From the Laboratory to the Classroom

From the Laboratory to the Classroom


  • Author : Jared Cooney Horvath
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317271918


From the Laboratory to the Classroom Book Description :

Over recent years the field of Science of Learning has increased dramatically. Unfortunately, despite claims that this work will greatly impact education, very little research makes it into teacher practice. Although the reasons for this are varied, a primary concern is the lack of a proper translation framework. From the Laboratory to the Classroom aims to consolidate information from many different research disciplines and correlate learning principles with known classroom practices in order to establish explanatory foundations for successful strategies that can be implemented into the classroom. It combines theoretical research with the diverse and dynamic classroom environment to deliver original, effective and specific teaching and learning strategies and address questions concerning what possible mechanisms are at play as people learn. Divided into five sections, chapters cover: A Framework for Organizing and Translating Science of Learning Research Motivation and Attention as Foundations for Student Learning Memory and Metamemory Considerations in the Instruction of Human Beings Science of Learning in Digital Learning Environments Educational Approaches for Students Experiencing Learning Difficulties and Developmental Characteristics of Gifted Children Brain, Behaviour and Classroom Practice Forging Research/Practice Relationships via Laboratory Schools This fascinating text gathers an international team of expert scientists, teachers, and administrators to present a coherent framework for the vital translation of laboratory research for educational practice. Applying the Science of Learning framework to a number of different educational domains, it will be an essential guide for any student or researcher in education, educational psychology, neuropsychology, educational technology and the emergent field of neuroeducation.

Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom

Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom


  • Author : Carlos A. M. Afonso
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2016-12-16
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 951
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849739634


Comprehensive Organic Chemistry Experiments for the Laboratory Classroom Book Description :

This expansive and practical textbook contains organic chemistry experiments for teaching in the laboratory at the undergraduate level covering a range of functional group transformations and key organic reactions.The editorial team have collected contributions from around the world and standardized them for publication. Each experiment will explore a modern chemistry scenario, such as: sustainable chemistry; application in the pharmaceutical industry; catalysis and material sciences, to name a few. All the experiments will be complemented with a set of questions to challenge the students and a section for the instructors, concerning the results obtained and advice on getting the best outcome from the experiment. A section covering practical aspects with tips and advice for the instructors, together with the results obtained in the laboratory by students, has been compiled for each experiment. Targeted at professors and lecturers in chemistry, this useful text will provide up to date experiments putting the science into context for the students.

Molecular Biology Techniques

Molecular Biology Techniques


  • Author : Heather Miller
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-10-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123855459


Molecular Biology Techniques Book Description :

This manual is an indispensable tool for introducing advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students to the techniques of recombinant DNA technology, or gene cloning and expression. The techniques used in basic research and biotechnology laboratories are covered in detail. Students gain hands-on experience from start to finish in subcloning a gene into an expression vector, through purification of the recombinant protein. The third edition has been completely re-written, with new laboratory exercises and all new illustrations and text, designed for a typical 15-week semester, rather than a 4-week intensive course. The “project approach to experiments was maintained: students still follow a cloning project through to completion, culminating in the purification of recombinant protein. It takes advantage of the enhanced green fluorescent protein - students can actually visualize positive clones following IPTG induction. Cover basic concepts and techniques used in molecular biology research labs Student-tested labs proven successful in a real classroom laboratories Exercises simulate a cloning project that would be performed in a real research lab "Project" approach to experiments gives students an overview of the entire process Prep-list appendix contains necessary recipes and catalog numbers, providing staff with detailed instructions

Experiencing Archaeology

Experiencing Archaeology


  • Author : Lara Homsey-Messer
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789203493


Experiencing Archaeology Book Description :

Today, many general-education archaeology courses are large, lecture-style class formats that present a challenge to providing students, particularly non-majors, with opportunities to learn experientially. This laboratory-style manual compiles a wide variety of uniquely designed, hands-on classroom activities to acquaint advanced high school and introductory college students to the field of archaeology. Ranging in length from five to thirty minutes, activities created by archaeologists are designed to break up traditional classroom lectures, engage students of all learning styles, and easily integrate into large classes and/or short class periods that do not easily accommodate traditional laboratory work.

International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties

International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties


  • Author : Annemarie Fritz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-30
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 843
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319971483


International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties Book Description :

This comprehensive volume provides teachers, researchers and education professionals with cutting edge knowledge developed in the last decades by the educational, behavioural and neurosciences, integrating cognitive, developmental and socioeconomic approaches to deal with the problems children face in learning mathematics. The neurocognitive mechanisms and the cognitive processes underlying acquisition of arithmetic abilities and their significance for education have been the subject of intense research in the last few decades, but the most part of this research has been conducted in non-applied settings and there’s still a deep discrepancy between the level of scientific knowledge and its implementation into actual educational settings. Now it’s time to bring the results from the laboratory to the classroom. Apart from bringing the theoretical discussions to educational settings, the volume presents a wide range of methods for early detection of children with risks in mathematics learning and strategies to develop effective interventions based on innovative cognitive test instruments. It also provides insights to translate research knowledge into public policies in order to address socioeconomic issues. And it does so from an international perspective, dedicating a whole section to the cultural diversity of mathematics learning difficulties in different parts of the world. All of this makes the International Handbook of Mathematical Learning Difficulties an essential tool for those involved in the daily struggle to prepare the future generations to succeed in the global knowledge society.

Children s Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts

Children s Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts


  • Author : Joseph Campione
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-01-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136798009


Children s Learning in Laboratory and Classroom Contexts Book Description :

During the second half of the twentieth century, Ann Brown was one of the world’s premier researchers into the cognitive development of young children. Sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, this edited festschrift honors her work and memory by bringing together a collection of original studies that extend many of the theories and themes of Brown’s earlier work. Most of the contributors are researchers who once worked with Brown.

Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory

Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory


  • Author : Hajime Otani
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429801563


Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory Book Description :

The Handbook of Research Methods in Human Memory presents a collection of chapters on methodology used by researchers in investigating human memory. Understanding the basic cognitive function of human memory is critical in a wide variety of fields, such as clinical psychology, developmental psychology, education, neuroscience, and gerontology, and studying memory has become particularly urgent in recent years due to the prominence of a number of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. However, choosing the most appropriate method of research is a daunting task for most scholars. This book explores the methods that are currently available in various areas of human memory research and serves as a reference manual to help guide readers’ own research. Each chapter is written by prominent researchers and features cutting-edge research on human memory and cognition, with topics ranging from basic memory processes to cognitive neuroscience to further applications. The focus here is not on the "what," but the "how"—how research is best conducted on human memory.

Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes

Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes


  • Author : Terezinha Nunes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-08-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134176939


Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes Book Description :

With reports from several studies showing the benefits of teaching young children about morphemes, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with helping children to read and write. By breaking words down into chunks of meaning that can be analyzed as complete units rather than as strings of individual letters, children are better able to make sense of the often contradictory spelling and reading rules of English. As a result, their enjoyment of learning about words increases, and their literacy skills improve. Written by leading researchers for trainee teachers, practising teachers and interested parents, this highly accessible and innovative book provides sound, evidence-based advice and materials that can be used to help teach children about morphemes, and highlights the beneficial effects of this approach.

Molecular Biology Techniques

Molecular Biology Techniques


  • Author : Sue Carson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128157756


Molecular Biology Techniques Book Description :

Molecular Biology Techniques: A Classroom Laboratory Manual, Fourth Edition is a must-have collection of methods and procedures on how to create a single, continuous, comprehensive project that teaches students basic molecular techniques. It is an indispensable tool for introducing advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students to the techniques of recombinant DNA technology—or gene cloning and expression. The techniques used in basic research and biotechnology laboratories are covered in detail. Students will gain hands-on experience on subcloning a gene into an expression vector straight through to the purification of the recombinant protein. Presents student-tested labs proven successful in real classroom laboratories Includes a test bank on a companion website for additional testing and practice Provides exercises that simulate a cloning project that would be performed in a real research lab Includes a prep-list appendix that contains necessary recipes and catalog numbers, providing staff with detailed instructions

The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on Learning and Teaching Science K16

The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on Learning and Teaching Science K16


  • Author : Dennis W. Sunal
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607526452


The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on Learning and Teaching Science K16 Book Description :

The Impact of the Laboratory and Technology on K12 Science Learning and Teaching examines the development, use, and influence of active laboratory experiences and the integration of technology in science teaching. This examination involves the viewpoints of policymakers, researchers, and teachers that are expressed through research involving original documents, interviews, analysis and synthesis of the literature, case studies, narrative studies, observations of teachers and students, and assessment of student learning outcomes. Volume 3 of the series, Research in Science Education, addresses the needs of various constituencies including teachers, administrators, higher education science and science education faculty, policymakers, governmental and professional agencies, and the business community. The guiding theme of this volume is the role of practical laboratory work and the use of technology in science learning and teaching, K16. The volume investigates issues and concerns related to this theme through various perspectives addressing design, research, professional practice, and evaluation. Beginning with definitions, the historical evolution and policy guiding these learning experiences are explored from several viewpoints. Effective design and implementation of laboratory work and technology experiences is examined for elementary and high school classrooms as well as for undergraduate science laboratories, informal settings, and science education courses and programs. In general, recent research provides evidence that students do benefit from inquirybased laboratory and technology experiences that are integrated with classroom science curricula. The impact and status of laboratory and technology experiences is addressed by exploring specific strategies in a variety of scientific fields and courses. The chapters outline and describe in detail researchbased best practices for a variety of settings.