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The Cooperative Learning Network part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site belongs to a group at Sheridan College in Ontario promoting college level cooperative learning (CL). Goals of the group include advocating for the educational benefits of CL, encouraging ...

The Cooperative Learning Center at the University of Minnesota part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains essays and information regarding cooperative learning theory and practice. Users can follow links to workshop information, newsletters and books by David and Roger Johnson, ...

Psychomotor Domain Taxonomy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Pennsylvania State University's "Teaching and Learning with Technology" program presents an overview of Bloom's Psychomotor Domain Taxonomy, which is characterized by progressive ...

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 ...

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 ...

Educational Technology & Society part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Educational Technology & Society publishes academic articles on the issues affecting the developers of educational systems and educators who implement and manage such systems. The articles ...

Science for All Americans part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website is the homepage for Science for All Americans, a publication that advocates science literacy by recommending essential knowledge and ways of thinking for all citizens in a world shaped ...

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 ...

Student Goal Orientation, Motivation, and Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Of the factors that influence student learning, motivation is surely one of the most potent. Teachers can affect student motivation in ways that either facilitate or impede learning. This paper ...

Establishing Rapport: Personal Interaction and Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This paper offers insightful methods to increase student learning by considering the relationship between students and teachers. The author provides numerous examples drawn from the educational ...

Benjamin Bloom publishes Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides a brief history of the development of the well-known taxonomy of educational objectives. This landmark in education was forged by a committee of college professors that created ...

Learning Domains or Bloom's Taxonomy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides an explanation of Bloom's Taxonomy for the three domains of learning: cognitive, affective, and psychomotor. The cognitive domain involves knowledge and the development of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

The Hidden Earth: Visualization of Geologic Features and their Subsurface Geometry part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This PDF from researchers at Arizona State University illustrates useful graphs, charts and maps with which to teach undergraduates petrology and other processes beneath the earth's surface.

Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the final report of the Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University. It provides detailed recommendations for how to link the undergraduate experience at research ...

The Panda's Thumb part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Panda's Thumb is a website developed by the University of Ediacara, an advocate of evolution and geologic time. The site contains polls, recent discussions and comments regarding evolutionary ...

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 ...

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 ...

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