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2010 NCN Annual Review S13: External Education - Cal Poly Pomona
16 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
Overview of How People Learn Framework to Support Instructional Design
19 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy
The National Academy of Sciences commissioned a report on How People Learn which is now being used by a wide range of educators and researchers. The report provides a review of critical research...
Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana
Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...
Engineering the Classroom: Engineering science as the core for technology teacher education for the 21st century
28 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael De Miranda, NCLT administator
This NCLT seminar presentation will report on content analysis research of pre-service
teacher/engineering science students’ ability to conceptualize, design, and evaluate student design brief...
Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study
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31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Lynn Alpert, NCLT administator
This session will present the background and theory behind these collaborations and
activities, provide examples, and address evaluative aspects. We will also touch briefly on
a range of...
DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology
15 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Hudson, Joan Freese, Angie Prindle, Lisa Regalla
DragonflyTV is a PBS science series for children, broadcast nationwide and on the
internet. DragonflyTV models authentic science inquiry through
its unique approach: In each episode, ordinary...
Teaching Risk Studies
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24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Berube
Risk studies needs to be taught to all students. While not necessitating a stand-alone status in
educational settings prior to post-secondary education, it might behoove to find creative ways to...
nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today
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23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan
nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...
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17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator
There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our
efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively
there is also a...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: a view of conductance
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Supriyo Datta
Resistance is one of the first concepts an electrical engineer
learns, but things get interesting at the nanoscale.
Experimentalists have found that no matter how short the resistor is, ...
Electronics From the Bottom Up: top-down/bottom-up views of length
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
When devices get small stochastic effects become important. Random
dopant effects lead to uncertainties in a MOSFET’s threshold voltage
and gate oxides breakdown is a random process. Even...
Electronics from the Bottom Up: an educational initiative on 21st century electronics
17 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Supriyo Datta, Muhammad A. Alam
In the 1960’s, a group of leaders from industry and academia,
recognized that the age of vacuum tubes was ending and that engineers
would have to be educated differently if they were to...
From Research to Learning in Chemistry through Visualization and Computation
21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
Modern chemistry research and high school chemistry education are separated by institutional and geographical boundaries. As such, much of secondary chemistry education is still based on the...
Perspectives on NanoScience and Engineering Education (NSEE)
09 Feb 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert P. H. Chang
Building capacity in NSEE is the driving mission for the National Center for Learning
and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education (NCLT). Robert Chang,
the Director of NCLT,...
Team-based learning in a based learning in a nanotechnology course: Enhancing Enhancing critical thinking through course structure
16 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Linda Vanasupa
K-12 Nanotechnology Education Outreach for Workforce Development: The Georgia Institute of Technology Model
08 Jan 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Diane Palma
At a time when competition for obtaining research grant money is at a critically high
level of complexity, coincidentally, the recruitment of U.S. students to science and
What Can We Learn About Doing Content-Based Educational Research on Teaching and Learning from the 30-Year History of Research in Chemical Education?
07 Jun 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George Bodner
This talk is based on the assumption that one of the functions of the National Center for
Learning & Teaching is to promote basic research on teaching and learning within the
Teaching approaches for including nanotechnology and other current topics in the undergraduate curriculum: Context, inquiry and authentic science practice
14 May 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gabriela C. Weaver
Topics in nanotechnology and nanoscience are unlikely to be found to any great extent in traditional instructional materials, including textbooks and laboratory manuals. While this may change in...
Creating Research Links between Science at the Nanoscale and Science Education
17 Mar 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nora H. Sabelli
This talk will address what is needed to reduce the gap between current science education and science education that incorporates the ideas in current nanoscience. The ability to manipulate matter...
Launch of a Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network
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21 Feb 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): larry bell
The Museum of Science, Boston, in partnership with the Science Museum of Minnesota
and the Exploratorium in San Francisco, has been selected by the National Science
Foundation (NSF) to form...