Research Methodologies in Science Education: Undergraduate Research Mentoring, Teacher Workshops, and K-12 Outreach Activities
Josepha P. Kurdziel, Julie C. Libarkin November 2002 Journal of Geoscience Education v50 n5 p602-609

This article in the Journal of Geoscience Education examines which characteristics are central to quality research experiences for undergraduates and science teachers, what mentors can do to improve the research experiences of undergraduates in the laboratory, and what strategies have been demonstrated to be effective for the professional development of science teachers. The article also discusses ways to determine the effectiveness of teacher workshops and the types and usefulness of outreach activities between scientists and the K-12 educational community.

Full text of the article is available online.

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Subject: Education:Assessment, Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Research on Learning: Ways Of Learning:Active/Kinesthetic/Experiential, Assessment:Program Evaluation, Instructional Design:Incorporating Research Experiences
Topics: Education, Assessment