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Stanitski, Conrad L.; Sears, Curtis T. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1974
Describes the use of bio-medically significant materials to teach a self-pacing chemistry laboratory course to nursing majors. Indicates that the student can learn from the course to determine values of body fluid constituents, about their variations among healthy populations, and about difficulties inherent in making such measurements. (CC)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides
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Aronstein, Laurence W.; Beam, Kathryn J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1974
Discusses the offering of a Science for Poets course at the General Science Department of State University College at Buffalo, involving objectives, methods, and grouping techniques. Included are lists of problems proposed by teachers and students in the course. (CC)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, General Science
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Larson, James H. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1976
Describes a series of demonstrations and/or group activities used in a science methods course for prospective elementary school teachers. The topics include center of gravity, behavior of fluids; electricity and magnetism, the motion of objects, chemical reactions, and sound. (GS)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Demonstrations (Educational), Elementary School Teachers, Higher Education
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DeLuca, Frederick P.; Renner, John W. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1976
Describes an introductory geology laboratory course designed to keep the content and rigor of a traditional course while improving student self-esteem, attitude and achievement. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Educational Research
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Weiner, Ronald M.; Howell, Grace F. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes a microbiology course which involves the students in a project requiring the isolation and characterization of microorganisms from selected habitats. Outlines the instructional technique employed, possible difficulties with the project, and advantages of the project approach. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Elliott, Walt; Lowry, Carla – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes an interdisciplinary kinesiology course which incorporated a minicourse on the physics of sports. Outlines the topics treated in the minicourse and reports findings of student gains in both the affective and cognitive domains. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
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Markle, Glenn; Capie, William – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes a preservice physics course designed for elementary school teachers. Design considerations included the philosophy of teaching elementary science, the content needs of elementary teachers, and six competency-based instructional strategies. Presents course content, sequence, and method of student evaluation. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Elementary School Teachers
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Boohar, Richard K. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes the rationale and incentive for the development of investigative laboratories at the University of Nebraska. Details the training and continuing support system that allows the utilization of a largely undergraduate student teaching staff. Outlines problems created by the nature of the students enrolled in the course. (GS)
Descriptors: Biology, Budgets, College Science, Course Descriptions
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Gray, Robert C.; Olsson, Fred J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes the laboratory portion of a biology course which has been changed to incorporate a self-paced concept allowing students to attend the laboratory at their own convenience. (EB)
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Instruction
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Lewandos, Glenn S. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Presents a description of the development and use of a revised two-semester introductory organic chemistry course. (EB)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Course Descriptions, Evaluation
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Jeveli, Elaine; Stevens, Richard J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes a course in introductory biology which utilized a teaching strategy emphasizing process rather than content. The strategy involved team teaching and a research paper/laboratory technique involving the students in decision making and the processes of scientific method. (GS)
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
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Ehntholt, Daniel J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1978
Describes a freshman introductory unit that utilizes team teaching techniques and close student-faculty relationships: Faculty from the divisions of Science, Social Science, Humanities, Rhetoric, and Psychology and Counseling cooperated in the designing and teaching of the course. The science segment includes lectures and laboratory exercises. (MA)
Descriptors: Behavioral Sciences, College Science, Course Descriptions, Higher Education
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Druger, Marvin – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1979
Outlines some specific approaches and ideas that will add a new dimension to an introductory college biology course rendering it more motivational, personalized, and meaningful to the students. (GA)
Descriptors: Biology, College Science, Course Descriptions, Higher Education
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Banaugh, Robert P. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1979
Describes a nonmathematical course in quantitative methods to train bioscience students to formulate problems directly in the programing language and to use the programs so developed to analyze the implication of the hypotheses. (GA)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Computers, Course Descriptions, Higher Education
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Fazio, Frank – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1979
Describes a minicourse on energy and the environment for nonscience majors. A simulator is used to provide the student with a background on energy and environmental problems. (GA)
Descriptors: College Science, Course Descriptions, Ecology, Energy Conservation
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