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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, ...

The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This essay describes the problems that can develop while working with multiple hypotheses and presents ideas for solving these problems. Topics discussed include premature theory development, the ...

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 ...

Problem-Based Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site introduces problem-based learning (PBL) as an instructional method that challenges students to "learn to learn," working cooperatively in groups to seek solutions to real world ...

Problem Based Learning Initiative part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site, The Problem Based Learning Initiative (PBLI), provides education, consultation and support to teachers and organizations in any discipline, profession, training program or educational ...

Problem Based Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the Allegany College of Maryland describes a program that will transform the developmental mathematics curriculum to one that meets the students' professional needs. The site also ...

Journal of Chemical Education: About Teaching with Problems and Case Studies part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This feature column from the Journal of Chemical Education provides teachers and professors with real-world scenarios that involve chemistry and encourage students to appreciate how chemistry and ...

Reform Calculus Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents a wide range of tools and exercises for calculus teachers and interested students. Included are links to many activities, projects, capsules and resources.

Visual Calculus part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection was designed for instructors to give some ideas how technology, in particular, computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas ...

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 ...

Community Environmental Research in the Pacific Islands part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tellus Consultants Ltd. website is concerned with environmental awareness and protection and sustainable development in the Pacific Islands. It advocates community participation in environmental ...

Minnesota Lake Monitoring Program part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site offers information on the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program (CLMP). CLMP combines the technical resources of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the volunteer efforts of ...

Center Nutshell Notes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This One-page Newsletter for Teaching Excellence includes tips on assessment techniques, rubrics, developing tests and the affective domain. The website provides archived newsletters beginning in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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