Successful Science and Engineering Teaching in Colleges and Universities, 2nd Edition

by Calvin S. Kalman
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Publisher: Information Age Publishing

Series: Science & Engineering Education Sources

Publication Date: June 01, 2017

ISBN: 9781681239590

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Based on the author's work in science and engineering educational research, this book offers broad, practical strategies for teaching science and engineering courses and describes how faculty can provide a learning environment that helps students comprehend the nature of science, understand science concepts, and solve problems in science courses. This book's student?centered approach focuses on two main themes: writing to learn (especially Reflective Writing) and interactive activities (collaborative groups and labatorials). When faculty incorporate these methods into their courses, students gain a better understanding of science as a connected structure of concepts rather than as a toolkit of assorted practices.