preparation and avionics duties. Each pamphlet consists of a number of lessons that include objectives, information illustrated with line drawings and/or photographs, and self-quizzes with answers. The avionics course covers the following…

Coast Guard Inst., Oklahoma City, OK.

279

Literacy 2.0: Teaching Students the Skills Needed to Succeed in Our Information Economy  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

At a middle school, English language learners "beg" to take quizzes via iPod, engaging in interactive language arts exercises that seem more game than test. In a high school classroom, students write, videotape, and edit public service announcements, documentaries, and films. Students from the Seattle metropolitan area create stories via digital…

Linik, Joyce Riha

2012-01-01

280

Engineering Graphics/Pro-Engineer on the Web  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website, authored by Stephen W. Crown of the University of Texas-Pan American, is the 1999 recipient of Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware. It includes a course syllabus for an Engineering Graphics course, virtual world, lecture notes, games and quizzes, class photos, and pro-engineer tutorials.

Crown, Stephen W.

281

Asynchronous Assessment in a Large Lecture Marketing Course  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Asynchronous assessment, which includes quizzes or exams online or outside class, offers marketing educators an opportunity to make more efficient use of class time and to enhance students' learning experiences by giving them more flexibility and choice in their assessment environment. In this paper, we examine the performance difference between…

Downey, W. Scott; Schetzsle, Stacey

2012-01-01

282

bruce.white@mccombs.utexas.edu White's MIS 301: Introduction to IT Management -  

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will allow laptops in class and tests and quizzes may be done on laptops in the classroom. On other days we will probably use the laptops for some activities, but when asked to close the laptop you WILL close your laptop, decision-making and society as a whole. IT is also transforming how physical products are designed, how

Ghosh, Joydeep

283

General Chemistry Online  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This educational site features: A searchable database of over 800 common compound names; Hyperlinked notes for first semester general chemistry; Interactive graphing, popup tables, and calculators; an index of self-guided tutorials, quizzes, and drills on specific topics; a searchable glossary; and a Chemistry Exam Survival Guide

284

Exploring Students' Conceptions of Density: Assessing Nonmajors' Understanding of Physics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Employing action research in a large-enrollment university-level physical science class, the author assessed students' understanding of density with short answer pop quizzes. The result was that the more opportunities the students had to test, explore, and discuss the concept of density, the greater understanding they demonstrated of the subject.

Roach, Linda E.

2006-10-09

285

POLI 342 Politics of Africa Maybank Hall 307  

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in writing, reading comprehension, and critical thinking and analysis (readings, quizzes, Research Proposal the evolution of warfare, the formation armed groups, and how these conflicts are solved. We will conclude African Politics (readings and lectures) · An understanding of how Political Science approaches African

Young, Paul Thomas

286

Psychoactive Drugs (PSY 383) University of Oregon  

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of the quizzes (30%), discussion group reading responses (15%), midterm (25%) and final exams (30 Publishers. This is a comprehensive text for the class. Two copies of the textbook are available on reserve of assigned readings from the texts, class lectures, in-class discussions, and self-study reading topics

Lockery, Shawn

287

Studies in French and European Cinema Course Number: French 433/Film 433.  

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: Lecture-discussion, group discussion, journal writing, quizzes. Course Policy: Students are expected all assignments in French. The course follows the format 2+2: 2 hours of lecture/discussion (2 credits:30-7:30 pm MTWRF Required Reading: Classpack on reserve at the Rasmuson library. Suggested Reading

Hartman, Chris

288

SYLLABUS FOR MATH 221-05 (6255) Introduction to Linear Algebra  

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attempting to work out its exercises; and read it again if necessary, · form and participate in a study group, · try hard to work out each exercise by yourself first; discuss it in a study group if necessary will be based on two in­class midterm exams, a comprehensive final exam, homework problems, quizzes and class

Potra, Florian

289

CS444 Artificial Intelligence Syllabus for Spring, 2011  

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will include: · the syllabus and a weekly schedule for the class · reading assignments · discussion boards% · Final Exam (Comprehensive) 30% · Grades will be determined using a standard scale (90, 80, 70 activities (e.g., group work, quizzes, student presentations, labs). · Absences: · If you miss a class, you

Grove, Ralph

290

Russian 201 -202 (Intermediate Russian I -II) Course Outcomes and Programmatic Alignment  

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subjects and articles read. Individual oral quizzes and tests Oral presentations Group performance projects will be able to Outcome Assessments Programmatic Alignment Converse and discuss in Russian on practical daily repetition on a variety of selected topics in various formats. Listening comprehension tests Individual oral

Mayfield, John

291

PLS 2003C: Plants that Feed the World Credit: 3 Credit Hours  

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readings, discussion, class activities, quizzes, written and oral group presentation, and a field crop. This combination of assigned readings and class room activities should enable you to develop a more comprehensive a question or need to discuss something. Course Catalog Description: Introduction to 20 of human-kind's most

Watson, Craig A.

292

Who Lives on the Other Side of that Boundary: A Model of Geographic Thinking  

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As a geography educator, it is hard to miss geography's bad rap. There is no shortage of stories and quizzes that show just how bad Americans are at geography and, by implication, how bad geography teachers are. What the public means when they say Americans don't know geography is that people cannot pinpoint countries/states on a map, cannot name…

Schmidt, Sandra J.

2011-01-01

293

Interactive Videodisc as a Component in a Multi-Method Approach to Anatomy and Physiology.  

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At Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio), computer-controlled interactive videodisc technology is being used as one of several instructional methods to teach anatomy and physiology. The system has the following features: audio-visual instruction, interaction with immediate feedback, self-pacing, fill-in-the-blank quizzes for testing total recall,…

Wheeler, Donald A.; Wheeler, Mary Jane

294

Healthy Games and Teasers. An INMED Activity Book.  

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Indians into Medicine (INMED) provides academic, financial, and personal support for Indian college and professional students training for health careers, and supports summer enrichment sessions beginning in junior high school. This INMED activity book contains puzzles, coloring pages, quizzes, and facts about health and the human body. Topics…

Ripley, David; And Others

295

Self-Directed Learning in Gross Human Anatomy: Assessment Outcomes and Student Perceptions  

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Speech pathology students enrolled in a lecture-based gross human anatomy program completed two out of nine topics in self-directed mode. Student performance in quizzes was compared for the two modes, and the students completed questionnaires on their perceptions of the self-directed mode of delivery. Students performed as well in the first…

Smythe, Gayle; Hughes, Diane

2008-01-01

296

The Open Door Web Site  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Open Door Web Site is a reference source for both students and teachers containing separate sections for physics, biology, technology, history, electronics, and chemistry. Within each of these sections are tutorials, reference information, experiments, and quizzes. A separate Study Guide section provides help with writing bibliographies, and an Internet Guide links with other websites that may help students with their research.

297

Chemistry 171 Instructors  

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-6450) e-zwergel@northwestern.edu Steve Githens Tech HG14 (467-7359) chemhelp@northwestern.edu Office Hours of the questions will show up on quizzes or exams. The lab TA's will have office hours in room HG12; they can. Solutions to the homeworks will be posted. Study Hints The way in which you study is more important than

298

Andere Laender, andere Sitten: A Self-Instructional Unit  

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This self-instructional unit concerns eating customs in Germany, aimed at the second-year high school student. The general goals are: to enable one to eat a meal in Germany properly and to develop appreciation for different customs. Self-quizzes are included, and activities and materials for a German meal are suggested. (CHK)

Kirchner, Martha

1977-01-01

299

GIS IN LAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SWS 5721C (former: SWS 5720C)  

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GIS IN LAND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SWS 5721C (former: SWS 5720C) Distance Education Section slides, reading material in pdf format; electures, library of GIS video clips; quizzes, and hyperlinks (GIS) and geospatial methods as applied to land resource management issues. OTHER INFORMATION

Ma, Lena

300

Formative Assessment Probes: With a Purpose  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The first thing that comes to mind for many teachers when they think of assessment is testing, quizzes, performance tasks, and other summative forms used for grading purposes. Such assessment practices represent only a fraction of the kinds of assessment that occur on an ongoing basis in an effective science classroom. Formative assessment is a…

Keeley, Page

2011-01-01

301

Teaching a New Method of Partial Fraction Decomposition to Senior Secondary Students: Results and Analysis from a Pilot Study  

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In this paper, we introduce a new approach to compute the partial fraction decompositions of rational functions and describe the results of its trials at three secondary schools in Hong Kong. The data were collected via quizzes, questionnaire and interviews. In general, according to the responses from the teachers and students concerned, this new…

Man, Yiu-Kwong; Leung, Allen

2012-01-01

302

Some Techniques for the Mathematics Classroom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Eight suggestions for surmounting barriers between the student and the class teacher are given and briefly discussed: class evaluations, alternate class structure, student-written notes, in-class "experiments," quizzes without trauma, the class dummy, "programmed" spontaneity, and "treats." (DT)

Schoenfeld, Alan H.

1977-01-01

303

Health Economics College of Public Health and Health Professions  

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in hospitals and nursing homes, labor issues, pharmaceuticals, cost effectiveness analysis, equity, and Industry Studies (6th Ed.) Thomson South-Western, 2012. Required Readings Assigned journal articles article. Course Evaluations and Grading Your grade will be based on your performance on quizzes (30

Kane, Andrew S.

304

Biology 7300 Advanced topics in Ornithology AUTUMN 2013 Lectures: Tuesdays and Thursdays 09:00-10:15 am in Rm. SN4040 Science Bldg.  

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and Thursdays 09:00-10:15 am in Rm. SN4040 Science Bldg. Laboratories: Tuesdays 14:00-17:00, Rm. SN and conservation. Evaluation: Mid-term exam 15%, Term paper (topic review essay) 30%, Laboratory quizzes 2092 Science Bldg. Instructor: Dr. Ian L. Jones office SN-3122, ph. 864-7666, fax 864

Jones, Ian L.

305

Analysis of Frequency of Tests and Varying Feedback Delays in College Mathematics Achievement  

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Sixteen beginning analytic geometry and calculus classes (442 students) followed eight testing regimes for one academic quarter. Three aptitude subgroups were identified in each class. Classes to which daily quizzes were given achieved significantly higher on a specially constructed test than those which had only a single midterm examination.…

Townsend, Neal R.; Wheatley, Grayson H.

1975-01-01

306

The Impact of the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Program on Student Reading Achievement. Final Report. NCEE 2013-4000  

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During the past decade, the use of standardized benchmark measures to differentiate and individualize instruction for students received renewed attention from educators. Although teachers may use their own assessments (tests, quizzes, homework, problem sets) for monitoring learning, it is challenging for them to equate performance on classroom…

Cordray, David; Pion, Georgine; Brandt, Chris; Molefe, Ayrin; Toby, Megan

2012-01-01

307

GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197  

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SWS 4720C GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197 Fall 2013 Instructor Susan Curry on soil and water resource management. To familiarize the students with the ESRI ArcGIS 10 software material in pdf format, library of GIS video clips, quizzes, and hyperlinks) · Virtual computer lab is used

Ma, Lena

308

Computing Accurate Grammatical Feedback in a Virtual Writing Conference for German-Speaking Elementary-School Children: An Approach Based on Natural Language Generation  

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We built a natural language processing (NLP) system implementing a "virtual writing conference" for elementary-school children, with German as the target language. Currently, state-of-the-art computer support for writing tasks is restricted to multiple-choice questions or quizzes because automatic parsing of the often ambiguous and fragmentary…

Harbusch, Karin; Itsova, Gergana; Koch, Ulrich; Kuhner, Christine

2009-01-01

309

Mineralogy  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This undergraduate course deals with principles and concepts fundamental to understanding the physical, chemical, crystallographic and structural properties of minerals. There is a syllabus, annotated lecture schedule, list of lecture topics with assoicated links, and a set of on-line quizzes for student self assessment.

310

Leading Learning in Our Times  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Important tools that schools need to support a 21st century approach to teaching and learning include the usual suspects: the Internet, pen and paper, cell phones, educational games, tests and quizzes, good teachers, caring communities, educational funding, and loving parents. All of these items and more contribute to a 21st century education, but…

Trilling, Bernie

2010-01-01

311

An Introduction to Structural Methods  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Tasa website features a DVD-ROM that helps students improve spatial reasoning skills while applying structural concepts. The DVD includes 3-D diagrams, geologic maps, interactive quizzes, animations and photographs as well as a new approach to teaching structural geology. Teachers can purchase the DVD at this site.

Burger, Robert H.; Harms, Tekla A.; Arts, Tasa G.

312

Student Response Systems in the College Classroom: An Investigation of Short-Term, Intermediate, and Long-Term Recall of Facts  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The effects of student response system (SRS) use during lecture-style instruction on short-term, intermediate, and long-term retention of facts was investigated in an undergraduate teacher preparation course. Participants were undergraduate students enrolled in a special education initial certification program. Student performance on quizzes and…

Blood, Erika

2012-01-01

313

Instructional Practices in Fifth-Through Eighth-Grade Science Classrooms of a Selected Seventh-Day Adventist Conference  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This investigation focused on instructional practices within fifth- through eighth-grade science classes of selected Seventh-day Adventist schools. Teachers reported regular use of discussion, student projects, and tests or quizzes. Most respondents said they did not feel prepared or had "never heard of" inquiry, the learning cycle, or…

Burton, Larry D.; Nino, Ruth J.; Hollingsead, Candice C.

2004-01-01

314

Testing to Enhance Retention in Human Anatomy  

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Recent work in cognitive psychology has shown that repeatedly testing one's knowledge is a powerful learning aid and provides substantial benefits for retention of the material. To apply this in a human anatomy course for medical students, 39 fill-in-the-blank quizzes of about 50 questions each, one for each region of the body, and four about the…

Logan, Jessica M.; Thompson, Andrew J.; Marshak, David W.

2011-01-01

315

Clinical Topographic Anatomy  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website created by faculty at the University of Zurich and University of Australia provides mini-lectures on regional anatomy. The lectures are broken up by the head, neck & trunk, upper limb, lower Limb, thorax, abdomen, and pelvis. Quizzes for each region are also available.

2010-01-01

316

Page 1 of 4 Philadelphia University  

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, 2012/2013 Course module description: This course includes experimental study of basic principles volumetric and gravimetric analysis, heats of reaction, stociometry, equilibrium and qualitative analysis be practiced in the laboratory. Assessment instruments · Quizzes. · Major and final exams · Home works

317

A Rubric for Assessing a Student's Ability to Use the Light Microscope  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

All teachers do assessments. Biology teachers, by grading exams, quizzes, papers, and lab reports, assess mostly "knowledge." An important part of being a modern biologist, however, is the ability to perform certain technical or manual skills (known in the trade as "techniques") such as running gels, pipetting, recording from excitable cells with…

Fitch, Greg K.

2007-01-01

318

A Course in Natural Science and National Security in the Nuclear Age.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Topics and instructional strategies for an upper-level, problem-oriented science and society course at De Paul University are described. Objectives and grading procedures for "Problems in Modern Warfare, Arms Control, and Disarmament" are also described. Course syllabus, bibliography, and sample quizzes/examinations are available from the author.…

Blumberg, Avrom A.

1983-01-01

319

ENG BE 420 Introduction to Solid Biomechanics Dimitrije Stamenovi  

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, axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams for beams and frames) 3. Simple beam theory best HWs, total 50 pts.) 3. Two midterm exams (2 hr., 50 pts. each; the midterm with the lower score. Comprehensive final exam (3 hr., 100 pts.). Time and place will be assigned later. Students who on quizzes

320

Fall Semester 2012 COURSE: Materials Science and Engineering 201  

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) and the relationships between phases (phase diagrams and phase transitions). INSTRUCTOR: Cecilia Leal Office: 201c MSEB: Problem sets (~5) 15% Quizzes(~5) 15% 2 midsemester exams, 1 hr. 40% Final, comprehensive exam, 1.5 hrs, Chapter 6 Phase Diagrams 5 hours, Chapter 10 Phase Transformations 5 hours, Chapter 11 Types

Weaver, John H.

321

STA 4203/5207 Applied Regression Methods Course Information  

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of these is the university policy. - Remember that no food or drinks are allowed in the classroom. - Turn off all audible. The grades of all homework, quizzes and projects will be posted on that site. Course Policy Classroom policies: The classroom environment is an important factor for effective learning. In order to not distract

Barbu, Adrian

322

Development of a Virtual Computer Architecture Course Silvia Bechter, Torsten Braun, Gnther Stattenberger  

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Development of a Virtual Computer Architecture Course Silvia Bechter, Torsten Braun, Günther- line tests and quizzes to a web page of a lecture. However, there are several types of courses it is rather difficult to develop a virtual course for. Examples are practical exercises, where students have

Braun, Torsten

323

Partners at School: A Handbook on How To Involve Indian and Metis Parents in School Activities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This handbook provides activities and methods that educators can use to encourage Indian and Metis parents to become more involved in the education of their children and in the provincial school system as a whole. Chapter 1 includes exercises and quizzes to help teachers understand their own views on cultural awareness, racism, and values. Chapter…

Davis, Sydney, Ed.

324

Page 1 of 4 Philadelphia University  

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a practical experience in the use of routine analytical equipment. d. Prepare students to quantitatively Quizzes 10 Reports 10 Evaluation 10 Total 100 Evaluation: Evaluation will occur through the administration. Evaluation modes include the graded laboratory notebook, reports and technique performance. Technique

325

Printed Notes versus Virtual Lectures: An Examination of Student Learning of Geoscience Content  

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Two geoscience course sections were provided with lecture content in different formats--one with static text that contained no graphics, the other with a link to a virtual lecture. Follow-up quizzes showed no difference in learning between the two sections, yet attitudes and academic performance differed with gender. (Contains 2 figures and 1…

Guertin, Laura

2006-01-01

326

Testing the Information Technology Continuance Model on a Mandatory SMS-Based Student Response System  

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This paper reports a 2-month longitudinal study on a mandatory Short Message Service-based student response system that enabled students to take classroom quizzes using their mobile phones to register responses. students' perceptions on usefulness and their attitude toward the system were measured twice: once before they used the system and again…

Lin, Julian; Rivera-Sanchez, Milagros

2012-01-01

327

An Investigation of the Impact of an Intervention to Reduce Academic Procrastination Using Short Message Service (SMS) Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This mixed-method pilot study investigated the impact of a custom Short Message Service (SMS) reminder system developed to help students reduce procrastination and increase performance on weekly content-related quizzes in a high-enrollment hybrid online course. Text message reminders were sent to three students with high procrastination and low…

Davis, Darrel R.; Abbitt, Jason T.

2013-01-01

328

Cooperative Learning and Enhanced Communication: Effects on Student Performance, Retention, and Attitudes in General Chemistry  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report discusses the retention and performance of three sections of general chemistry that utilized different levels of cooperative learning and enhanced communication. The structured cooperative section (S-coop) required that students belonged to study groups, had group homework and group quizzes and had course credit driven electronic mail. The unstructured cooperative section (U-coop) encouraged students to form optional informal groups

R. C. Dougherty; C. W. Bowen; T. Berger; W. Rees; E. K. Mellon; E. Pulliam

1995-01-01

329

Course Syllabus: Chem W1A General Chemistry Course Information  

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Course Syllabus: Chem W1A General Chemistry Course Information Course Number Chemistry W1A Course Name General Chemistry Course Instructor TBA Graduate Student Instructors (GSI) TBA Click) Lessons in General Chemistry & 13 Module Quizzes.1. Completion of nine (9) objectives in the ALEKS

Walker, Matthew P.

330

INFORMATION PROGRAMS AFFECT ATTITUDES TOWARD SEWAGE SLUDGE USE IN AGRICULTURE  

EPA Science Inventory

A survey was conducted of rural farmers, rural nonfarmers, urban and suburban residents to determine attitudes toward land application of sludge. After a thorough educational meeting devoted to a discussion of benefits and risks in sludge use, the groups were again quizzed and th...

331

The Effects of an After-School Tutoring Program on the Academic Performance of At-Risk Students and Students with LD.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Two studies were conducted to determine the efficacy of an after-school tutoring program. Results indicated that at-risk junior high students and students with learning disabilities (n=14) who were failing classes could earn average or better grades on quizzes and tests if they had the support of trained adult tutors. (Contains references.)…

Hock, Michael F.; Pulvers, Kim A.; Deshler, Donald D.; Schumaker, Jean B.

2001-01-01

332

Promoting Argumentative Discourse: A Design-Based Implementation and Refinement of an Astronomy Multimedia Curriculum, Assessment Model, and Learning Environment  

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This study uses an existing astronomy software program to encourage inquiry-based learning and argumentation while also ensuring gains on conventional classroom assessments and high-stakes achievement tests. To supplement the software program, a curriculum and three levels of assessment--quizzes, exam, and test--were designed and administered to…

Taasoobshirazi, Gita; Hickey, Daniel T.

2005-01-01

333

GER 301 (Reading) Course Outcomes and Programmatic Alignment  

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GER 301 (Reading) Course Outcomes and Programmatic Alignment Students will be able to Outcomes Assessments Programmatic Alignment Develop numerous reading strategies to enhance comprehension skills; e.g., passive vocabulary, information scanning techniques written quizzes reading portfolio short essays exams 1

Mayfield, John

334

Math 5600 Fall 2012 Guide for the Project Your final project is to improve the Numerical Analysis pages on Wikiversity  

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pages on Wikiversity http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Topic:Numerical_analysis. The goal is to add, · exercises (which are basically examples with steps hidden), · sample code, and · quizzes. We will start a copy of the template at http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/User:Mjmohio/Final_Report_Template The report

Mohlenkamp, Martin J.

335

Math 444/544 Fall 2010 Guide for the Project Your final project is to improve the Numerical Analysis pages on Wikipedia/versity and  

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) Construct your final report on your user page using a copy of the template at http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/better. 544 students: You are working on Wikiversity, adding material to http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki or detailed examples. · Exercise (which are basically examples with steps hidden). · Sample code. · Quizzes

Mohlenkamp, Martin J.

336

Math 141 Calculus 1 Course Procedures  

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-In Math Lab Help: Collins 306 6:00-9:00 PM, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7:00-9:00 PM, Monday and Wednesday Text: Calculus from Graphical, Numerical, and Symbolic Points of View, Ostebee and Zorn Course Web Projects (3) 20% Quizzes (3) 25% Final Exam (1) 25% Class Attendance and Participation 5% Total 100% Ways

Laison, Josh

337

From Cloud to Mobile: Drawing down Big Info into Little Apps  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With the release of Google's App Inventor for Android, though still officially in beta, the company sought to make app development "simple but powerful" so that teachers could create study tips and quizzes, anyone could create geographic information systems (GIS) to help people find their way to some destination, and people could communicate over…

Herther, Nancy K.

2011-01-01

338

Evaluating Preference for Graphic Feedback on Correct versus Incorrect Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The current study evaluated preferences of undergraduate students for graphic feedback on percentage of incorrect performance versus feedback on percentage of correct performance. A total of 108 participants were enrolled in the study and received graphic feedback on performance on 12 online quizzes. One half of participants received graphic…

Sigurdsson, Sigurdur O.; Ring, Brandon M.

2013-01-01

339

Secrets of the Ocean Realm  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Visually appealing site includes background information on ocean organisms, teaching activities, quizzes, and underwater photography and filmmaking. Topics covered include: Gulf of California organisms, open ocean animals, venomous organisms, nocturnal species, whales, sharks, reef creatures, and sea stars. Created as an accompanying resource to the Secrets of the Ocean Realm video series, the information is also useful on its own.

340

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday MATB41 Aaron  

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Rui MATA32 11:30 Prof. Moore MATB24 12:00 Mikhail MATB24 Natalia MATA32 Angha MATA32 12:30 Michael & MATA32 Quizzes Prof. Pike MATA32 Seminars Natalia MATB24 5:30 Hoi Suen MATA306:00 Rui MATA32 6:30 Math

Kronzucker, Herbert J.

341

Development and Implementation of a First-Semester Hybrid Organic Chemistry Course: Yielding Advantages for Educators and Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A first-semester organic chemistry course was developed as a hybrid course. The students met face-to-face for one class each week (50 minutes) and the lectures were accessible online via Adobe Connect. Quizzes were scheduled for almost every lecture with access online through ANGEL. In addition, the students had three in-class tests and one final…

Ealy, Julie B.

2013-01-01

342

Astronomy 122: Birth and Death of Stars  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website provides materials for a complete introductory astronomy course. Under the lecture heading, students and teachers are provided with pictures, cartoons, and textual information on topics like: matter, energy, gravity, telescopes, stellar astronomy, the interstellar medium, and compact objects. This website also provides quizzes and links to other resources on the Internet.

2010-07-01

343

Bats.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents information about bats, including definitions and descriptions of the characteristics of bats. Provides teaching activities such as "Bat and Math,""A Bat Like That,""Bat Party,""Ears in the Dark," and "The Big Bat Mystery." Contains reproducible handouts and quizzes. (TW)

Naturescope, 1986

1986-01-01

344

This program is delivered by Ceridian LifeWorks. 2014 Ceridian Corporation  

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to limit service or report information to authorities regarding child abuse, elder abuse or threat of harm resources, booklets, quizzes and online tools including child and elder care locators, or financial to authothh itrities reggardingn child abuse, eeelder abuse or threhh at ofo harm to yyyoursele f or othet rs

Andrews, Peter B.

345

Gladwell and Group Communication: Using "The Tipping Point" as a Supplemental Text  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes an activity using Malcolm Gladwell's "The Tipping Point" as a supplemental text in an undergraduate group communication course. This book will help stimulate conversation and promote easy avenues for classroom discussion. In addition to weekly quizzes over each chapter to help facilitate rich classroom discussions, the…

Browning, Blair W.

2011-01-01

346

Fine Tuning the Teaching Methods Used for Second Year University Mathematics  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Second year mathematics is a compulsory course for all students enrolled in engineering and mathematics programmes at the university, and it is taken by approximately 120 students each year. The pass rate of the course had been below expectations in the past years. In order to improve the predicament, quizzes which provided a mark incentive were…

Lim, L. L.; Thiel, D. V.; Searles, Debra J.

2012-01-01

347

OPTI 202R Geometrical and Instrumental Optics II Spring 2012  

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Reflective Telescopes Other Systems Grading: Homework 20% Quizzes 10% Midterm Exam I 20% (mid February exam will not be available prior to this date. Homework: There will be approximately one assignment per week, and it will usually be due in one week. The purpose of the homework is for you to practice

Arizona, University of

348

GEOS 218 Geological Disasters and Society Lecture (section 001): Tues & Thurs 9:30 AM 10:45 AM, Saguaro Hall Rm 101  

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Graw-Hill Grading: 1. Two 70-min exams (100 pts each) = 200 pts 2. A Final Exam (150 pts) = 150 pts 3. Homework (4 out of 5 worth 25 pts each) = 100 pts NO LATE HOMEWORK WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ANY REASON 4. Quizzes (5 in the context of a classroom or educational setting. Disruptive behavior includes conduct that distracts

Russell, Joellen

349

Spring 2010 MAC 1147 PreCalculus Section 11017  

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online homework assignments: 12 online homeworks will be assigned during class. Each homework is worth 5 . . . . . . . . . 300 points Homeworks . . . . . . . . . 50 points Online Quizzes . . . . . . . . . 50 points In of such devices become very distractive to the instructor or others, the violators may be asked to leave the room

Aslan, Beyza Caliskan

350

Syllabus MAT 267 Calculus for Engineers III SPRING 2009  

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Calculus, Early Transcendental, by James Stewart (Brooks/Cole) GRADING: Homework and Quizzes 25% 3 and attending class are essential to survival. Homework (written part) will be collected at the beginning. CLASS ETIQUETTE: Do not disturb/distract other people around you. That is, do not carry on conversations

Tang, Wenbo

351

MATH 151 --Calculus IFall 2012 Dr. Fred Weening Section: 04 (CRN 10975) Office: E1, Room 105 A  

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: Grades will be determined based on the following. · Homework (10%) · Quizzes (10%) · Mathematica Labs (15 regarding how to solve particular homework problems (especially at the beginning of class), however if you who use technology in a contrary manner are a distraction to the rest of the class and may be asked

Heller, Barbara

352

Written division  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Factsheets emphasize the meaning of place value in division, the concept of division as repeated subtraction, division by 10 and 100, and well explained examples of both short and long division. A game as well as worksheets and quizzes are provided for practice.

2008-01-09

353

Multimodal representation contributes to the complex development of science literacy in a college biology class  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study is an investigation into the science literacy of college genetics students who were given a modified curriculum to address specific teaching and learning problems from a previous class. This study arose out of an interest by the professor and researcher to determine how well students in the class Human Genetics in the 21st Century responded to a reorganized curriculum to address misconceptions that were prevalent after direct instruction in the previous year's class. One of the components to the revised curriculum was the addition of a multimodal representation requirement as part of their normal writing assignments. How well students performed in these writing assignments and the relationship they had to student learning the rest of the class formed the principle research interest of this study. Improving science literacy has been a consistent goal of science educators and policy makers for over 50 years (DeBoer, 2000). This study uses the conceptualization of Norris and Phillips (2003) in which science literacy can be organized into both the fundamental sense (reading and writing) and the derived sense (experience and knowledge) of science literacy. The fundamental sense of science literacy was investigated in the students' ability to understand and use multimodal representations as part of their homework writing assignments. The derived sense of science literacy was investigated in how well students were able to apply their previous learning to class assessments found in quizzes and exams. This study uses a mixed-methods correlational design to investigate the relationship that existed between students' writing assignment experiences connected to multimodal representations and their academic performance in classroom assessments. Multimodal representations are pervasive in science literature and communication. These are the figures, diagrams, tables, pictures, mathematical equations, and any other form of content in which scientists and science educators are communicating ideas and concepts to their audience with more than simple text. A focused holistic rubric was designed in this study to score how well students in this class were able to incorporate aspects of multimodality into their writing assignments. Using these scores and factors within the rubric (ex. Number of original modes created) they were correlated with classroom performance scores to determine the strength and direction of the relationship. Classroom observations of lectures and discussion sections along with personal interviews with students and teaching assistants aided the interpretation of the results. The results from the study were surprisingly complex to interpret given the background of literature which suggested a strong relationship between multimodal representations and science learning (Lemke, 2000). There were significant positive correlations between student multimodal representations and quiz scores but not exam scores. This study was also confounded by significant differences between sections at the beginning of the study which may have led to learning effects later. The dissimilarity between the tasks of writing during their homework and working on exams may be the reason for no significant correlations with exams. The power to interpret these results was limited by the number of the participants, the number of modal experiences by the students, and the operationalization of multimodal knowledge through the holistic rubric. These results do show that a relationship does exist between the similar tasks within science writing and quizzes. Students may also gain derived science literacy benefits from modal experiences on distal tasks in exams as well. This study shows that there is still much more research to be known about the interconnectedness of multimodal representational knowledge and use to the development of science literacy.

Bennett, William Drew

354

Using Web-Based Key Character and Classification Instruction for Teaching Undergraduate Students Insect Identification  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The purpose of the study was to determine whether undergraduate students receiving web-based instruction based on traditional, key character, or classification instruction differed in their performance of insect identification tasks. All groups showed a significant improvement in insect identifications on pre- and post-two-dimensional picture specimen quizzes. The study also determined student performance on insect identification tasks was not as good as for family-level identification as compared to broader insect orders and arthropod classification identification tasks. Finally, students erred significantly more by misidentification than misspelling specimen names on prepared specimen quizzes. Results of this study support that short web-based insect identification exercises can improve insect identification performance. Also included is a discussion of how these results can be used in teaching and future research on biological identification.

Golick, Douglas A.; Heng-Moss, Tiffany M.; Steckelberg, Allen L.; Brooks, David. W.; Higley, Leon G.; Fowler, David

2013-08-01

355

Assessment to complement research-based instruction in upper-level physics courses  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Traditional upper-division physics courses tend to focus on summative assessment through quantitative and symbolic problem-solving examination questions. Reforming instruction suggests the need for assessment that matches the instructional strategies. In this paper, we describe assessment strategies implemented in two physics core courses, thermal physics and mathematical methods. Strategies include frequent formative assessment in the form of written ungraded quizzes as well as the inclusion of qualitative written problems on graded quizzes and exams. Examples of assessment items and student responses will be shown. In particular, we will show evidence that students at this level respond more positively to 'pretests' than one might expect, suggesting more expert-like epistemological expectations than is often the case in the introductory course.

Loverude, Michael E.

2012-05-15

356

Using response cards to increase student participation in an elementary classroom  

PubMed Central

The use of response cards during large-group social studies instruction was evaluated in a fourth-grade classroom. The experiment consisted of two conditions, hand raising and write-on response cards, alternated in an ABAB design. During baseline, the teacher called upon 1 student who had raised his or her hand in response to the teacher's question. During the response-card condition, each student in the class was provided with a white laminated board on which to write one- or two-word answers in response to each question asked by the teacher. Rate of active student response during instruction was much higher with response cards than with hand raising. Most students scored higher on daily quizzes following sessions in which response cards were used than they did on quizzes that followed hand-raising sessions. Response cards were preferred over hand raising by 19 of the 20 students in the class. PMID:16795735

Narayan, Janani S.; Heward, William L.; Gardner, Ralph; Courson, Frances H.; Omness, Christine K.

1990-01-01

357

Art & Architecture  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website was created by the Courtauld Institute of Art, a British institute created for the study of Western art. The website is "designed to be explored," and with over 40,000 images and a network of over 500,000 links, there's a great deal to explore. Because of the vast amount of content, visitors might find it helpful to first check out the link at the bottom of the page, entitled "About A&A". From there, click on the "How to Use the Art & Architecture Web Site". This extremely useful link has over a dozen categories of instruction, from "Basics" to "Search Tips" to "Profile and Preferences". The "Quizzes, Polls and Discussions" section on the left hand side of the page is a clever section with quizzes, such as those on the value of watercolors and polls. On the right hand side of the page the "Stories" area contains transcripts of fascinating interviews with artists and architects.

358

ESL Cyber Listening Lab  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Developed by an educator with a series of experiences spent educating persons in the art of learning English, this website provides a multimedia experience for those seeking to learn the language. The focus on the site is most definitely on developing users’ listening skills, and it provides dozens of helpful audio features that quizzes students on topics such as renting an apartment, understanding credit cards, and making doctor’s appointments. Along with these more practical skills, another section of quizzes deals with subjects that students might encounter in other situations, such as the TOEFL or more advanced conversations. The multimedia experience of the site is greatly enhanced through video presentations of long conversations on topics such as family history, investing, and solar eclipses.

Davis, Randall S.

359

Computer Science Teachers Association  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Computers Science Teachers Association (CSTA) is a professional organization that helps teachers in the field learn about professional development opportunities, along with offering them the opportunity to network. This section of then CSTA's website provides access to over a dozen helpful resources, including an instructional video and a college selection website. First-time visitors should check out the Quizzes with a Theme. Here they will find a set of computer science themed quizzes developed by Professor Bruce Maxwell of Colby College. Also, the CS Unplugged Videos area is quite a bit of fun. The videos here include a one-hour computer science show in which students encounter many concepts from computer science, along with short clips of activities that can be used in the classroom. Additionally, the site includes a selection of computer games designed for young women and a link to resources promoting excitement about computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

360

AUTO-2440 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Power Management  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This three credit course offered at Macomb Community College discusses the practical application of hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) power management systems. Areas of study include computer controls of the internal combustion engine (ICE), battery types, HEV thermal management, motors, safety, and HEV/EV accessories. System types, service procedures, and diagnostic procedures are covered for Ford, General Motors, Honda, and Lexus/Toyota vehicles. Included educational materials for this course are homework, sample exams and quizzes, labs, lesson plans, pre-assessment, and syllabus. Solutions are not provided with any materials. If you’re an instructor and would like complete exams, quizzes, or solutions, please contact the CAAT. This course is composed of six modules that can be used to supplement existing courses or taught together as a complete course. These modules are Intro to HEVs,Honda HEVs, Toyota HEVs,Ford HEVs, GM HEVs, and Fuel Cells

2013-04-18

361

AUTO-1440 - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fundamentals  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This three credit course offered at Macomb Community College provides an introduction to hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). Material covered includes alternative fuels, HEV batteries and accessories, HEV maintenance and diagnostics, regenerative braking, and safety procedures. Included educational materials for this course are crosswords, sample exams and quizzes, labs, lesson plans, pre/post assessments, and syllabus. Solutions are not provided with any materials. If you’re an instructor and would like complete exams, quizzes, or solutions, please contact the CAAT. This course is composed of ten modules that may be used to supplement existing courses or taught together as a complete course. Module subjects are: Carbon Fuels and the Environment, Intro to Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Systems, Gasoline and Alternative Fuels, HEV Batteries and Service, Electric Motors, Generators, and Controllers, Regenerative Braking, HEV Transmissions and Transaxles, HEV Climate Control, and HEV First Resonder and Safety Procedures

362

National PTA Common Sense  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The US National Parents and Teachers Association, in conjunction with GTE Corporation, furnishes this site, an information hub for the promotion of drug- and alcohol-free children. Presently, the site is divided into three sections of both serious and fun activities. The Parent's Center consists of interactive quizzes and tip sheets related to developing drug awareness, being a role model, and getting involved in your kids' activities. Visitors to the Family Room will find activities to help kids with their self-esteem, as well as teach them drug-awareness. Family games, quizzes, and cartoons are also available. Help and Hotlines points to organizations that can provide further support and information (links are provided), as well as books and videos. Finally, the site includes an interactive poll, several bulletin boards (registration required), and information for PTA leaders, highlighted by a library of resources to help spread the common sense message.

363

True or False quiz Know the CODE.  

E-print Network

of alcohol in the residence halls. Source: Student Conduct Code /License Agreement It's not okay to have integrity. Alcohol Policy The purpose of this policy is to ensure a responsible approach to the use of alcohol within the University community, and to provide educational activities as well as enforcement

Su, Xiao

364

Dara Enterprises 1974 Star Trek Trivia Quiz  

E-print Network

) Lokai B. Fabri ni h) Lyra-a 9. Janus IV i) nodules 10. Keeper j) quatloos II. Kevas k) rattles 12. Kodos 1) spears 13. Majel m) Tarsus IV 14. Miranda n) teacher 15. Mudd 0) thorn 16. Murasaki 312 p) toadstool 1 7 ~ Spock q) trillium l...

365

Quiz 1 histogram L10: Network Systems  

E-print Network

able m odem /D SL T1 802.11 baseEthernetInfrared 802.11b w ireless T3 802.11a w ireless FastEthernet G, speed of light, wide-range of parameters Design challenge: what does the network do and what do hosts do ig Ethernet O C 48 optical O C 192c optical 10G EthernetO C 768 d(technology)/dt for networks Moore

366

What Was His Name? A Historical Quiz  

PubMed Central

In this paper, the reader is given a number of clues as to the identity of a country doctor who made unique contributions to medicine and science which still affect our daily practice and living. The paper also hints at our current responsibility to provide some foundation to the presently termed specialty of family practice. PMID:21293707

Livingston, Michael

1980-01-01

367

Texas 4-H Beef Quiz Bowl Supplement  

E-print Network

. 4) Apply thiabendazole mixed with DMSO or use ivermectin. Source: Extension publication AS 1-2, Managing Beef Cattle for Show Page number: 18 Division: Both Question: Foot rot is caused by what type of infec- tion that enters through a break...

Chilek, Kevin

2003-11-07

368

Web-based Homework and Quiz Systems  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Mastering Physics is a Socratic tutor designed to help students learn introductory physics. The tutor poses problems and then comments specifically on about 1/2 of all wrong answers, even though most responses demanded are analytic expressions. Students can request hints (some of which are sub-problems), and work through the list of hint titles at random. In a typical problem there are 10 round trip interactions between tutor and student, raising the percentage of students who get the answer from ˜60% on the first try to over 90% after tutoring. This is Mastery Learning where student time and effort are increased to achieve learning rather than the grade decreased to indicate that the learning is incomplete. Mastering Physics is also a homework administration system that aids the instructor in preparing an assignment by indicating (in the problem library) the difficulty and duration of each problem and of the overall assignment. At MIT doing Mastering Physics has been shown to correlate much better than written homework or going to recitation with scoring better on the final exam in May than that student did on the final in December (which is why the student was repeating the course in the spring). At Arizona State, Mastering Physics increased the class' normalized gain on the Force Concept Inventory from 21% to 40% the year it was introduced.

Pritchard, David

2005-05-01

369

Sea Walnut (Mnemiopsis leidyi) Catford Quiz Questions  

E-print Network

· COMPARISON THAT DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR PROPAGULE BIAS: Invasive plants vs. all plants #12;Propagule Pressure explain invasion success. Compare: Invasive plants vs. all introduced plants Invasive flowering plants vs. all flowering plants #12;Consistent Results from Invasion Hypotheses? · Most hypotheses were focused

Schweik, Charles M.

370

Collaborative Quiz Game Developed with Epik  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Games are currently being used by an increasing number of people, of different ages and in different contexts. Usually, they provide fun ways of interaction, collaboration, and competition among players. These aspects may be very important in an educational context, since many research studies confirm that games have many positive effects on…

Sampaio, Bruno; Morgado, Carmen; Barbosa, Fernanda

2012-01-01

371

Quiz Time in the Classroom: Spelling Bee.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Spelling Bee" is a computer program (Applesoft Basic), suitable for grades K-3, consisting of several "modes" and 11 units of spelling words. "Modes" include Demonstration (teacher preview of lessons), Learning Management (test preparation), Tutorial (student practice), and Drill (spelling test, which can be designed to meet individual student…

Fox, Annie

1982-01-01

372

Texas 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Supplement  

E-print Network

: Ovum Source: ?Horse Science? Page number: 16 Division: Senior C. Reproduction Question: Much of the reproductive process is regulated by which gland? Answer: Pituitary Source: ?Horse Science? Page number: 16 Division: Senior C. Reproduction Question...

Howard, Jeff W.

1999-09-28

373

Can You Recognize a Heart Attack? Quiz  

MedlinePLUS

... Tools & Resources Heart Attack About Heart Attacks Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Understand Your Risk of Heart Attack Symptoms & Diagnosis ... 2012 Heart Attack • Home • About Heart Attacks • Warning Signs of a Heart Attack • Understand Your Risk of Heart Attack • Symptoms & Diagnosis ...

374

Methods and Strategies: The Science Beliefs Quiz  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Science misconceptions--we all have them. It doesn't matter whether you are a science teacher, an elementary student, a parent, or someone earning an advanced degree in science. This article counters those common misconceptions with science belief activities.

Charles R. Barman

2006-03-01

375

EE4445 Quiz 2 October 21, 2009  

E-print Network

at the upper end of the audio frequency band? The condenser microphone. (c) For a spherical wave incident = VAS 0c2 = 2.42 Ã? 10-6 (b) If the closed-box system resonance frequency is to be 45 Hz, calculate = 3. Calculate the required electrical quality factor QES of the driver. QES = QEC 1 + = 1 1

Leach Jr.,W. Marshall

376

EE4445 Quiz 1 February 3, 2010  

E-print Network

= 4 m. What is the average power radiated in watts? prms = pref 10dB /20 = prms = 0.2 Pa I = p2 rms 0c #12;(b) What is the SPL at a distance r = 3 m from the front of the piston? prms = 0Urms 1 2r = 0.296 Pa = SPL = 20 log µ prms pref ¶ = 83.4 dB (c) What is the SPL inside the tube at the back

Leach Jr.,W. Marshall

377

Using an Exploratory Internet Activity & Trivia Game to Teach Students about Biomes  

Microsoft Academic Search

Students in life science classes need an introduction to biomes, including an introduction to the concept, key biotic and abiotic features of biomes, and geographic locations of biomes. In this activity, students in seventh- and eighth-grade science classes used a directed exploratory Internet activity to learn about biomes. The author tested student understanding with pre- and post-activity quizzes, a letter-writing

Matthew L. Richardson

2009-01-01

378

Quia Science Activities  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Quia Corporation was founded in 1998 to improve education through Web-based technologies. This site contains a searchable collection of general science games and quizzes created by educators for students to play on the computer. The games consist of matching, flash cards, concentration (memory) and word searches. The subject matter is continually changing as this site is edited and updated. More tools are available with a subscription to Quia

379

Getting Through Customs  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This collection of articles by the training firm Getting Through Customs is aimed at business people who often travel abroad. Over fifteen excerpts from IndustryWeek and SwissAir's Gazette, among other periodicals, provide tips on customs, greetings, business attire, and gift-giving in countries around the world, and a set of 50 quizzes helps readers test their cultural I.Q.

380

Desert Dwellers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the discoveryschool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. This lesson focuses on desert ecology, geography, and development, with an emphasis on desertification and what can be done to prevent it. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

381

The Brain Connection  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Scientific Learning Corporation maintains the Brain Connection, a Web site "dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality information about how the brain works and how people learn." This extensive site has descriptions, pictures, animations, puzzles, quizzes and much more on nearly every aspect of the human brain. Everyone from kids to adults will find hours of interesting and fun exploration at this well-constructed Web site.

2008-11-13

382

Integrated Earth Systems: Confronting Global Change  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site is the course syllabus for a geography course taught at Ohio State University. The course is designed to provide a basic understanding of both natural and human caused climate change. Lectures explore the issues surrounding recent climate change and the role of human activities in shaping the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the environment that sustains life on Earth. Links to the class homepage, tutorials and quizzes from the textbook, and a list of course topics are also included.

Ellen Mosley-Thompson

383

Introducing HIV\\/AIDS education into the electrical engineering curriculum at the University of Pretoria  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes how HIV\\/AIDS education is being introduced into the curriculum of the Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Computer Engineering at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. Third- and fourth-year students were provided with an HIV\\/AlDS Educational CD developed at the university. Their knowledge of the subject was tested via two quizzes-one written before they were exposed to

Ian K. Craig; Xiaohua Xia; Juliana W. Venter

2004-01-01

384

General Entomology Study Materials  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Another of Dr. John Meyer's excellent webpages devoted to teaching general entomology. This page includes five links that take you to "spot ID" characters for insect orders and some families. This page has some excellent photographs detailing the significant characteristics and an interactive phylogenetic tree. A second link takes you to a summary by family of important characteristics. Further links show old tests and quizzes for study reference.

0002-11-30

385

Water, Water Everywhere  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on data modules and students' understanding of the relationship between population growth and water shortages. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

386

EuroTurtle  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

An educational and research database for the conservation and biology of Mediterranean sea turtles. Includes information on sea turtle biology, classification, natural & manmade threats, conservation groups, and an identification key. Educational activities include online data, a computer game, online quizzes, and animated bone dissections. Maps and data from Esmeralda, a satellite-tracked Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), are available for viewing and plotting. Detailed accounts of all 8 species of sea turtle are also available.

387

World Wildlife Federation  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A comprehensive website concerning wildlife issues all over the planet. Available in over a dozen languages, site features an abundance of information including habitat conservation science, endangered species, exotic places, aquaculture, climate change, advocacy, and much more. Also includes information on getting involved, specifically, volunteer and donation opportunities, consumer action, and membership travel programs. Fun and games section features online quizzes, games, and e-cards.

388

Using Assessment to Help Students Learn  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Assessment in the classroom is more than tests and quizzes on Friday. It is an everyday feature of classroom life. Students and teachers use assessment, for example, when they gauge the quality of a response to a question, judge the accuracy of a diagram, or evaluate an oral report. Ensuing class discussions help students understand how their own efforts can be improved. Research indicates that such classroom practices, often called formative assessment, are among the most powerful methods of improving learning.

Atkin, J. M.

2002-01-01

389

Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, and Media Studies Infobase  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Mick Underwood's extensive infobase of communication, culture, and media studies introduces various models and theories of communication and explains their social and cultural implications. In addition, the infobase includes a detailed index of terms, a bibliography of references, a list of links, a message forum, a chat room, and a series of online quizzes. The great volume of information at this site is effectively managed via several navigation tools: a site map, an index, pull-down menus, and meaningful icons.

390

Curriculet  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Curriculet is a dynamic eReading web browser-based platform for schools that allows teachers to place a layer of questions, quizzes and rich media on top of books they teach. Teachers can deliver customized, Common Core aligned learning and digitally create and share their curriculum and lesson materials. Public domain books are available for free, though the company has also partnered with publishers to provide new titles at a low monthly subscription cost.

Curriculet

391

Enhancing nurses' knowledge regarding the complex care of hospitalized patients on insulin.  

PubMed

A randomized controlled study assessed a self-paced, online educational course addressing the complex nursing care of hospitalized patients on basal-bolus insulin. Interactive quizzes and scenarios were used to reinforce learning. Knowledge in the intervention group increased significantly and was retained 3-months postintervention. Nursing professional development educators will find this article useful regarding methods for annual competency evaluation and for increasing staff's knowledge as part of a system approach for safely caring for patients with diabetes. PMID:24823888

Wakefield, Peggy L; Wilson, Melissa A

2014-01-01

392

Corrosion Doctors  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site provides a vast amount of general information about various kinds of degradation processes and their impacts on earth systems and human health. It features modules on corrosion effects by natural waters, microbial processes, atmospheric processes, global warming, global dimming (due to particulate matter) and toxic elements. The site also features a recommended reading list, glossary, periodic table of toxic elements, self-administered quizzes, and a long list of related links.

Corrosion Doctors

393

Geography From Space  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This resource is part of the Science Education Gateway (SEGway) project, funded by NASA, which is a national consortium of scientists, museums, and educators working together to bring the latest science to students, teachers, and the general public. In this activity, students use their knowledge of landforms and geography to answer questions about satellite images. These quizzes were developed as part of Geography Awareness Week.

394

Underwater Exploration  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

From the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Web site comes the Underwater Exploration educational pages. The cool science link tells about decompression, underwater archaeology, student aquanaut research, and more. Other pages include diving, which has information on types of diving and diving hand signals, experiments, quizzes, an underwater exploration timeline, and a tools and gear link that describes such things as scuba gear and diving bells.

2001-01-01

395

The design and implementation of the courseware for a chinese tutoring machine  

E-print Network

throughout the entire course of this research. Dr. Morgan provides me with thoughts, insights, coavaents and critiques during the design of the Chinese Tutoring Machine and the writing of this thesis. I am also highly indebted to my supportive committee...: tone and consonants, particular the dental, palatal, and retroflex sibilants. In going through a pronunciation lesson the student not only imitated sounds, but was also required to distinguish them successfully in quizzes provided throughout...

Tsang, Sung-Hang

1985-01-01

396

DESIGNING OF COURSE MATERIAL FOR E-LEARNING IN PHOTOGRAMMETRY  

Microsoft Academic Search

Distance learning via the Internet (e-learning) requires good course material and a high degree of interactivity. On the basis of an e- learning course of the European Organisation for Spatial Data Research (EuroSDR, formerly OEEPE) about a photogrammetric research topic various tools for producing the user interface, the knowledge pages, multiple-choice quizzes, and interactive learning programs are described. The applied

J. Höhle

397

Office of Naval Research  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The ONR coordinates, executes, and promotes the science and technology programs of the United States Navy and Marine Corps through schools, universities, government laboratories, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Site features the latest news and events. Image gallery includes pictures for lessons of all disciplines. Explore the Students and Teachers section for teacher resources, including Focus, an education resource full of basic information and quizzes. Section also includes animations and classroom activities.

398

Supernovae  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This National Aeronuatics and Space Administration-Goddard website presents the basic concepts of the supernova. Topics include the different types of supernova, the cause of the explosion, and what happens to the core that is left behind. A vivid pair of images show a part of the night sky before and after a supernova has exploded. Links to definitions, quizzes, and other references are included.

399

Visual Calculus  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This collection was designed for instructors to give some ideas how technology, in particular, computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas with various public domain, shareware and commercial software packages are provided. The collection has been expanded to include tutorials, interactive modules and includes detailed instructions for TI-85 and TI-86 graphing calculators. As an additional aid for students, modules containing quizzes and drill problems have also been added.

Husch, Lawrence S.; University Of Tennessee, Knoxville

400

Web Adventures: Explore Science One Game at a Time  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Web Adventures offers a series of problem-based learning adventure games that engages the player in various science related roles, with two primary educational goals: 1) Increase students' science knowledge through interactive games, and 2) Inspire science related careers through games. This collection also includes hands-on activities such as quizzes, activities, and mission logs. In addition, the MedMyst series offers a magazine for helping students to reinforce reading and writing skills.

2011-07-18

401

Reading Questions in Large-Lecture Courses: Limitations and Unexpected Outcomes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As an alternative to reading quizzes, a team of biochemistry instructors implemented student reading questions (Henderson and Rosenthal 2006) as a new instructional strategy within their large-enrollment biochemistry courses. Unexpected positive outcomes of this instructional method were realized, as well as limitations of the method within this setting. Outcomes and limitations of the reading-question strategy as well as suggestions for their more efficient implementation are discussed.

Vierling, Elizabeth; Offerdahl, Erika; Elfring, Lisa; Ziegler, Miriam; Baldwin, Thomas

2008-03-01

402

Google Code University  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These tutorials and courses, from Google, present a number of informative resources for programmers or programmers-in-training. The tutorials include web programming, databases, programming languages, and Linux. The courses, each with introductions, lecture videos, and quizzes, cover such topics as Python, C++, Java, web security, algorithms, and distributed systems. It is a wealth of information for educators and students in computer science courses.

2011-01-20

403

NASA: Basics of Space Flight  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This online training module created by Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) discusses the concepts related to deep space missions. Through a series of animations and quizzes within the eighteen chapters, visitors can learn about the solar system's environment, flight project details, and flight operations. The website is equipped with an astronomical glossary and a Units of Measure page. Although originally developed for JPL operations people, students and educators interested in interplanetary space flight will find this website very informative.

404

MISR Image Gallery  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The MISR Image Gallery contains photographs and imagery from the Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer experiment being conducted by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology. The spectacular images of the Earth are accompanied by descriptions and quizzes about the photographs. The photos are organized in sections: the latest imagery, the main collection of the MISR imagery, flight imagery, and photographs of the actual instruments taking the pictures.

1969-12-31

405

MISR Image Gallery  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The MISR Image Gallery contains photographs and imagery from the Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer experiment being conducted by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the California Institute of Technology. The spectacular images of the Earth are accompanied by descriptions and quizzes about the photographs. The photos are organized in sections: the latest imagery, the main collection of the MISR imagery, flight imagery, and photographs of the actual instruments taking the pictures.

2008-03-07

406

Fact Monster: Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Fact Monster, the online reference and fun fact Web site, has some new and old features that kids interested in science will enjoy. The Almanac Section contains a wealth of information on everything from the environment, stars and planets, and weather, to other life science subjects. Special features include a daily weather fact, games and quizzes, a box to input a year to get interesting science facts that occurred then, and more.

2000-01-01

407

Tiki CMS/Groupware 1.9.0  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Many users will find this particular project to be quite helpful, particularly if they are trying to coordinate collaborative projects across great distances. Tiki CMS/Groupware 1.9.0 is an open-source content management system that can be used to create a diverse range of Web applications, sites, portals, and intranets. Additionally, the major features include newsletters, blogs, an image gallery, and quizzes. This particular version is compatible with all operating systems.

408

Financial Players, Inc.  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Digital Media Group created the Financial Players Center to increase, motivate, and support user investment knowledge. Tools on site include present and future payment calculators to assess financial goals, a glossary of terms, financial quizzes, and a time value money (TVM) trivia question of the week. A "teach me" center also provides personal finance lessons divided into basic, intermediate, and advanced levels for the developing financial mind.

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Gold Nanoparticles- Interactive Computational Animations on Nanomaterials  

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This animation is broken down into a user-friendly guide to gold nanoparticles. There are pre-tests before and quizzes after each section. Each section explains a unique aspect of the particles; for example, why nanoscale gold is not gold-colored. Two animated experiments provide a visual representation of how gold nanoparticles are affected by different chemicals and heat combinations. This tutorial is focused towards college-level science classes and would be a useful resource in any classroom.

410

Navigating a Maze  

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Using new knowledge acquired in the associated lesson, students program LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robots to go through a maze using movement blocks. The maze is created on the classroom floor with cardboard boxes as its walls. Student pairs follow the steps of the engineering design process to brainstorm, design and test programs to success. Through this activity, students understand how to create and test a basic program. A PowerPoint® presentation, pre/post quizzes and worksheet are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

411

Explore  

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Offered by the Tata Energy Research Institute, the EduGreen Explore Web site allows kids to learn about energy, water, climate change, solid waste, and more. Besides giving good descriptions on these various subjects, students will also gain a global perspective on these issues since the Institute, which is located in India, gives specific information for the country. The site also contains quizzes, maps, activities, and more worth checking out.

2002-01-01

412

Ohio Math Works  

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These activities and problems for grades 7-9 illustrate how math is used by professionals in journalism, meteorology, the snack food industry, the amusement park industry, and the fashion world. The site has interactive quizzes, animated diagrams, and background on various industries. The text often refers to teachers guides and videos that are distributed only in Ohio, but many of the activities can also be used independently.

2000-01-01

413

Remote Control Using Bluetooth  

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Building on what they learned about wired and wireless electrical connections in the associated lesson, students use Android phones to take advantage of Bluetooth wireless connections to remotely guide LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robots through a maze. They compare this wireless remote control navigation to their previous experiences navigating LEGO robots via programming. A PowerPoint® presentation and pre/post quizzes are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

414

Mental Health and Stress  

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This project collects resources for studying mental health and stress issues with middle schoolers. Teens and stress Science NetLinks: The Laughing Brain 2: A Good Laugh Dealing with anger Stress-o-meter Look at each of the above sites. Choose one and read the content. Write a one-paragraph summary. Play interactive games and take quizzes. Keep a log of what you do. Tell which site you liked best and why. ...

Falconer, Mrs.

2007-03-18

415

The Mechanics of Atherosclerosis  

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In this module, developed as part of Cornell's Learning Initiative in Medicine and Bioengineering (CLIMB), students will understand how arterial stiffness contributes to disturbed blood flow and the progression of atherosclerosis. This is done using polymer chemistry, fabricating gels of varying stiffness, and designing experiments to quantify gel stiffness. This module contains a teacher's guide, powerpoint instructional lecture "Atherosclerosis", instructional student activity sheets for laboratory activities, and multiple choice quizzes. CLIMB is part of the NSF GK-12 program.

CLIMB: Cornell's Learning Initiative in Medicine and Bioengineering

416

Chapeau! First-Year French  

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the scheduling of frequent short quizzes to en courage students to study vocabulary, verb forms, and other elements that the> will need before they can be expected to internalize rules and ac quire vocabulary and forms by association. Innovators in language... et la brebis, en société avec le lion/125 Tasks Getting to know animal names/118 Asking more specific (information-requesting) questions/120 Grammar The indirect object pronouns/119 The imperative mood (with indirect object pronouns)/123...

Dinneen, David A.; Kernen, Madeleine

1989-01-01

417

Social media and the classroom?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Many years ago, I learned (through eavesdropping on a conversation during lab) that my students had set up their own Facebook group. They told me they were using it to help each other with homework assignments. This year, my daughter took physics at a university. She and her friends were struggling a bit with the online quizzes. I suggested that she set up a Facebook community and add me as a member. I would answer questions and help the group study. My daughter's group used Facebook to get answers to specific questions from the quizzes. They often ended up helping each other because the questions were posed quite late in the evening. Questions ranged from exact copies of the original queries to "Does anyone know what equation to use for this?" I began to think that, although their grades were improving on the quizzes, they were not gaining any content knowledge. To combat this, I made and posted a few short video clips reteaching the content.

2015-02-01

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Differences between Lab Completion and Non-Completion on Student Performance in an Online Undergraduate Environmental Science Program  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Web-based technology has revolutionized the way education is delivered. Although the advantages of online learning appeal to large numbers of students, some concerns arise. One major concern in online science education is the value that participation in labs has on student performance. The purpose of this study was to assess the relationships between lab completion and student academic success as measured by test grades, scientific self-confidence, scientific skills, and concept mastery. A random sample of 114 volunteer undergraduate students, from an online Environmental Science program at the American Public University System, was tested. The study followed a quantitative, non-experimental research design. Paired sample t-tests were used for statistical comparison between pre-lab and post-lab test grades, two scientific skills quizzes, and two scientific self-confidence surveys administered at the beginning and at the end of the course. The results of the paired sample t-tests revealed statistically significant improvements on all post-lab test scores: Air Pollution lab, t(112) = 6.759, p < .001; Home Chemicals lab t(114) = 8.585, p < .001; Water Use lab, t(116) = 6.657, p < .001; Trees and Carbon lab, t(113) = 9.921, p < .001; Stratospheric Ozone lab, t(112) =12.974, p < .001; Renewable Energy lab, t(115) = 7.369, p < .001. The end of the course Scientific Skills quiz revealed statistically significant improvements, t(112) = 8.221, p < .001. The results of the two surveys showed a statistically significant improvement on student Scientific Self-Confidence because of lab completion, t(114) = 3.015, p < .05. Because age and gender were available, regression models were developed. The results indicated weak multiple correlation coefficients and were not statistically significant at alpha = .05. Evidence suggests that labs play a positive role in a student's academic success. It is recommended that lab experiences be included in all online Environmental Science programs, with emphasis on open-ended inquiries, and adoption of online tools to enhance hands-on experiences, such as virtual reality platforms and digital animations. Future research is encouraged to investigate possible correlations between socio-demographic attributes and academic success of students enrolled in online science programs in reference to lab completion.

Corsi, Gianluca

2011-12-01

419

Gender differences in introductory university physics performance: The influence of high school physics preparation and affect  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The attrition of females studying physics after high school is a concern to the science education community. Most undergraduate science programs require introductory physics coursework. Thus, success in introductory physics is necessary for students to progress to higher levels of science study. Success also influences attitudes; if females are well-prepared, feel confident, and do well in introductory physics, they may be inclined to study physics further. This quantitative study using multilevel modeling focused on determining factors from high school physics preparation (content, pedagogy, and assessment) and the affective domain that influenced female and male performance in introductory university physics. The study controlled for some university/course level characteristics as well as student demographic and academic background characteristics. The data consisted of 1973 surveys from 54 introductory physics courses within 35 universities across the US. The results highlight high school physics and affective experiences that differentially influenced female and male performance. These experiences include: learning requirements, computer graphing/analysis, long written problems, everyday world examples, community projects, cumulative tests/quizzes, father's encouragement, family's belief that science leads to a better career, and the length of time students believed that high school physics would help in university physics. There were also experiences that had a similar influence on female and male performance. Positively related to performance were: covering fewer topics for longer periods of time, the history of physics as a recurring topic, physics-related videos, and test/quiz questions that involved calculations and/or were drawn from standardized tests. Negatively related to performance were: student-designed projects, reading/discussing labs the day before performing them, microcomputer based laboratories, discussion after demonstrations, and family's belief that science is a series of courses to pass. This study is a unique and noteworthy addition to the literature. The results paint a dynamic picture of the factors from high school physics and within the affective domain that influence students' future physics performance. The implication is that there are many aspects to the teaching of physics in high school that, although widely used and thought to be effective, need reform in their implementation in order to be beneficial to females and males in university.

Hazari, Zahra Sana

420

Electricity  

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This Topic In Depth explores some of what the Web has to offer on the subject of electricity.The first site from Thinkquest.org called Electricity Online (1) gives an excellent overview, with topics ranging from circuits and transformers to electricity's discovery and history. The site even contains games, activities, and quizzes. The second site, Edison's Miracle of Light (2) from PBS.org, is a companion site to a PBS special of the same name. The site explores the life and accomplishments of one of the 19th century's greatest inventors, offering a timeline, recordings, and more. From Clark Public Utilities of Clark County Washington, the next site is called Electricity (3). This Web site offers information from a public utilities perspective, with subjects like electrical safety, how electricity gets to your home, what it costs to run appliances, and so on. Next, from the US Department of Energy, is a site that offers an Overview of the Electric Power Industry (4). Here, visitors can find information, data, publications, statistics, and more relating to electric power in the US. The fifth site from ExploreScience.com is called Multimedia Activities (5) and contains just that. Geared towards students, the four interactive lessons include an introduction to electricity and magnetism, an introduction to plasma, coulomb force, and lissajous figures. The next site, provided by the BBC, is another interactive learning site, called Activity Electricity (6). Users click through a lesson about circuits and current, answering questions along the way. The site also contains a fact sheet and quiz. From NASA, the Dataset Information site (7) contains data archived and cataloged by the Global Hydrology Resource Center relating to lighting. Several datasets from varying sources are available for free and include such things as Long Range Cloud to Ground Data. The last site is offered by the Canada Science and Technology Museum and is called Background Information for Electricity (8). This Web site for kids offers simple descriptions and illustrations about electricity, who discovered it, conductors and insulators, fuses, and more. The electricity workshop link also contains lesson plans and additional student activities.

Brieske, Joel A.

2002-01-01

421

Savage Sun  

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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. It focuses on nuclear reactions, specifically fusion which creates energy on the Sun. Other types of reactions are radioactive decay and fission. Students look at these different types of reactions and learn about how they happen, and specifics about the Sun such as solar flares, neutrinos, and solar energy. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

422

The Grapes of Staph: Biology Tutorials  

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These online Biology Tutorials were created by Dr. Gary E. Kaiser, a Professor of Biological Science at The Community College of Baltimore County. The Tutorials are part of Kaiser's larger Microbiology Website, entitled The Grapes of Staph (reported on in the November 10, 1999, Scout Report for Science & Engineering). The Tutorials are organized into three sections under the headings of Eukaryotic Cell Structure, Metabolism, and Genetics. Tutorial titles include: Energy Conversions; Polypeptides, Protein, and Enzymes; DNA, DNA Replication, and RNA; Protein Synthesis; Cellular Respiration; and more. The concise informational sections of the Tutorials link to definitions of important terms, and short quizzes as well.

423

Self-Diagnosis, Scaffolding and Transfer: A Tale of Two Problems  

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Helping students learn from their own mistakes can help them develop habits of mind while learning physics content. Based upon cognitive apprenticeship model, we asked students to self-diagnose their mistakes and learn from reflecting on their problem solution. Varying levels of scaffolding support were provided to students in different groups to diagnose their errors on two context-rich problems that students originally solved in recitation quizzes. Here, we discuss students' cognitive engagement in the two self-diagnosis activities and transfer tasks with different scaffolds.

Mason, Andrew J.; Cohen, Elisheva; Singh, Chandralekha; Yerushalmi, Edit

2010-03-11

424

Line-Follower Challenge  

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Student groups are challenged to program robots with light sensors to follow a black line. Learning both the logic and skills behind programming robots for this challenge helps students improve their understanding of how robots "think" and widens their appreciation for the complexity involved in programming LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robots to do what appears to be a simple task. They test their ideas for approaches to solve the problem and ultimately learn a (provided) working programming solution. They think of real-world applications for line-follower robots that use sensor input. A PowerPoint® presentation and pre/post quizzes are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

425

The Physics Classroom: Current Electricity  

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This resource is a four-part chapter on fundamentals of current electricity, from The Physics Classroom collection of interactive tutorials for introductory physics students. Topics include electric field and potential, electric circuits and power, resistance and Ohm's Law, and simple circuit analysis. Each section is accompanied by memorable analogies to help students comprehend how current flows and the role the electron plays in current electricity. Quizzes throughout the tutorial allow learners to self-test their understanding. The Physics Classroom collection is part of the ComPADRE digital library.

Henderson, Tom

2010-06-22

426

The Physics Classroom: Electric Potential  

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This is an interactive tutorial for high school physics on electric potential in circuits and electric potential difference. It will help students understand how electric potential energy is related to the magnitude of charge and location of the charge in the electric field. In the second section, the author explains electric potential difference in terms of the role of the electrochemical cell, which supplies the energy to do work upon the charge in moving it from negative to positive terminals. Both sections contain diagrams, analogies, and quizzes to self-test understanding of the concepts. This page is part of The Physics Classroom tutorials for students of introductory physics.

Henderson, Tom

2010-06-22

427

The Physics Classroom: What is an Electric Circuit?  

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This is an interactive tutorial for introductory physics on the topic of electric circuits, current, and power. It explains the following concepts: electric potential, requirements of a circuit, light bulb anatomy, current flow, and electric power, and common misconceptions relating to electricity. Each section contains self-guided quizzes that allow students to check their understanding. This page is part of The Physics Classroom tutorials for students of introductory physics. SEE RELATED ITEMS on this page for a link to a closely related tutorial on inverse square relationships by the same author.

Henderson, Tom

2010-06-18

428

Mammalian Cell Culture  

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This "Course-in-a-Box" from Bio-Link is a good starting point for instructors to develop a course on how to maintain mammalian cells in culture. Students will learn "basic techniques of routine cell culture using common cell lines before progressing to differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells." Laboratories include Basic Aseptic Technique, Media Preparation, and Plating Cells from Frozen Stock. Materials include an Instructor Laboratory Manual, Student Laboratory Manual, Problem Sets, and Quizzes. A free login is required to access the materials.

429

Dig: The Archeology Magazine for Kids, Parents, and Teachers  

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Dig magazine is published by Cobblestone Publishing Company, a division of the Cricket Magazine Group, in cooperation with the Archaeological Institute of America. "Dig brings the excitement, mystery, wonder, and fun of archaeology, paleontology, and earth sciences to children 8 - 13 years old in a style that both entertains and educates its young readers." The Parents and Teachers Web site contains several free teacher's guides, online quizzes, activities and games, other archeological resources, and more. Although the magazine is not fully available for free online, the other resources provided on the site make it worth utilizing.

430

Dimensional Analysis  

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For many chemistry and physics students, some of the most frustrating problems involve dimensional analysis. This is a very important concept that is more related to mathematics and equation consistency than the sciences. A dimensional analysis tutorial is offered at the physics department's Web site of the University of Guelph. It is an excellent guide that helps students understand the five dimensions of physical quantities and how to work with units to achieve correct results. There are seven quizzes and a final post-test that assess the student's grasp of the topic, with answers given after each exercise for comparison.

431

History Extra  

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The official website of the BBC History magazine is a great place to learn about British history via a litany of blogs, book reviews, fun quizzes, and more. It also maintains a trove of informative podcasts dating back to 2007 that will be a joy and a delight to anyone with a penchant for history. Recent conversations cover Britain in 1914, depictions of Jesus throughout the ages, and Gandhi's early years. Additionally, users can sign up to receive updates when new podcasts are added to the site.

432

Zoom Dinosaurs  

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This colorful, informative and cluttered site is "a comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs" by Enchanted Learning Software. Designed for students "of all ages and levels of comprehension," Zoom Dinosaurs is most appropriate for the K-12 level. Topics are presented at a basic level (e.g., All About Dinosaurs, Anatomy & Behavior, Mesozoic Era), but by clicking on hyperlinked text, users may progress to more advanced information. Classroom activities include dinosaur-related word games, quizzes, art projects, and fossil record/geologic timeline activities. A selection of links connects curious users to additional K-12 educational sites.

433

Body by Design: Form and Function  

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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. Students research three types of symbiotic relationships between organisms in nature: mutualism, commensalisms, and parasitism. They report their research findings and hypothesize about how symbiotic relationships might have evolved. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

434

Pizza Explorer  

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Access Excellence presents Purdue University's Pizza Explorer, an engaging teaching tool for food science designed for middle and high school students. Students learn about food processing, chemistry, and nutritional composition of eight pizza ingredients. This multimedia, interactive program aims to demonstrate how science applies to everyday life. Students can choose between two interfaces (left brain or right brain) to suit their particular learning style. Other features include a pop-up glossary, quizzes, games, and additional information about each topping (Hot Topics). Pizza Explorer takes some time to download with a 56K connection, but you can play a game while you wait.

2002-01-01

435

On Jupiter  

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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the planet Jupiter, including characteristics such as size, surface features, and distance. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. Students gather information and become 'tour guides' of the planet to relay Jovian research to others. Videos can be ordered to complement the lesson. Vocabulary words are supported by audio-clips and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans are provided.

436

Enchanted Learning  

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Enchanted Learning hosts activities, information, labs, and data relating to all areas of science in the classroom. These include astronomy (Moon, Sun, comets, planets, solar system), biomes (desert, arctic, tundra, taiga, forests, oceans, grasslands), dinosaurs (anatomy, extinction, fossils, behavior), geologic time (eons, eras, periods, epochs), Earth (size, orbit), oceans (water cycle, ocean zones, life), volcanoes (types, parts), and geography (maps, explorers). Each topic has general information, printouts, images, activities, and links to additional resources. Some topics also include quizzes, games, coloring pages, and dictionaries. The site is also searchable by keyword.

437

Apes to Man  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on primates (chimpanzees, gorillas, etc.) in the African savannas or grasslands and how they were the first animals in evolutionary history to exhibit bipedalism. Students observe, evaluate, and compare the gaits of humans and primates. They then discuss the possible reasons for such an adaptation. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

438

Astronomy 123: Galaxies and the Expanding Universe  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a course website for teaching galaxies and the expanding universe in one semester to introductory astronomy non-science majors. It contains a syllabus, lectures, links to internet resources, and quizzes. The text used is Pathways of Astronomy by Schneider and Arny. The site was developed by James Schombert, University of Oregon. Topics include: historical cosmology, fundamental particles, forces, relativity, galaxies, the structure of the universe, dark matter, dark energy, inflation, nucleosynthesis, the CMB, galaxy formation, and the fate of the universe.

Schombert, Jim

2004-07-16

439

Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas  

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Geometry Step by Step from the Land of the Incas is an interactive website, created by Antonio Gutierrez, that offers a variety of resources for teaching and learning about geometry, including music that plays in the background. The website mixes sound, science, and Incan history in order to raise students' interest in Euclidean geometry. On this website, visitors will find geometry problems, proofs, quizzes, puzzles, quotations, visual displays, photographs of Incan ruins, and "scientific speculation." The interactive aspects take some getting used to but also allow from some involved problem-solving activities.

440

Rocks  

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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. This lesson focuses on sedimentary rocks and how they are formed. Students review the rock cycle and three rock types: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary. They then write children's books about sedimentary rocks to explain the process to a younger audience. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. Also available are videos which complement this lesson, audio vocabulary, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

2007-12-12

441

The Weather Dude  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Weather Dude is a weather education Web site offered by meteorologist Nick Walker of The Weather Channel. For kids, the site offers a great online textbook entitled Weather Basics, which explains everything from precipitation to the seasons, using simple text and fun graphics. Other fun things for kids include weather songs, questions and quizzes, weather proverbs, and more. Teachers are also provided with helpful resources such as weather activity sheets and printable blank maps, as well as many other links to weather forecasts and information that will help make teaching about weather fun.

Walker, Nick.

2002-01-01

442

Aseptic Technique  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The North Carolina Community College System BioNetwork's interactive eLearning tools (IETs) are reusable chunks of training that can be deployed in a variety of courses or training programs. IETs are designed to enhance, not replace hands-on training. Learners are able to enter a hands-on lab experience better prepared and more confident. This particular IET delves into aseptic technique and how to work under a laminar airflow hood. Using animations, quizzes, games, and a final evaluation, this interactive lesson will help students understand the lab and important techniques for biology technicians.

443

The Barringer Meteorite Crater  

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The Barringer Meteorite Crater is a mile wide and 570 foot deep hole in the Arizona desert that was made by a meteorite approximately 50,000 years ago. The Barringer Meteorite Crater Web site chronicles the history and science behind the craters creation, discovery, and eventual purchase by Mr. Barringer. Other links on the site include information on the environmental effects of the impact, interactive quizzes and games, a crater forum, and additional outside crater links. The quality feel of this unique site is reflected in its design and content.

444

Dinosaurs in Argentina  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on recent dinosaur excavations in Argentina and why this is a good place to look for dinosaur fossils. Students read articles, conduct research, and complete worksheets to find out information about what is found in Argentina and why. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which compliment this lesson, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

445

When Dinosaurs Ruled  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the Mesozoic Era, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Through research and activities students learn about the plants and animals that inhabited Earth at that time, and the changes in plant life that occurred due to the development of animal life. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

Demary, John

446

The Ice Age  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. It explains what ice ages are, what causes ice ages to occur, plants and animals that lived during the last Ice Age, and why some Ice Age animals went extinct. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order that complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

447

Envirofun  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site shows kids how they can protect the environment. The Earth is treated like a giant spaceship and cartoon characters are used to explain how nature recycles air, land and water. The characters use Earthship Logs to give tips about littering, oil and water pollution, tire disposal, bicycling to reduce air pollution, leaf burning and composting. The activities include quizzes, instructions on how to build a compost bin and a water cycle wheel, a litter hunt, an environmental riddle, and a word fill-in game about the hydrologic cycle.

448

Mat 243: Discrete Mathematics Spring 2012 Course description: Logic, sets, functions, elementary number theory and combinator-  

E-print Network

. Grading: Your final grade will be computed as follows: 25% - homework and quizzes (10% -WebWork, 15 problems: 1.1 12(b)(e), 16, 18, 22, 32(d)(f), 38, WebWork 1.3 6, 8, 10(b), 18, 20, WebWork 1.4 8, 12(c)(e)(f), 24, 32, 50, WebWork 1.5 6(a)(d)(e), 10, 12(m)(n)(o), 32, WebWork 1.6 14, WebWork 1.7 2,6, 8, 10, 12

Czygrinow, Andrzej

449

The LiverAnatomyExplorer: a WebGL-based surgical teaching tool.  

PubMed

The LiverAnatomyExplorer is a real-time surgical teaching tool based on state-of-the-art Web technologies such as SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics), X3D (Extensible3D), and WebGL (Web Graphics Library). Unlike other medical e-learning systems, the LiverAnatomyExplorer combines traditional clinical 2D imagery with interactive Web-based 3D models derived from patient-specific image data. The tool is enhanced by surgical videos, a self-assessment tool, and an online authoring tool with which instructors can manage the presented case studies and create multiple-choice quizzes. PMID:24808081

Birr, Steven; Mönch, Jeanette; Sommerfeld, Dirk; Preim, Uta; Preim, Bernhard

2013-01-01

450

Fun Brain  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

FunBrain.com is provided by the Family Education Network, which is described as the Web's leading source of educational content; resources; and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids. Offering separate areas for kids, teachers, and parents, the Web site provides educational games, quizzes, homework help, and more. Science subjects covered include elements, colors of light, astronomy, chemistry, physics, geology, and more. One example is a game that allows kids to learn about famous and infamous scientists throughout the ages called "Who is That?" The site contains a lot of interesting and fun educational material and online resources, making it well worth visiting. [JAB

451

RAD University  

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Operated by RAD Data Communications, this site has glossaries and a myriad of tutorials related to computer networks. Students "at Tel Aviv University and the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology" created the tutorials, which are grouped into several categories. These include introductory information, security and application protocols, infrastructure, and network layers. The tutorials are quite well made; most are very comprehensive with diagrams and illustrations. There are even some games and quizzes to reinforce what is presented in the tutorials. The three glossaries give simple, straightforward definitions and descriptions of various terms and technologies.

452

T-Rex  

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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It discusses the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex, and whether or not it was a scavenger or a predator. After researching many physical aspects of this dinosaur, students explain their views on this topic to show what they have learned. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

453

Hare and Snail Challenges  

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Students engage in the second design challenge of the unit, which is an extension of the maze challenge they solved in the first lesson/activity of this unit. Students extend the ideas learned in the maze challenge with a focus more on the robot design. Gears are a very important part of any machine, particularly when it has a power source such as engine or motor. Specifically, students learn how to design the gear train from the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT servomotor to the wheel to make the LEGO taskbot go faster or slower. A PowerPoint® presentation, pre/post quizzes and a worksheet are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

454

What Is a Program?  

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Students are introduced to the basic concepts of computer programs, algorithms and programming. Using a few blindfolds and a simple taped floor maze exercise, students come to understand that computers rely completely upon instructions given in programs and thus programs must be comprehensive and thorough. Then students learn to program using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT software. They create and test basic programs, first using just the LEGO NXT intelligent brick, and then using basic movement commands with the LEGO NXT software on computers. A detailed PowerPoint® presentation, plus a worksheet and pre/post quizzes are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

455

Music by Touch  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Students' understanding of how robotic touch sensors work is reinforced through a hands-on design challenge involving LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT intelligent bricks, motors and touch sensors. They learn programming skills and logic design in parallel as they program robot computers to play sounds and rotate a wheel when a touch sensor is pressed, and then produce different responses if a different touch sensor is activated. Students see first-hand how robots can take input from sensors and use it to make decisions to move as programmed, including simultaneously moving a motor and playing music. A PowerPoint® presentation and pre/post quizzes are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

456

Earthquakes: Getting Ready for the Big One  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on large earthquakes hitting populated areas. Students learn about basic earthquake features such as seismic waves and how different places are affected differently by earthquakes. Then groups create a proposal for city government to prepare the city for a large earthquake. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

457

Household hazardous waste disposal project. Metro toxicant program report number 1d. SLEUTH (strategies and lessons to eliminate unused toxicants: help) - Educational activities on the disposal of household hazardous waste. Final report 1981-82  

SciTech Connect

This report presents a number of educational activities for students in the elementary and secondary grades that will help them understand the issues related to, and the best disposal options for hazardous household wastes. Teachers are provided with a series of illustrated lessons and quizzes, problem solving exercises, and role playing games. The projects are designed to define terms and concepts for understanding hazardous wastes, provide information on disposal systems available in King County, indicate problems with current disposal practices, and discuss personal responsibility for proper waste disposal.

Dyckman, C.; Luboff, C.; Smith-Greathouse, L.

1982-08-01

458

Control Using Sound  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Students gain a deeper understanding of how sound sensors work through a hands-on design challenge involving LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT taskbots and sound sensors. Student groups each program a robot computer to use to the sound of hand claps to control the robot's movement. They learn programming skills and logic design in parallel. They experience how robots can take sensor input and use it to make decisions to move and turn, similar to the human sense of hearing. A PowerPoint® presentation and pre/post quizzes are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,

459

Theology Website  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Created by the historical theology department of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Trinity International University, the Theology Website is a comprehensive collection of theology information and resources including articles from the Quodlibet Online Journal of Theology, recommended sites about religion and theology, and interactive polls and quizzes. Interested users are invited to contribute to the Sermon Outline Database, which will be a compilation of sermon notes, outlines, and transcripts, as well as Bible study and Sunday school lessons. Also included is a vast, indexed database of theology and world religion links.

460

Game Theory .net  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Game Theory .net focuses on making the lessons of game theory relevant to the educator, student, business professional, or layperson. The site provides resource materials demonstrating the application of game theory to computer science, economics, business, political science, and other disciplines. It features textbooks reviews, lecture notes, and quizzes, as well as Java applets and online games to demonstrate concepts in a fun, interactive way. There are also links concerning game-theory themes in movies, books, and the popular press. Assessment materials are provided to aid educators in preparing classes and to offer students additional practice.

Mike Shor

461

Agriculture in the Classroom  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Agriculture in the Classroom is a grassroots program coordinated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This site contains state information about agriculture, a kids page with games and information, agriculture science project topics, lesson plans for agriculture and geography, quizzes to test agriculture literacy and links for more information. The goal of this program is to help students gain a greater awareness of the role of agriculture in the economy and society, so that they may become citizens who support wise agricultural policies. The program is carried out in each state, according to state needs and interests, by individuals representing farm organizations, agribusiness, education and government.

462

Froguts.com  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

When the Scout Report covered Froguts.com in February 2002, this amazing virtual frog dissection was available for free. Unfortunately, that's no longer the case. However, Froguts.com has added more of these extraordinary simulations, and free demos are available the frog, squid, and owl pellet. The squid demo covers external structures only, and follows a self-quizzing format. The frog dissection demo goes a bit further, but the owl pellet demo is little more than a puzzle game (although the reconstructed mouse does do a freakish, vibrating dance at the end). Demos are in development for the remaining dissections: fetal pig, rat, cow eye, starfish, earthworm, perch, and crayfish.

Hill, Richard.

463

The Remote Sensing Integrated Unit  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Remote Sensing Integrated Unit is a collection of lessons related to satellites and remote sensing. As part of the University of South Florida Making Waves Web site, the activities include seven lessons with titles such as remote sensing in history, graphing stratospheric ozone, visible and infrared imaging, and creating your own satellite. Students will learn about this potentially difficult subject by doing a variety of hands-on and easy-to-understand activities and by completing various quizzes and worksheets. The site does a good job of presenting a unique collection of resources for students and educators.

464

Mathematical Association of America: Student Resources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is always creating great new resources for students near and far. The Student Resources section of their site contains a host of materials, including a list of basic suggestions for students seeking to get involved in math olympiads. Crafted by Kiran Keglaya of MIT, the suggestions provided here are both practical and inspirational. Additionally, the site contains a Links area which leads to the daily MAA Minute Math problems, several mock math olympiad tests and quizzes, and an online forum on the art of problem solving.

465

How Parts of Plants Work Together  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this project you will research the different parts of pkants. By the end of the research you will be able to tell each part of the plants and how they work together. Print out this Plant Organizer. Plant Organizer Research with your partners about the parts of the plants. Parts of the Plants Take a look at the roots and stems of a plant. Roots and Stems Fill out your Plant Organizer as you do your research.Plant Parts You can also ask a scientist about things to do with plants. Ask a Scientist? Also here are a few quizzes ...

caseynicole

2009-10-22

466

SCH3U Grade 11 Chemistry  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Tom Stretton, a science teacher in the Upper Canada District School Board, provides chemistry notes, figures, and quizzes intended for eleventh-grade chemistry students. Within the Databook link, students can learn the origins of names of the elements, electromagnetic spectrum, ionization energies, and much more. Visitors can find twelve laboratory activities, fun chemistry-related conundrums, a timetable of the history of alchemy and chemistry, and information on the metric system. The website offers details about molecules, ions, bonding, stoichiometry, and additional topics usually discussed in high school chemistry classes.

Stretton, Tom

2007-05-11

467

Black Holes: The Ultimate Abyss  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the mystery of black holes, discussing the three basic sizes and how the characteristics of each type make them different from other black holes. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, performing extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, audio vocabulary, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

Lee Ann Hennig

468

Mysteries of Deep Space  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site accompanies a three-part PBS television series. Topics covered include the formation and development of the universe, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). HST information centers around how the telescope works and transmits data. There is an interactive timeline beginning with the Big Bang and continuing to the appearance of humans on Earth. Online quizzes and classroom activities highlight topics such as life beyond Earth, black holes, star distances, and red-shift. The accompanying video is available through mail order.

469

GLOBE Program  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A partnership among school systems, the U.S. Federal interagency program, the U.S. State Departments, colleges, universities, and over 100 other countries; this Web site provides an extensive look at GLOBE -- a worldwide hands-on educational experience for elementary to high school students. Educators can view guides and learn about student activities dealing with atmosphere, hydrology, soil, and much more. The site also provides a number of animated quizzes in concepts dealing with Earth Systems, Clouds, Thermometers, and Geography. Visitors can view data and graphs collected by student members of GLOBE.

470

Moodle  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The word moodle is an acronym for "modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment", which is quite a mouthful. What Scout Report readers should know is that Moodle 1.7 is a tremendously helpful opens-source e-learning platform. With Moodle, educators can create a wide range of online courses with features that include forums, quizzes, blogs, wikis, chat rooms, and surveys. On the Moodle website, visitors can also learn about other features and read about recent updates to the program. This application is compatible with computers running Windows 98 and newer or Mac OS X and newer.

2007-01-01

471

EPA: Environmental Kids Club  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

At this EPA website, kids can explore the environment and learn how they can help protect it. The website offers fun interactive stories, hands-on experiments, quizzes, and much more. To explore the activities, users can either select areas of the Clubhouse or pick an environmental subject. The topics covered include air, water, garbage and recycling, plants and animals, you and your environment, and science. Artists can find opportunities to create their own pictures about the environment and submit them to the EPA. Teachers can locate curriculum resources, educational materials about environmental subjects, and information on scholarships, awards, and grants.

472

Understanding Weather  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the naturally-occurring greenhouse effect on Earth, and its connection to global warming. Students build model greenhouses to see how this process works. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

473

Stormy Weather  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on lightening and its causes. Demonstrations show students what static electricity is and how it causes lightning by building up in clouds. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

474

WebPhysics: Delivering Curricular Material Using the World Wide Web  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This webpage provides a description of WebPhysics; a collaborative effort that was established in 1995 to promote the design, distribution, testing and sharing of this type of curricular material. Samples of material currently available, including hypertext lessons, video clips, modeling software, on-line tests, quizzes and enrichment, are provided. In addition, sample lessons from the Cockpit Physics project from the United States Air Force Academy, a web-based set of thirty-two introductory physics lessons written expressly to take advantage of the WWW paradigm, are presented. Preliminary student reaction to this technology, including the potential for collaborative learning through the publication of student work, will be discussed.

Christian, Wolfgang; Novak, Gregor

2006-12-07

475

Harvey Mudd College Mathematics Online Tutorial  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Created as an addition to undergraduate mathematics courses at Harvey Mudd College, this impressive collection of tutorials is useful for anyone needing a study aid or refresher for various topics. The list includes over 40 tutorials that address methods and theorems in precalculus, single and multi variable calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations. Quizzes at the end of each tutorial are only accessible to registered students, but the rest of the material is open to anyone. For offline viewing, the lessons can be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

476

Open Educational Resources Commons: Mathematics and Statistics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons is an open network of course materials and other educational resources, for all levels, that are freely available online for the use of educators, students, and self-learners. Materials include full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many other items. The mathematics and statistics section of OER Commons provides access to thousands of resources in all areas of math and statistics. Each resource is accompanied by metadata, including type, subject, grade level, a rating, and other types of information. Users are also invited to submit resources for others to share.

477

Frogs: Fact and Folklore  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. Students conduct research and field work to evaluate the importance of frogs in their local ecosystem and why a frog is uniquely suited to its habitat. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

478

New to Java Programming Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Web site offers a large collection of articles and tutorials on the Java programming language. The material is presented in a series of four basic steps, beginning with an overview of the Java platform and common terminology. Several lessons comprise the following section, leading the user through the necessary system setup and some introductory application development issues. The third section marks the transition to more in-depth programming techniques, and the series concludes with a few interactive quizzes as a review. A particularly useful tool built into this site allows users to create a customized list of articles that match their needs.

479

ESCAPE: Exotic Species Curriculum for Agricultural Problem-solving Education  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This web site provides various modules on exotic species, including both plants and animals, in North American ecosystems. The site includes methods of introduction; case studies of the Asian tiger mosquito, gypsy moth, and multicolored ladybeetle; a nice discussion of diverse ethics issues; and quizzes. It also includes a glossary of more than 75 terms related to invasive species biology; a multimedia player is required to hear pronunciations of the terms. Undergraduate students will find the site useful as an introduction to exotic species biology, although it is designed particularly as a learning and teaching tool for pre-college students.

0002-11-30

480

Global Edge: Online Course Modules  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Global Edge site from Michigan State UniversityâÂÂs Broad College of Business is focused on providing high-quality educational tools for use in the classroom or in executive training. On this site, visitors can look over interactive learning modules in ten different topical areas, including Microfinance, Agricultural Business, and Culture. Each module is contained within an online "reader" that allows users to sit back and watch as the interactive slides go by. Each module includes tabs that allow visitors to move through different areas as they wish. Visitors will also note that each module includes discussion questions, quizzes, and other useful items.

481

University of Vermont: Perry's Perennial Pages  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This robust online resource for perennial plant information was created by Dr. Leonard Perry, an Extension Professor at the University of Vermont. The website contains an A-Z database replete with plant images and information; numerous publication lists; sustainable perennials research information, and an array of resources for home gardeners and industry professionals. The site also includes a frequently-asked-questions section; quizzes and games; and a featured perennial of the month. Remarkably, the website is available in numerous languages including French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, and more.

482

Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This Web site from the Canadian Lung Association contains an excellent collection of learning resources about the respiratory system for grades 1-12. Content varies according to grade range; for instance, the section for grades 1-3 covers basics of lungs and their function with an illustrated story, coloring book, interactive games, and downloadable worksheets. Older students focus in on smoking, air pollution, and other issues in addition to covering respiratory system biology. As with the section for grades 1-3, resources for older students include loads of extras, such as word games and online quizzes. The site also offers a helpful teachers' guide.

Saskatchewan. Lung Association

2007-12-12

483

America's Oceans in Crisis  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The recently published report from the Pew Oceans Commission on the state of America's ocean ecosystems provides the basis for this Actionbioscience learning activity. Students read an abridged reprint of the report's executive summary, and discuss coastal development, overexploitation of marine resources, pollution and runoff, policy change, and other related topics. The site provides a number of well-selected Web links for learning more about the plight of America's ocean resources, including a link to the original Pew Oceans Commission report and another to a U.S. Navy Web site offering excellent background information and educational quizzes.

Commission, Pew O.

484

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The materials on this site are made available through MITâ??s OpenCourseWare Project. Students are introduced to the â??principles of computationâ? through lecture notes, readings (available in an online textbook), problem sets, and quizzes. Some key principles include: programming languages, computational solutions, programming style and aesthetics, and computational systems analysis. This resource is extremely helpful for anyone who is studying computer science or engineering. The materials on the site are thorough and provide a clear understanding of basic programming concepts.

Darrell, Trevor

485

Understanding the Universe  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on star types and the lives of stars in order to understand the universe we live in. Students work in groups to research and learn about the life cycle of different star types. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

486

Forest & Shade Tree Pathology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Forest & Shade Tree Pathology is a site created by Jim Worrall, a former professor at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The major focus of this resource is the study of tree diseases, "their causes (etiology), factors that affect their spread (epidemiology), ecological and economic impacts, and management." The site is divided into four sections: "Main Topics" such as fungi, root diseases and wilts; "General Topics," which includes quizzes, references, and links to other forest health sites; "Disease Profiles," which includes information on specific diseases like chestnut blight and armillaria root disease; and "Disease Notes," which contains news and updates on specific diseases.

2008-02-01

487

Champions of the Land  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. It is designed to introduce various publications that have had a profound influence on our attitudes toward environmental issues. Students write a brief essay explaining the effects these books might have had on science or society as well as their own personal reactions to what they've read. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

488

Lesson Plans Inc: Biology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Lesson Plans Inc. is a science curriculum resource for teachers of high-school science, currently offering lesson plans and software for biology. "Lesson plans" include experiments, labs, and other activities; syllabi; projects; worksheets and homework; and quizzes and exams. The resources focus on different learning styles (auditory, visual, kinesthetic, and tactile) and are aligned to California state standards. Registration, which is free, provides access to all lesson plans, and enables members to rate and comment on lessons and post their own lessons and best practices. Videos, 3-D animations, and software are available with paid subscription.

489

Distillation and the Role of Weak Forces  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this activity, by the Concord Consortium's Molecular Literacy project, students will examine how distillation works and the roles of all components involved in the process. The site is filled with thorough diagrams accompanied by solid textual explanations. Aside from diagrams and text, students will engage in simple quizzes testing the concepts they have just learned. The activity itself is a java-based interactive resource built upon the free, open source Molecular Workbench software. In addition, visitors will find an overview of the activity, assessments, and concepts and their correlation to AAAS and NSES standards.

2008-10-17

490

A pilot training manual for the terminal configured vehicle electronic horizontal situation indicator  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The initial phase of a training program for the Terminal Configured Vehicle Electronic Situation indicator (EHSI) is presented. The EHSI and its symbology is introduced and interpretation of the symbols is explained. Basic symbols shown on the display at all times are first presented. Additional optional symbols to be used as appropriate during different portions of a flight are then introduced and various display configurations interpreted. The upper half of each page is a reproduction of the EHSI display or other pertinent instructional material and the bottom half contains explanatory text, simplifying production of an audiovisual package for use with large training classes. Two quizzes on the course material are included.

Houck, J. A.

1981-01-01

491

Avalanche  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on avalanches and how they occur. Students conduct an experiment, then discuss how lubricants and friction play a role in causing avalanches. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

Weisel, Frank

492

Space Day  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Space Day '98, to be held on May 21, 1998, celebrates and honors the people who have made space exploration possible. The highlight of the Space Day homepage, maintained by Lockheed Martin Corporation, will be a live interactive webcast all day on May 21. Features of the webcast include experts in the fields of space discussing issues ranging from global collaboration to mysteries that remain. In addition to the webcast, the Space Day '98 home page provides resources for teachers and the curious alike. Mission: Fun allows visitors to test their space knowledge through interactive Shockwave games and quizzes while Teachers' Space provides educators with downloadable lesson plans (Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format).

493

Biomes: Freshwater and Seawater  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. Students conduct research by sampling organisms in a nearby freshwater habitat to determine how an organism's behavior and adaptation relate to its habitat, and how freshwater habitats have different characteristics depending on whether water is still or moving. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

494

Life skill interventions with homeless youth, domestic violence victims and adults with mental illness.  

PubMed

SUMMARY This paper presents three exploratory studies of life skills interventions (employment, money management or food/nutrition) with 73 homeless individuals from four shelters and supportive housing programs located in the urban Midwest for youth, victims of domestic violence and adults with mental illness. The Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment was administered prior to the eight group and individual sessions. Quizzes and posttests indicated clinical change in all groups, with statistical significance in the domestic violence group. The intervention implementation, challenges encountered, and strategies developed for implementing shelter-based interventions are discussed. Recommendations for successfully providing collaborative university-shelter clinical interventions are provided. PMID:23926940

Helfrich, Christine A; Aviles, Ann M; Badiani, Chaula; Walens, Deborah; Sabol, Peggy

2006-01-01

495

Introduction to Bacteria  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This science site has students research how bacteria move, where they live, and how they reproduce; learn how bacteria can be helpful or harmful; and create a design illustrating what they have learned about bacteria. Included in the lesson plan are the objectives, needed materials and Web sites, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation, extensions, suggested reading, and vocabulary. Teachers can link to Teaching Tools to create custom worksheets, puzzles, and quizzes. A printable version of the lesson plan can be downloaded. The video Bacteria, Viruses and Allergies can be purchased and comprehension questions and answers can be downloaded.

Discoveryschool.com; Fenichel, Marilyn

2007-12-12

496

What's New with Dinosaurs  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on a current controversary among scientists over whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded or cold-blooded. Students research both sides of the argument and then present a debate over this topic. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

497

Antarctica  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on icebergs and water salinity, as well as the environment of the continent of Antarctica. Students research this area and do an experiment demonstrating the relationship between water salinity and ice floating or sinking in the ocean. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

Mary Cahill

498

The Space Shuttle  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the advent of Space Shuttle missions from 1981 to 1986. Students research facts about each of the 25 missions that occurred during this time period, finding out what each mission objective was. They also look at the Challenger incident and what went wrong with that mission. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

499

Landslides  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on how landslides occur and how scientists predict them. Students design and perform their own experiments using homemade stream tables. Using these tables they test landslide types and draw conclusions about water flow, timing, and other factors that determine how landslides occur. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, extensions, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

500

How Do You Make Loops and Switches?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Students learn how to program using loops and switches. They see how loops enable us to easily and efficiently tell a computer to keep repeating an operation. They also see that switches permit programs to follow different instructions based on whether or not preconditions are fulfilled. Using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robots, sensors and software, student pairs perform three mini programming activities using loops and switches individually, and then combined. With practice, they incorporate these tools into their programming skill sets in preparation for the associated activity. A PowerPoint® presentation, pre/post quizzes and worksheet are provided.

GK-12 Program, Computational Neurobiology Center,