Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Education Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 6 of 6

Full-Text Articles in Education

Teaching Remedial Mathematics For Conceptual Understanding: Student Response, Alice Cunningham Apr 2010

Teaching Remedial Mathematics For Conceptual Understanding: Student Response, Alice Cunningham

Touchstone

This paper describes student responses to a voluntary anonymous questionnaire administered at the end of the fall 2009 semester by the author to her students in Hostos’ Elementary Algebra course (Math 020).


Talking Until We Are "Flu" In Our Faces (Taking Microbiology From Theory To Reality), Julie Trachman Apr 2010

Talking Until We Are "Flu" In Our Faces (Taking Microbiology From Theory To Reality), Julie Trachman

Touchstone

No abstract provided.


Carving A Path Of Sustainability In Hostos Community College, Flor Henderson, Julie Trachman, Olga Steinberg, Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Yoel Rodriguez Apr 2010

Carving A Path Of Sustainability In Hostos Community College, Flor Henderson, Julie Trachman, Olga Steinberg, Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Yoel Rodriguez

Touchstone

No abstract provided.


A Business Approach To Teaching Quadratic Functions, Alexander Vaninsky Apr 2010

A Business Approach To Teaching Quadratic Functions, Alexander Vaninsky

Touchstone

No abstract provided.


The Future Of Natural Selection Knowledge Measurement: A Reply To Anderson Et Al. (2010), Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld Jan 2010

The Future Of Natural Selection Knowledge Measurement: A Reply To Anderson Et Al. (2010), Ross Nehm, Irvin Sam Schonfeld

Publications and Research

The development of rich, reliable, and robust measures of the composition, structure, and stability of student thinking about core scientific ideas (such as natural selection) remains a complex challenge facing science educators. In their recent article (Nehm & Schonfeld 2008), the authors explored the strengths, weaknesses, and insights provided by a detailed exploration of three commonly used measures of student thinking about natural selection in a large sample of underrepresented minority students. One of their core findings was that all of the tools they studied--including the CINS--have strengths and weaknesses that must be carefully taken into consideration by those who employ ...


Engagement At The Theater: Science In The Cinema, B. D. Stillion, John M. Pratte, Aldemaro Romero Jr. Jan 2010

Engagement At The Theater: Science In The Cinema, B. D. Stillion, John M. Pratte, Aldemaro Romero Jr.

Publications and Research

No abstract provided.