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Teaching Materials for German. G3: Readers. Teaching Materials Lists.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication, part of a bibliography of language teaching materials, lists 91 readers. It contains a contents list, annotated entries, an index of authors, editors, compilers and adapters, and a title index. In addition to basic bibliographical details, the following are provided for each entry: an annotation describing the reader, a…

Centre for Information on Language Teaching, London (England).

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The Teaching Materials System in Japan.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|An overview is given of the state of teaching materials and aids used in schools in Japan. In section I, an outline is presented of the Japanese system of providing teaching materials. Several laws and regulations regarding the provision and use of textbooks are described, including: (1) school education law; (2) law concerning the organization…

Shimizu, Atsumi

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Teaching Materials for Spanish. S1: Course Materials. Teaching Materials Lists.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A bibliography of language teaching materials for Spanish is presented. The 67 items listed consist of main course materials with and without a recorded or visual element. In addition to the annotated entries, an index of authors, editors, compilers and adapters, and a title index are provided. For each entry, the following are given: the basic…

Centre for Information on Language Teaching, London (England).

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Teaching-Material Crystallization: Wiki-based Rapid Prototyping for Teaching-Material Design  

Microsoft Academic Search

To support individualized and adaptive learning, teachers are encouraged to develop various teaching materials according to different requirements. However, traditional methodologies for designing teaching materials are time-consuming. To speed up the development process of teaching materials, our idea is to use a rapid prototyping approach which is based on automatic draft generation and Wiki-based revision. Since the Wiki-based authoring is

Wen-Chung Shih; Shian-Shyong Tseng; Jui-Feng Weng

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Materials Development for Language Learning and Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article reviews the literature on the relatively new field of materials development for language learning and teaching. It reports the origins and development of the field and then reviews the literature on the evaluation, adaptation, production and exploitation of learning materials. It also reviews the literature, first, on a number of…

Tomlinson, Brian

2012-01-01

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Teaching Materials for German. G1: Course Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication is part of a bibliography of language teaching materials for German, including printed and recorded materials. It contains a contents list, the annotated entries, an index of authors, editors, compilers and adapters, and a title index. For each entry are given basic bibliographical details, an annotation describing the course, a…

Centre for Information on Language Teaching, London (England).

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Supplementary Teaching Materials for Business Courses.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This teaching guide for business education contains supplementary instructional materials for the subjects of accounting, business English, business mathematics, career education, consumer education, data processing, and office procedures. The units differ in format and in types of learning activities presented. The learning activity package for…

Boulden, Alfred W., Ed.

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Teaching Religion and Material Culture  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Because religions discipline and interpret bodies; create and define sacred spaces; generate, adore and study images in all media; regulate the intake of food; structure temporal experience; and in general interpenetrate and are permeated by the cultural landscapes in which they exist, religious studies must engage material religion and religious…

Carp, Richard M.

2007-01-01

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Bibliography of Spanish Teaching Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This guide for teachers to books, tapes, instructional aids, and materials on Spain and Latin America is classified into 10 major sections. They include: (1) courses, (2) drills and exercises, (3) reference grammars, (4) prose, translation, and composition, (5) linguistic aspects of Spanish, (6) readers, (7) periodicals, (8) dictionaries and…

Sharples, Hedley, Comp.

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Teaching Number Skills and Concepts with Stern Structural Arithmetic Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper discusses the use of Stern teaching materials with children with Down syndrome. The theory underlying the design of the materials is discussed, the teaching approach and methodology are described and evidence supporting effectiveness is outlined. (Contains 2 figures.)|

Horner, Vikki

2007-01-01

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7 CFR 3406.12 - Program application materials-teaching.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...false Program application materials-teaching. 3406.12 Section 3406.12 Agriculture...BUILDING GRANTS PROGRAM Preparation of a Teaching Proposal § 3406.12 Program application materialsâteaching. Program application...

2013-01-01

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United States Census: K-4 Teaching Materials  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This teachers' guide provides lessons for younger students that use information derived from the 2000 census of the United States. Topics include map literacy, community involvement, and managing data. Students work with maps, use math to analyze data, identify demographic groups to which they belong, understand the use of census data in planning, and learn about collecting and organizing data. The guide is presented in individual chapters that can be downloaded and printed. Each lesson consists of two activities stepped to allow teaching to grades K-2 or 3-4. Other materials include downloadable, printable maps to be used in the lessons and a list of additional resources.

Bureau, United S.

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Teaching Number Skills and Concepts with Numicon Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper discusses the use of Numicon number teaching materials with children with Down syndrome. The theory underlying the design of the materials is discussed, the teaching approach and methodology are described and evidence supporting effectiveness is outlined. (Contains 4 figures.)|

Wing, Tony; Tacon, Romey

2007-01-01

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Surveying FIFA Instructors' Behavioral Intention toward the Multimedia Teaching Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Instruction delivered via multimedia applications is changing the way elite football refereeing instructors teach the Laws of the Game. Although e-learning applications are popular, there is minimal research on instructors' attitudes toward these teaching materials. The purpose of this research is to explore instructors' behavioral intentions…

Armenteros, M.; Liaw, Shu-Sheng; Fernandez, M.; Diaz, R. Flores; Sanchez, R. Arteaga

2013-01-01

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Effective Methods and Materials for Teaching Law to Preservice Teachers  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Schools today function in an environment of complicated rules and regulations. Training preservice teachers in educational law is not only necessary; it is important work. Professors and administrators were surveyed on the methods, materials, and strategies that they employed to teach education law to preservice teachers. The predominant teaching

Bruner, Darlene Y.; Bartlett, Marilyn J.

2008-01-01

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Teaching about terrorism: Notes on methods and materials  

Microsoft Academic Search

That terrorism presents scholars and policymakers alike with new challenges is well documented. But the fact that transnational terrorism and societal responses to it have also placed new demands on those who teach international affairs in the undergraduate classroom is less widely discussed. This article identifies a basic set of educational objectives for teaching about terrorism as well as materials

George A. Lopez

1979-01-01

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[Teaching Materials about the U.S. Constitution.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Issued by the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, this collection of instructional materials is designed to help teach about the United States Constitution. The documents include: "Plant a Living Legacy"; "Teaching Guide to Accompany United States Presidents, 1789-1989"; "Skills Handbook: 200 Years of the U.S.…

Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, Washington, DC.

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Crime and Control: Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Criminology and Criminal Justice. Resource Materials for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume contains syllabi and instructional materials for courses in criminology and criminal justice. Material is divided into four sections. Section 1, innovative approaches to the teaching of criminology, contains four papers which discuss a corrections…

Deutschmann, Linda B., Ed.; Wright, Richard A., Ed.

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Crime and Control: Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Criminology and Criminal Justice. Resource Materials for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume contains syllabi and instructional materials for courses in criminology and criminal justice. Material is divided into four sections. Section 1, innovative approaches to the teaching of criminology, contains four papers which discuss a corrections practicum…

Deutschmann, Linda B., Ed.; Wright, Richard A., Ed.

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Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Courses in Political Sociology. Part I. Resource Materials for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume contains syllabi and a bibliography of instructional materials for courses in political sociology. Material is arranged in four sections. Section 1, an introduction, provides an overview of the American Sociological Association Teaching Resources Center, a…

Weil, Frederick D., Comp.; Dobratz, Betty A., Comp.

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Preschool, Primary and Intermediate Teaching Materials and Teacher References.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This bibliography of teaching materials for nutrition education lists pamphlets, games, audiovisual aids and other instructional and resource materials. Listings for the preschool-primary and intermediate levels are separate. Prices and addresses are given for each entry. Topics that each entry covers are also listed. (KM)|

National Nutrition Education Clearing House, Berkeley, CA.

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Empirically Based Guidelines for Developing Teaching Materials on the Web.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Shows that Web-based materials enhanced teaching and learning in an introductory operations-management course. Suggests guidelines for implementing such a course: understanding why students visit the Web site, timing the availability of materials to match usage patterns, and providing information in appropriate detail and format. Shows that the…

Karuppan, Corinne; Karuppan, Muthu

1999-01-01

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Poland. A Selection of Teaching Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document is a collection of supplemental classroom materials on Poland to be photocopied for use in secondary schools in conjunction with the Education for Democracy's Classroom-To-Classroom project. The materials offer an historical framework for considering current events, as well as some insight into the events, ideas, issues, and…

Freedom House, Inc., New York, NY.

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1967-68 CATALOG OF TEACHING MATERIALS.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

MATERIALS LISTED INCLUDE (1) MAINTENANCE KITS, ELECTRICAL CODES, AND SAFETY CHARTS FOR AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS, (2) PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION MATERIALS FOR 33 UNITS IN AGRICULTURE, (3) SLIDEFILMS FOR ANIMAL SCIENCE, DAIRY SCIENCE, FARM MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS, AND AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS, (4) AGRONOMY FACT SHEETS, LAND-USE SELECTION CARDS, "PH" KITS,…

Illinois Univ., Urbana. Coll. of Agriculture.

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Released Textbooks, Films and Other Teaching Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Some course and curriculum improvement projects funded by the National Science Foundation have produced definitive editions of textbooks, other printed materials, and instructional films. This bulletin lists materials available in 1968 through commercial or college and university sources. The publications include textbooks, laboratory guides,…

National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

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1967-68 CATALOG OF TEACHING MATERIALS.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|MATERIALS LISTED INCLUDE (1) MAINTENANCE KITS, ELECTRICAL CODES, AND SAFETY CHARTS FOR AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS, (2) PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION MATERIALS FOR 33 UNITS IN AGRICULTURE, (3) SLIDEFILMS FOR ANIMAL SCIENCE, DAIRY SCIENCE, FARM MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS, AND AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS, (4) AGRONOMY FACT SHEETS, LAND-USE SELECTION CARDS, "PH" KITS,…

Illinois Univ., Urbana. Coll. of Agriculture.

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Audiovisual Materials for Teaching Economics. Third Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The third edition of this catalog, which expands and revises earlier editions, annotates audiovisual items for economic education in kindergarten through college. The purpose of the catalog is to help teachers select sound economic materials for classroom use. A selective listing, the catalog cites over 700 items out of more than 1200 items…

Harter, Charlotte T.; And Others

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Teaching Acoustic Properties of Materials in Secondary School: Testing Sound Insulators  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Teaching the acoustic properties of materials is a good way to teach physics concepts, extending them into the technological arena related to materials science. This article describes an innovative approach for teaching sound and acoustics in combination with sound insulating materials in secondary school (15-16-year-old students). Concerning the…

Hernandez, M. I.; Couso, D.; Pinto, R.

2011-01-01

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Teaching Acoustic Properties of Materials in Secondary School: Testing Sound Insulators  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Teaching the acoustic properties of materials is a good way to teach physics concepts, extending them into the technological arena related to materials science. This article describes an innovative approach for teaching sound and acoustics in combination with sound insulating materials in secondary school (15-16-year-old students). Concerning the…

Hernandez, M. I.; Couso, D.; Pinto, R.

2011-01-01

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A New Chart and Teaching Materials on Cosmology from CPEP  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Contemporary Physics Education Project (CPEP), a volunteer non-profit corporation of educators and scientists that has been developing materials to support the introduction of contemporary physics topics into high school and college introductory physics for 20 years, recently introduced a teaching chart on cosmology: The History and Fate of the Universe. This talk will feature this chart and the activities and materials that are being developed to support the chart. Featured also will be the Universe Adventure, an internet tutorial related to the chart coming on line through the efforts of collaborating scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (www.CPEPweb.org)

Lightner, G. Samuel; Cherney, M.; Aubrecht, G.; Reiland, R.

2006-12-01

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Improving the Effectiveness of Organic Chemistry Experiments through Multimedia Teaching Materials for Junior High School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of the study aimed to explore the effects of three different forms of the multimedia teaching materials on the achievements and attitudes of junior high school students in a chemistry laboratory context. The three forms of the multimedia teaching materials, static pictures, video, and animation, were employed to teach chemistry…

Lou, Shi-Jer; Lin, Hui-Chen; Shih, Ru-Chu; Tseng, Kuo-Hung

2012-01-01

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A New Chart and Teaching Materials on Cosmology from CPEP  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Contemporary Physics Education Project (CPEP), a volunteer non-profit corporation of educators and scientists that has been developing materials to support the introduction of contemporary physics topics into high school and college introductory physics for 20 years, recently introduced a teaching chart on cosmology: The History and Fate of the Universe. This new chart will be displayed and samples of the chart as well as examples of the activities and materials that are being developed to support the chart will be available. Featured also will be the Universe Adventure, an internet tutorial related to the chart coming on line through the efforts of collaborating scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. (www.CPEPweb.org)

Lightner, G. Samuel; Cherney, M.; Aubrecht, G.; Reiland, R.

2006-12-01

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Phonics--Progression in Phonics: Materials for Whole-Class Teaching. National Literacy Strategy.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book outlines progression in teaching and learning phonics in seven steps which are linked to the objectives in England's National Literacy Strategy Framework for Teaching. Activities for whole-class teaching are suggested for each step and instructions and materials for these activities are provided so that phonics may be taught in a…

Department for Education and Skills, London (England).

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Dispositions Supporting Elementary Interns in the Teaching of Reform-Based Science Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Dispositions supporting the teaching of science as structured inquiry by four elementary candidates are presented. Candidates were studied during student teaching based on their positive attitudes toward teaching science with reform-based materials in their methods course. Personal learning histories informed their attitudes, values, and beliefs…

Eick, Charles J.; Stewart, Bethany

2010-01-01

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Beyond “listen and repeat”: Pronunciation teaching materials and theories of second language acquisition  

Microsoft Academic Search

Materials for the teaching of pronunciation have changed significantly over the past 50 years from emphasizing the accurate production of discrete sounds to concentrating more on the broader, more communicative aspects of connected speech. For many commercially produced materials, however, while the phonological focus has changed, the teaching techniques and task types presented continue to be based on behaviourist notions

Rodney H. Jones

1997-01-01

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The Importance and Effect of Using Aid Materials in Foreign Language Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This research presents and discusses the importance and effects of using visual and audio materials in foreign language teaching. Everybody who studies on the subject of using materials in foreign language teaching can find out something in the study. It is our sincere hope that this research informs its users. If it does, than it will have made a…

Seven, Mehmet Ali; Engin, Ali Osman

2007-01-01

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An Novel Data Management System of Teaching Material Conforming with SCORM  

Microsoft Academic Search

The foundations of research are focus on devise and precede a resource data management system of teaching material. It can upload all elements through upload function into teaching resource data system, after system's combination, it arranges related material together, and it returns to original equation. Throughout this process, the system also creates relative meta-data files by all users', upload and

Yuan-chen Liu; Hsueh-wen Chien; Ssu-hua Huang

2004-01-01

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ITMS: Individualized Teaching Material System: Adaptive Integration of Web Pages Distributed in Some Servers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The authors developed a Web-based Adaptive Educational System (Web-based AES) named ITMS (Individualized Teaching Material System). ITMS adaptively integrates knowledge on the distributed Web pages and generates individualized teaching material that has various contents. ITMS also presumes the learners' knowledge levels from the states of their…

Mitsuhara, Hiroyuki; Kurose, Yoshinobu; Ochi, Youji; Yano, Yoneo

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Teaching the Material and Teaching the Students: Reflections on Introductory Courses for Non-Majors  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Teaching a required introductory Bible course to non-majors at a church-related college presents a number of pedagogical challenges. When considering how to teach such a course in the context of concerns common to the liberal arts, I find myself reflecting on authority. My thoughts on the teaching of this course in my own context are organized…

Kirkpatrick, Shane

2010-01-01

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Teaching acoustic properties of materials in secondary school: testing sound insulators  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Teaching the acoustic properties of materials is a good way to teach physics concepts, extending them into the technological arena related to materials science. This article describes an innovative approach for teaching sound and acoustics in combination with sound insulating materials in secondary school (15-16-year-old students). Concerning the subject matter to be taught, a review of specialized literature on architectural acoustics and acoustic properties of materials is presented. A teaching/learning sequence on the acoustic properties of materials using a modelling and enquiry approach is introduced. A central experiment to test the capacity of sound attenuation of materials and to determine whether they behave as sound reflectors or sound absorbers is discussed in detail.

Hernández, M. I.; Couso, D.; Pintó, R.

2011-09-01

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Nursery Propagation. Competency Based Teaching Materials in Horticulture.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This competency-based curriculum unit on nursery propagation is one of five developed for classroom use in teaching the landscape/nursery area of horticulture. The four sections are each divided into teaching content (in a question-and-answer format) and student skills that outline steps and factors for consideration. Topics covered include…

Legacy, Jim; And Others

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Free and Inexpensive Materials for Teaching Conservation: Wildlife and Fish Section.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication was prepared to accompany the revised "Wildlife and Fish Section" of "A Guide for Teaching Conservation Education in the Schools of Louisiana." Its purpose is to provide teachers with information about possible sources of teaching materials that can be obtained free or with only a small expenditure of funds. Each item listed is…

Cousins, Genevieve; Smith, Bonnie Mae

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Science of Materials: A Case Study of Intentional Teaching in the Early Years  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Australia's Early Years Learning Framework and leading international researchers argue for more intentional and purposeful teaching of science in the early years. This case study of exemplary practice illustrates intentional teaching of science materials which opened-up learning opportunities in literacy and number. Student-led hands-on…

Hackling, Mark; Barratt-Pugh, Caroline

2012-01-01

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Bibliography of Russian Teaching Materials. Reports and Occasional Papers No. 16. Preliminary Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This annotated bibliography provides teachers of Russian with a comprehensive guide to instructional materials. Entries are classified under: (1) audio-visual courses, (2) audio-lingual courses, (3) course books, (4) visual teaching aids, (5) audio teaching aids, (6) language laboratory drills, (7) reference grammars, (8) translations, essays,…

Pockney, B. P., Comp.; Sollohub, N. S., Comp.

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CORRE: A Framework for Evaluating and Transforming Teaching Materials into Open Educational Resources  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Open education resources (OER) are taking centre-stage in many higher educational institutions globally, driven by the need to raise institutional profiles, improve the effectiveness of teaching and learning and achieve universal access to education. Many academics attracted to the idea of turning teaching materials into OER have, however, found…

Nikoi, Samuel K.; Rowlett, Tania; Armellini, Alejandro; Witthaus, Gabi

2011-01-01

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CSTA Source: An Online Repository of K-12 Computer Science Teaching and Learning Materials  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

CSTA Source is a repository of K-12 computer science and information technology teaching and learning materials. Materials are reviewed and approved for suitability prior to public access. Materials are tagged to the ACM standards for K-12 education in computing.

2011-01-04

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Effective Teaching with Virtual Materials: Years Six and Seven Case Studies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper describes an approach to mathematics teaching and learning using teacher-constructed "virtual" materials. In this approach, virtual copies of real materials are manipulated with mouse movements to replicate the traditional physical manipulation of real materials. The paper reports on three case studies where the approach was used to…

Baturo, Annette R.; Cooper, Tom J.; Thompson, Kylie

2003-01-01

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The Mexican American (Addendum to Source Book -- Additional Teaching Materials).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|An addendum to a sourcebook entitled "A Study Guideline of Mexican American History and Culture" (RC 009 234) completed in the summer of 1970, this guide presents some additional information that will assist the classroom teacher in better understanding and teaching about the Southwest's largest minority--the Mexican American. This additional…

Rodillas, Nicholas C., Comp.; And Others

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Free and Inexpensive Materials for Teaching Conservation: Forests.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This annotated list was prepared to accompany the forest section of "Guides for Teaching Conservation in The Schools of Louisiana." The annotations indicate the number of pages, appropriate grade level, cost, if any, and any limitations on supply, as well as a brief description of the contents. One hundred-thirty documents are listed dealing with…

Cousins, Genevieve; Smith, Bonnie Mae

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Teaching Students about Civil Rights Using Print Material and Photographs  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The author describes teaching eighth-grade students about the civil rights movement. Teachers used photographs of students in the 1950s as a central theme of their unit about the U.S. civil rights movement. Using these photographs as a learning tool inspired the students to be engaged in history. At the end of the unit, students were able to…

Dallmer, Denise

2007-01-01

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Precision Teaching for Decoding and Comprehension: Materials and Methods.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication deals with the classroom use of rate sheets as aids in teaching reading decoding skills systematically and sequentially. The introduction explains the use of rate sheets in presenting a systematic arrangement of instructional cues to which children respond for a standard period of time, and it discusses the original development…

Brandstetter, Glenda; And Others

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Uses of Programmed Materials in Teaching Reading and Aural Comprehension.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper describes some of the problems pertaining to teaching reading and aural comprehension in English as a second language, suggests some of the potential uses of programed learning in solving them, and reports on some of the approaches developed at the Economics Institute of the University of Colorado. While an increasing amount of…

Sandberg, Karl C.

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Promoting the Effect of Intuition Concepts in Mathematics with Online Teaching and Web Analogy Materials  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study designed web analogy materials of intuition concepts in eight mathematics conceptions, including angle, discount, ratio, length and area, area and volume, infinite, division, and sequence of number. We sampled thirty-three 6th grade elementary students as experimental group whose ages are between 12 and 13. They used broadband network at home and accepted online teaching and web analogy materials.

Peng-Hen Tsai; Tien-Yu Huang

2004-01-01

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Teaching Materials to Enhance the Visual Expression of Web Pages for Students Not in Art or Design Majors  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The explosive growth of the Internet has made the knowledge and skills for creating Web pages into general subjects that all students should learn. It is now common to teach the technical side of the production of Web pages and many teaching materials have been developed. However teaching the aesthetic side of Web page design has been neglected,…

Ariga, T.; Watanabe, T.

2008-01-01

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A Study on the Teaching Materials of Technical Communication Course at Kogakuin University  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, the contents of the teaching materials of the Technical Communication (TC) course, which has been continued from 1994 at Kogakuin University, and the educational effects obtained by this course are explained. The TC is a method to communicate the technical information in order to understand easily. In this course, we used newspaper articles concerning rule of sports as the teaching materials and explained a cause of the accidents published in the newspaper from viewpoint of the ambiguity of Japanese. As a result, it is recognized that using newspapers as the teaching materials are effective to understand the TC and this course is necessary for students. It is concluded that our trial brought educational effects a great deal.

Murata, Hiroshi; Yae, Hideo

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Teaching Students to Infer Meaning through Material Culture  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Social studies students can learn to glean historical information from the study of material culture through active engagement as curators. Teachers can guide students through a pre-survey of helpful reading materials and then through selecting items of personal significance to them: creating labels that objectively describe the chosen items as…

Brewer, Ernest Andrew; Fritzer, Penelope

2011-01-01

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Critical Approaches to Social Justice Teaching: Materials and Pedagogies  

Microsoft Academic Search

This roundtable comprised of several editors of forthcoming casebook project on social justice lawyering that connects critical theory to praxis and social justice lawyering. The materials combine a hard copy book with online materials using race, class and globalization to examine inequality and critical legal responses to it. The interactive discussion will address courses\\/seminars suitable for the casebook and solicit

Saru Matambanadzo; Steve Bender; Frank Valdes

2012-01-01

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Teaching Texts Materially: The Ends of Nella Larsen's Passing  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A professor of English explains how literary piece of work goes under versions, revisions and publications loosing its material text. Nella Larsen's Passing has become one of the most widely read New Negro Renaissance material text in recent years, but it's end is really unknown to everyone.

Young, John K.

2004-01-01

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The effect of epistemic fidelity and accessibility on teaching with physical materials: A comparison of two models for teaching decimal numeration  

Microsoft Academic Search

Multi-base arithmetic blocks (MAB) are the most frequently used physical materials for teaching about decimal numbers, despite\\u000a published reservations about their appropriateness. This paper presents an alternative, LAB (linear arithmetic blocks) and\\u000a compares the two materials on the basis of epistemic fidelity and accessibility for students. Two teaching experiments involving\\u000a 30 matched students indicated that LAB is considerably more accessible

Kaye Stacey; Sue Helme; Shona Archer; Caroline Condon

2001-01-01

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An Inventory of Human Rights Teaching Materials = Repertoire du Materiel Pedagogique Relatif aux Droits de la Personne.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This document is an inventory designed to help educators more efficiently locate resources for teaching about human rights in the classroom. The types of materials identified in this document include: teaching units and guides, reference books, multi-media kits, filmstrips, tapes, video cassettes, supplementary curricular materials, and other…

Manitoba Human Rights Commission, Winnipeg.

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Teacher-Recommended Methods and Materials for Teaching Penmanship and Spelling to the Learning Disabled.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A questionnaire sent to 274 Michigan special education teachers in resource rooms and self-contained classrooms were dsigned to identify the treatment methods and materials used by these teachers to teach penmanship and spelling to learning-disabled students. A review of the literature examines the theoretical background of written expression,…

Stein, Regina A.

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Resource Materials for Teaching Mexican/Chicano Culture; Grades K-6.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Prepared for elementary teachers by teachers of the San Diego City Schools and participants of the San Diego State University Teacher Corps Program, this publication presents basic materials for teaching the Mexican/Chicano culture to pupils in grades K-6. Its purposes are to: (1) foster understanding of the culture and (2) engender a positive…

Aceves, Edward A., Comp.

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National Nutrition Education Clearing House Reference List, Preschool, Primary and Intermediate Teaching Materials and Teacher References.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This is a reference list of teaching materials and teacher references of importance to teachers in the field of nutrition and nutrition education. It emphasizes resources for preschool, primary and intermediate grades. Although not a comprehensive list, resources include books, pamphlets, curriculum guides, article reprints, films and filmstrips,…

National Nutrition Education Clearing House, Berkeley, CA.

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Teaching Material in Government Publications. Bulletin, 1913, No. 47. Whole Number 558  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|For the purposes of this bulletin, teaching material is defined as follows; (1) Any publication suitable for text use; (2) Any publication containing pictures or facts which may be serviceable in illustrating or supplementing the texts already in use. Such a publication may be useful as collateral reading or may furnish the basis in whole or in…

Noyes, Frederick K., Comp.

1913-01-01

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Latin American Culture Studies: Information and Materials for Teaching About Latin America. Revised Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This resource manual provides ideas, lesson plans, course outlines, arts and crafts projects, games, and other materials for teaching K-12 students about Latin America. A major objective is to help students understand and appreciate the diverse Latin American culture. There are six chapters in this volume. Chapter one discusses key ideas that can…

Glab, Edward, Jr., Ed.

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The Outsider's Gaze: A Learner-Centred Approach to Language Teaching Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The "Outsider's Gaze" is a set of three DVDs (Digital Video Discs) for Asian students of Spanish, French, and German. The project employs constructivist principles in the development of language learning materials. This paper discusses insiders (native speakers) and outsiders (language learners), language teaching, theories of learning,…

Hart, Ian

2003-01-01

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Wiki-Based Rapid Prototyping for Teaching-Material Design in E-Learning Grids  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Grid computing environments with abundant resources can support innovative e-Learning applications, and are promising platforms for e-Learning. To support individualized and adaptive learning, teachers are encouraged to develop various teaching materials according to different requirements. However, traditional methodologies for designing…

Shih, Wen-Chung; Tseng, Shian-Shyong; Yang, Chao-Tung

2008-01-01

68

An Experiment in the Use of Programmed Materials in Teaching High School Biology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Investigated were the feasibility and effectiveness of using programed materials with concomitant laboratory exercises in teaching genetics on the secondary level. Students from two white and two Negro high schools in the Atlantic Public School System participated, with one control and one experimental biology class in each school taught by the…

Young, Paul Alexander

69

Breast Self-Examination: Programs and Materials Available for Teaching and Research  

PubMed Central

There is an abundance of information of breast self-examination (BSE) as a method of detecting breast cancer. This article describes the various teaching programs and sources of information available to physician, nurse and patient. Materials featuring old, young, black or white women are available; many can be obtained in English, French, Spanish and Braille. These materials range from annotated bibliographies, pamphlets and research reports to programs of continuing education for physicians, nurses and patients.

Greco, Linda Del; Desmeules, Louise

1985-01-01

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Developing Reading Materials for Teaching American Culture in English Courses.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A project to develop English reading texts for Japanese college students is described. Goals were to develop materials that will: (1) give students information about the United States, (2) interest students in reading English, (3) help students improve their reading skills, and (4) expose students to a variety of literary forms. Fifty important…

Kitao, Kenji

1982-01-01

71

Everyday Everywhere Materials as Teaching Resources in Adult Basic Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book of instructional materials for adult basic education teachers is a collection of exercises and activities which involve the use of resources found in the everyday environment of adults, relate to adult coping skills, and provide students with practice in language and computation. Following a brief introduction and discussion of adult…

Shaw, Marilyn B.; Roark, Mary

72

Developing the Teaching Material Using ATV Cooperated with Student on Manufacturing Practice  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Recently, a number of students have entered the college of technology with no experience of dismantling and assembling of even an easy machine (including toys) . It is necessary to study the correct usage of tools for lower grade students as a base of the technical education for dismantling and assembling of the machine. However, enough understanding has not been obtained though the usage of the tool is trained for first grade students. So, we executed the development on the teaching text and material of student practice curriculum, which is attractive subject of all-terrain vehicle [ATV]?s dismantling and assembling for lower grade students. This practice make the student learn both how to use the tools and the steer mechanism of car through the dismantling and assembling of ATV. The text book and sub-teaching materials of this practice curriculum were created in cooperation with fifth grade students as graduation research. As a result, an effective teaching and learning text and sub-teaching materials in manufacturing practice could be developed from student?s point of view.

Tsukamoto, Kimihide; Yamamoto, Keiichiro; Ueno, Takayuki; Imazato, Tatsunari; Sakamoto, Hidetoshi

73

[Healthy eating according to teenagers: perceptions, barriers, and expected characteristics of teaching materials].  

PubMed

The aim of this study was to evaluate perceptions, barriers, and characteristics of teaching materials to promote healthy eating, as described by teenagers. Four focus groups were conducted with 25 adolescents, including questions on: perceptions regarding diet and motivations to change; concepts of (and barriers to) healthy eating; and characteristics needed for teaching materials to promote healthy eating. The teens were often undecided when attempting to classify a diet as healthy. They generally reported feeling insecure about making dietary changes, but showed adequate notions of healthy eating. The main barriers involved personal and social characteristics: temptation, food flavors, parental influence, and lack of time and options for healthy snacks at school. According to these teenagers, educational materials for promotion of healthy eating should emphasize the immediate benefits and emphasize high-impact messages on the health risks of unhealthy diet. PMID:19936477

Toral, Natacha; Conti, Maria Aparecida; Slater, Betzabeth

2009-11-01

74

Development of a Walking Model for Teaching Material and Application to Mechanical Engineering Introductory Education  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Japan has many toys that use walking mechanisms with movement principles based on fundamental concepts of modern science and technology. One traditional toy is called the One-step Walking Toy (issokutobi-hoko) . Theories of science and technology have not explained this toy's movement. Theoretical analyses and experiments can clarify this movement. In this study, the effectiveness of this walking model as a teaching material is evaluated based on physics and mechanical engineering concepts. Evaluation results clarify that this model's learning contents are based on physics and mechanical engineering principles. Furthermore, this model was used for introductory mechanical engineering education. Results of the class practice demonstrate that this model is an effective introductory teaching material for mechanical engineering.

Nakazawa, Tsuyoshi; Mita, Sumiyoshi

75

Development of New Didactic Materials for Teaching Science and Biology: The Importance of the New Education Practices  

Microsoft Academic Search

Problem statement: The creativity of teachers in the planning process of their classes for teaching science and biology may be an instigator to promote and stimulate learning. The science should be something that awakens curiosity in students to make learning pleasurable and increase their interest. The aim this research was to develop didactic materials for to help the teaching-learning process

Cristiano; Maykon Passos Cristiano; Camila Orlandi Arent

2009-01-01

76

Theory construction in auditory perception: need for development of teaching materials.  

PubMed

Beginning investigators in the field of auditory perception receive essentially no instruction in how to go about constructing new and useful theories. This article considers some of the characteristics of good theory in this field and is intended to serve as a call for further discussion of the processes by which such theory is created and for the development of appropriate theory-construction teaching materials. PMID:17672649

Durlach, Nathaniel I; Gallun, Frederick J

2007-08-01

77

Ontology-based content organization and retrieval for SCORM-compliant teaching materials in data grids  

Microsoft Academic Search

With the rapid growth of e-Learning, a tremendous amount of learning content has been developed by numerous providers. Recently, the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) has been widely accepted as a standard of e-Learning for users to share and reuse various teaching materials. Data grids, characterized by their goal to manage large-scale dataset, are promising platforms to support sharing

Wen-chung Shih; Chao-tung Yang; Shian-shyong Tseng

2009-01-01

78

A Model for Science Teaching in High Schools- Toward Better Retention of The Learnt Material  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The time arrangement of science courses in most high schools results in promoting short term memory with little incentive to retain the learned material in any of the sciences. Consequently, much of the subject matter has to be re-taught in college. This takes time meant for teaching college level topics. Weakness in knowledge base is carried over from year to year in high school, building up to higher levels in college and causing stress and anxiety to both students and teachers. From personel experience of teaching in five countries, a model is developed by which the problem can be overcome. This involves a collaborative effort on the part of teachers and educational policy makers and support of college faculty. The results are measurable within five years and do not incur any increase in funding. Suggestions for practical adoption of the system will be presented. The outcomes are measurable and hold promise in view of success in other countries.

Arshed, Tahira

1998-04-01

79

A European Project on Materials Science: The Case of Thermal Conductivity Teaching-Learning Sequence  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In the context of the European Project on Material Science we have developed a Teaching Learning Sequence (TLS), which is composed by units for teaching thermal conductivity in depth to students. The scientific content has been adapted to students' conceptions taking into account research results. Units follow the Predict-Observe-Explain strategy and students conduct guided investigations using an enriched learning environment, which consists of extensive use of ICT based tools. Didactically transformed microscopic models depict thermal interactions in iconic, graphic and symbolic forms. Students working in groups, solve problems, explore models and are engaged in classroom discussion on the problem under study, constructing links between evidence and explanations. In this paper the structure of such innovative units is presented and results showing students' development in scientific understanding are reported.

Molohides, A.; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Kallery, M.; Psillos, D.

2010-01-01

80

Using Blended Creative Teaching: Improving a Teacher Education Course on Designing Materials for Young Children  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study combined traditional classroom teaching methods and blogs with blended creative teaching as a new teaching method for the course "Design and Applications of Teaching Aids for Young Children." It aimed to improve the shortcomings of the traditional teaching approach by incorporating the "Asking, Thinking, Doing, and Evaluation" (ATDE)…

Lou, Shi-Jer; Chen, Nai-Ci; Tsai, Huei-Yin; Tseng, Kuo-Hung; Shih, Ru-Chu

2012-01-01

81

The Effectiveness of Using the Instructional Strategy Diagnostic Profile to Prescribe Improvements in Self-Instructional Materials Teaching Abstract Concepts.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study conducted to determine the effectiveness of using the Instructional Strategy Diagnostic Profile to revise self-instructional materials that teach abstract concepts examined three sets of materials: the original set, the set with improved consistency rating, and the set with improved consistency and adequacy ratings. Forty-six…

Burkholder, Barry L.

1981-01-01

82

Investigating Students' Ideas About X-rays While Developing Teaching Materials for a Medical Physics Course  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The goal of the Modern Miracle Medical Machines project is to promote pre-med students' interest in physics by using the context of contemporary medical imaging. The X-ray medical imaging learning module will be a central part of this effort. To investigate students' transfer of learning in this context we have conducted a series of clinical and teaching interviews. In the latter interview, some of the proposed learning materials were used. The students brought to our discussion pieces of knowledge transferred from very different sources such as their own X-ray experiences, previous learning and the mass media. This transfer seems to result in more or less firm mental models which often are not always internally consistent or coherent.

Kalita, Spartak; Zollman, Dean

2007-01-01

83

Investigating Students' Ideas About X-rays While Developing Teaching Materials for a Medical Physics Course  

SciTech Connect

The goal of the Modern Miracle Medical Machines project is to promote pre-med students' interest in physics by using the context of contemporary medical imaging. The X-ray medical imaging learning module will be a central part of this effort. To investigate students' transfer of learning in this context we have conducted a series of clinical and teaching interviews. In the latter interview, some of the proposed learning materials were used. The students brought to our discussion pieces of knowledge transferred from very different sources such as their own X-ray experiences, previous learning and the mass media. This transfer seems to result in more or less firm mental models which often are not always internally consistent or coherent.

Kalita, Spartak; Zollman, Dean [Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 66506-2601 (United States)

2007-01-30

84

Helping Educators Find Visualizations and Teaching Materials Just-in-Time  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Major events and natural disasters like hurricanes and tsunamis provide geoscience educators with powerful teachable moments to engage their students with class content. In order to take advantage of these opportunities, educators need quality topical resources related to current earth science events. The web has become an excellent vehicle for disseminating this type of resource. In response to the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and to Hurricane Katrina's devastating impact on the US Gulf Coast, the On the Cutting Edge professional development program developed collections of visualizations for use in teaching. (serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/visualization/collections/ tsunami.html,serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/visualization/ collections/hurricanes.html). These sites are collections of links to visualizations and other materials that can support the efforts of faculty, teachers, and those engaged in public outreach. They bring together resources created by researchers, government agencies and respected media sources and organize them for easy use by educators. Links are selected to provide a variety of different types of visualizations (e.g photographic images, animations, satellite imagery) and to assist educators in teaching about the geologic event reported in the news, associated Earth science concepts, and related topics of high interest. The cited links are selected from quality sources and are reviewed by SERC staff before being included on the page. Geoscience educators are encouraged to recommend links and supporting materials and to comment on the available resources. In this way the collection becomes more complete and its quality is enhanced.. These sites have received substantial use (Tsunami - 77,000 visitors in the first 3 months, Hurricanes - 2500 visitors in the first week) indicating that in addition to use by educators, they are being used by the general public seeking information about the events. Thus they provide an effective mechanism for guiding the public to quality resources created by geoscience researchers and facilities, in addition to supporting incorporation of geoscience research in education.

McDaris, J.; Manduca, C. A.; MacDonald, R. H.

2005-12-01

85

Entwicklung bilingualer Materialien fuer den Fachunterricht mit Auslaenderkindern (Developing Bilingual Materials for Teaching Foreign Children).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes three systems for teaching foreign children German along with their native language. Concludes that teaching various subjects in the foreign language aids in learning the language. Discusses the use of films, cassettes, etc. in a bilingual teaching approach to natural sciences, mathematics, and other subjects. (IFS/WGA)|

Steindl, Michael

1979-01-01

86

CAN WE TEACH PROBABILITIES TO YOUNG CHILDREN USING EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL FROM THE INTERNET?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Teaching probabilities to preschoolers is a very important task as daily decision making is based on probabilities. Although all children are well acquainted with probabilistic terms very few discussions are held in their classrooms because most of the preschool teachers are not prepared to teach probabilities. This study presents a way of teaching probabilities using Internet games and the constructivism

Jenny Pange

2002-01-01

87

Earth Observation oriented teaching materials development based on OGC Web services and Bashyt generated reports  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Creating e-Learning materials in the Earth Observation domain is a difficult task especially for non-technical specialists who have to deal with distributed repositories, large amounts of information and intensive processing requirements. Furthermore, due to the lack of specialized applications for developing teaching resources, technical knowledge is required also for defining data presentation structures or in the development and customization of user interaction techniques for better teaching results. As a response to these issues during the GiSHEO FP7 project [1] and later in the EnviroGRIDS FP7 [2] project, we have developed the eGLE e-Learning Platform [3], a tool based application that provides dedicated functionalities to the Earth Observation specialists for developing teaching materials. The proposed architecture is built around a client-server design that provides the core functionalities (e.g. user management, tools integration, teaching materials settings, etc.) and has been extended with a distributed component implemented through the tools that are integrated into the platform, as described further. Our approach in dealing with multiple transfer protocol types, heterogeneous data formats or various user interaction techniques involve the development and integration of very specialized elements (tools) that can be customized by the trainers in a visual manner through simple user interfaces. In our concept each tool is dedicated to a specific data type, implementing optimized mechanisms for searching, retrieving, visualizing and interacting with it. At the same time, in each learning resource can be integrated any number of tools, through drag-and-drop interaction, allowing the teacher to retrieve pieces of data of various types (e.g. images, charts, tables, text, videos etc.) from different sources (e.g. OGC web services, charts created through Bashyt application, etc.) through different protocols (ex. WMS, BASHYT API, FTP, HTTP etc.) and to display them all together in a unitary manner using the same visual structure [4]. Addressing the High Power Computation requirements that are met while processing environmental data, our platform can be easily extended through tools that connect to GRID infrastructures, WCS web services, Bashyt API (for creating specialized hydrological reports) or any other specialized services (ex. graphics cluster visualization) that can be reached over the Internet. At run time, on the trainee's computer each tool is launched in an asynchronous running mode and connects to the data source that has been established by the teacher, retrieving and displaying the information to the user. The data transfer is accomplished directly between the trainee's computer and the corresponding services (e.g. OGC, Bashyt API, etc.) without passing through the core server platform. In this manner, the eGLE application can provide better and more responsive connections to a large number of users.

Stefanut, T.; Gorgan, D.; Giuliani, G.; Cau, P.

2012-04-01

88

Roundtable: Social Work in Small Towns and Rural Areas. A Compendium of Teaching Materials for Rural Social Work.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|An inventory of types of teaching materials relevant for teachers of rural social work includes general suggestions of useful literary works (modern American literature, ethnic literature, locality-specific literature, drama), video-tape productions, government publications, music and architecture. Other generally-indicated possibilities include…

Mermelstein, Joanne; Sundet, Paul

89

Web-Based Tools for Designing and Developing Teaching Materials for Integration of Information Technology into Instruction  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Educational software for teachers is an important, yet usually ignored, link for integrating information technology into classroom instruction. This study builds a web-based teaching material design and development system. The process in the system is divided into four stages, analysis, design, development, and practice. Eight junior high school…

Chang, Kuo-En; Sung, Yao-Ting; Hou, Huei-Tse

2006-01-01

90

Development of Teaching Materials for Field Identification of Plants and Analysis of Their Effectiveness in Science Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Introduces teaching materials developed for field identification of plants with synoptical keys, identification tables, cards, and programs. Selects approximately 2000 seed plants and uses visibly identifiable characteristics for classification. Recommends using the methodology of identification in other areas for biological identification. (YDS)|

Ohkawa, Chizuru

2000-01-01

91

Development of Teaching Materials for Field Identification of Plants and Analysis of Their Effectiveness in Science Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Introduces teaching materials developed for field identification of plants with synoptical keys, identification tables, cards, and programs. Selects approximately 2000 seed plants and uses visibly identifiable characteristics for classification. Recommends using the methodology of identification in other areas for biological identification. (YDS)

Ohkawa, Chizuru

2000-01-01

92

Instructor's Index to U.S. Navy and Air Force Materials for Teaching Basic Electricity. Final Report, No. 29.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this index is to identify U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force transparencies, films, and manuals which can be used by schools and colleges to teach basic electricity. Materials are classified according to 39 major categories including Electron Theory, Batteries and Battery Connections, D.C. Series Circuits, Network Theorems,…

Stoller, Alan

93

New and Innovative Educational Material for Teaching Mixed-Domain, Embedded Systems Design to Undergraduate/Graduate Students  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Efforts related to development of innovative, mixed-signal system design, teaching materials and methodology are presented that focus on the co-design of performance-optimized modules for signal sensing, control, actuation, and communication in embedded systems. The methods developed to assess the quality and degree of assimilation by students of the key course concepts are also presented. Cypress Semiconductors PSoCTM mixed-signal architecture was used to illustrate the concepts covered by the developed materials.

Doboli, Alex; Currie, Eddie; Kane, Patrick; Van Ess, Dave

2010-03-05

94

An exploration of how pre-service early childhood teachers use educative curriculum materials to support their science teaching practices  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Research indicates that a proportion of elementary teachers are not comfortable teaching science to young children. These teachers are unaware of the best methods of approaching science and don't have the science background knowledge to support teaching through inquiry methods. This case study explores the role educative curriculum materials play in supporting pre-service early childhood education teachers' knowledge with science content and teaching practices. Specifically, I examine how educative materials impact pre-service teacher's content knowledge in science and their pedagogical content knowledge related to inquiry methods. Three pre-service early childhood teachers participated in this research. The teachers were initially interviewed about teaching science based upon three instruments: Views of Science Inquiry, Views of the Nature of Science and the Science Teachers Efficacy Beliefs Inventory. Each subject was observed teaching science in their internship site: the first lessons taught were guided or approved by their teachers and the next lessons were conducted using the support of educative curriculum materials. Finally, the initial instruments were once again administered along with an interview to obtain changes in teacher's knowledge, beliefs and understandings of science and science teaching. Results from this research indicate that educative curriculum was supportive of teachers in a variety of ways. Most importantly, this curriculum helped teachers to target more aspects of scientific inquiry during their science lessons than lessons without the use of educative curriculum. The important considerations regarding the effectiveness of the educative curriculum for these pre-service teachers were their underlying beliefs about how science should be taught, their uses of the curriculum materials and reflective practices regarding their own teaching. Results specifically related to early childhood educators include the level of inquiry implemented with young children and how children communicate their findings. Young children need support in their participation of inquiry learning. Successful implementation of guided inquiry practices occurred in this research. Also, the teachers in this research found insightful ways that directly supported young children in their communication of ideas. Implications for further research are also discussed. Educative materials could further support pre-service early childhood teachers if additional supports were used including accessible curricular rationales, support in classroom management and the specific use of guided inquiry.

Englehart, Deirdre

95

Learning to Teach with Mathematics Textbooks: How Preservice Teachers Interpret and Use Curriculum Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigates how four prospective teachers interpret and use textbooks while learning to teach mathematics during university coursework and practicum teaching. Results indicate that prospective teachers had varied approaches to using textbooks ranging from adherence, elaboration, and creation. Factors influencing how they engaged with…

Nicol, C. C.; Crespo, S. M.

2006-01-01

96

A Unified Synchronous/Asynchronous Distance Learning Support System using Real-time Editing Method of Teaching Materials and Its Experimental Evaluation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, we propose a unified synchronous/asynchronous distance learning support system using real-time editing method of teaching materials. In the real-time editing method, teachers first create teaching-material files to which the content elements constituted for every lesson subject are classified and registered. Next, teachers input editing commands on the internet during the lecture and edit teaching materials on real time with editing software, and transmit them to remote students. By sending the teaching material files to the student side beforehand, and performing teaching-materials editing software on the student side, it becomes possible to display teaching materials on the student side only by the command input from the teacher even if in the low speed network. In this way, teachers are able to reflect students' questions of an asynchronous manner and reactions during classes into editing of teaching materials. In this paper, we describe details of the proposed method and the results of the experimental evaluations.

Tilwaldi, Dilmurat; Takahashi, Toshiya; Koizumi, Hisao

97

A Study on Educative Effects Using a Teaching Material of Mechanical System in Subject of Technology and Homemaking of Junior High Schools  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A teaching material which has been often utilized in engineering education and research, is chosen in the introduction to ‘Use of computers’ and ‘Programming and Instrument & Control’ studies in junior high schools. Concretely, a helicopter model which is one of mechanical systems, is used as a teaching material, and education effects in understanding and the interest for control technology are examined. As a result, the teaching material and the class composition that leads the cultivation of a technological nature and the ability, is effective for junior high school students to improve the interests for technology and engineering.

Mori, Shinnosuke; Yamamoto, Toru; Sakaguchi, Akihiro; Kusuhashi, Mitsuhisa

98

The Development of Interactive World Wide Web Based Teaching Material in Forensic Science.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes the development of a Web-based tutorial in the forensic science teaching program at the University of Strathclyde (Scotland). Highlights include the theoretical basis for course development; objectives; Web site design; student feedback; and staff feedback. (LRW)|

Daeid, Niamh Nic

2001-01-01

99

Teaching Reading in Russian, Volume 1. Instructional Materials for the Less Commonly Taught Languages.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|These reading comprehension exercises, based on authentic Russian texts, are aimed at developing reading strategies in lower-level students of Russian. The exercises are designed for students reading at the Novice and Intermediate levels as determined by the American Counsel on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the Educational Testing…

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Yonkers, NY.

100

Using the Stimulus Equivalence Paradigm to Teach Course Material in an Undergraduate Rehabilitation Course  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In 2 experiments, we examined whether the stimulus equivalence instructional paradigm could be used to teach relations among names, definitions, causes, and common treatments for disabilities using a selection-based intraverbal training format. Participants were pre- and posttested on vocal intraverbal relations and were trained using…

Walker, Brooke D.; Rehfeldt, Ruth Anne; Ninness, Chris

2010-01-01

101

Classroom Materials for Teaching "The Particle Nature of Matter." Practical Paper No. 173.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This document presents the lesson plans and tests used in the research study reported in Technical Report 173 (ED 070 658), together with descriptions of models and films developed for the teaching program. Thirty-one lessons are included, covering the topics of matter and energy; making interferences; particles; a model for matter; particles and…

Pella, Milton O.; And Others

102

An Annotated Listing of Free and Inexpensive Materials for Teaching about Illinois.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Over 70 historic sites, outreach programs, teaching aids, publications, and media presentations appropriate for elementary and secondary school instruction in Illinois history, government, and natural resources are listed. Items are categorized by the Illinois state department or museum which makes the information available: Illinois Department…

Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Program Planning and Development.

103

Teaching Visualised Geographies: Towards a Methodology for the Interpretation of Visual Materials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Suggests a number of questions that can be used to structure a small-group discussion about the interpretation of visual images. Argues for the necessity of critical interpretation of visual information as an increasing degree of geographic information becomes visualized. Includes several teaching tips. (MJP)

Rose, Gillian

1996-01-01

104

Teaching controversial issues in criminal justice: Using historical material to overcome student resistance  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although the teaching of controversial issues in criminal justice can be a lively and rewarding experience, it can also be\\u000a extremely challenging. Unlike subject matter in other disciplines, the subject matter of criminal justice is to some extent\\u000a familiar to most reasonably well-informed citizens. Thus students in criminal justice classes will possess an awareness of\\u000a many of the discipline's controversial

Alexis M. Durham

1989-01-01

105

Developing Materials for Biology Teaching. Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) Report of a Sub-Regional Workshop (Bangkok, Thailand, August 3-12, 1981).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The major purposes of this workshop were to develop teaching and learning materials on certain selected key biology concepts relevant to environmental, genetic, and agricultural aspects, and to develop exemplary training materials on certain teacher competencies relating to laboratory and field techniques. Chapter One reports on the status and…

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.

106

MATERIALS USED IN TEACHING AND EVALUATING THE CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE BIOLOGICAL CELL IN GRADES 2-6, PRACTICAL PAPER NO. 2.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

INCLUDED ARE MATERIALS FOR USE IN TEACHING AND EVALUATING 11 SELECTED CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE BIOLOGICAL CELL IN GRADES 2 TO 6. THE CONCEPTS WERE SELECTED AND THEIR ORDER DETERMINED THROUGH AN ANALYSIS OF ELEMENTARY TEXTBOOK SERIES, HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BIOLOGY TEXTS, CYTOLOGY TEXTS, AND INFORMATION GATHERED THROUGH A PILOT STUDY. THE MATERIALS

STAUSS, NYLES G.

107

Teach Nutrition With Games  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Simulated games have been designed to teach not only factual material but to provide opportunities for understanding some of the complex systems of our society. The use of this valuable tool is encouraged in the teaching of nutrition. (Author)|

NJEA Review, 1975

1975-01-01

108

USING THE STIMULUS EQUIVALENCE PARADIGM TO TEACH COURSE MATERIAL IN AN UNDERGRADUATE REHABILITATION COURSE  

PubMed Central

In 2 experiments, we examined whether the stimulus equivalence instructional paradigm could be used to teach relations among names, definitions, causes, and common treatments for disabilities using a selection-based intraverbal training format. Participants were pre- and posttested on vocal intraverbal relations and were trained using multiple-choice worksheets in which selection-based intraverbal relations were taught and feedback was delivered until mastery. Most participants in Experiment 1 showed the emergence of vocal intraverbal relations, but responding did not generalize to final written intraverbal tests. Participants in Experiment 2 showed the emergence of not only vocal intraverbal relations but also written intraverbal relations on final tests. Results suggest that the stimulus equivalence paradigm can be effectively implemented using a selection-based intraverbal training format, the protocol may be an effective means of emphasizing important concepts in a college course, and emergent skills may generalize to novel response topographies.

Walker, Brooke D; Rehfeldt, Ruth Anne; Ninness, Chris

2010-01-01

109

Audiovisual Materials and Techniques for Teaching Foreign Languages: Recent Trends and Activities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Recent experimentation with audio-visual (A-V) materials has provided insight into the language learning process. Researchers and teachers alike have recognized the importance of using A-V materials to achieve goals related to meaningful and relevant communication, retention and recall of language items, non-verbal aspects of communication, and…

Parks, Carolyn

110

Spanish-Language Health Communication Teaching Aids. A List of Printed Materials and Their Sources.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Over 450 Spanish printed materials about the various aspects of health and their sources are listed in this publication. Italics are used to indicate either the translation of Spanish titles or the titles of English-language editions. Publications with bilingual texts are shown by hyphenated titles. Information about the distribution of materials

Isquith, Robert N., Comp.; Webb, Charles T., Comp.

111

APS Archive of Teaching Resources: Dissemination: Strategies for Disseminating Your Materials and Programs  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a powerpoint presentation from the 2009 Science Education Partnership Award Project Directors Meeting in St. Paul, MN. This presentation describes what digital resources are, and how to access these types of materials in the APS Archive.

Amy Feuerstein (The American Physiological Society Education)

2009-05-20

112

MATERIALS USED IN TEACHING AND EVALUATING THE CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE BIOLOGICAL CELL IN GRADES 2-6, PRACTICAL PAPER NO. 2.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|INCLUDED ARE MATERIALS FOR USE IN TEACHING AND EVALUATING 11 SELECTED CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE BIOLOGICAL CELL IN GRADES 2 TO 6. THE CONCEPTS WERE SELECTED AND THEIR ORDER DETERMINED THROUGH AN ANALYSIS OF ELEMENTARY TEXTBOOK SERIES, HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE BIOLOGY TEXTS, CYTOLOGY TEXTS, AND INFORMATION GATHERED THROUGH A PILOT STUDY. THE…

STAUSS, NYLES G.

113

Analysis of Academic Attitudes and Existing Processes to Inform the Design of Teaching and Learning Material Repositories: A User-Centred Approach  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The last couple of years have brought a rise in the number of institutional repositories throughout the world and within UK Higher Education institutions, with the majority of these repositories being devoted to research output. Repositories containing teaching and learning material are less common and the workflows and business processes…

King, Melanie; Loddington, Steve; Manuel, Sue; Oppenheim, Charles

2008-01-01

114

Remembering George Washington: What Do Instructional Materials Teach Us about Washington's Patriotism?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|History textbooks have long been criticized for their adherence to the "stabilized national narrative" (VanSledright 1998). However, teachers need to also be aware of the ideological influences of the supplemental instructional materials they choose. A case study of the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon illustrates…

Fitzgerald, Jason C.

2011-01-01

115

Audio-Visual/Communications Teaching Aids Packet. Supplementary Materials. Packet P-8.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This packet contains three handouts on training theory and the use of audiovisual aids, as well as a section on materials and presentation techniques for use by community development workers concerned with exchanging information and working with the people in a community. The first handout, "Communication in Development," briefly discusses the…

Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.

116

Development of Multimedia Teaching-Learning Materials for Music Listening in the Elementary Classes  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this research was to develop the multimedia materials for music listening. A traditional music listening lesson plan used to begin with the acquisition of the theme of the listening example introduced by a 5-line staff. However, if the students learn the theme through the animated pictures, they will be more motivated and understand the music better than

Mikyung Rim

117

Remembering George Washington: What Do Instructional Materials Teach Us about Washington's Patriotism?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

History textbooks have long been criticized for their adherence to the "stabilized national narrative" (VanSledright 1998). However, teachers need to also be aware of the ideological influences of the supplemental instructional materials they choose. A case study of the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon illustrates…

Fitzgerald, Jason C.

2011-01-01

118

Teaching Shakespeare: Materials and Outcomes for Web-Based Instruction and Class Adjunct.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Multimedia hypertext materials have instructional advantages when used as adjuncts in traditional classes and as the primary means of instruction, as illustrated in this case study of college-level Shakespeare classes. Plays become more accessible through use of audio and video resources, including video clips from play productions. Student work…

Schwartz, Helen J.

119

Towards an archaeology of pedagogy: learning, teaching and the generation of material culture traditions  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this article we seek to build on efforts to apply the insights of social learning theory to interpret patterns of continuity and change in the archaeological record. This literature suggests that stable and often highly arbitrary material culture traditions are likely to be founded on our biologically evolved capacity for imitation. However, it has recently been argued that the

Jamshid J. Tehrani; Felix Riede

2008-01-01

120

Using Organic Light-Emitting Electrochemical Thin-Film Devices to Teach Materials Science  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Materials science can be taught by applying organic light-emitting electrochemical thin-film devices and in this method students were allowed to make a light-emitting device by spin coating a thin film containing ruthenium (II) complex ions onto a glass slide. Through this laboratory method students are provided with the opportunity to learn…

Sevian, Hannah; Muller, Sean; Rudmann, Hartmut; Rubner, Michael F.

2004-01-01

121

Teaching Negotiation: The Choices  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper discusses the choices for teaching business skills in an elective negotiation skills course in the graduate program for entrepreneurs at the Department of Economics, University of Osijek. The paper first describes the author's teaching context. Then, it offers the author's views of learning and teaching, and discusses the relationship between students and the material they learn, between students

Ljerka Sedlan Konig

2002-01-01

122

The repair of direct composite restorations: an international survey of the teaching of operative techniques and materials.  

PubMed

This article reports the findings of a study on the aspects of the teaching of repair as a conservative alternative to the replacement of failing direct composite restorations (DCRs) in primary dental degree curricula in the UK and Ireland, Germany and Scandinavia. Data on teaching, including operative techniques applied in the repair of DCRs, were collected by means of a questionnaire sent to 58 dental schools in the surveyed countries. Based on the overall response rate of 83%, the findings indicate that the majority (59%) of the schools in the countries surveyed may be found to teach the repair of DCRs. However, marked variations were observed in respect of this teaching and the expected longevity of repaired DCRs. Where the repair of DCRs was not taught, views differed as to the intentions, if any, to include this teaching in the curriculum. It is concluded that the teaching of DCRs may be found to be widespread in dental schools in the UK and Ireland, Germany and Scandinavia, with this teaching being subjected to considerable variation within and between countries. PMID:12542688

Blum, I R; Schriever, A; Heidemann, D; Mjör, I A; Wilson, N H F

2003-02-01

123

Lessons learned from a rigorous peer-review process for building the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness (CLEAN) collection of high-quality digital teaching materials  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The topic of climate change permeates all aspects of our society: the news, household debates, scientific conferences, etc. To provide students with accurate information about climate science and energy awareness, educators require scientifically and pedagogically robust teaching materials. To address this need, the NSF-funded Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) Pathway has assembled a new peer-reviewed digital collection as part of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) featuring teaching materials centered on climate and energy science for grades 6 through 16. The scope and framework of the collection is defined by the Essential Principles of Climate Science (CCSP 2009) and a set of energy awareness principles developed in the project. The collection provides trustworthy teaching materials on these socially relevant topics and prepares students to become responsible decision-makers. While a peer-review process is desirable for curriculum developer as well as collection builder to ensure quality, its implementation is non-trivial. We have designed a rigorous and transparent peer-review process for the CLEAN collection, and our experiences provide general guidelines that can be used to judge the quality of digital teaching materials across disciplines. Our multi-stage review process ensures that only resources with teaching goals relevant to developing climate literacy and energy awareness are considered. Each relevant resource is reviewed by two individuals to assess the i) scientific accuracy, ii) pedagogic effectiveness, and iii) usability/technical quality. A science review by an expert ensures the scientific quality and accuracy. Resources that pass all review steps are forwarded to a review panel of educators and scientists who make a final decision regarding inclusion of the materials in the CLEAN collection. Results from the first panel review show that about 20% (~100) of the resources that were initially considered for inclusion passed final review. Reviewer comments are recorded as annotations to enhance the resources in the collection and help educators with the implementation in their curriculum. CLEAN launched the first collection of digital educational resources about climate science and energy awareness in November 2010. The final CLEAN collection will include ?500 resources and will also provide the alignment with the Benchmarks for Science Literacy and the NAAEE Excellence in Environmental Education Guidelines for Learning through the interactive NSDL strandmaps. We will present the first user feedback to this new collection.

Gold, A. U.; Ledley, T. S.; McCaffrey, M. S.; Buhr, S. M.; Manduca, C. A.; Niepold, F.; Fox, S.; Howell, C. D.; Lynds, S. E.

2010-12-01

124

Ideas, Ideas, Ideas...A Compendium of Teaching and Curriculum Materials in English Language Arts 7-12.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide provides junior high school and senior high school educators with descriptions of specific techniques for teaching language arts skills, suggestions for planning units and elective courses in the language arts curriculum, and models for changing the English curriculum. Specific topics discussed in various sections of the guide are (1)…

New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development.

125

Teaching and Learning Basic Social Studies Skills, Grades 7-12. Teacher and Pupil Resource Materials No. 311.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This manual contains 56 teacher-developed activities which can be used in social studies courses to improve students' basic skills. The activities teach location and map skills, writing and study skills, time skills, and thinking skills. Students also learn how to use reference books and how to read and interpret charts and graphs. Each activity…

Flowers, Emily

126

Teaching Biological Systems.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Described is an activity which allows the investigation of human body systems using textbooks to enhance research skills and providing an opportunity for collaboration between pupils. Discussed are the purpose, materials, method, and results of this teaching method. Reported are some of the advantages of using this activity in teaching systems.…

Walters, Julia

1988-01-01

127

Teaching Linux Kernel Programming  

Microsoft Academic Search

1 Summary This project is to develop a Linux Kernel Programming course for computer science undergraduate majors and graduate students. It includes teaching a course in UT's undergraduate curriculum, developing a suitable set of student projects, and compiling the lecture notes and teaching materials into a textbook. The goal is for the class to be repeated easily at UT and

Yongguang Zhang

128

A Psychology of Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|William James, the turn of the century psychologist, philospher, and educator, was avidly interested in the relationship between psychology and teaching. This paper considers operant conditioning, timing of reinforcers, and programmed instruction--touchstones of B.F. Skinner in the teaching/learning milieu. Of course, materials not just methods…

Pedrini, D. T.; Pedrini, B. C.

129

Teaching Conversation with Trivia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a rationale for utilizing trivia to teach conversation. Shows how trivia-based materials fit into communicative language teaching approaches and provides examples of trivia-based activities and explains how to use them in the classroom. (Author/VWL)|

Crawford, Michael J.

2002-01-01

130

[Inquiry Teaching Strategies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The DALSTRA (DALis/STRAsser) Inquiry Teaching Strategy is a model of teacher behaviors regarding teaching as a process composed of three categories of actions: basic behaviors, goal-directed behaviors, and diagnostic behaviors. The materials in this document were designed for use in an inservice education program in DALSTRA inquiry methods, and…

Strasser, Ben B.; Dalis, Gus T.

131

Teaching Math  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Four courses, one at each NCTM grade band (Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12), help teachers develop effective ways to use the five NCTM Process Standards to teach all students. The goals of the courses are: to increase understanding of the NCTM process standards; to model effective application of the process standards and their integration with content goals; to help teachers develop habits and practices that improve their teaching and strengthen their students' mathematical process and content skills. Text, illustrations, animations, video, and interactive activities are used to present the material. The courses may be used in various scenarios, e.g., as a self-paced course, in a facilitated online mode, in a face-to-face course or workshop.

Boston, Wgbh

2003-01-01

132

The Analysis of Students' Conceptions as a Support for Designing a Teaching/Learning Sequence on the Acoustic Properties of Materials  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We believe that finding out how students think about certain topics that are covered in science classes should not be "the end of the story" but the starting point for planning lessons and designing materials. From this perspective, the research study presented here is intended to explore secondary school (15-18 year old) students' preconceptions of sound attenuation, and of the properties and internal structure of materials. Specifically, we analysed students' explanations for the fact that some materials attenuate sound more than others. This study was conducted within a particular scenario, in which 72 students participated in laboratory sessions aimed at developing students' understanding of the nature, propagation and attenuation of sound. From the analysis of students' explanations, we could identify some conceptions of sound attenuation in materials (e.g. as a result of hindering the entrance of sound, or as a result of capturing sound). The results of this study also indicate that the role of properties of a material and the role of the internal structure that students associate with its acoustic behaviour depend on their conceptions of sound attenuation. We used these results as support for the design of a research-based teaching/learning sequence on the Acoustic Properties of Materials, which is intended to facilitate students' overcoming the specific conceptual difficulties identified in this research study and promote students' development of conceptual models of sound attenuation.

Hernández, María Isabel; Couso, Digna; Pintó, Roser

2011-12-01

133

The Analysis of Students' Conceptions as a Support for Designing a Teaching/Learning Sequence on the Acoustic Properties of Materials  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We believe that finding out how students think about certain topics that are covered in science classes should not be "the end of the story" but the starting point for planning lessons and designing materials. From this perspective, the research study presented here is intended to explore secondary school (15-18 year old) students' preconceptions of sound attenuation, and of the properties and internal structure of materials. Specifically, we analysed students' explanations for the fact that some materials attenuate sound more than others. This study was conducted within a particular scenario, in which 72 students participated in laboratory sessions aimed at developing students' understanding of the nature, propagation and attenuation of sound. From the analysis of students' explanations, we could identify some conceptions of sound attenuation in materials (e.g. as a result of hindering the entrance of sound, or as a result of capturing sound). The results of this study also indicate that the role of properties of a material and the role of the internal structure that students associate with its acoustic behaviour depend on their conceptions of sound attenuation. We used these results as support for the design of a research-based teaching/learning sequence on the Acoustic Properties of Materials, which is intended to facilitate students' overcoming the specific conceptual difficulties identified in this research study and promote students' development of conceptual models of sound attenuation.

Hernández, María Isabel; Couso, Digna; Pintó, Roser

2012-12-01

134

Crustal movement and plate motion as observed by GPS baseline ranging - trial to make teaching materials for middle- and high-school earth science education by teachers  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Japanese government established the system for renewing educational personnel certificates in 2007 and mandated the adoption of it in April 2009 (cf. “2007 White Paper on Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology”, available at http://www.mext.go.jp/english/). The new system shows that the valid period for each regular certificate after the renewal system adoption (April 1, 2009) is until the end of the fiscal year after ten years from satisfying the qualifications required for the certificate. Only persons who have attended over 30 hours and passed the examination in the certificate renewal courses before the expiration of the valid period can renew their certificate which is valid for next ten years. The purpose of this system is for teachers to acquire the latest knowledge and skills. Certificate renewal courses authorized by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan are offered by universities. Attendees will choose based on their specialty and awareness of issues from the various courses with education curriculums and. To renew their certificates, they should include (1) items regarding the latest trends and issues in education (12 hours) and (2) items regarding their speciality and other educational enhancement (three 6-hours course: total 18 hours). In 2008, before the adoption, provisional certificate renewal courses were offered for trial by more than 100 universities. The author offered a 6-hour course titled by “Development of teaching materials for school pupils to make understand the dynamic motion of the earth - utilising the results of the GPS ranging”. This course was targeted mainly for science teachers of middle- and high-schools. The goal of this course was for the attendees to understand the role of GPS ranging for the direct observation of the crustal movement and plate motion, and to produce the teaching materials possibly used in the classrooms. The offering of this course is aiming finally at contribution for the schoolchildren to experience “the method of science”: the process of data acquisition, processing, analysis, discussion based on the results, and modelling. The advantage of offering the course in Okinawa is that the Ryukyu Trench, a convergent boundary between the Philippine Sea Plate and the Eurasian Plate, is located within the territory of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. GPS ranging observation by Geographic Survey Institute of Japan (GSI) shows that the baseline length between Okinawa Island (on the Eurasian Plate) and Daito Islands (on the Philippine Sea Plate) decreases by about 9-10 cm/year. Basic data of GPS observation used in the course were downloaded from the site of GSI. These data with relevant documentations were supplied to the attendees. Schedule of the course was: (1) Lecture on basics of GPS, ranging by GPS observation and its application to monitoring of the plate motion (1 hour); (2) Making teaching materials (2 hours); (3) Trial lecture by use of the teaching materials made by each attendee, discussion by all (2 hours); (4) Finalising the teaching materials and submission (1 hour).

Matsumoto, T.

2009-12-01

135

Pivotal Response Teaching in the Classroom Setting  

Microsoft Academic Search

Pivotal response teaching (PRT) is an empirically supported naturalistic behavioral intervention proven to be efficacious in the education of children with autism. This intervention involves loosely structured learning environments, teaching during ongoing interactions between student and teacher, child initiation of teaching episodes, child choice of teaching activities or materials, prompting, providing reinforcers directly related to the child's behavior, and providing

Aubyn C. Stahmer; Jessica Suhrheinrich; Sarah Reed; Cynthia Bolduc; Laura Schreibman

2010-01-01

136

Impact of Information Entropy on Teaching Effectiveness  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Information entropy refers to the process in which information is sent out from the information source, transmitted through information channel and acquired by information sink, while the teaching process is the one of transmitting teaching information from teachers and teaching material to students. How to improve teaching effectiveness is…

Wang, Zhi-guo

2007-01-01

137

A STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AUDIOVISUAL TEACHING MATERIALS WHEN PREPARED ACCORDING TO THE PRINCIPLES OF MOTIVATIONAL RESEARCH.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|THE OBJECTIVE WAS TO DETERMINE IF AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS PRODUCED WITH A KNOWLEDGE OF LEARNER'S MOTIVES (MOTIVATION RESEARCH) WERE MORE EFFECTIVE IN CHANGING ATTITUDES AMONG THOSE FOR WHOM THE MATERIALS ARE INTENDED THAN AMONG INDIVIDUALS IN GENERAL. RESPONSES OF 1,052 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WERE ANALYZED (ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE MULTIPLE…

EDLING, JACK V.

138

Effective Learning & Teaching in Law.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book discusses key issues for the effective teaching of law from a range of experts in the United Kingdom. It includes material on teaching and the support of learning and on using learning materials and information technology in legal education. The chapters are: (1) Revising Legal Education (Tracey Varnava and Roger Burridge); (2) Learning…

Burridge, Roger, Ed.; Hinett, Karen, Ed.; Paliwala, Abdul, Ed.; Varnava, Tracey, Ed.

139

Teaching about World War II.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Examines a unit approach to World War II that emphasizes totalitarianism, the military conduct of the war, and the Holocaust. Advocates using a variety of teaching strategies, methods, and materials. Includes several examples of innovative materials and activities. (MJP)|

Siler, Carl S.

1995-01-01

140

As the Child Reads: The Treatment of Minorities in Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials. Conference Report, National NEA-PR&R Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Education (Washington, D. C., February 8-10, 1967).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The conference on "The Treatment of Minorities in Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials" was held on February 8-10, 1967 in Washington, D.C. It was sponsored by the National Education Association and the Committee on Civil and Human Rights of Educators of the Commission on Professional Rights and Responsibilities. Attending the conference were…

Hart, Elinor, Ed.

141

Textbook Production and Distribution in the Pacific. Report of a Sub-Regional Seminar on the Production and Distribution of Textbooks and Other Related Teaching/Learning Materials (Nukualofa, Tonga, August 26-September 5, 1985).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document offers the proceedings of a seminar in which participants from Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Western Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Australia, and the University of South Pactific met to discuss current and better practices for the production and distribution of textbooks and other teaching/learning materials. This seminar proceedings is…

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.

142

La conception et le role des materiels pedagogiques dans l'enseignement des langues secondes (The Conception and Role of Instructional Materials in the Teaching of Second Languages). CILA Bulletin, No. 29.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This special issue concerns the content, function, and form of instructional materials dealing with second language instruction. The following articles appear: (1) "Deliberate Semantics--an 'Interventionist' Approach to Second Language Teaching Methodology," by A.P.R. Howatt; (2) "Sprechakte und Sprachunterricht (Speech Acts and Language…

Redard, F., Ed.; And Others

143

Textbook Production and Distribution in the Pacific. Report of a Sub-Regional Seminar on the Production and Distribution of Textbooks and Other Related Teaching/Learning Materials (Nukualofa, Tonga, August 26-September 5, 1985).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This document offers the proceedings of a seminar in which participants from Fiji, Kiribati, New Zealand, Western Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Australia, and the University of South Pactific met to discuss current and better practices for the production and distribution of textbooks and other teaching/learning materials. This seminar proceedings is…

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.

144

Easy to Make Teaching Aids for Nutrition Teaching-Learning. UNESCO Nutrition Education Series, Issue 10.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This issue of the UNESCO Nutrition Education Series presents a sampling of ideas for teaching aids created from experiences in developing countries and is representative of materials currently Being compiled for Volume IV of the UNESCO Resource Pack for Nutrition Teaching-Learning, "Easy to Make Teaching Aids for Nutrition Teaching-Learning." The…

Barclay, Ellen J., Comp.; Van der Vynckt, Susan

145

Research and Teaching: The Visionlearning Project  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Although the proliferation of teaching resources on the Internet is extensive, little is known about these materials' use or utility. The Visionlearning project is a multiyear effort to design and evaluate web-based interdisciplinary science teaching reso

Carpi, Anthony; Mikhailova, Yana

2003-09-01

146

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This collection of peer-reviewed, web-based ecological educational materials is published by the Ecological Society of America. The items provide educators with new ways to more actively involve their students in studying ecology and ways to learn more for themselves about teaching and learning. Each issue includes three sections: Experiments, Issues, and Teaching. The experiments section provides material for lab sections of courses, and the issues section can be used in lecture, lab, or for homework. The teaching section focuses on student-active teaching and learning strategies. Each teaching section page provides frequently-asked-questions, tutorials, essays, a glossary, and links to other resources on teaching and learning.

147

An Experimental Comparison of Case Histories with Conventional Materials in Teaching a College General Education Course in Science.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Experimentally evaluated were the merits of a case history and a current reading materials approach to a college general education science course with regard to facts and generalizations, methods of science, and scientific attitudes examination scores. In the experimental treatment, the nature of science and scientific research and other course…

Peterson, Ronald G.

148

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING AUDIOVISUAL COURSES, AN ANNOTATED LIST OF MOTION PICTURES, KINESCOPES, FILMSTRIPS, SLIDESETS, RECORDINGS, AND TAPES.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|THIS DOCUMENT IS THE END PRODUCT OF A PROGRAM TO BRING TOGETHER THE SOURCES OF AVAILABLE MATERIALS CONCERNING AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION AND TO PROVIDE A GUIDE FOR EASY ACCESSIBILITY. AN ANNOTATED LIST OF MOTION PICTURES, KINESCOPES, FILMSTRIPS, SLIDESETS, RECORDINGS, AND TAPES CONCERNED WITH AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION IS INCLUDED. THE GUIDE IS…

WEINER, KENNETH; AND OTHERS

149

Developing an Instructional Material Using a Concept Cartoon Adapted to the 5E Model: A Sample of Teaching Erosion  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using different instructional materials adapted within the constructivist learning theory will enhance students' conceptual understanding. From this point of view, an instructional instrument using a concept cartoon adapted with 5E model has developed and introduced in this study. The study has some deficiencies in investigating students'…

Birisci, Salih; Metin, Mustafa

2010-01-01

150

Using Rubber-Elastic Material-Ideal Gas Analogies To Teach Introductory Thermodynamics. Part I: Equations of State.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes equations of state as a supplement to an introductory thermodynamics undergraduate course. Uses rubber-elastic materials (REM) which have strong analogies to the concept of an ideal gas and explains the molar basis of REM. Provides examples of the analogies between ideal gas and REM and mathematical analogies. (Contains 22 references.)…

Smith, Brent

2002-01-01

151

The Effect of Applying Elements of Instructional Design on Teaching Material for the Subject of Classification of Matter  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The aim of this study was to examine the effect of instructional materials for the subject of classification of matter as solids, liquids and gases that were developed using a holistic instructional design model on student achievement. In the study a pre-test/post-test with control group experimental design was used. The study was conducted in…

Ozdilek, Zehra; Ozkan, Muhlis

2009-01-01

152

Teaching Heritage  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Subtitled "a professional development Website for teachers," Teaching Heritage is an impressive collection of information and resources for teaching Australian history and culture. There are eight main sections to the site: four offer teaching resources and four provide teaching units. The resource sections include an examination of different ways of defining heritage, an Australian heritage timeline, discussions of different approaches to teaching heritage through media, and outcomes-based approaches in teaching and assessing heritage coursework. The teaching units deal in depth with issues of citizenship, nationalism, Australian identities, and new cultural values. A Heritage Gallery features images of various culturally significant or representative places in Australia, such as New Italy, the Dundullimal Homestead, Australian Hall, Kelly's Bush, and many more. Obviously, teachers of Civics on the southern continent will find this site extremely useful, but the teaching units -- rich with texts and images -- also offer fascinating introductions for anyone interested in the issues of Australian nation-making.

153

Teaching familynursing  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study looks at the teaching of familynursing in the broader context of nursing education. The aim was to find out how Finnish teachers in nursing colleges define the concept of family, what sort of theoretical premises lie behind their teaching, and what kind of teaching methods they use. Teachers' information needs, as well as the use of knowledge concerning

Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen; Tuovi Sohlberg

1995-01-01

154

Teaching English.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Articles in this volume of the "Illinois English Bulletin" include "Competencies in Teaching English" by Alan C. Purves, which sets forth a tentative model for planning competency-based instruction and certification based on concepts, teaching acts, skills, and strategies; "Passing the Buck Versus the Teaching of English" by Dennis Q. McInerny,…

Nemanich, Donald, Ed.

1975-01-01

155

Power Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Power Teaching weaves four factors into a seamless whole: standards, teaching thinking, research based strategies, and critical inquiry. As a prototype in its first year of development with an urban fifth grade class, the power teaching model connects selected district standards, thinking routines from Harvard University Project Zero Research…

Fluellen, Jerry E., Jr.

2007-01-01

156

Teaching Morally and Teaching Morality  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, the authors introduce what they believe is an important distinction between teaching morality and teaching morally. In P-12 schools, the moral education debate often focuses on character education programs or other moral curricula. Such programs and curricula are championed as a means of teaching morality and transmitting moral…

Fenstermacher, Gary D.; Osguthorpe, Richard D.; Sanger, Matthew N.

2009-01-01

157

EFFECTIVENESS OF A PROGRAMED TEXT IN TEACHING GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY TO JUNIOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, A SOURCE BOOK ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMED MATERIALS FOR USE IN A CLINICAL DISCIPLINE.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|THIS REPORT DESCRIBES A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION COULD BE USED TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING OF THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GYNECOLOGIC NEOPLASMS TO JUNIOR MEDICAL STUDENTS. TWO PROGRAMED TEXTS WERE PREPARED--(1) A "CONTENT" TEXT, AN 830-FRAME LINEARLY PROGRAMED TEXT DESIGNED TO REPLACE CONVENTIONAL CLASSROOM TEACHING OF…

WILDS, PRESTON L.; ZACHERT, VIRGINIA

158

EFFECTIVENESS OF A PROGRAMED TEXT IN TEACHING GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY TO JUNIOR MEDICAL STUDENTS, A SOURCE BOOK ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAMED MATERIALS FOR USE IN A CLINICAL DISCIPLINE.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION COULD BE USED TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING OF THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH GYNECOLOGIC NEOPLASMS TO JUNIOR MEDICAL STUDENTS. TWO PROGRAMED TEXTS WERE PREPARED--(1) A "CONTENT" TEXT, AN 830-FRAME LINEARLY PROGRAMED TEXT DESIGNED TO REPLACE CONVENTIONAL CLASSROOM TEACHING OF…

WILDS, PRESTON L.; ZACHERT, VIRGINIA

159

Teaching Strategies You Can Use.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Reproduces a teaching strategy from the "Beginning and Intermediate Band" volume of the "Strategies for Teaching" series. The reproduction includes the objective, procedures, materials used, prior knowledge and experiences, indicators of success, and follow-up activities. The strategy supports the musical instructional standard 4C: composing and…

Spaeth, Jeanne, Comp.

1997-01-01

160

Teaching about the United Nations.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This theme issue focuses on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Articles deal with aspects of the United Nations and include suggestions for teaching about the United Nations and using various teaching materials. Articles in this issue include: (1) "Celebrating United Nations Day" (Ken Osborne); (2) "Educating for World…

Osborne, Ken, Ed.

1995-01-01

161

An Introduction to Numeracy Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book provides practical ideas and information for volunteer tutors and teachers about teaching numeracy, as well as a reference section that concentrates on specific content areas. The first part of the book considers teaching techniques, the planning and presentation of numeracy material, evaluation of progress, reinforcement of newly…

Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).

162

Creative Ways to Teach Nutrition  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents activities, materials, and instructions for three classroom games developed in University of Illinois nutrition education workshops on new ways to teach nutrition: Vit-A-Vend, Nutrition Basketball, and Nutrition Baseball. (MF)|

Spitze, Hazel Taylor; And Others

1977-01-01

163

Teaching Tips.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Contributors offer six teaching tips concerning (1) news writing, (2) editing, (3) laboratory time utilization, (4) legal responsibility, (5) telephone interviews, and (6) investigative reporting. (HOD)|

Journalism Educator, 1982

1982-01-01

164

Teaching Non-Fiction.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Noting the general lack of attention to the teaching of nonfiction, this focused journal issue presents 11 articles containing suggestions for ways to incorporate various nonfiction materials into the English class. Article titles and authors in the journal are (1) "A Marriage that Works: Early American Literature in Context" (S. Bouley); (2)…

Fleming, Margaret, Ed.

1984-01-01

165

Whale Teaching Unit.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Materials in this teaching unit are designed to foster an interest in whale preservation among intermediate grade and junior high school students. Several readings provide background information on various types of whales and the economic value of whales. Student activities include a true and false game, a crossword, and a mobile. A resource list…

Peninsula Humane Society, San Mateo, CA.

166

Teaching the Black Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Instructional materials and teaching approaches can be used to get students to seriously and constructively confront problems in race relations which they will eventually have to solve. For example, Richard Wright's "Black Boy," an anthology of Negro poetry or a collection of poems on race relations, and such films as "Where is Prejudice?" can…

Kirschenbaum, Howard

1968-01-01

167

Teaching Young Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In 1978, a kindergarten teacher and a university teacher at the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, traded jobs. The story of the university teacher's experience in the kindergarten classroom is told in this compilation of monthly newsletter materials. The story begins with thoughts about preparing to teach and ends with a review of…

Seifert, Kelvin

168

Teaching with Box Tops.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using environmental materials (such as the phone book and placemats from fast food restaurants) can be a motivating way to teach learning disabled students skills and concepts, as shown in an approach to reading, math, science and nutrition, and social studies instruction using a JELL-O brand gelatin box. (CL)

Raiser, Lynne; D'Zamko, Mary Elizabeth

1984-01-01

169

Teaching Environments and Aging  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The approach described is used at the University of Michigan at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in architecture to implement teaching materials regarding designing for the elderly. It uses lecture series, experiential field exercises, direct input to designer studios, and elective courses on the elderly. (LBH)

Osterberg, Arvid

1977-01-01

170

Teaching Method English (UME).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This newsletter provides a summary of the documentation available on the activities connected with the Unterrichtsmethode English (UME) Project, an investigation of methods for teaching English as a second language, conducted from 1965 to 1970. The documents listed and described cover general reports; details of the material-method system;…

Mentzer, Carl Henrik von

1971-01-01

171

Teaching the Black Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Instructional materials and teaching approaches can be used to get students to seriously and constructively confront problems in race relations which they will eventually have to solve. For example, Richard Wright's "Black Boy," an anthology of Negro poetry or a collection of poems on race relations, and such films as "Where is Prejudice?" can…

Kirschenbaum, Howard

1968-01-01

172

Teaching with Box Tops.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Using environmental materials (such as the phone book and placemats from fast food restaurants) can be a motivating way to teach learning disabled students skills and concepts, as shown in an approach to reading, math, science and nutrition, and social studies instruction using a JELL-O brand gelatin box. (CL)|

Raiser, Lynne; D'Zamko, Mary Elizabeth

1984-01-01

173

Teaching Subtitling at University.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|There has been a clear increase in the exchange of products that need some form of translation and particularly in the field of audiovisual material. However, very few higher education institutions in the United Kingdom have taken up the challenge to teach any of the translation modes implemented in the world of audiovisual products: subtitling,…

Cintas, Jorge Diaz

174

[Refugee Materials Center Bibliography].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The citations in this bibliography include textbooks, other instructional materials, and resource materials that can be used in teaching refugees in the United States. The title entries are grouped in series consisting of: (1) textbooks, workbooks, and other instuctional materials on teaching English to non-English speakers; (2) curricular and…

Department of Education, Kansas City, MO. Regional Office 7.

175

Teaching Otherwise.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses some conditions for understanding teaching as an act of responsibility towards others, rather than as an instrumental act identified through epistemology. Argues that in order to make teaching an ethical relationship between individuals, teachers must give up their position on the safe side of knowledge and participate in the risk…

Safstrom, Carl Anders

2003-01-01

176

Teaching Ideas.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Ideas to aid the classroom teacher include integration of emphasis on reading into health education; definitions pertinent to contemporary health education; teaching students to read food labels; identification of implications of scientific advances such as test tube reproduction; and a card game to teach food groups to middle school children.…

Middleton, Kathleen, Ed.

1979-01-01

177

Teaching Ideas.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Ideas to aid the classroom teacher include integration of emphasis on reading into health education; definitions pertinent to contemporary health education; teaching students to read food labels; identification of implications of scientific advances such as test tube reproduction; and a card game to teach food groups to middle school children.…

Middleton, Kathleen, Ed.

1979-01-01

178

Research and Teaching: Using Peer Teaching to Promote Learning in Biology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The author assessed the effectiveness of peer teaching in helping students learn biology concepts. Students performed the best on exam questions based on material they taught. Student test averages increased significantly after their teaching experience, and this improvement was most pronounced for struggling students. The results of this study revealed that peer teaching was an effective method for improving student learning.

Tessier, Jack

2004-05-01

179

Teaching Indigenous Languages  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site offers a wealth of materials relating to the anthropological, educational, and political issues involved with the teaching of Indigenous Languages. The best feature is the online full-texts of recently published scholarly studies and collections devoted to the subject. These texts include Revitalizing Indigenous Languages (1999), Teaching Indigenous Languages (1997), and Stabilizing Indigenous Languages (1996). The site also offers reprints of scholarly articles on such topics as American Indian language policy, models for teaching and maintaining indigenous languages, selected columns (1990-1999) from NABE (National Association for Bilingual Education) News, and quite a bit more. Many of the texts feature hyperlinks, and a site search engine is provided. Finally, an extensive, occasionally annotated list of links to Bilingual, American Indian, Indigenous Languages, and Literacy/ Reading sites is also posted. Jon Reyhner, an associate professor of bilingual and multicultural education at Northern Arizona University, maintains the site.

180

Teaching the JAH  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site from the Journal of American History will feature digital resources that help "bridge the gap between the latest scholarly research in U.S. history and the practice of classroom teaching." The authors of the featured articles will provide tips, documents, and other materials to demonstrate how their work might be taught in an undergraduate US history survey. The first article is "Evolution for John Doe: Pictures, the Public, and the Scopes Trial Debate," by Areson Clark. The site provides the full text of the article, comments on teaching the article, primary documents (in this case a collection of images), suggestions for further reading, and some related sites. Teaching the JAH is an excellent idea and a model that can be repeated in any discipline. Three more projects are planned for this site over the next two years.

2001-01-01

181

Teach Engineering: Physics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Teach Engineering database features thousands of resources designed to help educators teach students about materials science, chemical engineering, construction management, and dozens of related fields. This particular section of this impressive site brings together resources related to physics. The area contains over 180 resources, including lesson plans, activities, interactive quizzes, and worksheets. Visitors will note that the materials are divided into four sections, including Lessons, Activities, and Curricular Units. First-time visitors will want to check out the Curricular Units area, as it contains nine wonderful resources, including Mechanics Mania and Using Stress and Strain to Detect Cancer. The Activities area contains some rather engaging instructional tidbits, such as the Patterns and Fingerprints activity, which asks students to apply several methods developed to identify and interpret patterns to the identification of fingerprints. Another nice feature of the site is that every resource comes with a summary, an intended grade level, a time allowance, and approximate cost estimate for materials.

182

Telematics in undergraduate teaching.  

PubMed

The use of telematics in the practice of medicine has received much recent attention but little has been written about the use of these techniques in medical education. This is a report of a pilot study in which an interactive video-conference took place between medical students at the UAE University and their opposite numbers at Aberdeen University. In Aberdeen, the Dean of the Medical Faculty simultaneously taught Aberdeen and UAE students on a clinical case. He was able to confine his activities largely to the correction of misconceptions, the emphasis of important points and the addition of missing information, while the students themselves conducted most of the presentation. The UAE students presented their Community Health projects and had a spirited discussion on them with the Aberdeen students. Recent technological advances have so improved the quality of transmission of both visual and auditory images and at reasonable cost, using the ISDN telephone system, that the feasibility of using this medium as an aid to teaching has suddenly materialized. The experiment showed that the technology was adequate for easy, fully interactive teaching among students from different continents and with different cultural backgrounds. It is particularly suitable for the Arab world where it is the custom to teach males and females separately. The pilot study has pointed out the existence of a medium of communication and teaching which, if proved to be effective, could have far-reaching consequences in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of medicine. PMID:8594401

Norman, J N; Brebner, J A; Brebner, E M; Lloyd, O L; Ruddick-Bracken, H; El Sadig H Ahmed, M; Catto, G R; Ledingham, I M

1995-11-01

183

Pragmatics Revisited: Teaching with Natural Language Data  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In the context of teaching culture, this article presents teaching materials that provide learners of German with opportunities to reflect about, analyze, and practice, how Germans commonly react to compliments. Based on findings from conversation analysis, the materials provide students with rich contextual information and a variety of…

Huth, Thorsten

2007-01-01

184

Teaching the Human Dimension of Science  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Teachers have the important responsibility of providing students with accurate and engaging science content while also helping them establish authentic views of scientists. Though there are numerous curriculum materials to assist in the teaching of science content, the authors have found that methods and materials to teach science as a human…

Farland-Smith, Donna; McComas, William

2009-01-01

185

Teaching Advanced Conversation and Comprehension through "Xiangsheng."  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|"Xiangsheng," a Chinese oral art form, are written and performed using idiomatic, colloquial Beijing speech and thus provide excellent material for studying spoken Chinese. Suggestions for preparing xiangsheng as teaching materials and teaching xiangsheng in the classroom are offered. Chinese character transcription, pinyin transcription,…

Kubler, Cornelius C.

1993-01-01

186

Teaching Criminology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article surveys information resources, contemporary issues and trends, and selected instructional strategies useful in teaching undergraduate criminology. Instructional resources reviewed include textbooks, professional journals, and reference works. Twelve issues and trends are identified and three exemplary learning activities are…

Rogers, Joseph W.

1986-01-01

187

Teaching & Learning  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website is a compilation of information for the development and production of online teaching and learning experiences. The information covers critical questions that one may have before utilizing technology in a course.

Virtual University Design and Technology (Michigan State University)

2012-01-04

188

Teaching Telescopes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses experience of teaching optical experiments with emphasis upon the student's design and construction of refracting and reflecting telescopes. Concludes that the student's interest and acquired knowledge are greatly enhanced through the use of realistic experiments. (CC)|

Reid, John S.

1974-01-01

189

Teaching Backpacking.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A backpacking course offered at the Pennsylvania State University teaches safety and proper use of equipment. This well planned course resulted in an appreciation for the outdoors, ecological awareness, self-reliance, and attainment of new experiences and skills. (CJ)

Felton, Harry F.

1980-01-01

190

Teaching Propaganda.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Outlines ideas for teaching an introductory course in propaganda, including an historical perspective and review of the etymology of the word and an examination of those characteristics that separate propaganda from other communication arts. (JMF)

Hosterman, Craig A.

1981-01-01

191

Research Reports and Teaching Materials Prepared by the Participants of the Department of Education-Fulbright Hays Summer Seminar (Cairo, Egypt, June-July, 1990).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The 20 items included in this document were prepared by teachers from the United States who traveled to Egypt in 1990 to participate in a seminar. The items are as follows: "Egypt and the Demographic Transition" (J. Bannister); "The Educational System: The Situation and the Challenge" (R. Bush); "Teaching Naguib Mahfouz''Midag Alley'" (J. Eret);…

American Univ., Cairo (Egypt).

192

Using LEDs and Phosphorescent Materials to Teach High School Students Quantum Mechanics: A Guided-Inquiry Laboratory for Introductory High School Chemistry  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The quantization of electronic energy levels in atoms is foundational to a mechanistic explanation of the periodicity of elemental properties and behavior. This paper presents a hands-on, guided inquiry approach to teaching this concept as part of a broader treatment of quantum mechanics, and as a foundation for an understanding of chemical…

Green, William P.; Trotochaud, Alan; Sherman, Julia; Kazerounian, Kazem; Faraclas, Elias W.

2009-01-01

193

Continuing French in Grade Four: MLA Teacher's Guide. A Course of Study Including Methods, Materials, and Aids for Teaching French to Fourth-Grade Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This teacher's guide for use in a fourth-grade French course concentrates on the development of basic audiolingual skills. Twelve lessons, each containing an exposition, dialogue, teaching procedures, and dialogue adaptation, emphasize the use of French during classroom instruction. Lessons include: (1) a review unit, (2) "La chemise neuve," (3)…

Thompson, Mary P.; And Others

194

Hazardous Materials  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Hazardous Materials is a lesson plan which teaches students how to recognize and safely handle hazardous materials in the workplace. After completing this module, students should be able to interpret MSDS sheets and demonstrate their ability to identify hazardous materials during an experiential exercise. Note: This module is part of a modularized manufacturing technology curriculum created by the PSCME, found at www.pscme.org/educators.html.

Alston, Michele; King, John; Imre, John

2011-09-08

195

Strategies for Teaching Astronomy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

No matter whether you are teaching school children, undergraduates, or colleagues, a few key strategies are always useful. I will present and give examples for the following five key strategies for teaching astronomy. 1. Provide a Contextual Framework: It is much easier to learn new facts or concepts if they can be ``binned" into some kind of pre-existing mental framework. Unless your listeners are already familiar with the basic ideas of modern astronomy (such as the hierarchy of structure in the universe, the scale of the universe, and the origin of the universe), you must provide this before going into the details of how we've developed this modern picture through history. 2. Create Conditions for Conceptual Change: Many people hold misconceptions about astronomical ideas. Therefore we cannot teach them the correct ideas unless we first help them unlearn their prior misconceptions. 3. Make the Material Relevant: It's human nature to be more interested in subjects that seem relevant to our lives. Therefore we must always show students the many connections between astronomy and their personal concerns, such as emphasizing how we are ``star stuff" (in the words of Carl Sagan), how studying other planets helps us understand our own, and so on. 4. Limit Use of Jargon: The number of new terms in many introductory astronomy books is larger than the number of words taught in many first courses in foreign language. This means the books are essentially teaching astronomy in a foreign language, which is a clear recipe for failure. We must find ways to replace jargon with plain language. 5. Challenge Your Students: Don't dumb your teaching down; by and large, students will rise to meet your expectations, as long as you follow the other strategies and practice good teaching.

Bennett, J.

2000-12-01

196

Teaching Medical Physics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National STEM Centre in the United Kingdom has been working on assembling useful resources across the various science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines for a number of years. One of their most successful projects has been their online database of resources, which draws on high-quality teaching materials from different universities, organizations, and institutions around the world. This particular section of this database includes resources on teaching medical physics. Users can search the collection by publication year or age group, and sign up for a free account to save the resources for later use. The materials include full textbooks on medical physics, teachers' presentations, lecture notes on medical physics and radioactivity, and a learning exercise on the medical uses of ultrasound. There are dozens of other resources, and the site will warrant several return visits.

197

Teaching to Different Learning Styles.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Illustrates how to support and incorporate different student learning styles into teaching. Presents example materials pertaining to laboratory diagnosis of liver disease in a veterinary medical curriculum and demonstrates how a body of material can be adapted to multiple presentation formats. (EV)|

Stickle, Julia E.

1999-01-01

198

Teaching to Different Learning Styles.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Illustrates how to support and incorporate different student learning styles into teaching. Presents example materials pertaining to laboratory diagnosis of liver disease in a veterinary medical curriculum and demonstrates how a body of material can be adapted to multiple presentation formats. (EV)

Stickle, Julia E.

1999-01-01

199

Creative Teaching with Historic Places.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This journal contains articles and materials to help teachers instruct students about U.S. historical and cultural heritage. Articles and teaching materials are: "History in the Hands of Tomorrow's Citizens" (C. D. Shull; B. M. Boland); "On-Site Learning--The Power of Historic Places" (J. O. Horton); "Visualizing History--Inquiring Minds Want To…

Greenberg, Ronald M., Ed.

2000-01-01

200

Teaching Resources: Biotechnology Institute  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Biotechnology Institute has created these teaching resources to help educators with the task of delivering high-quality material about biotechnology. The materials here are divided into nine sections, including "Biotechnology Facts," "Lesson Plans," and "Biotechnology Timeline." The glossary is a good place to start, as it offers a range of short, well-written definitions about key terms in the field. The "Videos" area offers brief explanations of concepts such as mitosis and recombinant DNA, along with profiles of biotechnology scientists and their work. Moving on, the "Books, Magazines, and Other Resources" area includes links to sites with additional lesson plans, curriculum guides, and online periodicals of note.

2011-05-27

201

Preparing and Sustaining Teaching Assistants  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For the past 15 years, we have developed and implemented a systemic approach to using the approximately 80 teaching assistants employed by the physics department. The goal of this program is to make the experience valuable for the teaching assistants, the undergraduate students they serve, the professors, the department, and the university. This operation puts teaching assistants into teaching situations in which they can be successful and then gives them the minimal support they need to be successful. The teaching situation emphasizes their role as coaches for their students. The minimal support includes five full days of orientation to get them ready for teaching, a weekly seminar program to address components of their teaching as they arise, mentor TAs to give personal feedback, and planned meetings with the course professor to make sure that their actions are integrated into a course. This talk will describe the features of this program. Some of the materials used can be found at http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/

Heller, Kenneth

2008-04-01

202

Teaching "Tropismes."  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An approach to teaching Nathalie Sarrault's "Tropismes" in second-, third-, and fourth-year French class is outlined. The technique begins with analysis of elements of the tropism, establishing patterns, and requiring students to write a companion tropism to one of the author's. (MSE)

O'Neill, Kevin C.

1988-01-01

203

Tacit Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This essay reflects upon certain aspects of Wittgenstein's own practices as a teacher. "Doing" philosophy always took priority for Wittgenstein, whether this was in oral or written form: it was important to show the deep puzzles in our language (and our culture and thinking) as a step toward dissolving them. In this respect, one can teach only as…

Burbules, Nicholas C.

2008-01-01

204

Teaching Green  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|It has been 41 years since the late Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson launched the first nationwide grassroots demonstration on behalf of the environment, known as Earth Day. The event was a national "teach-in" about environmental causes, and it is widely considered the spark that ignited the modern environmental education movement. Within months,…

Waters, John K.

2011-01-01

205

Teaching Tips.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a variety of journalism classroom techniques, including an editing scavenger hunt, a discovery method for compiling news sources, intense instruction in news technology, criteria for evaluating ad copy, a course combining print and broadcast journalism, use of the Teletext, and teaching ad forms for the new media. (HTH)

Journalism Educator, 1985

1985-01-01

206

Mastery Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book presents 16 teaching techniques organized in lessons to be used by teachers who work with adolescents or young adults. The lessons may be used by individuals or in groups to improve instructional skills. A study guide or meeting plan precedes each chapter and suggests objectives, anticipatory set, input and modeling, means to check…

Hunter, Madeline

207

Teaching Writing.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book, which is written for English teachers in secondary schools and colleges, particularly junior college, is an attempt to provide a convenient and concise statement regarding prevailing tendencies and issues in teaching writing. These are related to correction, the tutorial conference, motivating composition, grammar, research, and lack…

Pierson, Howard

208

Teaching Symbiosis.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Argues that the meaning of the word "symbiosis" be standardized and that it should be used in a broad sense. Also criticizes the orthodox teaching of general principles in this subject and recommends that priority be given to continuity, intimacy, and associated adaptations, rather than to the harm/benefit relationship. (Author/JN)|

Harper, G. H.

1985-01-01

209

Teaching Thinking  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

If history teachers' aim is to teach students how to think, why not ask: What forms of thought do historians use, and what specific techniques will inculcate these forms? In this article, the author proposes a fundamental shift, from courses with a focus on the mastery of data to courses with a priority on learning the historian's craft. The…

Gibb, Dwight

2002-01-01

210

On Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This collection of lectures includes the following contributions from faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder: (1) "Aloof Professors and Shy Students" (Patricia Nelson Limerick); (2) "Teaching the Thundering Herd: Surviving in a Large Classroom" (Charles R. Middleton); (3) "The Scientist as a Story Teller" (R. Igor Gamow); (4) "Active…

Shea, Mary Ann, Ed.

211

Teaching Otherwise  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper I discuss some conditions forunderstanding teaching as an act ofresponsibility towards an other, rather than asan instrumental act identified throughepistemology. I first put the latter intocontext through a critical reading of teachingas it is inscribed in humanistic discourses oneducation. Within these discourses, I explorehow students are treated as objects ofknowledge that reinforce the teacher's ego. Icontend that

Carl Anders Säfström; Graham Greene

2003-01-01

212

Teaching Intelligence  

Microsoft Academic Search

Efforts to improve human intelligence and thinking have a long history and a lively presence in a number of programs and approaches. Many studies have demonstrated that targeted interventions can teach people to think better within particular subject matters and in some general ways as well, with transfer beyond the kinds of tasks used in instruction and moderate persistence. Effective

David N. Perkins; Tina A. Grotzer

1997-01-01

213

Teaching Peace.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Information about nuclear weapons and their effects must be taught without imparting hopelessness and despair. Suggestions for teaching about the arms race from an historical perspective and about alternative security systems--international law, conventional weapons, nonviolent resistance--are given. (PP)|

Barnet, Richard J.

1982-01-01

214

Teaching Integrity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Articles about academic honesty seem either to begin with an example of egregious deceit in American schools or to claim that dishonesty is worse than ever. However great may be the forces influencing students to lie or cheat, educators, at all levels and in all settings, must push back by holding students accountable and by teaching about…

Dichtl, John

2003-01-01

215

Effective Teaching/Effective Urban Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article considers the ways in which 17 novice teachers define and describe effective urban teaching and the stark contrasts that these teachers draw between effective urban teaching and effective teaching. The authors find that descriptions of students played a considerable role when participants made distinctions between effective teaching

Watson, Dyan; Charner-Laird, Megin; Kirkpatrick, Cheryl L.; Szczesiul, Stacy Agee; Gordon, Pamela J.

2006-01-01

216

Teaching Cell Division: Basics and Recommendations.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a concise overview of cell division that includes only the essential concepts necessary for understanding genetics and evolution. Makes recommendations based on published research and teaching experiences that can be used to judge the merits of potential activities and materials for teaching cell division. Makes suggestions regarding the…

Smith, Mike U.; Kindfield, Ann C. H.

1999-01-01

217

Textual support for primary science teaching?  

Microsoft Academic Search

The aim of this study is to explore how the science teaching of five primary teachers (their planning, classroom implementation, assessment and evaluation) relates to their subject knowledge, perceived confidence in teaching, and the way they use published curriculum resource materials. Of the five teachers only one, who did not have a background in science, made systematic use of published

Dorothy Watt; Shirley Simon

1999-01-01

218

Authentic Teaching of Fitness Concepts to Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper stresses the importance of teaching aerobic and muscle fitness concepts as part of a health-related fitness curriculum in physical education, recommending outcomes for teaching aerobic endurance and muscle/strength endurance in kindergarten through sixth grade. It describes important learning aid materials and presents national…

Sander, Allan N.; Ratliffe, Thomas; Kane, Jennifer

219

Visual Teaching Strategies for Children with Autism.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes the types of children with autism that would benefit from visual teaching strategies. Discusses the benefits and disadvantages of some of the more well-known programs that use visual teaching strategies, including movement-based systems relying on sign language, and materials-based systems such as Treatment and Education of Autistic and…

Tissot, Catherine; Evans, Roy

2003-01-01

220

An Experiment in Teaching Ratio and Proportion  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper summarizes our analysis of the complexity of ratio problems at Grades 6 and 7, and reports a two-year experiment related to the teaching and learning of rational numbers and proportionality in these grades. Two classes were followed and observed. Part of the teaching material was common to both classes, mainly the objectives and the…

Adjiage, Robert; Pluvinage, Francois

2007-01-01

221

Teaching Team Sports: A Coeducational Approach.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This manual shows teachers how to analyze and present sport skills by breaking them down into fundamental body movements that can be used in all sports. Complete information is given on how to teach seven team sports effectively in a coeducational setting. Advice is offered on how to organize course material, develop a curriculum, plan teaching

Philipp, Joan A.; Wilkerson, Jerry D.

222

Teaching sustainable development to engineering students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Sustainable development is a complex concept which concerns a wide range of social, techno-economic and environmental issues. Without addressing all these dimensions, teaching of sustainable development would not be complete. Therefore, taught modules and teaching materials for engineering students should include not only technological analysis and economic evaluation, but also environmental and social considerations. This paper outlines the way in

Slobodan Perdan; Adisa Azapagic; Roland Clift

2000-01-01

223

Evidence of Teaching Anxiety among Accounting Educators.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Survey responses from 333 of 616 accounting faculty indicated that over 78% experienced teaching anxiety; 38.5% had experienced physical symptoms and 80% psychological reactions. Anxiety was associated with rank, age, teaching experience, and type of institution (doctoral/nondoctoral granting). Inexperience or lack of familiarity with the material

Ameen, Elsie C.; Guffey, Daryl M.; Jackson, Cynthia

2002-01-01

224

Teaching English to Chinese Students: A Bibliography.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A bibliography on English language teaching to native Chinese-speakers contains 130 citations of journal articles, books, and other publications on a variety of topics, including language processing, material development, instructional techniques, language teaching and learning research, linguistic theory, cultural context and differences,…

Xu, George Q.

225

Teaching War Literature, Teaching Peace  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article explores literature taught in three different courses and the peace education approaches used for each, including epics in literature courses, Vietnam War literature, and literature of anger and hope. The author recommends the teaching of war literature as an essential part of a peace education curriculum. Devastating events such as…

Powers, Janet M.

2007-01-01

226

Teaching K-12 Economics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Sponsored by the University of Nebraska at Omaha Center for Economic Education (and part of the Economic Education Web), this website offers a panoply of resources for educators who may be looking for materials that will assist them in the teaching of basic and intermediate economic principles. Teachers can peruse sections that offer dozens of classroom activities and lesson plans, complete with information about both their relationship to state and national educational standards and grade appropriateness. The economic concepts section offers some guidance as to which ideas are most appropriate for various grade levels, including scarcity, profit, supply, factors of production, and many others. Another helpful section identifies important projects that teach principles of economics through utilization of the Internet, something that will be of great use to those classroom that actively employ computers as an instructional tool.

Sosin, Kim

227

TEACH Great Lakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Education And Curriculum Home site (TEACH) is a new component of the Great Lakes Information Network, with a focus on advancing Great Lakes-related educational materials for the broad audience of educators and students in the Great Lakes region and beyond. TEACH features mini-lessons on Great Lakes topics: environment, history and culture, geography, pollution, careers, and business. Geared for elementary through high school students, the modules are continually expanded and updated and include links to a glossary to help explain scientific terms and acronyms. Also included is a section for questions and answers, and education links. Specific topics within the site include: Great Lakes native flora, water levels on the Great Lakes, native peoples of the Great Lakes region, Great Lakes law and policy, introduction to the Great Lakes, how the lakes were formed, Great Lakes shoreline geology, non-native species, and urban sprawl.

228

Consumer Education Resource Materials Kit.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A variety of teaching resources, learning activities, and instructional materials for preparing secondary consumer education courses are presented in this teaching guide. Suggesting an interdisciplinary approach, the materials are appropriate for economics, home economics, business, and social studies courses. Most of the materials presented are…

Lee, Stewart M.

229

The Use of Language Corpora in the Teaching of English.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Looks at the value of language corpora for designing teaching materials and argues that they are an essential tool for teachers wishing to keep up to date with language as it is actually used in real life. Provides a number of useful and practical teaching examples for designing teaching tasks and for raising students' awareness to the differences…

Hung, Tony T. N.

2002-01-01

230

Teaching a web security course to practice information assurance  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents a hybrid teaching approach, a new Web Security course as well as how to use the hybrid approach to teach the Web Security course to practice information assurance. The hybrid teaching approach contains three key issues that are keeping the lecture materials up-to-date, assigning former research projects as comprehensive team projects, and connecting classroom knowledge with real

H. Yu; W. Liao; X. Yuan; J. Xu

2006-01-01

231

Using Peer Teaching to Promote Learning in Biology  

Microsoft Academic Search

I assessed the effectiveness of peer teaching in helping students learn biology concepts. Students performed the best on exam questions based on material they taught. Student test averages increased significantly after their teaching experi- ence, and this improvement was most pronounced for struggling students. I found peer teaching to be an effective method for improving student learning.

Jack Tessier

232

The ROM Kit: A Fresh Look at Teaching Roman History.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes materials in a kit assembled by the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) that can be used to revitalize the teaching of Roman history and as a model for teaching about ancient history in general. The author also suggests a new approach, concepts, and topics that should be used in teaching Roman history. (AM)

Shore, Paul J.

1982-01-01

233

Mastery Learning Developer's Guide. How to Develop Tests and Teaching Materials for all Types of Mastery Learning Students. Especially for Teaching Consumer Education and Basic Competencies to Teenagers and Adults who are Deficient or Reluctant Readers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This guide was designed for developers of mastery learning materials for competency based learning situations. Topics include: (1) how mastery learning works and how the mastery learning process can be used in the classroom; (2) the advantages of mastery learning; (3) how to determine if mastery learning is right for student needs; (4) how to…

Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.

234

Teaching innovation.  

PubMed

Innovation in healthcare is essential to solve the "wicked problems" currently facing healthcare. This article focuses on nature of innovation and how it operates, how innovators think and view problems, how the theory and practice of innovation can be taught in novel ways, and how organizational cultures foster or suppress innovation. Examples of teaching strategies and nurse-driven innovation illustrate the theory and practice of innovation. PMID:19546739

Lachman, Vicki D; Glasgow, Mary Ellen Smith; Donnelly, Gloria F

235

Teaching Notes  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

If you would like to contribute a teaching note for any of these sections please contact ped@iop.org. Contents: LET'S INVESTIGATE: Standing waves on strings MY WAY: Physics slips, trips and falls PHYSICS ON A SHOESTRING The McOhm: using fast food to explain resistance Eggs and a sheet STARTING OUT: After a nervous start, I'm flying ON THE MAP: Christ's Hospital CURIOSITY: The Levitron TECHNICAL TRIMMINGS: Brownian motion smoke cell LET'S INVESTIGATE

2001-05-01

236

An Experimental Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Special Materials Approach to Teaching Biology to the Slow Learner.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Students (comparable in intelligence and ability) in slow-learning classes using either "Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) Special Materials" or some other slow-learner biology materials, were compared on the basis of scores on the "Nelson Biology Test", the "Biological Sciences; Patterns and Processes Final Examination", and two short…

Welford, John Mack

237

Psychobiographical Analysis as a Teaching Tool  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Using his psychobiography of Frederick Douglass as an example, the author describes how such material may be used to teach psychoanalytic developmental theory to parents who are enrolled in social welfare programs. (Author)|

Torres, Julio

1977-01-01

238

Products Liability--A Consolidated Teaching Approach.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A specialized course in product liability taught at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is described. Focus is on course development and design, development of instructional materials, teaching techniques, and educational goals. (JMD)|

Werber, Stephen J.

1979-01-01

239

Teaching Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Provides a rationale for teaching about Malcolm X and recommends instructional strategies and suggested materials. The author also offers additional suggestions for activities that can engage students to make other historical connections. (GR)|

Jackson, Francesina Register

1996-01-01

240

Teaching the Human Dimension of Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Teachers have the important responsibility of providing students with accurate and engaging science content while also helping them establish authentic views of scientists. Though there are numerous curriculum materials to assist in the teaching of scienc

Farland-Smith, Donna; Mccomas, William

2009-07-01

241

The Teaching of Teaching: A Seminar on College Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes a seminar on teaching techniques for graduate students and college faculty in terms of course design, teaching assumptions, content, format, and evaluation techniques. Initially designed for psychology graduates, the course recently has included participants from 11 other disciplines. The seminar stresses broad topic coverage, teaching

Grasha, Anthony F.

1978-01-01

242

Shakespeare Materials. Potpourri 7.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This publication provides a source of practical ideas for teaching Shakespeare, taken from materials in the teaching notebooks of N. Reed Mathis, a Shakespeare specialist. It contains: (1) "As You Like It"--a study guide and composition topics; (2) "Romeo and Juliet"--an objective-type final exam; (3) "Sonnets"--a way of analyzing a poem, critical…

Mathis, N. Reed

243

News Demonstrations: Lecture showcases the best of physics Astronomy: April 2011 celebrates astronomy Award: Physics project wins Guardian innovation award Teaching: Liverpool conference inspires teachers Media: Physics Education finds fame at last Conference: Network stimulates physics at ASE Lectures: University of Oxford hosts a crowd for an update on physics Materials: Goldsmiths course lets teachers get to grips with materials Workshop: Stimulating Physics workshop offers places for teachers and technicians  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Demonstrations: Lecture showcases the best of physics Astronomy: April 2011 celebrates astronomy Award: Physics project wins Guardian innovation award Teaching: Liverpool conference inspires teachers Media: Physics Education finds fame at last Conference: Network stimulates physics at ASE Lectures: University of Oxford hosts a crowd for an update on physics Materials: Goldsmiths course lets teachers get to grips with materials Workshop: Stimulating Physics workshop offers places for teachers and technicians

2011-03-01

244

The Rock Climbing Teaching Guide.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The product of 10 years of rock climbing instruction, this guide provides material from which an instructor can teach basic climbing concepts and safety skills as well as conduct a safe, enjoyable rock climbing class in a high school setting. It is designed for an instructor with limited experience in climbing; however, the need for teacher…

Kudlas, John

245

Center for Science & Mathematics Teaching  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the web site for the Center for Science and Mathematics Teaching at Tufts University. The center develops curricula, activities, and computer tools to promote active learning in students. The materials are researched to improve effectiveness. The web site includes information about curriculum projects and research results. Software used in the curriculum projects can be downloaded from the site.

Thornton, Ronald K.

2008-06-29

246

LANGUAGE TEACHING AND MEDIA LITERACY  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract: this article is to present a proposal for using media resources in the classroom. The underlying reason is to raise awareness of the potential that the mass media product offers in teaching a foreign language and to point out that we have more material within easy reach than we believe. First, I will discuss the role of mass media

Carmen Gregori Signes

247

Narrative and reflective teaching practice  

Microsoft Academic Search

Rita Silverman, Bill Welty, and I have used my description of the classroom event at the end of the preface as a basis for composing our essays in this special issue of Innovative Higher Education. They present this material as a case, while I have written it as a story, to illustrate the strengths of narrative for reflective teaching practice.

Diane Gillespie

1996-01-01

248

Pathfinder Teaching and Learning Units.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This collection of teaching units were selected from materials developed during the Operation Pathfinder Institutes (OPI) which took place in the Pacific region between 1994 and 1999. The institutes were intended to provide upper elementary and middle school science teachers with an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the marine…

Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Sea Grant Program.

249

APS Archive of Teaching Resources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a powerpoint presentation from the 2008 APS Science Teaching Forum held in Warrenton, Virginia from July 21-27, 2008. The presentation describes what digital resources are, and how to access these types of materials in the APS Archive.

Amy Feuerstein (The American Physiological Society Education)

2008-06-01

250

Resources for Creative Preschool Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A resource book intended as a teaching aid for preschool teachers, this compilation includes those ideas that have been used with success with children three through five years of age. The curriculum material is presented in outline format under the following headings: Subject of Interest; Basic Understandings; Additional Facts the Teacher Should…

Flemming, Bonnie, Ed.; And Others

251

Teaching Gymnastics and Body Control.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book contains fifteen chapters. Chapters concerned with specific themes or movement ideas are divided into (a) material, (b) teaching, and (c) apparatus. Chapter 1 deals with lesson planning and organization. Chapter 2 is entitled "Movement Observation" and stresses the importance for both children and teachers of trying to see and understand…

Mauldon, E.; Layson, J.

252

The Rock Climbing Teaching Guide.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The product of 10 years of rock climbing instruction, this guide provides material from which an instructor can teach basic climbing concepts and safety skills as well as conduct a safe, enjoyable rock climbing class in a high school setting. It is designed for an instructor with limited experience in climbing; however, the need for teacher…

Kudlas, John

253

Resources for Teaching about Japan.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book lists resources for materials and ideas for teaching about Japan. The resource listings are not intended to be encyclopedic and are not intended to be a comprehensive listing of every useful curriculum item. The attempt has been made to highlight especially those organizations that work with kindergarten through grade 12 teachers,…

Wojtan, Linda S.

254

Teaching and Learning Python  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Python is an introductory programming language considered ideal for learning the basic concepts of programming. This website offers examples of educational uses and lesson plans for Python. "LiveWires" is used to teach Python to children ages 12-15 at a summer camp in Britain. The lesson materials are free online and include a series of worksheets, reference sheets and game sheets for use with the LiveWires package (Python modules). Also on this website are a list of possible activities that will be offered in the 2004 summer session, interviews with current and former LiveWires people, and a typical timetable.

2007-07-24

255

CERN: Antimatter Teaching Module  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This resource offers a comprehensive set of materials for teaching about antimatter in a high school physics course. It includes background information written for non-physicists, Power Point lessons for free download, and extensions for students to apply newly-learned concepts. Look for engaging tutorials, such as "What are the Indivisibles" and "Will You Be Charging That?" to help learners comprehend recent changes in our understanding of elementary particles. CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research. It's primary function is to provide the particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research. Its laboratory houses the LHC (Large Hadron Collider).

2011-09-13

256

Improving Teaching and Learning  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Focusing on the professional aspects of teaching, student-centered instruction, problem solving, and laboratory techniques are suggested as teaching aids for the vocational agriculture teacher. (MW)|

Newcomb, L. H.

1974-01-01

257

Teaching Fractions  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This research guide provides suggestions for specialists and teachers looking to improve fraction instruction in their classrooms or schools. The guide starts with ideas for introducing fraction concepts in kindergarten and early elementary school and continues with activities and teaching strategies designed to help older students understand fraction magnitudes and computational procedures involving fractions. It then examines ways of helping students use fractions to solve rate, ratio, and proportion problems. Each recommendation includes a brief summary of supporting research and descriptions of classroom activities that can be used to implement the recommendation.

Fazio, Lisa; Siegler, Robert

2012-01-01

258

Teaching Creatively and Teaching for Creativity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article provides a brief review of generally accepted ideas about creativity, followed by examples of music teachers teaching creatively and teaching their students to be more creative. Implications for teacher education and policy recommendations for music education are discussed.|

Brinkman, David J.

2010-01-01

259

The TeachNet Project: Changing the Way We Teach and Learn through New Media.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the TeachNet Project that was designed to explore and maximize the potential of the Internet and other new media for the development of curriculum materials by teachers, for teachers. Highlights include a historical background; sample curriculum units; new teaching methods; students' learning processes; and guidelines for developing…

Dempsey, Ellen; Reinholdt, Heidi

2000-01-01

260

Teaching Hearing?Impaired Children in Iraq Using a New Teaching Method  

Microsoft Academic Search

Hearing?impaired children in Iraq have been taught in a didactic style in well equipped classrooms. The new teaching method involved a resource?based learning approach to teaching aspects of mathematics and science. The materials were put through field trials. A field trial involved the use of a picture language test in addition to attainment tests and observation. The paper describes the

N. D. C. Harris; N. Mustafa

1986-01-01

261

Resources for Scientists Teaching Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Hosted by Cornell University, this site offers a number of resources and tips for scientists who teach. Collected from undergraduate courses in evolution, ecology, and animal behavior, but applicable to a range of science courses, the materials include writing assignment ideas, peer review guidelines, discussion tips, hints on using the Web, reading lists, exam questions, and sample syllabi, among others. The site also contains some annotated links for teaching, biology, writing, and TAs. A nice, straightforward collection of useful resources, many of which may be of use to teachers in any discipline.

262

Interactive Teaching Units: Green Chemistry  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As more and more organizations go "green", it makes sense that a number of educational institutions are participating as well. One such institution is the University of Glasgow which has developed this series of "green" chemistry teaching exercises known as Interactive Teaching units (ITUs). Currently, the site contains four ITU's, including "The Age of Refrigeration", "Titanium and the Titanium Dioxide Industry", and "The Atom Economy". The modules all draw on the concept of problem based learning to introduce key concepts of green chemistry and sustainability in an industrial context. All of these materials can be used in the college classroom in order to develop both teamwork and communication skills.

263

Teaching Teachers to Play and Teach Games  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study was designed to determine the extent to which a technical and a tactical approach to teaching a basketball unit to physical education teacher education (PETE) students would each affect their games playing abilities, perceived ability to teach, and approach preference for teaching the game. Pre- and post-unit data were collected through…

Wright, Steven; McNeill, Michael; Fry, Joan; Wang, John

2005-01-01

264

Teaching about Modern Germany: Instructional Materials for the Social Studies Classroom. Correlation Charts Indicating Content and Skills Addressed by Each Lesson.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This instructional booklet for the social studies classroom is a companion to a series about modern day Germany. The materials describe the documents in the series and present correlation charts for content and skills: (1) "A Kid Like Me across the Sea"; (2) "Communities and Regions"; (3) "Overview of Germany"; (4) "Germany in Europe"; (5)…

Goethe House, New York, NY.

265

The Analysis of Students' Conceptions as a Support for Designing a Teaching/Learning Sequence on the Acoustic Properties of Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|We believe that finding out how students think about certain topics that are covered in science classes should not be "the end of the story" but the starting point for planning lessons and designing materials. From this perspective, the research study presented here is intended to explore secondary school (15-18 year old) students' preconceptions…

Hernandez, Maria Isabel; Couso, Digna; Pinto, Roser

2012-01-01

266

Continuing German in Grade Five: MLA Teacher's Guide. A Course of Study Including Methods, Materials, and Aids for Teaching German to Fifth-Grade Pupils.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This teacher's guide, for use in a fifth-grade German course, contains 12 units of instructional materials which concentrate on the development of basic audiolingual skills. Each of the units consists of conversational skits, dialogue adaptation, directed dialogue review, and classroom drills. Units include: (1) Das Aufstehen und das Fruhstuck,…

Memming, Agnes K.; And Others

267

Teaching Science in the Home  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

How to effectively teach science in a classroom setting has long been a topic of discussion. Teachers are given specific guidelines on what to teach in the school curriculum and outreach programs are commonly used to help teach science in classrooms through demonstrations and other activities. However, a growing number of people are taking their children out of traditional schools and choosing instead to teach them in their own homes. Statistics show that between 1999 and 2007, the number of homeschoolers rose from 850,000 to 1.5 million [National Center for Education Statistics July 2004, Dec 2008]. For many of these families, math and science are difficult subjects to teach because the parents do not know how to convey the ideas to their children in an engaging way. This is made more difficult because the parents themselves are not engaged. Classroom demonstrations and hands-on activities are a very effective ways to teach science concepts while showing that science itself can be fun and exciting but demonstrations do not typically include homeschooling families and in many cases doing the experiments on their own is not an option due to availability and cost of the materials. In this presentation we will discuss some ways to make demonstrations and hands-on activities more accessible to homeschooling families as well as looking at various ways of overcoming difficulties when teaching science in the home. References Princiotta, D., Bielick, S., and Chapman, C. (2004). 1.1 Million Homeschooled Students in the United States in 2003 (NCES 2004-115). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, D.C. Bielick S. (2008) 1.5 Million Homeschooled Students in the United States in 2007 (NCES 2009-030). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, D.C.

Ream, J. B.

2011-12-01

268

Nurses’ informal teaching practices  

Microsoft Academic Search

Nurses’ informal teaching practices have been viewed as secondary to formal teaching. This article places them at the centre of professional nursing practice. On the basis of extended observation of 12 experienced surgical nurses, I assert they teach inexperienced physicians as well as patients, that their teaching is planned but more often informal and embedded in other work, and that

Frances M Gregor

2001-01-01

269

A Passion for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book, celebrating teachers and teaching, contains the artistry and wisdom of 42 teachers who have remained passionate about classroom teaching for many years. Chapter 1, "Beginnings," includes "The First Day of School" (Richard A. Lawson), "Sustaining the Wonder of Teaching" and "Harvest Home," (Bettye T. Spinner), "The Call to Teach,"…

Levine, Sarah L., Ed.; McVay, Scott, Ed.

270

Teaching Dissent and Persuasion  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Teaching philosophy should be based on the desired outcome of the teaching. In the case of science education, the guiding principle for a teaching philosophy should start with the desire to help students understand and use science, regardless of their major or profession. To effectively teach students how to understand science, one must include…

Carson, Kathleen M.; Hodgen, Brian; Glaser, Rainer E.

2006-01-01

271

Who Owns Teaching?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This report discusses the exploration of teaching that occurred in the Knight Collaborative National Roundtable on Teaching held in the summer of 2001. The participants were almost entirely family members from a range of disciplines and institutions. All participants shared a deep commitment to teaching, but the question who owns teaching?…

Zemsky, Robert, Ed.

2002-01-01

272

Teaching about Hazards in Geoscience: Hurricane Sandy, October, 2012  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The purpose of this site is to provide access to teaching materials to respond to sudden hazard events, specifically Hurricane Sandy, in the classroom as well as more generalized materials that will help educators teach about hazards either before or soon after such an event. Resource includes images, videos and visualizations as well as current informational blogs and news reports

2012-11-02

273

Teaching Computational Economics in an Applied Economics Program  

Microsoft Academic Search

Effective teaching of computational methods to economists in an introductory graduate-level course requires difficult choices regarding the material to be covered, the level at which the material will be covered, and the role of assigned exercises, laboratory sessions, and required readings. In this paper, I discuss the goals that I set and the pedagogical choices that I make in teaching

Mario J. Miranda

2005-01-01

274

The Importance of Context Variables in Research on Teaching Skills.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In two experimental studies, the effectiveness of teaching skills are examined in the context of: (1) a specific teaching method linked to (2) specific curriculum objectives and (3) specific curriculum materials; the method and materials used are by (4) specific teachers and (5) specific students in a (6) specific instructional setting; finally,…

Gall, Meredith D.

275

Individualized Mathematics Teaching. Results from the IMU Project in Sweden.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The Individual Mathematics Teaching Project (IMU) has been under development in the upper level (grades 7-9) of the comprehensive school in Sweden since 1964. Its goals are (1) to construct and test self-instruction study material in mathematics, (2) to find suitable teaching methods and work forms for the use of this material, (3) to try out…

Larsson, Inger

276

Psychology Teaching Resources in the MERLOT Digital Learning Objects Catalog  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is a free multidisciplinary catalog of digital learning materials, peer reviews, learning assignments, and member comments designed to facilitate faculty instruction. The catalog's goal is to expand the quantity and quality of peer-reviewed online teaching materials. We…

Brinthaupt, Thomas M.; Pilati, Michelle L.; King, Beverly R.

2008-01-01

277

Teach It!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Deep Earth Academy facilitates and develops programs and materials based on scientific ocean drilling expeditions and Earth Systems Science. This collection of curriculum and classroom activities is suitable for all students, K-16.

2010-01-01

278

Teaching Controversial Materials: Teaching about the Nuclear Issue.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes difficulties encountered in presenting a college course on nuclear weapons and disarmament. Maintains that such courses must strive for a fuller historical account of the arms race, in addition to stressing the humanistic and ethical questions involved. Warns that controversy will arise and concludes that even blind anger is preferable…

Wall, Joseph

1986-01-01

279

Multimedia Learning Materials for African Languages.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Illustrates multimedia learning materials developed for teaching elementary and intermediate Hausa. The materials, titled "Hausar Baka," are a set of videotapes and collateral print and electronic materials. (Author/VWL)

Leben, William; Schuh, Russell

2000-01-01

280

Metropolitan America: Geographic Perspectives and Teaching Strategies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This volume is a collection of papers by participants in the 1970 Annual Meeting of the National Council for Geographic Education. The presentations are an amplification of the substantive material on Metropolitan America presented at the Detroit meeting by lecturers and field trip leaders and include newly developed teaching materials on the…

Swartz, Robert D.; And Others

281

A SIMULATION ON TEACHING VOLHARD METHOD  

Microsoft Academic Search

Laboratories are important components of chemistry education. Virtual simulations allow students to repeat the experiments as many times as they want and give students the opportunity to learn in their own ways. In this study, a computer assisted teaching material has been developed for tertiary level. This material has been planned to use in Analytical Chemistry Course content in the

Celal BAYRAK; Nilgün SECKEN; Funda OZCAN OZTURK; Evrim URAL ALSAN

282

Teaching water desalination through active learning  

Microsoft Academic Search

Active learning refers to the direct involvement of students in the learning process rather than being passive receptors of materials. This paper evaluates the implementation of active learning in teaching seawater desalination as an elective course in chemical engineering curriculum. Desalination is a multi-disciplinary engineering science that encompasses elements of water chemistry, material science, transport phenomena, thermodynamics, engineering design, and

Muftah H. El-Naas

2011-01-01

283

Teaching Economic Growth Theory with Data  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Many instructors in subjects such as economics are frequently concerned with how to teach technical material to undergraduate students with limited mathematical backgrounds. One method that has proven successful for the authors is to connect theoretically sophisticated material with actual data. This enables students to see how the theory relates…

Elmslie, Bruce T.; Tebaldi, Edinaldo

2010-01-01

284

Faculty Perceptions of Teaching Support and Teaching Efficacy in Taiwan  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this study was to investigate university faculty's perceptions of teaching support and their teaching efficacy in Taiwan. In addition, the relationship of perceived teaching support to faculty' teaching efficacy was examined. Questionnaires measuring three dimensions of teaching support and six dimensions of teaching efficacy were…

Chang, Te-Sheng; McKeachie, Wilbert; Lin, Yi-Guang

2010-01-01

285

Teach Engineering: Heat It Up!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a 30-minute teacher-led demonstration for grades 3-5 on the topic of heat transfer. By watching food coloring added to heated water, students observe the process of convection. Also included are printable student worksheets on heat transfer and ideas for assessment. Teach Engineering is an NSF-funded Pathway developed to provide high-quality experiential learning materials for K-12 classrooms.

2008-10-22

286

Materials for the Study of Chinese.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article surveys the teaching materials available in the United States for teaching Chinese at the college level. Suggestions are made for the improvement of existing materials and for the development of new ones. The main problems associated with the production and usefulness of language materials are that: (1) languages change through time…

McCoy, John

287

The Creative Teaching Web Site  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

"If you're not having fun, you're not being the best teacher you can be," says the masthead of this Website, and we would tend to agree. Updated frequently, the site offers a host of materials designed to inspire teachers and refresh flagging energies as well as providing some specific instructional materials. The materials focus on teaching younger children -- though the site covers K-12 -- and emphasize interactive ways to engage children's learning skills that draw on contemporary media, including the Internet and video games. There is also an annotated list of useful links and a free email alerting service that periodically dispenses creative teaching tips and links to creative sites. Coming soon from this Website: Star Trek Captains and Teaching Style. The site is the brainchild of Robert Morgan, a teacher and educator for the past 30 years who currently holds the positions of Web Administrator and Director of the Computer, Space Science, Simulation, and Faculty Technology Training Center at University School in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

288

Teaching Time Savers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has a number of online materials designed for math educators, and their "Teaching Time Savers" feature is quite a pip. This series is edited by Professor Michael E. Orrison of Harvey Mudd College, and the articles are "designed to share easy-to-implement activities for streamlining the day-to-day tasks of faculty members everywhere." The feature started in 2006, and visitors to the site can look over the twenty or so pieces here. Some of the pieces featured here include "The List of Grievances and Special Requests", "Working for a Week", "Keeping Homework at Home", and "Activities That Make Every Minute Count". Faculty members are also encouraged to submit their own entries for possible inclusion, and details about getting in touch with Professor Orrison are made available here.

289

Teaching Design Patterns  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents an argument in favor of the systematic teaching of object-oriented design patterns in academic institutions and provides some recommendations for organizing the teaching process. It is intended for students, teachers, software engineers, architects, and managers.

Asher Sterkin

2006-01-01

290

President's Teaching Scholars Program  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This program from the University of Colorado is designed to honor and reward faculty who have excelled in teaching, scholarship, and research and to endorse teaching excellence throughout the university.

Colorado, University O.

291

Workshop: Teaching Primitive Arts.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses the concrete and spiritual aspects of teaching workshops on survival skills or primitive arts. Gives details on lostproofing, or ways to teach a child not to get lost in the outdoors; building a survival shelter; and wilderness cooking. (CDS)|

Jordison, Jerry

1999-01-01

292

Teaching Drama Via Trials.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Suggests using a court trial as an activity for teaching drama to English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) students. Describes use of a court trial for teaching Macbeth to EFL students in Jordan. (Author/VWL)

Mansour, Wisam

1998-01-01

293

Soild Earth Teaching Ideas  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These teaching ideas were submitted during the April 2007 workshop on Teaching About the Early Earth. They represent collaborative brainstorming rather than finished products, but they are a useful starting point ...

294

Faculty Development Teaching Tips  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website features links to teaching tips and articles, organized by subject. Topics include assessment, the first day, syllabus and lesson plan preparation, teaching techniques, course design and many more.

College, Honolulu C.

295

Machines That Teach.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The article deals with programmed teaching and application of technical media - informing, controlling, and informing-controlling facilities. The topics include the experimental work being done in Poland on prototypes of teaching machines, and application...

J. Sniecinski

1971-01-01

296

Can Television Teach?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This teacher's view on the Thames television conference discusses seminars and workshops on such themes as improving educational television, whether television is peripheral, the future of television, Sesame Street, semiotics, and television teaching vs teaching about television. (JEG)|

Evans, Michael

1978-01-01

297

Teaching normal birth, normally.  

PubMed

Teaching normal-birth Lamaze classes normally involves considering the qualities that make birth normal and structuring classes to embrace those qualities. In this column, teaching strategies are suggested for classes that unfold naturally, free from unnecessary interventions. PMID:19436595

Hotelling, Barbara A

2009-01-01

298

Early Life Teaching Ideas  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These teaching ideas were submitted during the April 2007 workshop on Teaching About the Early Earth. They represent collaborative brainstorming rather than finished products, but they are a useful starting point ...

299

Teaching Normal Birth, Normally  

PubMed Central

Teaching normal-birth Lamaze classes normally involves considering the qualities that make birth normal and structuring classes to embrace those qualities. In this column, teaching strategies are suggested for classes that unfold naturally, free from unnecessary interventions.

Hotelling, Barbara A

2009-01-01

300

Teaching Medical Physics  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Medical Physics provides immediate and accessible examples that can assist in the teaching of a range of science subjects. To help teachers, we have produced a teaching pack that will be sent to all UK secondary schools in June 2006 and will be available from www.teachingmedicalphysics.org.uk. Here we discuss the advantages of teaching using applications drawn from Medical Physics, careers in Medical Physics, and some sources of other Medical Physics-related teaching resources.

Gibson, A. P.; Cook, E.; Newing, A.

2006-07-01

301

Teaching Business Ethics or Teaching Business Ethically?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Notes that one of the most important contexts for ethical decision-making is the nature and operation of "contemporary capitalisms." Suggests that rather than issuing a call for teaching business ethics, the author emphasizes the need for more ethical business teaching. (SG)

Stablein, Ralph

2003-01-01

302

Clinical teaching: The joy of teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

Teaching younger physicians the art of medicine should be an activity that engenders joy, satisfaction, and pride for the teacher. It is important to not that technical knowledge of medicine is complemented by special skills in facilitating reflective learning. Methods for teaching and learning the art of medicine are not easy but can be developed for such an important goal.

Carlos Petrozzi

1995-01-01

303

Enhancing University Teaching with Teaching Enhancement Teams  

Microsoft Academic Search

Improvements in university teaching have been the aim of a wide diversity of projects over the past decade. This paper reports on a series of three initiatives in one university which created opportunities for good teachers to share their understandings with others and gain recognition for their contributions. The initiatives centred on the development of Teaching Enhancement Teams ? groups

Jo McKenzie

1998-01-01

304

Mathematics Teaching Today  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article describes features, consistent messages, and new components of "Mathematics Teaching Today: Improving Practice, Improving Student Learning" (NCTM 2007), an updated edition of "Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics" (NCTM 1991). The new book describes aspects of high-quality mathematics teaching; offers a model for…

Martin, Tami S.; Speer, William R.

2009-01-01

305

Technology and Teaching Philosophy  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article discusses the challenges faced when integrating new technologies into the classroom. Viewing the experiences of teaching a first year learning community through the lens of the principles of the Reflective Teaching Portfolio, the author looks to answer the question: "How should Technology relate to our Teaching Philosophy?" While a…

King, Paul C.

2012-01-01

306

Teaching through Problem Solving  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Teaching through Problem Solving (TtPS) is an effective way to teach mathematics "for" understanding. It also provides students with a way to learn mathematics "with" understanding. In this article, the authors present a definition of what it means to teach through problem solving. They also describe a professional development vignette that…

Fi, Cos D.; Degner, Katherine M.

2012-01-01

307

The Teaching Brain  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Animals cannot teach as humans do. Therefore, we lack the experimental support of animal studies that are so important to understand the evolution of our basic learning skills but are useless to explore the development of the teaching skills, unique to humans. And most important: children teach! We have at least two new challenges in our Mind,…

Battro, Antonio M.

2010-01-01

308

The Teaching Brain  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Animals cannot teach as humans do. Therefore, we lack the experimental support of animal studies that are so important to understand the evolution of our basic learning skills but are useless to explore the development of the teaching skills, unique to humans. And most important: children teach! We have at least two new challenges in our Mind,…

Battro, Antonio M.

2010-01-01

309

Teaching, Caring, and Transformation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Educator Bell Hooks acknowledged the fundamental truth that teaching, caring, and transformation are closely linked, that is, that true teaching must be accompanied by a deep level of care in order for learning to take place. No matter how young or old, no matter the subject matter, and no matter where teaching and learning take place--a…

Nieto, Sonia

2012-01-01

310

English Teaching in Mexico.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses teaching English in Mexico, a country with important social, cultural, and economic ties to the United States. Looks at the various English teaching situations as well as teacher education for teachers in Mexico. Concludes that the English teaching situation in Mexico reflects great diversity and growth, and that the knowledge of…

Salazar, Denise

2002-01-01

311

Evaluating Your Teaching Staff.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Effective teacher evaluation rests on the discovery of the essence of teaching excellence. It is important to evaluate the essence of great teaching from as many perspectives as possible. Incompetent administrators make an effective teaching program impossible. To improve the teacher evaluation process, first look at the administrator evaluation…

Cottrell, Victor A.

312

Theme: Focus on Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The theme focuses on the importance of teaching in vocational agriculture. Includes 10 articles on effective teaching, essential elements of the problem solving approach in teaching vocational agriculture, establishing a classroom climate for success, the economics of agriculture, dealing with student behavior problems, the importance of…

Cox, David E.; And Others

1989-01-01

313

Teaching Psychology in Estonia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes the experience of teaching psychology at Tartu University and Tallinn Pedagogical University in Estonia. Discusses the lessons learned by teaching in Estonia and applies those lessons to teaching psychology in the United States, focusing on the benefits teachers reap when they become more aware of themselves and their audiences. (CMK)|

White, Lawrence T.; Ransdell, Sarah

2000-01-01

314

Teaching as Jazz  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Tomlinson and Germundson compare teaching well to playing jazz well. Excellent teaching involves a blend of techniques and theory; expressiveness; syncopation; call and response, and, frequently, improvisation. Weaving in analogies to jazz, the authors delineate four elements of such teaching: curriculum that helps students connect to big ideas,…

Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Germundson, Amy

2007-01-01

315

Teaching Sedimentary Geology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site contains a variety of resources for faculty members who teach undergraduate sedimentary geology. You will find links to a growing collection of activities and assignments, internet and computer resources, useful articles, presentations from the summer 2006 workshop on teaching sedimentary geology, and lots of creative ideas for teaching sedimentary geology.

316

Booked for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Three recently published books intended to help both new and experienced college teachers with their teaching methods and skills are given brief but favorable reviews. "The Art and Craft of Teaching" (edited by Margaret Morganroth Gullette) includes chapters and essays on teaching methods, the first day of class, lecturing, questioning in…

Bottum, Cherie Toll

1983-01-01

317

Teaching: Profession or Vocation?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Underneath teaching there lies a conceptual framework through which we view its role and purpose. Different frameworks vary in outlook and imply contrasting attitudes and values. Which one we adopt impacts on what and how we teach. This study explores what it means to think of teaching as a profession versus a vocation. Its focus is restricted to…

Buijs, Joseph A.

2005-01-01

318

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology: Experiments  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) is a collection of peer-reviewed, classroom/ field-tested teaching materials sponsored by the Ecological Society of America. Among these "scientifically sound and pedagogically innovative" teaching materials are a number of particularly well-designed ecology labs for field and classroom. As of February 2003, two of the seven labs on the Web site are complete and ready to download: Ecology of Habitat Contrasts and Environmental Correlates of Leaf Stomata Density. Both are designed for college level courses. Five other labs covering a range of ecology topics will eventually be available, and users may also take advantage of an earlier set of labs from 1993. The resources and materials provided for each lab are incredibly comprehensive. Suffice to say, this Web site is definitely one to bookmark and check frequently for updates.

1969-12-31

319

Teaching About Global Climate Change  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) presents free, online professional development modules for geography and social studies teachers at middle and high school levels who are preparing to teach about global climate change. The modules provide information and materials including assessments, overview of the Earth system science, frequently asked questions about global climate change, examples of how to address common student misconceptions and an interactive resource library that delivers a resource list to your e-mail inbox. Free registration is required to access the complete materials and resources.

320

Teaching through research  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper presents the teaching experience in engineering the author acquired while at the Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Germany and the opportunities this experience gives for a further academic career in her home country of Romania. The author obtained a Diplom-Ingenieurin (diploma engineer) degree in architecture from the Universität Karlsruhe (TH) and did research, first within two Collaborative Research Centres funded by the DFG, the German Research Society, and then within a Research Training Network, funded by the same organisation. Research can be seen as a ressource for teaching, when students, from undergraduate till doctorate level can be involved in larger research projects of more experienced scholars. Presently the author is a fellow with a reintegration grant at the ERGOROM ´99 foundation and researcher at the Conservation and Restoration Chair, Department for History and Theory of Architecture and Heritage Conservation of the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urban Planning, both in Bucharest, Romania. Among the tasks is the support of teaching activities through documentation materials. Also students are involved in research projects of the department in which she participates and she collaborates with them. The first experience was as student of architecture within the Collaborative Research Centre 315 "Preserving historically relevant constructions", in 1998. The author was in this context receiver of teaching through research. She participated at a building survey in Poland of a textile factory which counted towards the seminars to be completed to obtain the diploma degree as "advanced building survey". The building survey itself was one of the results of the subproject on "The building survey as mean of the history of architecture research" and one of many to contribute to the doctoral research of one of the employed researchers of the institute participating to the Collaborative Research Centre. An exhibition contribution of the Institute for Architecture History of the Universität Karlsruhe (TH) was contributed to the UniSchau 2000, the jubiliary programme of the university to the programme point "Human and society": "Built past - current research projects and selected individual studies". The second experience was as postgraduate research assistant within the Collaborative Research Centre 461 "Strong earthquakes". Within the subproject "Modelling and simulation" the author was involved in another kind of building survey, this time at urban scale, of 1500 buildings in Bucharest. Prior to the survey she developed a questionnaire to be filled on site and after the survey she wrote a report on how the data from the survey shall be transferred into an ArcView database. This report contributed to training of a diploma work within the institute, a diploma work for a Civil Engineering degree, specialisation construction management. The third experience was as a fellow within the Research Training Network 450 "Natural Disasters". This time the author supervised one individual study and two diploma works within her own topic of research, "Applicability and economic efficiency of seismic retrofit measures on existing buildings". The first was an individual study on "Costs calculation in the seismic retrofit of existing buildings", the diploma works were on "Building survey system for the representation of the load bearing structure" and respectively "Construction management at the strengthening measures for seismic retrofit". All works leaded to a Civil Engineering degree, specialisation construction management. These latter were part of "learning through teaching" for the authors, at postgraduate level. Although the building survey, a speciality the author learned and taught through research is one of the main specialities of the chair where the author is now researcher, in Romania architects are not trained as engineers, as in Germany. So the transfer of kn

Bostenaru, M.

2009-04-01

321

Cell Phones as Tools to Teach Computer Science  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we propose the use of cell phones and PDAs as teaching tools and target platforms for teaching undergraduate computer science. The advantages are numerous and compelling. Cell phones and PDAs are less expensive than PCs. Many students may already have one. The devices support load-and-go course material that students can access anytime and anywhere, including short breaks.

Michael VanHilst; Martin Griss

2004-01-01

322

The English Teacher's Handbook: Ideas and Resources for Teaching English.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This handbook for high school English teachers includes sections on curriculum planning and course design, ideas for teaching English, and resources for teaching English. The topics in curriculum planning include course planning and design, individualizing, teacher-constructed materials, grading alternatives, aims and priorities, and…

Judy, Stephen N.; Judy, Susan J.

323

Building Bridges within Mathematics Education: Teaching, Research, and Instructional Design  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Within mathematics education, classroom teachers, educational researchers, and instructional designers share the common goals of understanding and improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Teachers work to help students learn; researchers study how people learn and teach mathematics; and designers develop instructional materials to…

Magidson, Susan

2005-01-01

324

Using History to Teach Scientific Method: The Role of Errors  

Microsoft Academic Search

Including tales of error along with tales of discovery is desirable in any use of history of science to teach about science. Tales of error, particularly when they involve justly well-regarded historical figures, serve to avoid two pitfalls to which use of historical material in science teaching is otherwise susceptible. Acknowledging the false steps of great scientists avoids putting those

Carmen J. Giunta

2001-01-01

325

Teaching of Social and Philosophical Background to Atomic Theory.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The history of atomic theory is outlined from earliest times up to the orbital model and describes a corresponding teaching method. The historical part of the paper emphasizes social and philosophical aspects in the development of atomic theory. The second part of the paper describes a method for teaching this material at the secondary level.…

Luhl, Jutta

1992-01-01

326

Some Strategies for Making Problem-based Learning Teaching Plans  

Microsoft Academic Search

ABSTACT: The two most important features of problem-based Learning (PBL) are: 1) students' active learning ability and 2) students' ability to identify problems through brainstorming. Therefore, if a PBL process is to be carried out smoothly, dialogues and situations that can arouse students' motivation to and interest in study must be selected and included in teaching materials and teaching plans.

Shao-Tsu CHU; Yi-Ping LIN; Yu-Wen CHU

327

Teaching TEI: The Need for TEI by Example  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)1 has provided a complex and comprehensive system of provisions for scholarly text encoding. Although a major focus of the 'digital humanities' domain, and despite much teaching effort by the TEI com- munity, there is a lack of teaching materials available, which would encourage the adoption of the TEI's recommendations and the widespread use of its

Melissa Terras; Ron van den Branden; Edward Vanhoutte

2009-01-01

328

Improving analgesic prescribing in a general teaching hospital  

Microsoft Academic Search

Patients suffering from cancer and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease at a teaching hospital were found to have poorly controlled pain. Many were prescribed inappropriate analgesia. A palliative care service was established to provide symptom control for patients and education for staff. Educational materials were developed, didactic teaching organized, and one-to-one education by case discussion provided to improve patient management.

Regina McQuillan; Ilora Finlay; Cleopatra Branch; Dave Roberts; Mike Spencer

1996-01-01

329

Reflective Field Experiences for Success in Teaching Elementary Mathematics  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this paper, the author discusses the major components of a junior level pedagogy course for elementary education majors learning to teach mathematics. The course reviews content and knowledge of the teacher candidates and introduces methods and materials for teaching elementary mathematics using the Standards or benchmarks from the National…

Robards, Shirley N.

2009-01-01

330

Patterns of Teaching Reading in the Elementary School.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book, which is intended as a source book for classroom teachers and reading clinicians, focuses on: (1) recommended guidelines and patterns for teaching reading skills based upon the findings of current research in teaching and learning; (2) descriptions and evaluations of new approaches and materials for reading instruction; (3)…

Hafner, Lawrence E.; Jolly, Hayden B.

331

Use of Internet Sources in International Studies Teaching and Research  

Microsoft Academic Search

This bibliographic review discusses and evaluates cost-free, reliable, quality online content useful to academics in international studies teach-ing and research at the college level, including how and where to locate such materials through guides, directories, gateway sites, repositories, and various types of search engines; considerations about Internet use in college classes; and undergraduate assignments that use sources of information from

Wayne A. Selcher

2005-01-01

332

Teaching English in Primary Schools in Vietnam: An Overview  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper examines the English language situation at primary school level in Vietnam from a language planning perspective. It examines language policy for foreign language teaching in Vietnam to provide a picture of the role of English in foreign language education. It analyses language-in-education policy, curriculum and teaching materials, and…

Hoa, Nguyen Thi Mai; Tuan, Nguyen Quoc

2007-01-01

333

A Curriculum for Teaching Human Sexuality to Mentally Impaired Adolescents.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presented is a developmentally sequenced curriculum designed for teaching human sexuality to mentally impaired adolescents. A brief objective is presented, teaching methods are listed, and materials needed are described (in terms of author, title, source, and price) for each of the following topic areas: vocabulary of sexuality; fact vs. myths;…

Rinckey, David Jason

334

Just-in-Time Teaching  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Just-in-Time Teaching (JITT) program provides a teaching and learning strategy based on the interaction between web-based study assignments and an active learner classroom. The strategy, designed to increase the amount of personal contact between students and teachers, involves the use of web-based assignments that are due shortly before class. The instructor reads student submissions close to the start of class and adjusts the classroom lesson to suit students' needs. Materials on the program's website include a description of the concept, its appeal to nontraditional students, and the use of feedback from students' outside preparation to affect what happens during class time. A sampler of JITT resources for biology, physics, and math is provided, as well as information on educators who have adopted the strategy, program reviews and citations, and information on workshops and presentations.

335

Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book is designed to provide strategies and resources for differentiating the instruction of gifted learners. It addresses characteristics and needs of gifted learners, instructional planning and evaluation, strategies for best practices, and supporting and enhancing gifted programs. Specific chapters include: (1) "Gifted and Talented…

Karnes, Frances A., Ed.; Bean, Suzanne M., Ed.

336

Nuclear Weapons Effects (Self-Teaching Materials).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Developed by the Civil Defense Preparedness Agency, this autoinstructional text deals with nuclear weapons effects. The destructive effects of an atomic blast are first introduced, and then long-term radioactive consequences are stressed. (CP)|

Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.

337

21ST CENTURY TEACHING & LEARNING: KOLB CYCLE & REFLECTIVE THINKING AS PART OF TEACHING, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, ENTERPRISE AND ETHICS TO ENGINEERS  

Microsoft Academic Search

In teaching we deal with people, diverse and ever changing. Not everyone learns the same way or equally readily about all types of material. Both the discipline and level have influence on learning. There are no easy answers to such questions as 'How do we learn?' and 'How we as teachers can bring about learning?' Our knowledge about teaching and

P. Kapranos

2007-01-01

338

Teaching with Primary Sources: Lesson Plans for Creative Teaching in Social Studies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This handbook contains lesson plans developed by secondary teachers for working with primary source materials drawn from 20th century novels and motion pictures. Readers are encouraged to adapt these materials to fit their own teaching. Lessons are developed around: (1) "The Jungle," (Upton Sinclair); (2) "Gandhi" (film); (3) "All Quiet on the…

Bates, William; And Others

339

[Genomics innovative teaching pattern based upon amalgamation between modern educational technology and constructivism studying theory].  

PubMed

In order to overcome various malpractices in the traditional teaching methods, and also as part of the Guangdong province molecular biology perfect course project, some reforms were carried out to the teaching pattern of genomics. The reforms include using the foreign original teaching materials, bilingual teaching, as well as taking the constructivism-directed discussion teaching method and the multimedia computer-assisted instruction. To improve the scoring way and the laboratory course of the subject, we carried on a multiplex inspection systems and a self-designing experiments. Through the teaching reform on Genomics, we have gradually consummated the construction of molecular biology curriculum system. PMID:17548316

Liang, Xu-Fang; Peng, Jing; Zhou, Tian-Hong

2007-04-01

340

Using Teradata University Network (TUN), a Free Internet Resource for Teaching and Learning  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Business intelligence and information logistics have become an important part of teaching curricula in recent years due to the increased demand for adequately trained graduates. Since these fields are characterized by a high amount of software and methodology innovations, teaching materials and teaching aids require constant updating. Teradata…

Winter, Robert; Gericke, Anke; Bucher, Tobias

2008-01-01

341

Module Cluster: ATP - 001.00 (GSC) Arithmetic - Teaching Principles for Elementary Classroom Use.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This module cluster developed for the Camden Teacher Crops project is intended to enable students to improve their teaching abilities in arithmetic. Emphasis is placed on how to teach rather than on what to teach. The following modules are included in this document: a) Arithmetic Resource Materials--On Hand; b) Long Term (4-6 Weeks) Arithmetic…

Brent, George

342

Module Cluster: ATP - 001.00 (GSC) Arithmetic - Teaching Principles for Elementary Classroom Use.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This module cluster developed for the Camden Teacher Crops project is intended to enable students to improve their teaching abilities in arithmetic. Emphasis is placed on how to teach rather than on what to teach. The following modules are included in this document: a) Arithmetic Resource Materials--On Hand; b) Long Term (4-6 Weeks) Arithmetic…

Brent, George

343

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) is a peer-reviewed web-based collection of ecological educational materials. It is "a resource for busy ecology faculty who are looking for new ways to reach their students, or who perhaps want to learn more about teaching and learning." Each of the volumes here contains Experiments, Issues, and Teaching. In the Experiments area, visitors can find resources for laboratory settings, while the Issues section features classroom exercises and web-based materials. On the site's homepage, visitors will find the All Volumes link, which will allow them to look over all the resources dating back to 2004. The field experiments area includes resources such as "Using Steam Leaf Packs to Explore Community Assembly" and "Biodiversity Responses Across a Gradient of Human Influence."

2012-08-10

344

Chaotification of Class Teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents the implications, significances, and realization of chaotification of class teaching based on the chaos theory. The classroom is an open, nonlinear and dynamical system. Chaotifying this system indicates that class teaching is provided with chaotic characteristics(e.g., butterfly effect, self-similarity, strange attractors, etc), which is beneficial to built a multi-dimensional, creative, and harmonious classroom. Furthermore, chaotifying class teaching

Shi-Bing Wang; Yun Chen; Xiao-Si Zhan; Yufei Zhou

2009-01-01

345

Becoming a Teaching Scholar  

Microsoft Academic Search

University teaching is going through a professionalization process as part of a change or reform of the teaching and learning\\u000a culture. This process builds on the notion that it is no longer sufficient for a university employee to be an excellent researcher;\\u000a she must also be an excellent teacher. The relation and interaction between research and teaching is of great

Søren Kruse; Kirsten Nielsen; Rie Troelsen

346

Research on Teaching of “Object-Oriented Programming” Course for Bachelor Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a This paper is dedicated to teaching issues of the Object-Oriented Programming course for bachelor students. It emphasizes\\u000a specially on problems such as choosing C++ as programming language at the first stage of teaching, percentage-optimized hybrid\\u000a bi-lingual teaching, careful choice of textbook and teaching materials, etc. It insists that the teachers ought to be careful\\u000a and considerate in designing various phases

Zhaoxue Chen; Bei Dai

347

Aesthetic Teaching: Seeking a Balance between Teaching Arts and Teaching through the Arts  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article aims to examine the kinds of teaching practices that correspond to the various educational roles ascribed to the arts within school curricula. Three teaching approaches are analyzed: (1) "teaching the arts", in which the arts are treated as distinct cognitive teaching subjects; (2) "teaching through the arts", in which the arts are…

Sotiropoulou-Zormpala, Marina

2012-01-01

348

Courses and Resources to Teach Space Physics to Standards  

Microsoft Academic Search

We have created four courses for teachers, and inquiry-based materials to go with them, that embed space physics concepts while teaching Space Physics to National and State standards. The state of Texas recently adopted a \\

P. H. Reiff

2008-01-01

349

Sources and Resources for Teaching About Global Hunger and Poverty  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article presents a list and short analysis of sources and resources for teaching about global hunger and poverty. Included in the article are teacher-student materials, background readings, and organizations and their resources. (Author/DE)|

Karls, Andrea B.

1974-01-01

350

Using Audio-Visual Aids to Teach Fitness Activities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This guide to audiovisual aids for teaching fitness activities to children with disabilities stresses the value of such aids as motivators and suggests modifications. Specific materials, modification considerations, and addresses of publishers are listed. (DB)|

French, Ron; And Others

1995-01-01

351

Teaching Across Cultures  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a Teaching across cultures, whether as an expatriate teaching in a different culture, or as a local teaching international students,\\u000a is an experience that many university teachers see as problematic. The following comment from the United Kingdom on teaching\\u000a international students is typical:\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a many overseas students now originate in Pacific Rim countries, whose educational cultures characteristically value a highly\\u000a deferential approach

John B. Biggs

352

Teaching for Understanding.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Provides a chart comparing state and national objectives. Assesses student understanding of photosynthesis and explains the process of teaching students producer-consumer relationships. (Contains 14 references.) (YDS)|

Smith, Deborah C.; Wesley, Ann

2000-01-01

353

Flourishing Craft: Teaching Intelligence Studies.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Contents: Foreward; Teaching Intelligence: The Intellectual Challenges; Teaching Intelligence: Getting Started; A Virtual UN Security Council: Educating for Multilateral Strategic Decisionmaking; Teaching Intelligence: Diagnosing the Threat of Weapons of ...

M. M. Lowenthal J. Macartney P. L. Pickert R. E. Burnett R. Pringel M. G. Marshall K. M. Shelfer D. B. Bobrow M. J. Rattie F. J. Smist

1999-01-01

354

Telenovelas as a Tool for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses use of Spanish-language "telenovelas," serialized television programs broadcast daily and containing stories that are resolved in two to six months, as instructional material for Spanish second-language teaching. The telenovela contains authentic, comprehensible language and lends itself to an ongoing, long-term classroom activity.…

Weyers, Joseph

1997-01-01

355

THE SYSTEMS GAMES: TEACHING, TRAINING, PSYCHOTHERAPY  

Microsoft Academic Search

IN THERAPY AND TEACHING, PARTICIPANTS ROLE-PLAY 4 SPECIFIC MODES OF INTERACTION: AGREE, PLACATE; DISAGREE, BLAME OR ATTACK; BE IRRELEVANT; AND COMMIT SELF, INCLUDE THE OTHER. THERAPEUTICALLY, THE GAMES BRING THE TRANSACTIONAL RULES INTO THE AWARENESS OF THE FAMILY, AID COUPLES OR FAMILIES TO FIGHT CONSTRUCTIVELY, ELICIT MATERIAL USEFUL IN THERAPY, AND PRODUCE LAUGHTER UPON ACHIEVING INSIGHT.

JOAN E. ZWEBEN; RICHARD L. MILLER

1968-01-01

356

Resources for Teaching Thinking: A Catalog.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Provided are descriptions of 520 resources for teaching thinking skills to students in kindergarten through the fourth year of high school. Each entry includes the title; name of developer; type of material; purpose and use; type of thinking skills addressed; a brief description; the publisher's name, address, and phone number; the cost; order…

Kruse, Janice

357

Teaching and Learning through Problem Solving  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In this article, the author relates some problem solving work with primary schools to Department for Children, Schools, and Families (DfES) support. In four primary schools in the West Midlands, the focus was teaching mathematics through problem solving, based on materials published on the DfES "standards" website. The author noticed the way…

Ollerton, Mike

2007-01-01

358

Teaching Refugee Women. A Curriculum Guide.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This curriculum guide was developed for use in teaching refugee women (especially Indochinese refugee women) to function in mainstream U.S. society. Following a section that suggests methods and materials, the guide contains 13 units that cover the following topics: personal information; everyday activities; clothing; food; telephone; home care…

Baack, Gaile; And Others

359

Current uses of hypertext in teaching literature  

Microsoft Academic Search

Literature instructors are using hypertext to enhance their teaching in a broad variety of ways that includes putting course materials on the WWW; creating online tutorials; using annotated hypertexts in addition to or in lieu of print texts; having students write hypertexts; examining the medium of hypertext as a literary and cultural theme; and studying hypertext fiction in the context

Seth R. Katz

1996-01-01

360

Instructional Modules: A Paradigm Shift in Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes the design and development of Internet-based instruction for a physiological psychology class. Discusses reasons for selecting the Internet-based form; tools needed to create the instructional materials; development and implementation of the Psychology Electronic Teaching Source (PETS) site; instructional delivery; feedback; and…

Darty, Mark; Brophy, James

1999-01-01

361

Team Teaching of Teachers in Reading  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents methods and materials used in an NDEA Institute to teach secondary school teachers of reading and English. Participants were expected to instruct the teachers in their school systems in new programs and methods. Discussion of the results of the Institute and their implications for other institute sessions concludes the article.…

Berger, Allen; Evans, William H.

1969-01-01

362

Reflections on Teaching Remote and Isolated Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|An Australian "School of the Air" teacher describes his experiences teaching isolated rural students in grades 3 and 4 via radio and teleconferencing. He discusses lesson materials, exceptional student work, "classroom" techniques for delivering Air lessons, home visits, parent involvement, and his own learning experience. (SV)|

Rogers, Geoff

1999-01-01

363

Good Ideas for Teaching Daily Adult Living.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Intended for practicing Adult Basic Education teachers, this handbook provides materials for teaching specific coping skills in the area of daily adult living. Three areas of study are explored: (1) community, which includes organizations, health, nutrition, safety, money management, and media; (2) government and law, which includes citizenship,…

Leigh, Robert K.

364

Teaching Oral Chinese in the United States  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Because Chinese language textbooks were judged inadequate in teaching vocabulary dealing with everyday life in the U.S. and in China, new methods and materials were introduced into an oral Chinese course. Prepared discussion topics, Chinese films, soap operas, and shortwave radio broadcasts were used. (CHK)

Cheng, Chin-Chuan

1976-01-01

365

CULTURE AND LANGAUGE TEACHING THROUGH ELECTRONIC TECNOLOGY  

Microsoft Academic Search

With the advancement in programming and technology, materials became closer to communicative including the cultural aspect of language. There is support for using technology in teaching although it takes the learner away from the natural communication in a discourse community. Electronic technology is becoming a powerful means for flexible learning. Computer programs are more of transactional nature, while, human conversation

Ahmad Atawneh

366

Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide for Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Make economics resonate to high school students. This practical handbook will help economics and social studies teachers foster critical thinking by introducing students to the real-life dimensions of the major controversies in contemporary economics. Filled with useful teaching tips and user-friendly information on finding engaging materials and…

Maier, Mark H.; Nelson, Julie A.

2007-01-01

367

Teaching Nanochemistry: Madelung Constants of Nanocrystals  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The Madelung constants for binary ionic nanoparticles are determined. The computational method described here sums the Coulombic interactions of each ion in the particle without the use of partial charges commonly used for bulk materials. The results show size-dependent lattice energies. This is a useful concept in teaching how properties such as…

Baker, Mark D.; Baker, A. David

2010-01-01

368

JALT98 Proceedings. The Proceedings of the JALT Annual International Conference on Language Teaching/Learning & Educational Materials Expo. Focus on the Classroom: Interpretations (24th, Omiya, Saitama, Japan, November 20-23, 1998).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This volume includes papers presented at the 1998 Japan Association for Language Teaching Conference. Section 1, "Voices of Experience," includes: "Towards More Use of English in Class by JTEs" (Midori Iwano); "Paperless Portfolios" (Tim Stewart); "Textbook Creation in Reverse Order for Chinese" (Chou Jine Jing); "Career Exploitation Activities…

Barfield, Andrew, Ed.; Betts, Robert, Ed.; Cunningham, Joyce, Ed.; Dunn, Neil, Ed.; Katsura, Haruko, Ed.; Kobayashi, Kunihiko, Ed.; Padden, Nina, Ed.; Parry, Neil, Ed.; Watanabe, Mayumi, Ed.

369

Teaching the Moon: A Study of Teaching Methodology Across Age Groups  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this study I attempted to determine the most effective teaching style for teaching elementary, middle school, and undergraduate students about lunar phases and eclipses. Within each age group, there were two sub groups, one of which was introduced to the material in a standard lecture format while the other sub-group interacted with the content through activities and demonstrations. After their respective lessons, both sub-groups were given the same post-instruction test in order to assess their comprehension of the content. The results from this experiment provided insight into effective teaching styles and common misconceptions about lunar phases and eclipses at different age levels, as well as introducing new interactive teaching activities for elementary, middle school and undergraduate students.

Tucker, F.; Paust, N.

2012-08-01

370

Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This page has the following resources for math teachers of the visually impaired: teaching strategies, math education and Nemeth Code, tactile math graphics, abacus information, calculators, math tools, math resources, adaptive tools and technology for accessible mathematics, suggested adaptive tools and materials for low vision students in algebra and geometry, suggested adaptive tools and materials for Braille students in algebra and geometry, and adaptive tools and technology for accessible mathematics equipment.

Osterhaus, Susan

2007-02-07

371

Focus issue: teaching tools and learning opportunities.  

PubMed

Science Signaling provides authoring experience for students and resources for educators. Students experience the writing and revision process involved in authoring short commentary articles that are published in the Journal Club section. By publishing peer-reviewed teaching materials, Science Signaling provides instructors with feedback that improves their materials and an outlet to share their tips and techniques and digital resources with other teachers. PMID:20424259

Gough, Nancy R

2010-04-27

372

Microburst Teaching and Learning.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Introduces Microburst Teaching and Learning, a strategy for combining various teaching styles and methods in 'bursts' with different learning styles to enhance the learning process. The model accommodates adult learning theory, adult attention span, learner motivation, the variety of learning styles found in learners, and the need for efficiency.…

Vaughn, Lisa; del Rey, Javier Gonzalez; Baker, Raymond

2001-01-01

373

Should We Teach Patriotism?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The extent to which people abhor or admire patriotism in the schools depends on how it is taught. If educators teach it narrowly as jingoistic, uncritical self-praise of the nation, then such instruction is wrong. It would be indoctrination rather than education. If, however, they teach civic education and define patriotism as a respectful…

Ravitch, Diane

2006-01-01

374

Teaching Java Backwards  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Teaching programming concepts in a more object-oriented way is a growing trend in Computer Science education. This paper takes the idea of abstraction-first teaching a step further, by using Bloom's Taxonomy to design a course to present factual content early, followed by higher-level cognitive skills. In the course described here, factual…

Machanick, Philip

2007-01-01

375

Metaphors We Teach By.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study examined autobiographical narratives written by preservice English teachers who described their new experiences in student teaching. Subjects, 18 young men and women enrolled in a one-year combination teaching credential and masters degree program at Stanford University, described in writing a major classroom experience. Fourteen of the 18…

Sperling, Melanie

376

Midlands Teaching Factory, LTD.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In 1987, Midlands Technical College (MTC), in Columbia, South Carolina, initiated a Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) project, the Midlands Teaching Factory, LTD, which integrated various college departments with the goal of manufacturing a high quality, saleable product. The faculty developed a teaching factory model which was designed to…

Midlands Technical Coll., Columbia, SC.

377

Refocusing Undergraduate Research Teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

While acknowledging the consumer\\/producer debate prevalant within the teaching of social work research literature, this paper accepts each goal as appropriate for undergraduate research. The paper focuses therefore not on the debate but rather on the task of teaching udnergraduates how to be both consumers and producers of research as necessary correlates of entry level practice and preparation for graduate

Elizabeth M. Plionis

1993-01-01

378

Tips for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Suggestions on how to enhance college teaching are provided. Lecturing is stressed as a critical component of teaching, and each lecture's introduction, main body, and conclusion must be correlated prior to any given lecture. Information on how to compose and give a lecture includes: what to put in an introduction; what can be done to help the…

Langer, Philip

1987-01-01

379

Teaching psychology to children  

Microsoft Academic Search

Suggests that school psychologists and teachers ought to begin teaching school children about psychology, using as an example the author's experiences in teaching psychology to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. The need for mental health education is also suggested.

Barbara E. Long

1968-01-01

380

Teaching as Chaos  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In this article, the authors advance a metaphor born of chaos theory that views the college classroom as a complex dynamical system. The authors reason further that "teaching as chaos" provides a more accurate representation of the teaching-learning process than the existing linear scientific metaphors on which traditional learning assessments…

Moseley, Bryan; Dustin, Daniel

2008-01-01

381

English Teaching Profile: Hungary.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This profile of the English language teaching situation in Hungary discusses the role of English within Hungarian society and within the educational system. It is noted that English is taught as the main foreign language after Russian and that it is offered mainly in the gymnasiums and on the university level. The composition of the teaching

British Council, London (England). English Language and Literature Div.

382

Defining Effective Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The author looks at the meaning of specific terminology commonly used in student surveys: "effective teaching." The research seeks to determine if there is a difference in how "effective teaching" is defined by those taking student surveys and those interpreting the results. To investigate this difference, a sample group of professors and…

Layne, L.

2012-01-01

383

Teaching bad objects: Introduction  

Microsoft Academic Search

In the classroom ‘bad cinema’ is often determined as much by questions of pedagogical value as it is by cultural and\\/or aesthetic value. These three short papers explore some of the diverse ways in which teaching ‘bad’ film and television raises questions about the relations between cultural value and pedagogical value. Through reflections on particular teaching experiences, these papers contribute

Jodi Brooks

2010-01-01

384

Teaching on Television.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes experiences in teaching with Interactive TV (ITV) network, and the mindsets and goals educators encounter in utilizing this technology. Presents four basic principles of teaching well on TV: television technology is a brand new member of the class, every student is present in class with you, our goal is not "good TV" but a good class,…

Koehler, Anne G.

2000-01-01

385

Award-Winning Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Kenneth E. Brashier, Mark S. Lewine, Alexei V. Filippenko, and Donna C. Boyd were the four professors who won the Professors of the Year for 2006. They were chosen from nearly 300 candidates nominated by their institutions for their "outstanding commitment to teaching undergraduate students and their influence on teaching." The annual competition…

Bollag, Burton

2006-01-01

386

Teaching as Chaos  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, the authors advance a metaphor born of chaos theory that views the college classroom as a complex dynamical system. The authors reason further that "teaching as chaos" provides a more accurate representation of the teaching-learning process than the existing linear scientific metaphors on which traditional learning assessments are…

Moseley, Bryan; Dustin, Daniel

2008-01-01

387

Teaching Physics with Basketball  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recently, technologies and computer takes important roles in learning and teaching, including physics. Advance in technologies can help us better relating physics taught in the classroom to the real world. In this study, we developed a module on teaching a projectile motion through shooting a basketball. Students learned about physics of projectile motion, and then they took videos of their

N. Chanpichai; P. Wattanakasiwich

2010-01-01

388

Midlands Teaching Factory, LTD.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In 1987, Midlands Technical College (MTC), in Columbia, South Carolina, initiated a Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) project, the Midlands Teaching Factory, LTD, which integrated various college departments with the goal of manufacturing a high quality, saleable product. The faculty developed a teaching factory model which was designed to…

Midlands Technical Coll., Columbia, SC.

389

Teaching Social Skills.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Strategies typically used for teaching academic skills can also be used to teach disabled children to become more socially competent. They include modeling, strategic placement, correspondence training, rehearsal and practice, positive reinforcement/shaping, prompting and coaching, positive practice, and multimethod training packages. (VW)|

Carter, Jane; Sugai, George

1988-01-01

390

Intelligent Teaching Assistant Systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

Traditionally, intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) are dedicated to learners. They help them learn at their own pace, following a curriculum tailored to their individual needs and receiving individualised feedback. Intelligent teaching assistant systems (ITAs) are dedicated both to learners and teachers. Their aim is to facilitate the whole teaching\\/learning process by helping the teacher as well as the student. There

Kalina Yacef

2002-01-01

391

Teaching criminal justice ethics  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the teaching of ethics in criminal justice programs. The purpose content and value of an ethics course taught in a criminal justice program will be explored. Also, methods for teaching ethics in criminal justice are suggested.

1988-01-01

392

Teaching the Passive  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A discussion of teaching the passive voice in second language programs considers underlying attitudes toward grammar and grammar teaching. It is noted that Business German textbooks do not incorporate notions of the thought-to-grammar-pattern relationship, even though the passive voice appears twice as often in technical as in nontechnical…

Rockwood, Heidi

393

Teaching Money "$marts" Smarts  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Economics can be a tough subject, so good teachers find creative ways to teach it. However, only a few economic literacy programs promote "an economic way of thinking" and teach students how to analyze relevant economic problems, says Burton Folsom. Having examined several economic education programs, the author has found that many programs are…

Black, Susan

2006-01-01

394

Theme: Focus on Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This theme issue is devoted to teachers and teaching and includes nine articles on teacher communication, classroom environment, teacher effectiveness, student learning styles, successful programs, teacher commitment, cooperative learning, teaching strategies, agricultural education in the middle school, teacher behavior, and classroom…

Cox, David E.; And Others

1990-01-01

395

Teaching Grammar for Proficiency.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses a foreign language pedagogy that facilitates teaching for communication and teaching grammar, which is defined as a system for converting meaning into language. The teacher is advised to do in the classroom only what cannot be done elsewhere. Four instructional tactics are described. (SED)|

Higgs, Theodore V.

1985-01-01

396

Teaching with Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This journal issue gathers together several articles on teaching with technology, with special focus on teaching of gifted students in California. "Computers and Creativity: Tools, Tasks, and Possibilities" (Bernard J. Dodge) discusses how teachers can establish an environment that will nurture creativity through use of computers. "Technology…

Hoctor, Marge, Ed.

1991-01-01

397

Language Teaching through Literature.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Language teaching through literature is based on the principle that literary works of art can give students intellectual pleasure. It should be revived in English language teaching in Japan because (1) it has the power to motivate students to learn a language they might not learn otherwise, (2) literature is readily available and applicable to a…

Uemichi, Isao S.

398

Teaching for Diversity.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book focuses on how to teach students from diverse cultures and how to teach students to live in a diverse society. Chapter 1, "Democracy, Diversity, and Universal Education," discusses "The Nature of a Free Society,""The Role of Universal Education," and "Schools as Communities." Chapter 2, "Identifying and Understanding Diversity Issues,"…

Garcia, Ricardo L.

399

Teaching Money "$marts" Smarts  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Economics can be a tough subject, so good teachers find creative ways to teach it. However, only a few economic literacy programs promote "an economic way of thinking" and teach students how to analyze relevant economic problems, says Burton Folsom. Having examined several economic education programs, the author has found that many programs are…

Black, Susan

2006-01-01

400

Teaching Social Studies Creatively.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Addresses the issue of creative teaching in social studies. Examines the way the creative classroom looks, how teachers can become more creative, and the importance of creative teaching in social studies. Concludes that creativity can foster students' understanding of social issues and aid in the retention of students until graduation. (RW)

Solomon, Warren

1989-01-01

401

Their Turn to Teach  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

As all educators realize at some point in their careers, the best way to learn something is to teach it. This is also an excellent way to demonstrate a sound understanding of a topic. So, when the authors' physics students spent time teaching at local ele

Moffat, Ann G.; Schmidt, Ryan

2001-11-01

402

Teaching Absolute Value Meaningfully  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|What is the meaning of absolute value? And why do teachers teach students how to solve absolute value equations? Absolute value is a concept introduced in first-year algebra and then reinforced in later courses. Various authors have suggested instructional methods for teaching absolute value to high school students (Wei 2005; Stallings-Roberts…

Wade, Angela

2012-01-01

403

Strategies for Teaching Astronomy  

Microsoft Academic Search

No matter whether you are teaching school children, undergraduates, or colleagues, a few key strategies are always useful. I will present and give examples for the following five key strategies for teaching astronomy. 1. Provide a Contextual Framework: It is much easier to learn new facts or concepts if they can be ``binned\\

J. Bennett

2000-01-01

404

Empirical Research into Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The paper argues that 100 years of empirical research into teaching has failed to provide a usable account of best practice. This is partly because of conceptual and other logical problems that cannot in practice be resolved, as has been argued before. However, it is further argued that the real reason that no useful rules of good teaching can be…

Barrow, Robin

2006-01-01

405

Teaching Literature to Adolescents  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This text for pre-service and in-service English education courses presents current methods of teaching literature to middle and high school students. The methods are based on social constructivist/socio-cultural theories of literacy learning, and incorporate research on literary response conducted by the authors. "Teaching Literature to…

Beach, Richard W.; Appleman, Deborah; Hynds, Susan; Wilhelm, Jeffrey

2006-01-01

406

Teaching for independence  

Microsoft Academic Search

If “learning how to learn” is the most important subject matter of 20th Century schools, then the time has come to encourage the widespread development of undergraduate reading degree programs for future teachers. Ten years ago, Eastern Washington University began offering Reading Education as an undergraduate major for elementary teaching candidates, and as an undergraduate minor for secondary teaching candidates.

Janet R. Norby; William Shreeve; William G. J. Goetter; Arnold F. Stueckle; T. K. Midgley; Barbara Michele

1987-01-01

407

Teaching of Phonics.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The change in teachers' attitudes to the teaching of phonics has been one of the significant gains brought about by the National Literacy Strategy. Nevertheless, while phonics is now taught in a high percentage of lessons, there is still much further to go before the quality of the teaching is good enough to have the impact which is needed on…

Office for Standards in Education, London (England).

408

Those Who Can, Teach.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Much of what teachers know about how to teach and how to conceptualize specific academic content is learned from their undergraduate professors. In 1990, California State University, Fullerton, received a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), Project Teach, to improve the quality of instruction which…

Barnes, Carol P., Ed.; Goodhue-McWilliams, Kenneth, Ed.

409

Creative Teaching Ideas.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book contains 172 creative teaching ideas pertaining to various subject areas and aspects of business education. Most of the ideas included are intended for use in secondary and postsecondary classrooms; however, a few are applicable at all grade levels. The teaching ideas are organized according to the following subject areas/topics:…

Chapman, Patricia H., Comp.; And Others

410

Image Processing for Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The Image Processing for Teaching project provides a powerful medium to excite students about science and mathematics, especially children from minority groups and others whose needs have not been met by traditional teaching. Using professional-quality software on microcomputers, students explore a variety of scientific data sets, including…

Greenberg, R.; And Others

1993-01-01

411

A Note on Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Uses a personal perspective to reflect on the varieties of challenges and satisfactions in teaching social work in several different countries; discusses the role of the teacher and the danger of obsessive adherence to any specific "models" of teaching. Makes a case for the teacher's presentation of self rather than reliance of technological…

Turner, Francis J.

2008-01-01

412

Teaching beyond the Book  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|When teaching to the "typical" student doesn't work, teachers can tap into students' areas of greatest comfort, confidence, and passion and teach to their strengths. Five principles guide this work, which involves learning to recognize diverse student strengths, helping students see their capabilities in a positive light, helping students…

Tomlinson, Carol Ann; Jarvis, Jane

2006-01-01

413

Literature and Its Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This theme issue of the "Virginia English Bulletin" focuses on "Literature and Its Teaching." The 15 major articles are: "Response to Literature" (Robert C. Small and Ruth Fisher); "The Power of a Good Book" (Gayle Sterrett); "Some Plain Truths about Teaching English" (Coalition of English Associations); "Introducing High School Students to…

McLeod, Alan M., Ed.

1984-01-01

414

Reflective Teaching Online.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discussion of reflective teaching to bridge the gap between theory and practice focuses on incorporating reflective teaching in online teacher education classes for inservice teachers. Highlights include discussion roles; longitudinal reflection papers; instructor self-storying reflections; tandem learning reflections; critical incident…

Pawan, Faridah

2003-01-01

415

Enthusiasm in Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores the role of teachers focusing on the importance of their enthusiasm for teaching. Discusses such topics as teaching styles, the topical coverage of courses, and the attitudes teachers have toward students. Addresses the issues of personal taste and relevance within the realm of topical content. (CMK)

Baum, Lawrence

2002-01-01

416

Teaching Pedagogy 101  

Microsoft Academic Search

What are the basics to consider in becoming an effective teacher? So you are a new faculty member just assigned a course and a textbook. Your only teaching experience is as a TA filling in for your traveling professor while teaching directly from your personal course notes taken when you took the course. Sound familiar? Where do you go? Who

Ronald W. Welch; Allen C. Estes

2005-01-01

417

Games-to-Teach  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site is the archived version of the Games-to-Teach project, now hosted by The Education Arcade. The Games-to-Teach Project is a partnership between MIT and Microsoft to develop conceptual prototypes for the next generation of interactive educational entertainment. Included are details about prototype educational games.

Project, Games-To-Teach; Arcade, The E.

418

Online Teaching Resources: Where in the WWW are They?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This brief editorial describes the types of teaching materials that can be found on the Internet and the types of websites that can be searched for different types of materials. It compares how materials are catalogued at digital libraries versus resource-rich websites.

PhD Marsha L Matyas (American Physiological Society Education)

2007-04-01

419

Beyond Generic Mentoring: helping trainee teachers to teach primary science  

Microsoft Academic Search

Support material to assist primary teacher mentors to help trainee teachers improve their medium-term and individual lesson plans, as well as their science lessons, was developed. This support material comprised checklists that focused on science, rather than generic teaching, illustrated by examples of trainee teachers' work, with a commentary. The trial of the material involved 64 teacher mentors and 26

Tina Jarvis; Frankie McKeon; David Coates; Judy Vause

2001-01-01

420

Refugee Materials Center Bibliography. Revised Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A bibliography of materials to assist in the education and resettlement of refugees in the United States contains listings of textbooks for English instruction, other curricular materials, and supplementary materials from many sources. The citations include: materials for English instruction; curricular and supplementary materials for teaching

Department of Education, Kansas City, MO. Regional Office 7.

421

Nanofab - The Nanotechnology Reasearch and Teaching Facility  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The University of Texas at Arlington is home to the preeminent university-based nanotechnology research, development and teaching facility in North Texas. The Nanotechnology Research & Teaching Facility is an interdisciplinary resource open to scientists within and outside of the University. Research activities are conducted through mutually-beneficial associations of chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical and aerospace engineering, materials science and physics faculty, graduate students and research assistants at UTA, as well as collaborative efforts with investigators at other universities and in the private sector.

2011-09-09

422

Teaching Strategies for Middle School Math  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The Aim of this publication is to provide resources that support personal instructional style while, perhaps, introducing materials that encourage educators to experiment with a wider range of teaching techniques.In the section titled Assessment as Instruction, we offer resources that connect these seemingly opposing activities. In another section, Games That Teach, we add to your collection of math games. Each game selection deals with middle school content, such as fractions, linear equations, factors, and geometry.

Herrera, Terese

2007-12-01

423

A Longitudinal "Teaching-to-Teach" Curriculum for Psychiatric Residents  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Objective: Psychiatric residents' self-reported confidence levels related to teaching medical students were assessed before and after a five-part teaching seminar series. Methods: Five 1-hour seminars on teaching medical students in the psychiatry clerkship were presented to second postgraduate year (PGY-2) residents. Topics included how to teach

Lehmann, Susan W.

2010-01-01

424

Brain Based Teaching: Fad or Promising Teaching Method.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper discusses brain-based teaching and examines its relevance as a teaching method and knowledge base. Brain-based teaching is very popular among early childhood educators. Positive attributes of brain-based education include student engagement and active involvement in their own learning, teachers teaching for meaning and understanding,…

Winters, Clyde A.

425

Kikongo. Materials Status Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The materials status report for Kikongo, a lingua franca that developed out of several Bantu languages in Congo and Zaire, is one of a series intended to provide the nonspecialist with a picture of the availability and quality of texts for teaching various languages to English speakers. The report consists of: (1) a brief narrative description of…

Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language/Area Reference Center.

426

Somali. Materials Status Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The materials status report for Somali, the official language of Somalia, is one of a series intended to provide the nonspecialist with a picture of the availability and quality of texts for teaching various languages to English speakers. The report consists of: (1) a brief narrative description of Somali, the areas where it is spoken, its major…

Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language/Area Reference Center.

427

Lingala. Materials Status Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The materials status report for Lingala, a lingua franca spoken in central Africa, is one of a series intended to provide the nonspecialist with a picture of the availability and quality of texts for teaching various languages to English speakers. The report consists of: (1) a brief narrative description of Lingala, the areas where it is spoken,…

Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Language/Area Reference Center.

428

Teaching and Research: Options in Grammar Teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

A substantial body of research has investigated how form-focussed instruction contributes to language learning, but there has been very little discussion of how the knowledge provided by this research can inform language teaching. This article reviews research that addresses how grammar can best be taught in terms of four theoretically motivated instructional options: (a) structured input, (b) explicit instruction, (c)

Rod Ellis

1998-01-01

429

Teaching World Religions without Teaching "World Religions"  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Tomoko Masuzawa and a number of other contemporary scholars have recently problematized the categories of "religion" and "world religions" and, in some cases, called for its abandonment altogether as a discipline of scholarly study. In this collaborative essay, we respond to this critique by highlighting three attempts to teach world religions…

Locklin, Reid B.; Tiemeier, Tracy; Vento, Johann M.

2012-01-01

430

Study of Teaching Residents How to Teach.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The effectiveness of a teaching skills program for residents at Louisiana State University Medical Center was evaluated among 22 residents in obstetrics and gynecology, medicine, and family medicine who were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups. There was greater increase in the scores of the experimental than the control groups.…

Edwards, Janine C.; And Others

1988-01-01

431

Teaching Gameplay Design is Teaching Interaction Design  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes the benefits of integrating gameplay design in interaction design teaching since this allows students to practice designing for unusual situations, considering ethic and aesthetic issues as well as issues of use and abuse, often all in the same project. Some examples - ranging from a three week group project to a half day exercise - are described,

Sus Lundgren

432

Advanced Lab Teaching Resources: Physics & Astronomy  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Teaching physics is challenging work, and Professor Suzanne Amador Kane of Haverford College has created this excellent set of teaching resources related to this discipline. The site includes materials created in the course of teaching the classes "Laboratory in Electronics, Waves & Optics" and "Quantum Physics Lab". Interested parties can click on the different topics covered in each course to discover a brief overview of areas such as "Semiconductors & Diodes" and "Ultrasound Imaging". Additionally, the site also contains links to course notes and lab exercises for the courses "Advanced Electronics and Computer Instrumentation" and "Advanced Physics Lab". Also, visitors shouldn't miss the link to a nanoscience lab manual created by physicists at the University of Wisconsin, which can also be found on the site.

433

Creative learning: the mandala as teaching exercise.  

PubMed

Faculty committed to undergraduate education have discovered the need to address teaching strategies that focus on the new generation of students. In teaching an undergraduate course on Nursing the Client with a Mental Illness, the affective domain of learning is used to develop interpersonal competence, self-awareness, and self-reflection. The teaching technique used is an experiential exercise that asks students to create group mandalas using art materials on circular pieces of butcher-block paper. The mandala concept is derived from the Buddhist tradition and means "circle" or "center" in Sanskrit. Carl Jung introduced this technique to the United States and incorporated it into his therapy. As a creative, active learning strategy, the mandalas helped the faculty meet the clinical objectives for the course and the learning needs of a new generation of students. They also helped students learn about Eastern philosophy, group process, self-awareness, and Jungian therapy. PMID:14626390

Marshall, Margaret Cole

2003-11-01

434

Teaching Climate Change  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The science of climate change often gets lost behind the political debate. It presents those of us who teach physical science both the responsibility and the opportunity to teach both the science and, as importantly, the process of science to our students and the general public. Part of the problem is that the science - reconstruction of past climate through the use of proxy sources, such as isotopes of oxygen and hydrogen - is complex, making teaching it to science-averse students and general audiences even more challenging. Also, in our times when every action and statement is suspected of having a political motivation, teaching the process of science - data gathering and analysis, hypothesis testing and peer review - as our way of keeping science as truthful as possible so that the conclusions are more than just another opinion presents as great a challenge as teaching the science itself. I have been teaching a course in Global Climate since 2000, have taught elderhostel courses twice, and have given many public talks on this topic. Thus I have experience in this area to share with others. I would also like to learn of others' approaches to the vast amount of scientific information and getting past the politics. A special interest group on climate change will allow those of us to teach this important topic to share how we approach both the science and the politics of this issue.

O'Donoghue, A.

2011-09-01

435

[Teaching about Law and Literature].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This issue of "Focus on Law Studies" contains a special emphasis on teaching about law and literature, in the form of the following six articles: "Law and Literature: New Combinations in Teaching" (John Paul Ryan); "Teaching Law and American Literature" (Janet Eldred); "Teaching Law with Sacco, Vanzetti, and the Rosenbergs" (Susan N. Herman); Ann…

Ryan, John Paul, Ed.

1993-01-01

436

[Teaching about Law and Literature].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This issue of "Focus on Law Studies" contains a special emphasis on teaching about law and literature, in the form of the following six articles: "Law and Literature: New Combinations in Teaching" (John Paul Ryan); "Teaching Law and American Literature" (Janet Eldred); "Teaching Law with Sacco, Vanzetti, and the Rosenbergs" (Susan N. Herman); Ann…

Ryan, John Paul, Ed.

1993-01-01

437

Assessing the Impact of Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

University teaching can have a positive impact, a negative impact, or no impact. This article describes indicators of the impact of university teaching at the unit level. Teaching-impact indicators can be organized by the main beneficiary of the teaching: students; others, such as employers and clients, who interact with the students; the…

Malouff, John M.; Schutte, Nicola S.; Rooke, Sally E.

2008-01-01

438

Teaching With Documents: Lesson Plans  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

How does one get students excited about the Great Depression? It can be done, and the National Archives' "Teaching With Documents" site offers a cornucopia of lesson plans on this and other periods of American history. Each lesson plan contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the National Archives holdings, and the plans are correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government. The materials are organized chronologically along the left-hand side of the page, and visitors can also look at thematic sections that include "The Emergence of Modern America" and "Contemporary United States." Teachers will want to look at the analysis worksheets on the right-hand side of the page that help students become familiar with understanding different source materials, such as maps, posters, and cartoons.

439

Teach Engineering: Floaters and Sinkers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This inquiry-based curricular unit introduces middle school students to the concept of density through five hands-on experiments. In Activity 1, they handle five identical boxes, each filled with a material of differing density, to get a feel for the relationship among mass, volume, and density. Next, they devise methods to figure out the density of solid objects by using water displacement. Finally, they use their knowledge to determine how to calculate density without being given a formula. Activities come with learning objectives, student guides, teacher content support, and ideas for assessment. All are aligned to national math and science standards. Teach Engineering is an NSF-funded Pathway developed to provide high-quality experiential learning materials for K-12 classrooms.

Hebrank, Mary

2011-02-15

440

Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching: INTERMEP  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website features a variety of projects and products produced by the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching (CIMT) at the University of Exeter. For example, the Mathematics Enhancement Program is an ongoing project to develop and trial a new mathematics course with primary schools in the United Kingdom. Results from diagnostic tests are posted online along with the instructional units and related curriculum materials. The International Project on Mathematical Attainment is a longitudinal, international study of mathematical attainment, which follows students in several countries from their first year in school onwards. The tests used in the study and conference reports from 1999, 2002 and 2003 are posted online. Also available here is the International Journal for Mathematics Teaching & Learning, which is published only in electronic form and "aims to enhance mathematics teaching for all ages (and abilities) up to 18 years, through relevant articles, reviews and information from around the world." They invite anyone involved in the teaching of mathematics to contribute. The section called The Complete CIMT Index offers links to a variety of instructional resources and descriptions of other projects associated with the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching.

441

THE TEACHING OF GERMAN IN THE UNITED STATES FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE TEACHING OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE IN THE UNITED STATES WAS REPORTED. A LARGE VARIETY OF MATERIALS WERE SURVEYED TO PROVIDE THE INFORMATION NEEDED FOR THIS SUMMARY, INCLUDING TEXTBOOKS, ARTICLES, PUBLICATIONS, AND RELATED MATERIALS. EMPHASIS WAS PLACED ON THE TEACHING OF GERMAN TO THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING SCHOOL AND COLLEGE…

ZEYDEL, EDWIN H.

442

Resource Letter PCP-1: Pre-college Physics Curriculum Materials  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a guide to 101 physics curriculum materials including improvement projects and related articles, reference books, commonly used textbooks, teaching aids, and science education periodicals. (CC)

Paldy, Lester G.; Swartz, Clifford E.

1973-01-01

443

Integrating Teaching and Research: A New Model for Graduate Education?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

New models of graduate education are emerging in response to the need to prepare students for careers involving not only research but also teaching, outreach, service, and interdisciplinary work. One such model is provided by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Teaching Fellows in K12 Education (GK12) program, which challenges universities to build educational outreach into graduate education. Thirty-three percent of the GK12 faculty advisors at Cornell University credited the fellowship with improving their advisees' research or perspectives on science, and 89 percent reported that it enhanced their advisees' teaching skills. Because Cornell fellows create and use curriculum materials related to their own specialized field of science, they gain experience integrating education with research. By implementing and evaluating student-centered teaching strategies, they also engage in the scholarship of teaching in ways that many fellows have said will carry over into their careers.

Nancy M. Trautmann (Cornell University;); Marianne Krasny (Cornell University;)

2006-06-01

444

The applied study of the combining multimedia teaching with traditional teaching in the operative procedure teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this study, in order to improve the teaching effects in clinical medicine courses, multimedia teaching and traditional teaching were combined in operation programme in nursing major. One hundred and two undergraduates majoring in nursing were distributed randomly into two groups, i.e., the case group and the control group. The case group was administrated in traditional teaching method, while combined

Tongkun Shi; Fenghua Wang; Xiaohe Cai; Xiaying Du; Xiaomei Cui; Shuiqin Gu

2011-01-01

445

Learning to teach effectively: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics graduate teaching assistants' teaching self-efficacy  

Microsoft Academic Search

Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are important in the teaching of undergraduate students (Golde & Dore, 2001). However, they are often poorly prepared for teaching (Luft, Kurdziel, Roehrig, & Turner, 2004). This dissertation addresses teaching effectiveness in three related manuscripts: (1) A position paper that summarizes the current research on and develops a model

Sue Ellen Dechenne

2010-01-01

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Learning to teach effectively: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics graduate teaching assistants' teaching self-efficacy  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are important in the teaching of undergraduate students (Golde & Dore, 2001). However, they are often poorly prepared for teaching (Luft, Kurdziel, Roehrig, & Turner, 2004). This dissertation addresses teaching effectiveness in three related manuscripts: (1) A position paper that summarizes the current research on and develops a model of GTA teaching effectiveness. (2) An adaptation and validation of two instruments; GTA perception of teaching training and STEM GTA teaching self-efficacy. (3) A model test of factors that predict STEM GTA teaching self-efficacy. Together these three papers address key questions in the understanding of teaching effectiveness in STEM GTAs including: (a) What is our current knowledge of factors that affect the teaching effectiveness of GTAs? (b) Given that teaching self-efficacy is strongly linked to teaching performance, how can we measure STEM GTAs teaching self-efficacy? (c) Is there a better way to measure GTA teaching training than currently exists? (d) What factors predict STEM GTA teaching self-efficacy? An original model for GTA teaching effectiveness was developed from a thorough search of the GTA teaching literature. The two instruments---perception of training and teaching self-efficacy---were tested through self-report surveys using STEM GTAs from six different universities including Oregon State University (OSU). The data was analyzed using exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Using GTAs from the OSU colleges of science and engineering, the model of sources of STEM GTA teaching self-efficacy was tested by administering self-report surveys and analyzed by using OLS regression analysis. Language and cultural proficiency, departmental teaching climate, teaching self-efficacy, GTA training, and teaching experience affect GTA teaching effectiveness. GTA teaching self-efficacy is a second-order factor combined from self-efficacy for instructional strategies and a positive learning environment. It is correlated to GTA perception of teaching training and university GTA training. The K-12 teaching experience, GTA perception of teaching training, and facilitating factors in the departmental climate predict STEM GTA teaching self-efficacy. Hours of GTA training and supervision are fully mediated by perception of GTA training. Implications for research and training of STEM GTAs are discussed.

Dechenne, Sue Ellen

447

Teaching and Evaluating Minorities.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Examines conflicts that may arise between instructors and students of different races. Suggests ways to lessen alienation between students and instructors. Looks at myths associated with teaching and evaluating minorities and at origins of racial conflict. (JOW)|

Snead, Louise Burkett

1983-01-01

448

Teaching about Human Geography.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a sampling of items from the ERIC database concerning the teaching of human geography. Includes documents dealing with Africa, Asia, the United States, Canada, Antarctica, and geographic concepts. Explains how to obtain ERIC documents. (SG)|

Schlene, Vickie J.

1991-01-01

449

Teaching about Russia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

By focusing on goegraphy, music, art, and literature, one teacher teaches her students about the history of Russian culture without having to fight student predjudice against the Soviet government. (PGD)

Jones, Dianne

1985-01-01

450

Teaching the Japanese Copula  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The traditional approach in teaching the Japanese copula is shown to be linguistically and pedagogically defective. An alternative analysis of -da and -desu and a practical method of presenting them is demonstrated. (HP)

Mills, David O.

1977-01-01

451

Teaching ethics in Europe  

PubMed Central

Aim To carry out an appropriate overview and inventory of the teaching of ethics within the European Union Schools of Medicine. Methods A questionnaire was sent by email to 45 randomly selected medical schools from each of 23 countries in the European Union in February 2006. Results 25 schools of medicine from 18 European countries were included (response rate?=?56%). In 21 of 25 medical schools, there was at least one ethics module. In 11 of 25 medical schools, the teaching of ethics was transversal. Only one of the responding schools did not teach ethics. The mean time invested in ethics teaching was 44?h during the overall curriculum. Conclusions Ethics now has an established place within the medical curriculum throughout the European Union. However, there is a notable disparity in programme characteristics among schools of medicine.

Claudot, Frederique; Alla, Francois; Ducrocq, Xavier; Coudane, Henry

2007-01-01

452

Amazing Space: Teaching Tools  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This collection of teaching tools includes lithographs, fast facts, graphic organizers, Q&A sessions, and online explorations on an array of different general subjects, such as gravity, galaxies, solar system and others.

2005-06-07

453

Teaching Succession with Forests.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Suggesting advantages of using forests to teach succession, briefly outlines procedures for gathering evidence of succession including numbers, ages, and sizes of trees. Five plot studies conducted by students at the University of Victoria are also described. (DC)|

Stronck, David R.

1982-01-01

454

Corporate Teaching Help Drops.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Electronics, pharmaceuticals, and other industry programs to loan corporate employees to colleges and universities for short-term teaching assignments are discussed, including the advantages to both industry and the institutions and the conflicts in demand for specialists. (MSE)|

Sanger, David E.

1985-01-01

455

Teaching with Social Media  

Microsoft Academic Search

This presentation addresses the benefits and challenges of teaching with social media. Examples of student work, assignments, and class projects are included from Linfield College classes and from other institutions, including disciplines other than mass communication.

Susan Currie Sivek

2012-01-01

456

Teaching Effective Scientific Writing  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In an extension of the preceding article, which describes a Towson University course that teaches students to analyze scientific information, this article summarizes the guidelines necessary for students to follow to improve their writing and offers two e

Mangurian, Luz; Feldman, Susannah; Anderson, Virginia

2001-05-01

457

Improving Mathematics Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|International comparisons are made to improve mathematics teaching in United States. In 1995, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) examined national samples of 8th grade mathematics lessons from Germany, Japan and United States.|

Hiebert, James; Stigler, James W.

2004-01-01

458

Teaching about Tanzania.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A teacher developed multidisciplinary unit for teaching elementary and secondary students about Tanzania (Africa) is described. The unit can involve students and teachers from geography, economics, history, language arts, mathematics, literature, and art courses. (RM)|

Bacak, Carol

1982-01-01

459

Case Study Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This chapter describes the history of case study teaching, types of cases, and experimental data supporting their effectiveness. It also describes a model for comparing the efficacy of the various case study methods. (Contains 1 figure.)

Herreid, Clyde Freeman

2011-01-01

460

Teach.Genetics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A companion to the popular Learn.Genetics website from the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center, Teach.Genetics offers additional tools and resources to help educators bring genetics, bioscience, and health alive in the classroom.

Louisa Stark (University of Utah School of Medicine;); The University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center (The University of Utah Genetic Science Learning Center;)

2010-06-18

461

Teaching Beliefs and Evaluation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Attempts to bring into clearer perspective how art teaching beliefs relate to attitudes and methodology concerning evaluation. Also shows how some common evaluation pitfalls can be avoided without compromising art learning and quality. (Author/RK)|

Asch, Rosalie L.

1976-01-01

462

Me, Teach Science?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Investigates elementary school preservice teachers' attitudes and backgrounds in science with a Likert scale instrument. Reports that preservice teachers believe in the importance of science in elementary education and points out gender trends in confidence in teaching. (YDS)|

Jesky-Smith, Romaine

2002-01-01

463

Case Study Teaching  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This chapter describes the history of case study teaching, types of cases, and experimental data supporting their effectiveness. It also describes a model for comparing the efficacy of the various case study methods. (Contains 1 figure.)|

Herreid, Clyde Freeman

2011-01-01

464

Effective Teaching with Technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

A course entitled effective teaching with technology (ETT) has been taught to PhD candidates and postdoctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) during the Spring semester of 2004, 2005, and 2006, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The course is supported by the NSF-sponsored Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). The course employs the three CIRTL

Gregory Moses; Barbara Ingham; Katherine Barnicle; Jake Blanchard; Jan Cheetham; Sandra Courter; Elizabeth DeVos; Margaret Immendorf; Michael Litzkow; Gina Svarovsky; Alan Wolf

2006-01-01

465

Teaching with Clickers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This posting on the Tomorrow's Professor Mailing List is an excerpt from a longer article, Teaching with Clickers, by Erping Zhu, coordinator of instructional technology at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) at the University of Michigan. The full article can be found at http://www.crlt.umich.edu/publinks/CRLT_no22.pdf. This summary highlights what students like about clickers and a variety of ways faculty use clickers in the classroom.

List, Tomorrow'S P.; Learning, Stanford C.

466

The Battle of Mill Springs: The Civil War Divides a Border State. Revised. Teaching with Historic Places.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This teaching guide provides a teaching unit that has been adapted from materials published as part of the National Register of Historic Places'"Teaching with Historic Places" lesson plan series. The lesson describes and discusses the U.S. Civil War Battle of Mill Springs (Kentucky). The lesson plan contains eight sections: (1) "About the Lesson";…

Turpen, William P.; Nicholas, Ronald

467

Teaching about Southeast Asia in U. S. Secondary Schools. Service Center Papers on Asian Studies, No. 11.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication contains a series of articles intended to stimulate interest in teaching about Southeast Asia in secondary schools. The opening article, "What Are We Teaching About Southeast Asia in U.S. Secondary Schools?" includes a bibliographic essay citing sources of information on materials for teaching about Southeast Asia. Additional…

Pedersen, Paul, Ed.

468

A framework for humanised physics teaching  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

During the 1970s, concern that there was something wrong with physics teaching seemed to grow. It was increasingly recognised that the function of physics education was threefold; to educate in physics, through physics and about physics (Dobson 1985). The first of these is what traditionally consumes the teacher's energies. The others are largely ignored. In the 1980s, this concern still seems to have had little impact on the way in which physics is taught (Newton 1986a). Courses have been developed, for example SISCON (Williams 1975) and Science in Society (Lewis 1978), but there has been no widespread diffusion of their ethos into the main body of physics teaching. The reasons for this are probably many and complex. One, however, must be the way the aims of humanised science teaching are expressed in abstract and uncoordinated terms (Newton 1986b). Teachers are urged to make their courses 'outward looking', to provide a 'full vision', to develop a propensity in their students to 'act ethically' and to see social relevance in all that they do. The gap between such heady objectives and the present position is wide and there is little clearly aim-related teaching material to help to cross it. The author offers a framework which can be used to design and help to evaluate such material. This framework is then interpreted in terms of and illustrated by reference to physics education.

Newton, Douglas P.

1987-03-01

469

Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Based at the University of Plymouth, the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching has developed many instructional materials designed to help both novice and experienced math teachers. This particular area of their website provides access to a number of interactive mathematics tutorials. The materials are divided into eight units, including those that deal with factors, mathematical diagrams, proportion, and estimating. Within each unit, users will find a number of example questions and related exercises. All of the materials offered here are quite accessible and easy to use, and users will find coverage of everything from prime factors to the sometimes-daunting Pythagorean theorem.

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Teaching safety skills to high school students with moderate disabilities.  

PubMed Central

Teaching students with disabilities to respond appropriately to potentially dangerous situations is a useful skill that has received little research attention. This investigation taught 3 students with moderate mental retardation to remove and discard broken materials (plates, glasses) safely from (a) a sink containing dishwater, (b) a countertop, and (c) a floor. A 4th student was instructed on the sink task only. A multicomponent treatment package was used to teach the skills. Simulated materials were used initially and were replaced with broken plates and glasses. A multiple probe design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment package. The results indicated that the treatment package was effective in teaching the skills. Data were collected 1 week and 1 month following the completion of training, and indicated mixed results. No student was injured during any phase of training. Issues pertinent to teaching safety skills to students with moderate disabilities are discussed.

Winterling, V; Gast, D L; Wolery, M; Farmer, J A

1992-01-01

471

Instructional Materials Vocational Related English.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This preliminary draft of instructional materials for an English curriculum offering vocational preparation focuses on grammar concepts, selected vocational English topics, and the use of resource materials. The unit plans contain general and specific behavioral objectives, student activities, and teaching procedures. Information sheets, student…

Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater.

472

Selecting Instructional Materials. Fastback 110.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This fastback deals with the problems and issues involved in selecting instructional materials and provides some principles and resource aids to help with the selection process. The recommended resource aids concentrate on elementary, secondary, early childhood, and special education teaching materials. Major emphasis is on textbooks, library…

Woodbury, Marda

473

NASA Center for Astronomy Education (CAE) Texas Regional Teaching Exchange  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The NASA CAE presents workshops on teaching Astro 101 classes. They emphasize research based best-practice techniques for interactive engagement. In this local CAE workshop I will spend some time covering the main techniques of interactive engagement as I practice them, and provide some materials to make it easier to adopt the methods in your classroom. Time will be put aside to allow participants to exchange their favorite ideas that improve the teaching of Astro 101.

Powell, W. Lee, Jr.

2010-03-01

474

Teaching ultrasound in tropical countries  

PubMed Central

Introduction This paper reports my experience as a teacher of clinical ultrasound (US) in an African hospital. While US in tropical countries has received some attention and a few papers – though possibly fewer than deserved by this issue-are available in the medical literature on this subject, very little has been done in terms of assessment of teaching. Materials and methods Given the increasing number of groups, NGOs and volunteers that go to Africa and other resource limited settings to do this, I thought that sharing my experience with those who have walked or are thinking of walking the same path could be mutually beneficial. Results The first section of the article presents the situation where I've been working in the past 13 years, the second section details our teaching programme. Discussion This report describes the rationale for the implementation of ultrasound training programmes in rural areas of Africa and lessons learnt with 13 years experience from the UK with recommendations for the way forward.

Conlon, R.

2012-01-01

475

Teaching Resources: Botany and Plant Pathology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Whether you are a tried and true botanist or just getting started, this website from Purdue University will be an invaluable resource for educators, students, and others with an interest in plant pathology and allied fields. The lessons, links, and teaching materials here are divided into five sections, including "Presentations", "Slidesets", and "Professors in the Classroom". For starters, the "Professors in the Classroom" area contains a brief introduction on the relevance of agricultural research from Professor Ray Martyn and a similar feature on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Moving on, the "Slidesets" area contains high-resolution images of various plants compiled by Professor Gregory Shaner for one of his botany courses. The site is rounded out by the "Teaching Materials" area, which features several lesson plans about fungi.

2011-06-14

476

Toward the Teaching of Modern Biology in High School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the influence of BSCS on Modern biology teaching. Indicates that not only have BSCS materials been widely adopted, they have stimulated the modernization and up-dating of course materials produced by commercial sources and influenced the form and content of standardized biology tests in that the tests now consist largely of open-ended,…

Van Deventer, W. C.

1969-01-01

477

A Kit for Teaching Natural Science in Primary Schools.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Equipment needed for teaching the New South Wales (Australia) Natural Science course in grades 3-6 is listed. A general list needed for all grades is supplemented by lists of materials needed specifically for each grade. Whenever possible materials available from students' homes are listed, and many examples of improvised equipment are given.…

Rigby, Kevin M.

478

Joint Oceanographic Institutions Teaching for Science, Learning for Life  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

JOI Learning develops programs and materials based on scientific research expeditions to strengthen students' mathematics, science and analytical skills for a lifetime of learning. Teaching for Science, Learning for Life? plays on the ability of scientific ocean drilling to provide a multidisciplinary approach to earth science education. The site features classroom activities, free posters, special multimedia materials, career profiles, and professional development opportunities.

479

Stamps, Sarcophagi, and Songs: Teaching World History with Online Resources  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Teaching world history is challenging. In addition to covering the history of the world geographically and chronologically, it is difficult to find high quality, translated materials ready for classroom use. The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University offers free, online materials, including primary sources,…

Schrum, Kelly

2012-01-01

480

TEACHING LITERATURE AND READING SIMULTANEOUSLY, NINTH GRADE ENGLISH.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|SPECIFIC STUDY MATERIALS AND A GUIDE FOR TEACHING READING COMPREHENSION AND LITERATURE ARE PRESENTED. THE STUDY MATERIALS PROVIDE FOR A WIDE RANGE OF ABILITY AND ACHIEVEMENT AND ARE APPLIED TO THE TITLES REGULARLY USED IN THE NINTH-GRADE LITERATURE PROGRAM OF THE RAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SPRING VALLEY, NEW YORK. EXCERPTS FROM "THE THREAD…

KINKEAD, THOMAS; LEVINE, MILTON

481

Teaching Control and Robotics Using the Web  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a Web-based control and robotics distance education is a growing field of engineering education with a substantial amount of\\u000a educational material and many teaching tools and platforms already available. Many educational institutes are adopting distance\\u000a education programs in most of their courses including those which must be followed by hands-on experimentation. In distance\\u000a education programs the traditional face-to-face teacher communication and

Spyros G. Tzafestas

482

Teach Engineering: How Hot Is It?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a lesson plan for grades 3-5 to introduce the concept of heat and thermal energy. It is designed as a teacher-led discussion to explore temperature, heat capacity, convection, conduction, and radiation. It includes background information for teachers, vocabulary sheets, and links to two related hands-on classroom activities. Teach Engineering is an NSF-funded Pathway developed to provide high-quality experiential learning materials for K-12 classrooms.

2008-10-20

483

Teaching with computers.  

PubMed

Various methods of using computers in education have been presented. Although the interesting file, interactive video, and bibliographic searches stand on their own, a far better approach is to integrate them, so that the radiologist learning new techniques in interventional procedures, for instance, could search the current literature quickly and easily for new articles using the bibliographic search facility and could review interesting cases from the teaching file that pertained to the lesson at hand. One very important attempt to integrate some of these teaching functions in conjunction with other aspects of medical school administration and research has been the Integrated Academic Information Management Systems (IAIMS) Program of the National Library of Medicine. This program stems from a report created by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), which was funded originally by the National Library of Medicine. This program has funded several teaching institutions to first plan for an integrated approach to medical information (Fig. 7) and then implement prototype systems. As medical image management systems become available (see the article entitled "Digital Image Management: Networking, Display, and Archiving"), they will be a major component of these information networks and will be most important for teaching purposes. Integrating the teaching components described earlier with the medical image management system will be most important. PMID:3515406

Arenson, R L

1986-03-01

484

Is teaching a discipline? Implications for teaching and teacher education  

Microsoft Academic Search

The background to this paper is based on the ongoing need to place more attention on the importance of teaching. The aim in so doing is to lead to a better valuing of teaching which, in the case of this paper, is through an exploration of the notion of teaching as a discipline. There are differing views about that which

John Loughran

2009-01-01

485

Brain-Compatible Music Teaching Part 2: Teaching "Nongame" Songs  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the previous issue of "General Music Today," the Early Childhood column explored brain-compatible ways of teaching action songs and singing games. This article illustrates the application of brain-compatible ways to teach songs that do not lend themselves to actions or games. There are two ways of teaching songs. One is based on the assumption…

Kenney, Susan

2010-01-01

486

Improving the teaching effectiveness of graduate teaching assistants  

Microsoft Academic Search

In recent years a growing concern about the improvement of the teaching effectiveness of graduate teaching assistants has emerged on many campuses. The purpose of this paper is to describe a response to this need—a program of instructional development for teaching assistants presently being implemented in the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Washington. The description includes program

Jody L. Nyquist

1979-01-01

487

Teaching Parents To Teach Their Children To Be Prosocial.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Strategies teachers can use to teach parents to teach their children to be prosocial are described. These strategies include teaching incidentally, performing social skills autopsies, coaching emotions, and assigning homework. Issues to be considered when working with parents and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are…

Elksnin, Linda K.; Elksnin, Nick

2000-01-01

488

Teaching at Berkeley: A Guide for Foreign Teaching Assistants.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A handbook for foreign teaching assistants (TAs) is presented by foreign graduate students with teaching experience and other educators who have worked closely with them. Language skills, teaching strategies, cultural issues, resources, and the environment at the University of California, Berkeley, are addressed in 16 articles. Article titles and…

Cohen, Robby, Ed.; Robin, Ron, Ed.

489

Teaching Logic and Teaching Critical Thinking: Revisiting McPeck  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper reappraises the view of John McPeck that critical thinking can only be taught within rather than across the disciplines. In particular the paper explores one aspect of McPeck's position: his resistance to teaching informal logic as a means of teaching critical thinking. The paper draws upon the author's experience of teaching critical…

Robinson, Susan Rebecca

2011-01-01

490

Teaching Psychiatry Residents to Teach: A National Survey  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Objective: Because there have been no previously published national surveys on teaching psychiatry residents about how to teach, the authors surveyed United States psychiatry program directors on what and how residents are taught about teaching. Methods: All psychiatry training programs across the United States were mailed a semistructured…

Crisp-Han, Holly; Chambliss, R. Bryan; Coverdale, John

2013-01-01

491

Teaching Knowledge Management (SIG KM).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents an abstract of a planned session on teaching knowledge management, including knowledge management for information professionals; differences between teaching knowledge management in library schools and in business schools; knowledge practices for small groups; and current research. (LRW)|

McInerney, Claire

2000-01-01

492

Union Power for Teaching Assistants  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Teaching Assistants Association (TAA) is a labor union representing the graduate students who teach most of the University of Wisconsin and the University of Michigan freshman and sophomore courses. (Author/PG)

Mitzman, Barry

1975-01-01

493

Editorial: The Scientific Method Teaching  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Nope, that title is not a typographical error. The following paragraphs are not about teaching the scientific method. That assumption may be easily forgiven, though. JCST' s mission of publishing exemplary works about teaching and learni

Cutler, Ann

2010-05-01

494

Teaching science in museums  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Museums are free-choice, non-threatening, non-evaluative learning and teaching environments. They enable learners to revisit contents, authentic objects, and experiences at their own leisure as they continually build an understanding and appreciation of the concepts. Schools in America have used museums as resources to supplement their curriculum since the 19 th century. Field trip research is predominantly from the teachers' and students' perspectives, and draws attention to the importance for classroom teachers and students to prepare prior to field trips, have tasks, goals, and objectives during their time at the museum, and follow up afterwards. Meanwhile, museum educators' contributions to field trip experiences have been scantily addressed. These educators develop and implement programs intended to help students' explore science concepts and make sense of their experiences, and despite their limited time with students, studies show they can be memorable. First, field trips are a break in the usual routine, and thus have curiosity and attention attracting power. Second, classroom science teaching literature suggests teachers' teaching knowledge and goals can affect their behaviors, and in turn influence student learning. Third, classroom teachers are novices at planning and implementing field trip planners, and museum educators can share this responsibility. But little is reported on how the educators teach, what guides their instruction, how classroom teachers use these lessons, and what is gained from these lessons. This study investigates two of these inquiries. The following research questions guided this investigation. (1) How do educators teaching one-hour, one-time lessons in museums adapt their instruction to the students that they teach? (2) How do time limitations affect instruction? (3) How does perceived variability in entering student knowledge affect instruction? Four educators from two museums took part in this participant observation study to examine one aspect of the teaching culture in museums, that is instruction during one-time science lessons. The researcher remained a passive participant in all 23 lessons observed. Data included observations, interviews, and researcher field notes. An inductive analysis model incorporating constant comparison and domain analysis methods was adopted to analyze the data. Five major findings emerged from this analysis. (1) Repeating lessons develop comfort and insight to compensate one-time nature of lessons. (2) Details within science lessons can vary according to the students. (3) A lifelong learning perspective forms the foundation for educators' choices. (4) Refine teaching to use time efficiently. (5) Educators designate roles to teachers and chaperones to maximize time. These findings had implications for museum educators, classroom teachers, and all those involved in school field trips. Recommendations for action and future research emerging from this study were listed and discussed.

Tran, Lynn Uyen

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Teaching Political Science  

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The American Political Science Association (APSA) has recently launched Teaching Political Science. This rich pedagogical site provides an array of professional development opportunities for instructors and many educational resources for students of political science and civics. Included are a database of online syllabi, a collection of scholarly articles and essays, a section devoted to civic education, online access to APSA's journal, PS: Political Science & Politics, and much more. Each month, the site will focus on an aspect of political science education. This month's feature, Teaching and the Internet: Watching Evolution, provides a compilation of essays on how to integrate the Internet into the classroom.

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The Improvisational in Teaching Reading.  

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|Contends that an improvisational stance in teaching avoids disagreements and blockages that can stymie reading instruction. Outlines eight graduate students' experiences teaching improvisationally. Explains that the tutors sought a collaborative teaching stance that was in tune with the individual children's interests and personality. Defines…

Commeyras, Michelle

2002-01-01

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Teaching Photosynthesis with ELL Students  

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|Although the teaching of photosynthesis occurs yearly in elementary classrooms, one thing that makes it challenging is the inclusion of English language learners (ELLs). This article presents several activities for teaching and assessing of photosynthesis in a third grade classroom. The activities incorporate the photosynthesis content, teaching

Piper, Susan; Shaw, Edward Lewis, Jr.

2010-01-01

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TEACH Evaluation, Spring 2002. Report.  

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TEACH is a partnership program involving California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), College of the Canyons (COC) and the Newhall and Hart School Districts to provide students with supervised fieldwork and specialized support services while pursuing a California teaching credential. This Spring 2002 TEACH evaluation reports on surveys of COC…

Meuschke, Daylene M; Dixon, P. Scott; Gribbons, Barry C.

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The Explicit Teaching of Reading.  

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|Exploring the explicit teaching of reading, this book is the result of a group of Australian teachers who took a closer look at their teaching so that they could be clearer to their kindergarten through middle-school students. Chapter 1 is based on a presentation at a Saturday inservice program on explicit teaching. Chapters 2-9 were written by…

Hancock, Joelie, Ed.

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Teaching, Technology, and the Future.  

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|Research findings on college instruction and technology and the future are discussed in 15 papers from the first Regional Conference on University Teaching at New Mexico State University. Titles and authors are as follows: "Technology, Teaching, and the Future" (William F. May); "Bauhaus Experience: A Team Method of Teaching Technology" (Euguene…

New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces.