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Imsa 2061 Program Year 2001-2002 Summary Report, Steven R. Rogg Aug 2002

Imsa 2061 Program Year 2001-2002 Summary Report, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

In 2000 IMSA and the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Project 2061 established a partnership, IMSA 2061, to offer unique and nationally recognized professional development programs for mathematics and science teachers and education leaders. Participants in the IMSA 2061 professional development programs learn to use the tools, research, and experiences of education reform to enable all students to achieve the learning expressed in state and national standards. Activities described in this report fall into two categories, Introductory Workshops and long-term programs with districts. IMSA 2061 Introductory Workshops help educators become aware of how to apply Project 2061 ...


Museum Educators' Workshop Study: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven R. Rogg Mar 2002

Museum Educators' Workshop Study: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

In preparation for the Museum Educator’s Workshop, the Planning Team saw that a necessary first step would be to honor the perspectives of Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers and principals. Changes in Illinois Teacher Recertification requirements, changes within the CPS itself, and nation-wide developments in the teaching profession suggested that a fresh look at Chicago’s professional development landscape would be necessary. Indeed, many relevant questions about the role(s) of museums in teacher professional development were raised during initial Planning Team discussions. Here are just a few examples: Which organizations are the foremost providers of professional development for ...


Museum Educators' Workshop Study Highlights: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven Rogg Mar 2002

Museum Educators' Workshop Study Highlights: Attracting And Retaining Teachers In Museum-Sponsored Professional Development Programs, Steven Rogg

Steven R Rogg

Following Phase I, of the Museums In the Park Study, the Planning Team used this information to design and conduct the Museum Educators’ Workshop event on March 15, 2002. Highlights of the Phase-I study were also presented to participants at the workshop event.


Maps-Ii Study Final Report For The Initiative “Museums And Public Schools” On Behalf Of Museums In The Park And Chicago Public Schools, Steven R. Rogg Jan 2002

Maps-Ii Study Final Report For The Initiative “Museums And Public Schools” On Behalf Of Museums In The Park And Chicago Public Schools, Steven R. Rogg

Steven R Rogg

The Museums and Public Schools (MAPS) initiative intends to “create a lasting impact on teaching and learning by integrating museum resources into the educational process and serve as a national model.” It is conceived as a “sustained partnership of museums and schools, students and teachers,” engaging them in “authentic learning experiences.” This is to be accomplished primarily via the explicit incorporation of relevant (as indicated by the Chicago Academic Standards) cultural, historical, and scientific resources of Chicago’s world-class museums into the curriculum of Chicago Public Schools. The result is to be an experience of education that is powerfully rich ...


Enhancing Education Through Research In The Environmental Science Laboratory: Integrating Gis And Project-Based Learning At Colby College, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, P S. Lehmann Dec 2001

Enhancing Education Through Research In The Environmental Science Laboratory: Integrating Gis And Project-Based Learning At Colby College, Philip J. Nyhus, F Russell Cole, David H. Firmage, P S. Lehmann

Philip J. Nyhus

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La Reforma Del Sistema De Educación Superior En México. Políticas, Estrategias Y Nueva Agenda, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez Dec 2001

La Reforma Del Sistema De Educación Superior En México. Políticas, Estrategias Y Nueva Agenda, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

se presentan y analizan las principales tendencias de cambio del sistema de educación superior en México a lo largo de la década de los noventa. En el primer apartado se ofrece una caracterización general del sistema especificando los tipos y las modalidades institucionales que lo componen, así como los datos que describen sus dimensiones y su distribución por subsistemas. En el segundo apartado se establecen las líneas de desarrollo del sistema en términos de su crecimiento y diversificación durante el período referencia. En el tercero, se aborda el tema de las políticas de educación superior en los noventa. El último ...


Planning And Assessing A Short-Term Study Abroad Program For Undergraduate Students Of Marketing And Business, Ronald Paugh, Amy Kruse, Oscar T. Mcknight Dec 2001

Planning And Assessing A Short-Term Study Abroad Program For Undergraduate Students Of Marketing And Business, Ronald Paugh, Amy Kruse, Oscar T. Mcknight

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

Faced with intense global competition, marketing practitioners are requiring business schools to equip students with the requisite international skills and competencies. The authors describe a short-term study abroad program rooted in an experimental learning context using outcomes-based education as a method of assessment for continuous improvement initiatives


Pisa 2000 Technical Report, Ray Adams (Ed), Margaret Wu (Ed) Dec 2001

Pisa 2000 Technical Report, Ray Adams (Ed), Margaret Wu (Ed)

Professor Ray Adams

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) was launched by the OECD to provide internationally comparable evidence on student performance. This technical report is the product of a collaborative effort between the countries participating in PISA and the experts and the institutions working within the framework of the International PISA Consortium.