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Implications of Learning Research for Teaching Science to Non-Science Majors part of Backgrounders
Eugenia Etkina - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Jose P. Mestre - University of Massachusetts Amherst Summary In this paper we discuss ways in which learning research has affected conceptualization of ...

Hunger, Science, and Public Policy part of Backgrounders
Raymond F. Hopkins - Swarthmore College (About the author) Summary This essay examines what it means to be hungry in a time of relative abundance of food. The authors define what they mean by "hunger", ...

HIV/AIDS: The Once and Future Epidemic part of Backgrounders
Richard P. Keeling, MD -Keeling & Associates, Inc. About the Author July 2003 Summary Students, as future leaders, health care workers, money managers, decision- makers, traders, determiners of foreign policy, ...

Reinventing Myself as a Professor: part of Backgrounders
The Catalytic Role of SENCER Terry R. McGuire - Rutgers University (About the author) July 2005 Summary I agreed to write this SENCER Backgrounder to describe the types of things that I have done at Rutgers ...

HIV/AIDS and Education in Africa part of Backgrounders
Debra Meyer - Rand Afrikaans University AWSE (about the author) July 2003 Summary After more than two decades of AIDS, the pandemic in Africa is still spiraling out of control. Because of AIDS, non-scientists now ...

Some Social Implications of the Molecular Biological Revolution (The Human Genome Project) part of Backgrounders
Troy Duster - New York University (About the author) Topics of Interest to the SENCER Community A Deep Discussion of the Potential Uses and Abuses of Genetic Mapping Technologies Includes a brief summary of basic ...

Tuberculosis: Ancient Foe, Modern Scourge part of Backgrounders
Richard A. Fluck - Franklin and Marshall College (About the author) Topics of Interest to the SENCER Community Overview of the Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Tuberculosis Social and economic conditions that ...

Brownfield Action part of Brownfield Action
Peter Bower, Ph.D, Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Science, Barnard College/Columbia University, New York, NY In Brownfield Action students in the course are presented with a fundamental problem in ...

Chance part of Chance
Nagambal Shah, Professor of Mathematics, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia Abstract Chance is a course designed to teach fundamental ideas of statistics and probability through real-world problems that affect ...

Computer Ethics part of Computer Ethics
Who Created the Course? Professor Terrell Ward Bynum Director, Research Center on Computing & Society Department of Philosophy Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT 06515 USA Telephone: ...

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