Inquiry learning with senior secondary students: yes it can be done
- Going Back to School? Haig, Jeff // Personal Excellence;Nov2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p10
The article offers tips to individuals who are planning to go back to school. Returning students are advised to adopt a strategy for achieving their academic goals, which may be based on several principles, including developing a proper work ethic and being proactive. Ways of maximizing results...
- The motivation of lifelong mathematics learning. Hashim Ali, Siti Aishah // AIP Conference Proceedings;Apr2013, Vol. 1522 Issue 1, p762
As adults, we have always learned throughout our life, but this learning is informal. Now, more career-switchers and career-upgraders who are joining universities for further training are becoming the major group of adult learners. This current situation requires formal education in courses with...
- Online CPD courses now available. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p60
The article reviews online continuing professional development (CPD) courses introduced by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) to its portfolio on various topics such as leadership skills, customer service and effective communication.
- Webinar lectures launched for 2010. // British Dental Journal;4/10/2010, Vol. 208 Issue 7, p321
A description of the course in professional development through cyber electronic-learning programme being offered at Tipton Training Ltd. in Great Britain is provided.
- UPONOR ACADEMY NOW OFFERS CEUS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION. // Fuel Oil News;Aug2012, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p12
The article presents the Uponor Academy training courses for continuing education aimed at professionals looking to expand their knowledge in radiant heating and cooling, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems.
- editor's note. Moore, Pam // Education Digest;Apr2008, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Ellen Gecker on behavioral warning signs and recommendations on how to deal with troubled and potentially violent students and another one by Diana Brannon on how to integrate virtues such as respect, integrity...
- Inquiry-based learning in China: Do teachers practice what they preach, and why? Dai, David; Gerbino, Kathryn; Daley, Michael // Frontiers of Education in China;Mar2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p139
China is undergoing an education reform that calls for a change from a rigid, fixed curriculum and didactic pedagogy to a more flexible, school-based curriculum and more inquiry-based pedagogy. This study investigated the extent to which Chinese middle and high school teachers (a) endorse an...
- Easy Ways to Promote Inquiry in a Laboratory Course: The Power of Student Questions. Polacek, Kelly Myer; Keeling, Elena Levine // Journal of College Science Teaching;Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p52
This article focuses on ways to promote inquiry-based learning in a laboratory course. Inquiry- and discovery-based activities not only teach the scientific process but also increase student engagement and understanding. Inquiry activities specific to particular biological, chemical, or physical...
- Learner as Protagonist in a Standardized Curriculum: A Grade Three Unit on the City. Berdoussis, Noula Lambrine; Wong, Alice; Wien, Carol Anne // Canadian Children;Fall2005, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p23
This article shows how a teacher of a Grade 3 class, working with a standardized curriculum, offers non-traditional teaching and learning opportunities for her students. Her first collaborative attempt to use an inquiry-based approach, during a short-term project on the city, was influenced by...