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A second chance to graduate on time: High school students' perceptions on participating in an online credit recovery program
(2011) pp. 1–179
High schools in the United States are facing increased scrutiny to increase the number of students graduating with a diploma in four years. This pressure comes from many sources. First, the No Child Left Behind Act instituted graduation as a...
Career Development for Exceptional Individuals Vol. 22, No. 2 (1999) pp. 251–66
Discusses development of microcomputer applications for teacher preparation and describes how transition-related curricula can be enhanced through multimedia Web-based technologies. An online module using case-method instruction is described which...
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education Vol. 5, No. 4 (1994) pp. 60–66
This paper offers suggestions for providing accelerative opportunities for rural gifted students. Guidance is provided on overcoming local barriers and the chronic lack of sufficient resources in rural areas. Strategies incorporating...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 595–596
Using Open-Source, 3D Printable Optical Hardware to Enhance Student Learning in the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 95, No. 4 (2018) pp. 672–677
Additive manufacturing (3D printing) is a technology with near-unlimited potential for the chemical educator. However, its adoption into higher education has been limited by the dual requirements of expertise in 3D printing and 3D computer-aided...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 667–676
While there has been extensive experimental research on haptics, less has been conducted on cross-modal interactions between visual and haptic perception and even less still on cross-modal applications in instructional settings. This study looks at...
Journal of Astronomy & Earth Sciences Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2015) pp. 1–16
Accommodating the planetarium experience to members of the deaf or hard-of-hearing community has often created situations that are either disruptive to the rest of the audience or provide an insufficient accommodation. To address this issue, we...
Dan Cliburn; Tracey Weisheit; Jason Griffith; Matt Jones; Hunter Rackley; Eric Richey; Kevin Stormer
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) 2004 (June 2004)
Computer Science and related majors have seen a decrease in enrollment across the country in recent years. While there are several theories behind why this may be the case, as educators in many areas of computing and information technology, this is...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 191–202
The classic film "Powers of Ten" is often employed to catalyze the building of more accurate conceptions of scale, yet its effectiveness is largely unknown. This study examines the impact of the film on students' concepts of size and scale. Twenty...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...