Experiences in Liberal Arts and Science Education from by William C. Kirby, Marijk C. van der Wende

By William C. Kirby, Marijk C. van der Wende

This booklet highlights the stories of overseas leaders in liberal arts and technology schooling from world wide as they speak about neighborhood tendencies and types, with a selected specialize in advancements in and cooperation with China. targeting why this version responds to the twenty-first century standards for excellence and relevance in undergraduate schooling, individuals study if it may be applied in numerous contexts and throughout educational cultures, constructions, and traditions.

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Teacher Education Policy in the United States: Issues and by Penelope M. Earley, David G. Imig, Nicholas M. Michelli

By Penelope M. Earley, David G. Imig, Nicholas M. Michelli

What constitutes a top quality instructor schooling application and what criteria instructor applicants may still meet prior to receiving their educating credential? This quantity advances deep realizing of the character and resources of coverage affecting the instruction of lecturers within the U.S. and the conflicts or interconnections of those rules with the wider box of schooling coverage. Contributions from actors within the coverage global and specialists representing the stakeholders are balanced and according to concerns at the moment dealing with the sector. coverage is seen as evolving and political. the relationship or lack thereof among coverage and examine is tested. coverage case stories floor the rules built inside particular chapters in perform and illustrate that coverage questions and recommendations are constantly evolving and unsettled. Chapter-end commentaries by means of the editors relate the focal point of every bankruptcy to the overarching topics of the publication: coverage formation, coverage impacts, coverage paradoxes, and connections to analyze. This quantity is a vital source for figuring out and resolving today’s uncertainty and confusion over instructor schooling coverage.

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Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance (Chemistry At a Glance) by H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

By H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Chemical Thermodynamics at a look presents a concise review of the most rules of Chemical Thermodynamics for college kids learning chemistry and comparable classes on the undergraduate point. in accordance with the hugely profitable and pupil pleasant at a look process, the knowledge is gifted in built-in, self contained double web page spreads of textual content and illustrative fabric. the cloth constructed during this publication has been selected to make sure the coed grasps the essence of thermodynamics, so these short of an obtainable review will locate this publication an awesome resource of the knowledge they require. additionally, the dependent presentation will offer a useful reduction to revision for college students getting ready for examinations.

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Approaches to Qualitative Research in Mathematics Education: by Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs, Christine Knipping, Norma Presmeg

By Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs, Christine Knipping, Norma Presmeg

This quantity files more than a few qualitative study techniques emerged inside of arithmetic schooling over the past 3 many years, while whilst revealing their underlying methodologies. carrying on with the dialogue as all started within the 2003 ZDM concerns devoted to qualitative empirical tools, this publication provides astate of the artwork evaluate on qualitative learn in arithmetic schooling and past. The constitution of the booklet permits the reader to exploit it as an exact consultant for the choice of an acceptable method, on a foundation of either theoretical intensity and sensible implications. The equipment and examples illustrate how assorted methodologies come to existence while utilized to a selected query in a selected context. the various methodologies defined also are acceptable outdoors arithmetic schooling, however the examples supplied are selected with the intention to situate the process in a mathematical context.

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Quantenmechanik zu Fuß 1: Grundlagen by Jochen Pade

By Jochen Pade

Quantenmechanik zu Fuß führt in die Grundlagen der nicht-relativistischen Quantenmechanik ein. Das Buch wendet sich an Studierende des Lehramts Physik sowie alle Studierende der Physik, die einen angemessen leichten, frischen und modernen Einstieg in das Gebiet suchen.

Im vorliegenden ersten Band werden die wesentlichen Prinzipien der Quantenmechanik erarbeitet. Um sie und ihre mathematische Formulierung möglichst schnell und klar entwickeln zu können, wird systematisch zwischen Wellenmechanik und algebraischer Darstellung gewechselt. Neben Themen, die traditionell in Lehrbüchern der Quantenmechanik dargestellt werden, werden ausführlich aktuelle Aspekte wie wechselwirkungsfreie Quantenmessung, Neutrinooszillationen oder Quantenkryptographie besprochen sowie Grundlagenprobleme und erkenntnistheoretische Fragen diskutiert, wie sie im Zusammenhang mit dem Messprozess auftreten. Die Aufstellung der Postulate der Quantenmechanik schließt diesen Band ab; sie bilden den Rahmen für die Erweiterungen und Anwendungen, die im zweiten Band erörtert werden.

Die benötigten mathematischen Hilfsmittel werden Schritt für Schritt eingeführt. Im Anhang ist das wichtigste mathematische Rüstzeug kompakt gesammelt, so dass auf ergänzende Literatur weitgehend verzichtet werden kann. Außerdem werden im Anhang weiterführende Themen vertieft wie z.B. der Quanten-Zenon-Effekt oder Delayed-choice-Experimente.

Rund 230 Aufgaben, die meisten mit Lösungen.

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The Future in Learning Science: What’s in it for the by Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Justin Dillon, Alister

By Deborah Corrigan, Cathy Buntting, Justin Dillon, Alister Jones, Richard Gunstone

This quantity considers the way forward for technology studying - what's being realized and the way it truly is being realized - in formal and casual contexts for technological know-how schooling. to do that, the e-book explores significant modern shifts within the varieties of technology which can or may be realized within the subsequent twenty years, what sorts of studying of that technological know-how should still ensue, and the way that studying occurs, together with from the point of view of newcomers. particularly, this quantity addresses shifts within the types of technology which are researched and taught post-school – rising sciences, new sciences which are new integrations, “futures science”, and raises within the complexity and multidisciplinarity of technological know-how, together with a multidisciplinarity that embraces methods of understanding past technological know-how. A imperative point of this by way of the way forward for studying technological know-how is the pressing have to interact scholars, together with their non-cognitive, affective dimensions, either for an informed citizenry and for a effective reaction to the ever present issues approximately destiny call for for science-based execs. one other crucial factor is the particular effect of ICT on technology studying and educating, together with shifts in how scholars use cellular expertise to profit science.

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Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Education by Murat Kahveci, MaryKay Orgill

By Murat Kahveci, MaryKay Orgill

This is a special source for these wishing to deal with the affective area as they learn and clear up difficulties in chemistry schooling. Contributions by way of world-leading specialists disguise either primary issues and sensible case experiences. This paintings fills a niche within the literature of chemistry schooling, which to this point has focussed in general at the cognitive area. The affective area refers to feelings-based constructs akin to attitudes, values, ideals, evaluations, feelings, pursuits, motivation, and a level of reputation or rejection. it could have an effect on scholars’ curiosity in technological know-how issues and their motivation to persevere in studying technology concepts.

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Reconsidering Science Learning by Patricia Murphy, Eileen Scanlon, Jeff Thomas, Elizabeth

By Patricia Murphy, Eileen Scanlon, Jeff Thomas, Elizabeth Whitelegg

This informative e-book appears to be like at technology studying in a variety of contexts. it truly is divided into 3 elements. half one bargains with the arguments recommend for learning technology, and incorporates a dialogue on what technological know-how rookies want to know in regards to the nature of technology and the way judgements approximately what kinds technological know-how curricula are made. half contains articles at the tactics through which technological know-how is realized and half 3 bargains with inclusivity and variety in technology studying and what widening participation capacity for technology education.
This is a spouse ebook to Mediating technology studying via ICT also released through RoutledgeFalmer.
Reconsidering technology Learning may be of specific curiosity to academics on masters classes in technology schooling and lecturers with an curiosity in technology schooling.

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Decoding the Mechanisms of Antikythera Astronomical Device by Jian-Liang Lin, Hong-Sen Yan

By Jian-Liang Lin, Hong-Sen Yan

This booklet provides a scientific layout method for deciphering the inner constitution of the Antikythera mechanism, an astronomical machine from historic Greece. The historic history, surviving facts and reconstructions of the mechanism are brought, and the historic improvement of astronomical achievements and numerous astronomical tools are investigated. Pursuing an process according to the conceptual layout of recent mechanisms and considering the factors of technological know-how and know-how on the time, all possible designs of the six lost/incomplete/unclear subsystems are synthesized as illustrated examples, and forty eight possible designs of the whole inside constitution are awarded. This method offers not just a logical device for employing smooth mechanical engineering wisdom to the reconstruction of the Antikythera mechanism, but in addition an cutting edge learn course for picking out the unique buildings of the mechanism sooner or later. briefly, the booklet deals necessary new insights for all readers who're attracted to the Antikythera mechanism.

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