Enhancing Undergraduate Learning with Information Technology reports on a meeting of scientists, policy makers, and researchers convened to discuss new approaches to undergraduate science, mathematics, and technology education. The goal of the workshop was to inform workshop participants and the public about issues surrounding the use of information technology in education. To reach this goal, the workshop participants paid particular attention to the following issues: What educational technologies currently exist and how they are being used to transform undergraduate science, engineering, mathematics, and technology education; What is known about the potential future impact of information technology on teaching and learning at the undergraduate level; How to evaluate the impact of information technology on teaching and learning; and What the future might hold.BOXA-4 Examples of Simulation Practices The Virtual Genetics Lab at the Uni- versity of Pittsburgh offers a course in conjunction with an honors course in ... At James Madison University, a four-year integrated science and technology (ISAT) curriculum examines issues and scientific content in biotechnology, ... Finally, simulations are a means of enhancing conceptual integration and conceptual change.
|Title||:||Enhancing Undergraduate Learning with Information Technology:|
|Author||:||Center for Education, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Science Education|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2002-01-09|