Children's misconceptions about weather: A review of the literature part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This paper from Project ALERT reports a synthesis of the existing research about children's misconceptions relating to weather, climate and the atmosphere. The scientifically accepted interpretations ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Misconceptions/barriers to learning
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Education
Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics: Project Report part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This pdf file is the January 2003 report for project Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics (SPIN-UP), a physics community effort organized by the National Task Force on ...
Research on Learning: Assessment:Program Evaluation
Subject: Education, Physics
Learning and Teaching in the Affective Domain part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This article addresses attitudes and attitude change in students. Several theories of attitude change are discussed, such as cognitive dissonance theory, affective-cognitive consistency, social ...
Research on Learning: Affective Domain
The Knowledge Survey: A Tool for All Reasons part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website discusses knowledge surveys, which offer a powerful way to achieve course organization and enact instructional alignment. Surveys serve as powerful assessment tools that provide a ...
Research on Learning: Assessment
Subject: Education, :Assessment:Knowledge Survey
The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Collection part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website presents educational case studies in a variety of disciplines. Featured case studies are designed to be used in teaching, applying science concepts to public policy, legal disputes, and ...
Research on Learning: Instructional Design, Assessment, Affective Domain:Learning Environments
Fieldwork is Good? The Student Experience of Field Courses part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site describes the results of a research project that was conducted across geography, earth science and environmental science disciplines to examine the effect of fieldwork on students' ...
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:In the Field, Instructional Design:Teaching in the Field, Affective Domain
Collaborative Learning in a Virtual Classroom part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This website features an article describing a study which shows that effective communication is not happening in the virtual classroom. This failure appears to be fragmenting learning communities and ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition
Subject: Education:Faculty Development
Teaching to Higher Levels of Thinking: Harnessing the Affective Domain part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site from Idaho State University describes taxonomies of the cognitive domain, research on thinking models, and taxonomies of the affective domain. The site explains how appealing to the ...
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain, Affective Domain
A Fractal Thinker Looks at Learning, Observing and Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection
This site describes a way to reorganize available information on materials, processes and rates to make teaching part of a more understandable system interrelated in space and time. Fractals may ...
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning, Assessment, Cognitive Domain:Metacognition