The Impending Revolution in Undergraduate Science Education
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- DeHaan, R.L. J Sci Educ Technol (2005) 14: 253. doi:10.1007/s10956-005-4425-3
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What has evidence from education research and the cognitive sciences told us about undergraduate instruction and student learning in the sciences?
What role can undergraduate student research play in a science curriculum?
What benefits does information technology have to offer?
What changes are needed in institutions of higher learning to improve science teaching?
We conclude that widespread promotion and adoption of the elements of scientific teaching by university science departments could have profound effects in promoting a scientifically literate society and a reinvigorated research enterprise.