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House Leaders Introduce The College Affordability Act

Democrats Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Higher Education Act House Democrats introduced a long-awaited bill earlier this week that would update the...

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Polymers Course for Small Colleges and Universities

This article describes the course design and teaching methodology for a polymer chemistry and applications lecture class specifically aimed at small c...

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Inquiring Astronomy: Incorporating Student-Centered Pedagogical Techniques in an Introductory College Science Course

Increases in student-centered pedagogy have been more prevalent in K–12 education than in collegiate undergraduate science education. The purpose of...

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Incorporating Cultural Diversity Into College Science

Due to the globalization of world economics, advances in information technologies, and the complex interconnections of global environmental issues, po...

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Freebies for Science Teachers, January 19, 2021
 

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From the Field: Events and Opportunities, January 12, 2021
 

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Journal of College Science Teaching—January/February 2021

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Freebies for Science Teachers, January 5, 2021
 

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Reflections About Teaching Science Remotely
 

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Improving Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Engineering Teaching Efficacy Beliefs With 3D Design and Printing

The Framework for K–12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) under-score the importance of including engineering design...

 

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Building Bridges

We describe a hands-on, collaborative activity designed to illustrate general properties of evolution, provide practice for quantitative skills, promo...

 

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Learning Researchers

Formative assessment has been shown to be a critical activity for promoting meaningful understanding in the classroom. Systematic engagement in format...

 

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Modifying Traditional Labs to Target Scientific Reasoning

This article showcases how a physics lab course was successfully redesigned to promote important reasoning abilities not explicitly addressed in the t...

 

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The Power of Practice

Critical thinking skills are sought after in the workforce and are often included in course, departmental, and programmatic learning objectives. ...

 

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Focusing on Learning as a Marker of Success for Underrepresented Students
 

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Developing and Implementing a Campus-Wide Professional Development Program: Successes and Challenges

Gateways-ND is a 5-year, National Science Foundation–funded effort directed toward three goals: maximizing the instructional effectiveness of postse...

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