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A collection highlighting papers, presentations, and a book from the CWSEI and CU-SEI, including results of numerous research studies.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Item Type in Ascending order): 21 to 40 of 182
Item TypeTitleSubjectAuthor(s)Issue DateAccess
PaperAn Improved Design for In-Class Reviewgeneral; review activities; in-class activitiesE Jane Maxwell; Lisa McDonnell; Carl Wieman2015Publisher
PaperStudent writing reveals their heterogeneous thinking about the origin of genetic variation in populationslife sciences; student writingLuanna Prevost; Jenny Knight; Michelle Smith; Urban-Mark Lurain2013Publisher
PaperPhysics Exams that Promote Collaborative Learningphysics and astronomy; collaborative learning; assessmentCarl Wieman; Georg Rieger; Cynthia Heiner2014Publisher
PaperUsing Invention to Change How Students Tackle Problemslife sciences; invention activities; problem solvingJared Taylor; Karen Smith; Adrian van Stolk; George Spiegelman2010Open
PaperMaking the failure more productive: scaffolding the invention process to improve inquiry behaviors and outcomes in invention activitiesphysics and astronomy; productive failure; invention activities; inquiryNatasha Holmes; James Day; Anthony Park; Doug Bonn; Ido Roll2014Publisher
PaperResearch-Based Course Materials and Assessments for Upper-Division Electrodynamics (E&M II)physics and astronomy; course transformation; assessmentCharles Baily; Michael Dubson; Steven Pollock2013Publisher
PaperTeaching Standard Deviation by Building from Student Inventionphysics and astronomy; invention activitiesJames Day; Hiroko Nakahara; Doug Bonn2010Publisher
PaperThe Teaching Practices Inventory: A New Tool for Characterizing College and University Teaching in Mathematics and Sciencegeneral; teaching methods; classroom practicesCarl Wieman; Sarah Gilbert2014Open
PaperCombining Peer Discussion with Instructor Explanation Increases Student Learning from In-Class Concept Questionsgeneral; peer discussion; concept questionsMichelle Smith; William Wood; Ken Krauter; Jennifer Knight2011Open
PaperBiology concept assessment tools: design and uselife sciences; concept questionsJenny Knight2010Publisher
PaperExploring the Solar System with a Human Orreryphysics and astronomy; teaching methods; solar systemPeter Newbury2010Publisher
PaperTeaching methods comparison in a large calculus classlarge class; teaching methodsWarren Code; Costanza Piccolo; David Kohler; Mark MacLean2014Publisher
PaperChange from Within: The Science Education Initiativegeneral; SEIStephanie Chasteen; Katherine Perkins2014Publisher
PaperTransforming Science Education at Large Research Universities: A Case Study in Progressgeneral; SEICarl Wieman; Katherine Perkins; Sarah Gilbert2010Publisher
PaperA Better Way to Evaluate Undergraduate Teachinggeneral; teaching methodsCarl Wieman2015Publisher
PaperThe Classroom Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM (COPUS): A New Instrument to Characterize University STEM Classroom Practicesgeneral; teaching methods; classroom practices; classroom observationMichelle Smith; Francis Jones; Sarah Gilbert; Carl Wieman2013Open
PaperEvaluating metacognitive scaffolding in guided invention activitiesphysics and astronomy; invention activities; metacognitionIdo Roll; Natasha Holmes; James Day; Doug Bonn2012Publisher
PaperUnderstanding Clicker Discussions: Student Reasoning and the Impact of Instructional Cuesgeneral; reasoning skills; clickers; peer discussionJennifer Knight; Sarah Wise; Katelyn Southard2013Open
PaperEffective closed labs in early CS courses: lessons from eight terms of action researchcomputer science; general; laboratoryElizabeth Patitsas; Steven Wolfman2012Publisher
PaperThe Connection Between Teaching Methods and Attribution Errorsgeneral; teaching methodsCarl Wieman; Ashley Welsh2016Publisher
Collection's Items (Sorted by Item Type in Ascending order): 21 to 40 of 182