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Robert Butler part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Department of Physics, University of Portland Homepage What are the key issues related to the role of the affective domain in teaching geoscience that you would like to engage at the workshop? What are topics or ...

David Mogk part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University Homepage Essay 1: Teaching in the Field "We're going on a field trip!" the instructor announces enthusiastically to the class, expecting that ...

Miriam Fuhrman part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Senior Research Analyst, American Institutes for Research What are the key issues related to the role of the affective domain in teaching geoscience that you would like to engage at the workshop? ...

Lisa Gilbert part of Cutting Edge:Affective Domain:Workshop 07:Workshop Participants
Department of Geosciences & Marine Sciences, Williams College Homepage Essay: "I'm good at science, now" A recent student thanked me for showing her that she was "good at science, after ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

High School Students' Perceptions of Evolutionary Theory part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article offers several useful insights for teaching evolution in the science classroom. The authors examine the teaching of evolution by applying Joseph J. Schwab's "four commonplaces" ...

The Goal of Evolution Instruction: Belief or Literacy? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This paper discusses an approach to teaching evolution that allows students to develop an accurate understanding of the nature of science and the scientific process, resulting in improvement in their ...

Evolution Resources from the National Academies part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The National Academy of Science offers a linked list of statements from scientific organizations about dealing with creationism. Links include statements from the National Academy of Sciences, ...

Scientific Argumentation in Earth System Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

We investigate the merit of including deliberate instruction on argumentation and debate in an undergraduate Earth system science course. We examine sample student evaluations of arguments ...

Motivation: A General Overview of Theories part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter in an e-book provides a brief summary of motivational theories that is written for educators. Topics include goals, self-efficacy, attribution theory, self-regulation and volition, and ...

Motivating Students part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This chapter from the book Tools for Teaching by Barbara Gross Davis is a great place to start for ideas and tips about increasing student motivation in your classes. The author presents a handy ...

Metacognition: Study Strategies, Monitoring, and Motivation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The author briefly reviews metacognition and its connections with study strategies, self-monitoring, and motivation. He then offers examples of specific strategies instructors can teach students to ...

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