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Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes part of Science, Society, & Global Catastrophes
Catastrophes are used to introduce students tophysics, meterology, epidemiology, the chemistry of greenhouse gases, and statistics. 60 students and five faculty on five campuses are linked by compressed video. Assignments emphasize critical thinking and writing skills, and include group projects, interpretation of data, analysis of journal articles, and mathematical and statistical modeling exercises.

Chemistry & Ethnicity: Uranium and American Indians part of Chemistry & Ethnicity: Uranium and American Indians
Catherine Middlecamp, Department of Chemistry, and Omie Baldwin, University Health Services, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin Abstract In 2002, Environmental Chemistry & Ethnicity (3 ...

The Science of Sleep part of The Science of Sleep
Herve Collin, Department of Math and Science, Kapi'olani Community College Course Learning Goals for Instructors and Students Course Description Kapi'olani Community College's The Science of Sleep ...

AIDS Research: Global Understanding and Engagement (ARGUE) part of AIDS Research
Sherryl Broverman, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Biology, Duke University In 2000 Duke University modified its general education curriculum to place a greater emphasis on "the ability to ...

SSI 2005 Participants Expect Their Work Will Affect an Estimated 53,000 Students at Their Institutions Within the Next Two Years part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, October 2005, Volume 5, Issue 2 Danielle Kraus, SENCER Project Associate Participants in the SENCER Summer Institute 2005 (SSI 2005) estimated that their SENCER-related work would affect over ...

SENCER Model of the Month: Biomedical Issues of HIV/AIDS Course Challenges Students to Re-Examine Their Experiences and Policy Issues Surrounding HIV/AIDS part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2005, Volume 5, Issue 3 Monica Devanas, Director of Faculty Development and Assessment Programs Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Rutgers University The course Biomedical Issues ...

Participation and Interaction at SENCER Summer Institute Inspire Faculty to Act part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2005, Volume 5, Issue 3 Danielle Kraus, SENCER Project Associate In last month's newsletter, we featured results from Part 1 of the SENCER Summer Institute 2005 (SSI 2005) ...

How Can Global Experience Improve Science Education? Ask the Experts Among Us part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, September 2005, Volume 5, Issue 1 One can argue that it is virtually impossible to teach about science in the context of unsolved public issues without naturally considering global issues. In ...

What's Next for SENCER in Africa? US and African Scholars Meet at SSI 2005 to Discuss Opportunities part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, September 2005, Volume 5, Issue 1 On August 9th, a group of visiting scholars from Makerere University in Uganda and the University of Johannesburg in the Republic of South Africa met with ...

Pilot Study at Wagner College Links Critical Thinking and Civic Responsibility: Donald Sterns Gives Presentation on Study at SENCER NJ Meeting part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2005, Volume 5, Issue 3 Donald E. Stearns, professor of biology from Wagner College, gave a presentation titled "(CT)2: Critical Thinking for Civic Thinking" at the Fall ...

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