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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 ...

Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages: Problem-Based Learning part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This subsite of Exploring the Environment Teacher Pages provides a detailed description of problem-based learning as well as advice on how to teach using problem-based learning. The page highlights ...

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: An Overview part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The author reviews metacognition, metacognitive knowledge, metacognitive regulation, the distinction between cognitive and metacognitive strategies, the relationship between metacognition and ...

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 ...

Research Methodologies in Science Education - Assessing Students' Alternative Conceptions part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education explores what some of the barriers are to achieving a higher level of student understanding in the geosciences. It discusses instructional ...

Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article from BioScience discusses the uses of systematic strategies derived from discipline-based science research to design problems to assess students' understanding of the carbon cycle in two ...

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