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Ten Rules of Good (and Bad) Studying part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tomorrow's Professor posting is an excerpt from A Mind For Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) (2014). It summarizes excellent tips on good (and bad) ...

Design Considerations for Exam Wrappers part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Tomorrow's Professor posting looks at the use of exam wrappers as a way to help students improve their performance on exams. Exam wrappers are short activities that direct students to ...

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is based on the seven 'Theory and Research-based Principles of Learning,' which are used with permission of Carnegie Mellon University's Eberly Center for Teaching Exellence. ...

Causality in Complex Dynamic Systems: A Challenge in Earth Systems Science Education part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This paper explores the concepts of causality necessary to understand complex system behavior and evolution and simple but important steps in teaching about complexity can support students in ...

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 ...

Helping students understand challenging topics in science through ontology training part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Article abstract: Chi (2005) proposed that students experience difficulty in learning about physics concepts such as light, heat, or electric current because they attribute to these concepts an ...

Designing Coherent Science Education: Implications for Curriculum, Instruction, and Policy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Too often in today's science classes, students learn isolated facts but are unprepared to apply scientific thinking outside of checking off answers on standardized tests. Designing Coherent ...

Thinking Metacognitively part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This chapter provides a straightforward introduction to the connection between metacognition and reading comprehension, a description of some of the theoretical aspects of metacognition, an ...

Metacognition in Educational Theory and Practice part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book documents metacognition studies conducted in education and how the study of metacognition has made a shift from theory to practice.

Transfer of learning: Issues and research agenda part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a report on a workshop held at NSF in 2002. It begins with a broad introduction to the transfer of knowledge, discussing why it is both central and timely to the country's educational ...

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