A Bibliography of Science Teaching Pedagogy with an Emphasis on Chemistry, Part II

A Bibliography of Science Teaching Pedagogy
with an Emphasis on Chemistry, Part II

Active Learning

Updated 2/8/08

  1. Anderson, K.; Eichinger, J. "Changes in Urban, Undergraduate, Prospective Elementary Teachers Attitudes During An Interactive Science Course," Forum, 1996, 6(1), 3-11.
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  24. Grunert, J., The Course Syllabus: A Learning-Centered Approach, Anker Publishing, Jaffrey, NH, 1997.
  25. Hake, R. R., "Interactive Engagement vs. Traditional Methods: A Six Thousand Student Survey of Mechanics Test Data for Introductory Physics Courses," Amer., J. Physics, 1998, 66, 64-75.
  26. Halloun, L.; Hestenes, D. "The Initial Knowledge State of College Physics Students," Amer. J. Phys. 1985, 55, 440-452.
  27. Hinde, R,J.; Kovac, J. J. Chem. Educ. 2001, 78, 933-99.
  28. Holme, T., "Using Interactive Anonymous Quizzes in Large General Chemistry Lecture Courses," J. Chem. Educ. 1998, 75, 474-576.
  29. Holliday, W. G.; Yore, L. D.; Alvermann, D. E., "The Reading-Science Learning-Writing Connection: Breakthroughs, Barriers, an Promises, J. Res. Sci. Teaching, 1994, 31, 877-893.
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  34. Jones, L. R.; Miller, A. G.; Watts, J. F., "Conceptual Teaching and Quantitative Problem Solving: Friends and Foes," The Journal of Collaboration and Cooperation in College Teaching, 2001, 10 (No.3), 109-116.
  35. Kirkland, Willis L., "Teaching Biology through Creative Writing J. Coll. Sci. Teach., 1997, 26(4), 277-279.
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  38. Lopo, A.; Stevens, R. "Problem Solving, Expertise, and Artificial Neural Networks, Annal. N. Y. Acad, Sci., 1993, 701, 145.
  39. Lord, T. R., "Are We Cultivating Couch Potatoes in Our Colege Science Lectures?" J. Coll. Sci. Teach. 1999, 29, September/October, 59-62.
  40. Maier, M. H., "Reporting Out: Closure Without the Tedium," Journal of Cooperation and Collaboration in College Teaching, 10 (3): 117-121. June 2004
  41. Malone, J,; Dekkers, J., "The Concept Map as an Aid to Instruction in Science and Mathematics," School Sci. Mathematics, 1984, 84, 220-233.
  42. Marbach-Ad, G,; Seal, O., Sokolove, P., "Student Attitudes and Recommendations on Active Learning," J. Coll. Sci. Teach., 2001, 30, 434-438.
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  46. McConnell, J. "Active and Group Learning Techniques for Computer Science Education," SIGCSE Bulletin. 1997, 29(1), 398
  47. McConnell, J. "Active learning and its use in Computer Science," SIGCSE bulletin .1996, Special Edition, 52.
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  53. Novak, J., "Clarify with Concept Maps," Sci. Teach. 1991, 58, 44-49.
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  55. Orvis, J. N.; Orvis, J. A., "Throwing Paper Wads in the Chemistry Classroom: An Active Learning Equilibrium Study," Journal of College Science Teaching, November/December 2005, 23.
  56. Patrick, T.. "Increasing Student Input in the Classroom, College Teaching, 1999, 46 (3), 112-114.
  57. Paulson, D. R. "Active and Cooperative Learning in the Organic Chemistry Lecture Class,"J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 1136-1141.
  58. Pentecost, T. C.; James, M. L., "Creating a Student-Centered Physical Chemistry Class," J. Coll. Sci. Teach. 2000, 30, 122-126.
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  61. Ross, M. R.; Fulton, R. B. "Active Learning Strategies in the Analytical Chemistry Classroom," J. Chem. Educ. 1994, 71, 141.
  62. Rowe, H. A., "The Use of Dramatic Demonstrations to Enhance the Motivation and Learning of Chemistry Students," Journal of Mathematics and Science, 2002, 5, 89-95
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  65. Russell, C.P.; French, D.P., "Factors Affecting participation in Traditional and Inquiry-Based Laboratories," J. Col. Sci. Teach., 2001, 31, 225-229.
  66. Sanger, M. J., "How Does Inquiry Instruction Affect Teaching Majors Views about Teaching and Learning Science?," J. Chem. Ed., 2008, 85, 297-302.
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  68. Seetharaman, M, "Does Active Learning Through an Antisense Jigsaw Make Sense?," J. Chem. Ed., 2003, 80, 1404.
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  77. Steiner, Richard. "Encouraging Active Student Participation In The Learning Process." J. Chem. Educ. 1980, 57, 433.
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  81. Wheatley, J., "The Use of Case Studies in the Science Classroom," J. Coll. Sci. Teach. 1986, 15, 428-431.
  82. Wilkin, P. J.; Vanable, J. W. "Promoting Active Learning in the Lecture Hall," Annal. N. Y. Acad, Sci.. 1993, 701, 148.
  83. Worrell, Jay H., "Creating Excitement In The Chemistry Classroom: Active Learning Strategies," J. Chem. Educ. 1992, 69, 913.
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