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Narrative as a Resource for Feminist Practices of Socially Engaged Inquiry: Mayra Montero’s In the Palm of Darkness
Against the view that the physical sciences should be the privileged source of reliable knowledge within the academy in general, and in philosophy in particular, this essay argues that an interdisciplinary approach to ...
Why MIT Institutionalized the Avant-Garde: Negotiating Aesthetic Virtue in the Postwar Defense Institute
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2013)
This essay explores MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies to address two major absences in understandings of art/science/technology collaboration: 1) what drew scientists and engineers-not just elite policymakers and ...
Instructional Technology and Distance Education in Nigeria: Historical Background and a Critical Appraisal
The purpose of this article is to examine the use of instructional technology in distance education in Nigeria and to trace the historical origins of distance education in Nigeria. Nigeria is the most populous country ...
Integrative STEM Education Defined
(National Dropout Prevention Center, 2013)
"In operationally defining integrative STEM education, we hope to avoid the gross confusion/ambiguity associated with STEM education. Those who wish to use integrative STEM education to describe instruction must be certain ...
The Use of Meaningful Reception Learning in Lesson on Classification
This paper begins with a learning theory of instruction. It describes how Meaningful Reception Learning can be used to teach in classification of items. Meaningful Reception Learning is a learning theory of instruction ...
This short story involves the interaction of a beggar and a prostitute in the precincts of the Kalil temple in Kolkata, India.
Integrative STEM Education at Virginia Tech: Graduate Preparation for Tomorrow's Leaders
An brief overview and description of the new Integrative STEM Education (I-STEM ED) graduate program in the School of Education at Virginia Tech. Provided is the historical context supporting the need for a new integrative ...