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Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource CollectionDiane Schweizer Clayton, Catherine Gautier
We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...
First-Year Students 'Go Beyond' with Integrative Inquiry into Abrupt Change part of SERC Web Resource CollectionTricia Ferrett
In a first-year seminar on abrupt change in climate and human networks, the author analyzed student writing for integrative science learning that 'goes beyond'. Her research maps what students gain ...
How the public views climate change part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article examines cultural models that U.S. voters use in an attempt to understand global climate change. It will suggest how popular misconceptions arise and how better communication could ...
The Learning Sciences and Geoscience part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The author asserts that too often, science instruction in the United States results in memorized details rather than linked or connected ideas. High stakes assessments can inadvertently reinforce ...
An Investigation of Student Engagement in a Global Warming Debate part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Diane M. Schweizer, Gregory J. Kelly
This study investigates how using debate as a pedagogical tool for addressing earth system science concepts can promote active student learning, present a realistic and dynamic view of science, and ...