Science Education Research Journal Club links
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This is not meant to be a comprehensive set of links, but rather
just a listing of links that ScERJ club members have recommended.
Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM
- RTOP: Real Time Observation Protocol
- TDOP: Teaching Dimensions
website -- online textbook, open source code, elegant tile-based
interface, not just for physics textbooks
- ScERJ club blog
-- inactive since 2014
- Gendered language
in teacher reviews: explore words used to describe male and
female teachers in 14 million "RateMyProfessor.com" reviews.
Interesting words include 'genius', 'cruel', 'mean', 'amazing'.
resources page at the Carl Wieman Science Education
Initiative at the UBC
Major takeaways from 'An Introduction to Evidence-Based
Undergraduate STEM Teaching'
MOOC", a blog post by Geoff Benn, aka The Prospective Prof.
Rich Problems -- University of Minnesota physics education group
-- Atlanta-based informal group which meets periodically to discuss teaching
to evaluate teaching effectiveness -- Center for Research on
Learning & Teaching, U. Michigan
learning -- some good ideas here
- National Lab Day
by Sir Ken Robinson on how we rob students of creativity by our
of President Obama's speed on science, innovation, and STEM
education (at the National Academy of Sciences, 4/27/09)
- First day questions for
the learner-centered classroom, online article by Gary A.
Smith (National Teaching & Learning Forum)
article in the Chronicle of Higher Education
books and faculty innovation
- Notes from CCLI
conference (Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement)
- "FIRST" -- a
database of assessment data from undergrad science courses, with
of our ScERJ club members are famous! -- May 2008
- Student Assessment of
Science, at Berkeley -- "how science really works"
of assessment tools for quantitative reasoning etc --
- Physics Teaching
Technology Resource -- award-winning website, Quicktime
videos demonstrating physics concepts
inventories in physics
Studies in Science
- Resources for
Problem-Based Learning -- sample syllabi, sample problems,
- Science in the
classroom: annotated articles from Science magazine,
suitable for classroom use (high school or undergraduate level)
- CLIPS: Communication
Learning in Practice for Scientists. "CLIPS is a site
designed to help you and your students with communication-related
activities in science courses. We have built modules on
communicating with numbers, presenting data, writing,
infographics, posters, talks, referencing, and more."
holistic, analytic, and single-point
locomotion case study for physics
- Emory Center for Science
Education -- has tons more links. See "Sciencenet" link from
the main page.