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    Mathematics and Statistics Models part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Mathematical and Statistical Models
    Developed by Bob MacKay, Clark College. What are Mathematical and Statistical Models These types of models are obviously related, but there are also real differences between them. Mathematical Models: grow out of ...

    Using Field Labs part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Field Labs
    Written by Mary Savina of Carleton College Students love field labs! They enjoy being outside and they appreciate the fact that geoscience field labs are unusually tactile and bring them into contact with real, ...

    Using Investigative Cases part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Investigative Case Based Learning
    Ethel Stanley, BioQUEST, Beloit College, and Margaret Waterman, Southeast Missouri State University "The investigative case-based learning approach is a method of learning and teaching that gives students ...

    Professional Communication Projects: Training Science Students to Communicate part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Professional Communications Projects
    Developed by Colleen H. Fava, Basic Sciences Communication Studio Coordinator, Louisiana State University and Darrell Henry, Campanile Charities Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University ...

    Classroom Response Systems part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Classroom Response Systems
    (or better known as "clickers") This module was initially developed by Joe Calhoun, Florida State University, then enhanced with the valuable assistance from S. Raj Chaudhury, Shelby Frost, Bill Goffe, ...

    Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with the News
    Compiled by Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University Based on material written by Bernard L. Madison, Stuart Boersma, Caren L. Diefenderfer, and Shannon W. Dingman. What is Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with ...

    Context-Rich Problems part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Context-Rich Problems
    Developed by Joann Bangs, St. Catherine University Enhanced by Jennifer Docktor, University of Minnesota, Ken Heller, University of Minnesota, Brian Peterson, Central College and Rochelle Ruffer, Nazareth College ...

    Teaching with the Case Method part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with the Case Method
    By Ann Velenchik Wellesley College With considerable help from Pat Conway, Mike Hemesath, Eric Ribbens, and David Schodt What is Teaching with the Case Method? The case method combines two elements: the case itself ...

    Integrating Measurement and Uncertainty into Science Instruction part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Measurement and Uncertainty
    "When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre ...

    Faculty-coached, In-class Problem Solving part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Coached Problem Solving
    Debby R. Walser-Kuntz, Sarah E. Deel, and Susan R. Singer Carleton College, Northfield, MN What is Faculty-coached, In-class Problem Solving? In this class format, students work collaboratively to solve problems, ...

    Inventing and Testing Models: Using Model-Eliciting Activities part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Inventing and Testing Models
    By Joan Garfield, Robert delMas and Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota What are Model-Eliciting Activities? Model-Eliciting Activities (MEAs) are activities that encourage students to invent and test models. ...

    Classroom Experiments part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Classroom Experiments
    Sheryl Ball, Virginia Tech with assistance from Tisha Emerson, Jennifer Lewis, J. Todd Swarthout We got tired of it. Lecturing to sleepy students who want to "go over" material that they have already ...

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching
    Developed by Arthur H. Goldsmith, Washington and Lee University. Assistance provided by: Darrick Hamilton, Milano-The New School for Management and Urban Policy, Karen Hornsby, North Carolina A&T State ...

    PhET Interactive Simulations part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:PhET Interactive Science Simulations
    Compiled by Sam McKagan*, based on material from the PhET Team *American Association of Physics Teachers, McKagan Enterprises What is PhET? PhET is a suite of research-based interactive computer simulations for ...

    Teaching with Learning Assistants part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Learning Assistants
    Stephanie V. Chasteen and Valerie Otero, University of Colorado at Boulder What are Learning Assistants? Learning Assistants are talented undergraduate students, primarily in mathematics and the sciences, chosen ...

    Documented Problem Solving part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Documented Problem Solving
    Developed by Linda Wilson, The University of Texas at Arlington, with help from Amber Casolari, Riverside City College; Katie Townsend-Merino, Palomar College; and Todd Easton, University of Portland What is ...

    Developing Strong Writing Assignments part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Developing Strong Writing Assignments
    Carol Rutz, Carleton College What are Strong Writing Assignments? Writing assignments are a powerful delivery system for an active, engaged course. A truism among rhetoric and composition scholars goes like this: ...

    ConcepTests part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:ConcepTests
    Developed by David McConnell, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University What are ConcepTests? ConcepTests are conceptual multiple-choice questions that focus on one key ...

    Lecture Tutorials part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Lecture Tutorials
    Developed by Karen M. Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island and Jessica J. Smay, San Jose City College What Are Lecture Tutorials? Lecture Tutorials are short worksheets that students complete in class to make ...

    Teaching with Google Earth part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Teaching with Google Earth
    Created by Glenn A. Richard, Mineral Physics Institute, Stony Brook University A Complete Guide to Using Google Earth in the Geoscience Classroom What is Google Earth? - provides Google Earth basics, including ...

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