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Improving How Universities Teach Science

Lessons from the Science Education Initiative

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HARDCOVER

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674972070

Publication Date: 05/22/2017

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 charts, 10 tables

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Vision
  • 2. The SEI Model for Achieving Change
  • 3. The Process of Making Change
  • 4. Science Education Specialists: Agents of Change
  • 5. What Was Achieved and What We Learned
  • 6. The Post-Mortem: What Worked, What Didn’t, and Why
  • Coda
  • Appendix 1: SEI Course Transformation Guide
  • Appendix 2: Guide to Interviewing Students and Faculty
  • Appendix 3: Examples of SES Advertisements and Interview Questions
  • Appendix 4: Sample Questions for SES Interviews
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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