By Enrique Cadenas,Lester Packer
- Presents details on nitrosothiols and nitric oxide in phone signaling
- Details nitric oxide and mitochondrial functions
- Explains nitric oxide synthases
By Donna J. Dean
By Anne H. Charity Hudley,Cheryl L. Dickter,Hannah A. Franz
Despite the entire details that exists to inspire scholars to wait and do good in university, this is often the 1st research-based advisor that without delay advises first- and second-year students. With a spotlight at the wishes and pursuits of scholars who're underrepresented within the academy (African American, Latinx, low-income, and first-generation students), this ebook can help all scholars take complete good thing about the educational assets that the college environment has to supply. The authors introduce scholars to kinds of learn around the disciplines, displaying them the way to paintings with professors to construct a process research, how one can combine study paintings into coursework, and the way to put in writing and current study. This well timed quantity also will help school, employees, and oldsters in offering the wanted instruments to advertise pupil success.
- Prepares scholars for the transition from highschool to school with a spotlight on writing, time administration, and study skills.
- Addresses the demanding situations that face high-achieving, underrepresented students.
- Empowers scholars to find assets and examine possibilities to accomplish their complete educational potential.
- Includes versions, techniques, scholar voices, and vignettes from the authors’ profitable undergraduate examine program.
“A needs to learn for each university pupil. This useful advisor offers a roadmap for achievement as a researcher, a student, and a learner.”
—Tia Brown McNair, organization of yankee schools & Universities
“Faculty mentors and administrative leaders who aspire to be potent sponsors and supporters of scholars from various backgrounds may still certainly gather this resource.”
—Elizabeth L. Ambos, Council on Undergraduate Research
“What i like approximately this e-book is the wider, humanistic dialog approximately how pursuing examine turns into a window into how one turns into a supremely educated and significant citizen.”
—Armando Bengochea, director, Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program
By Deborah Corrigan,Cathy Buntting,Justin Dillon,Alister Jones,Richard Gunstone
This quantity considers the way forward for technological know-how studying - what's being realized and the way it truly is being realized - in formal and casual contexts for technology schooling. to do that, the publication explores significant modern shifts within the kinds of technology which could or could be realized within the subsequent two decades, what varieties of studying of that technology may still happen, and the way that studying occurs, together with from the viewpoint of newbies. particularly, this quantity addresses shifts within the varieties of technological know-how which are researched and taught post-school – rising sciences, new sciences which are new integrations, “futures science”, and raises within the complexity and multidisciplinarity of technological know-how, together with a multidisciplinarity that embraces methods of figuring out past technology. A critical element of this when it comes to the way forward for studying technological know-how is the pressing have to interact scholars, together with their non-cognitive, affective dimensions, either for an informed citizenry and for a efficient reaction to the ever present matters approximately destiny call for for science-based execs. one other vital factor is the particular influence of ICT on technology studying and educating, together with shifts in how scholars use cellular know-how to profit science.
By Garland E. Allen,Jeffrey J.W. Baker
This ebook enhances fact-drive textbooks in introductory biology classes, or classes in biology and society, through concentrating on numerous details: (1) Biology as a technique of doing technological know-how, emphasizing how we all know what we all know. (2) It stresses the position of technology as a social in addition to highbrow technique, person who is usually embedded in its time and position in history.
In facing the problem of technology as a approach, the booklet introduces scholars to the weather of inductive and deductive good judgment, speculation formula and checking out, the layout of experiments and the translation of information. An appendix offers the fundamentals of statistical research for college students with out history in statistical reasoning and manipulation. Reasoning strategies are continually illustrated with particular examples from either the prior (eighteenth and 19th century) in addition to the present.
In facing technological know-how and social matters, this booklet introduces scholars to historic, sociological and philosophical concerns reminiscent of Thomas Kuhn’s idea of paradigms and paradigm shifts, the social-constructions view of the historical past of technological know-how, in addition to political and moral matters such human experimentation, the eugenics circulate and obligatory sterilization, and spiritual arguments opposed to stem mobile learn and the educating of evolution in schools.
In addition to express examples illustrating one element or one other in regards to the means of biology or social-political context, a couple of in-depth case stories are used to teach how medical investigations are originated, designed, conducted particularly social/cultural contexts. between these integrated are: Migration of monarch butterflies, John Snow’s investigations at the explanation for cholera, Louis Pasteur’s controversy over spontaneous new release, the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, and the Tuskegee syphilis experiment.
By Collectif,Denis Chevallier
Savoir faire ne veut pas dire pouvoir transmettre : informels, non codifiés, les savoir-faire ne se dérobent-ils pas sans cesse à toute transmission organisée, à toute politique d’apprentissage ? N’en vient-on pas parfois à douter de l. a. possibilité même de leur transmission ? Si l’inventaire des installations, des websites et des thoughts, l. a. description effective des chaînes opératoires, l’identification des détenteurs de savoir-faire sont les démarches préalables à toute examine des faits concepts, il faut aussi préserver le potentiel adaptatif et créatif de ces savoirs et options automobile ils sont utiles au maintien d’un patrimoine culturel et au développement économique neighborhood. Protéger, dans ce cas, c’est avant tout transmettre; il convient donc de prendre en compte les modalités psychologiques, sociales et culturelles de cette transmission. Comprendre de tels processus imposait de croiser des méthodes, confronter des résultats de recherches. Psychologues, ergonomes, cogniticiens, anthropologues, sociologues se sont penchés ensemble, une fois n’est pas coutume, sur ces savoirs professionnels et de métiers si difficiles à décrire et à transmettre, mais pourtant, ô combien efficaces.
By S. Terzian
By John K. Gilbert,Rosária Justi
book argues that modelling could be an element of all tuition curricula that
aspire to supply ‘authentic technological know-how schooling for all’. The literature on
modelling is reviewed and a ‘model of modelling’ is proposed. The conditions
for the winning implementation of the ‘model of modelling’ in school rooms are
explored and illustrated from functional adventure. the jobs of argumentation,
visualisation, and analogical reasoning, in profitable modelling-based teaching
are reviewed. The contribution of such instructing to either the training of key
scientific innovations and an figuring out of the character of technology are
established. methods to the layout of curricula that facilitate the
progressive snatch of the data and abilities entailed in modelling are
outlined. Recognising that the process will either symbolize a considerable change
from the ‘content-transmission’ method of technology educating and be in
accordance with present best-practice in technological know-how schooling, the layout of
suitable techniques to instructor schooling are mentioned. eventually, the challenges
that modelling-based schooling pose to technological know-how schooling researchers, advanced
students of technology schooling and curriculum layout, instructor educators, public
examiners, and textbook designers, are all outlined.
By Samar Kundu