Connected Science

Connected Science

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Informed by the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), Connected Science presents a new approach to college science education for the 21st century. This interdisciplinary approach stresses integrative learning and pedagogies that engage students through open-ended inquiry, compelling real-world questions, and data-rich experiences. Faculty from a variety of disciplines and institutions present case studies based on research in the classroom, offering insights into student learning goals and best practices in curriculum design. Synthetic chapters bring together themes from the case studies, present an overview of the connected science approach, and identify strategies and future challenges to help move this work forward.All writing assignments, from low-stakes journal entries and seminar papers to formal essay topics, are designed to promote the ... Here is the list of sample assignments we have used: - Identify a a€œsustainable ... (Rhetorical mode: Cause/ Effect) - Economic reasons are often cited as one of the main contributing factors toanbsp;...

Title:Connected Science
Author:Tricia A. Ferrett, David R. Geelan, Whitney M. Schlegel, Joanne L. Stewart
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2013-07-10


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