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The Ocean World site has a wide variety of information regarding the ocean. Established by Texas A and M University's Jason Project, Ocean World provides a wealth of information on weather, forams, icebergs, fisheries, coral reefs, waves, El Nino, currents and more. The site contains information for both students and teachers. The teacher section of the site contains background information on all ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Syllabus, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The System Dynamics in Education Project (SDEP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a group dedicated promoting and teaching system dynamics and learner-centered learning in education. System dynamics is a method for studying the world around us. It deals with understanding how complex systems change over time, and how internal feedback loops within the structure of the system influence ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Email lists
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This chapter from the book "Tools for Teaching" covers the first day of class from an experienced teacher's perspective. It offers a collection of suggestions and techniques on getting started, taking care of administrative tasks, and setting standards and expectations. These suggestions are useful to teachers of any level, teaching any subject. Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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The complete report from Richard Hake's long-term study of interactive engagement (IE) techniques and their effect on the understanding of physics by non-physics majors. The study analyzed diverse student populations in high schools, colleges, and universities and used pre- and post-instruction testing to determine the gains in each group. IE techniques were shown to improve student's understanding ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article, Report
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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MIT System Dynamics Education Project developed Road Maps, a series of self-guides, modeling and selected literature to help students and teachers learn the principles of system dynamics. This site is part of that project, and provides listings of articles and othe webpages containing discussion of Road Maps publications. Road Maps are a series of self-guides that use modeling exercises and selected ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Clearinghouse
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This is an abstract for a paper that reports on a general strategy for making the learning environment in large (and small) lectures more effective by increasing student involvement. Researchers have used and evaluated the effectiveness of Microcomputer-Based Interactive Lecture Demonstrations (ILDs) in introductory physics lectures since 1989 and have found them to be very successful for teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Abstract / Summary
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This pdf article discusses the need for teaching systems thinking and critical thinking skills. Systems thinking and systems dynamics are important for developing effective strategies to close the gap between the interdependent nature of our problems and our ability to understand them. This article calls for a clearer view of the nature of systems thinking and the education system into which it must ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This site, written by the Writing Center at Colorado State University, is an overview of using peer review in the classroom. It provides information on planning for peer review, helping students make effective comments, helping students handle divergent advice, sample worksheet and additional information. This is a very useful site for an instructor hoping to implement the use of peer review in any ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This journal article published at the October 2000 Frontiers in Education Conference discusses strategies and mechanisms for electronic peer review. It outlines a peer-grading system for review of student assignments over the World-Wide Web called Peer Grader. The system allows authors and reviewers to communicate and authors to update their submissions. This system facilitates collaborative learning ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This pdf article in EDUCAUSE Review discusses the use of information technology (IT) to improve educational outcomes. The article outlines why technology does not always work to improve educational outcomes and provides suggestions of how use IT investments to improve educational outcomes. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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