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Career Counseling Practices – SAGE Pub

Career Counseling Practices – SAGE Pub

03-Zunker-45619:03-Zunker-45619.qxp 5/5/2008 2:01 PM Page 37 3 Career Counseling Practices M aking an optimal career choice has been and remains one of the major objectives of career counseling. Over time, career counseling has broadened its scope and purposes to include career transitions of adults who …

COMPASS Placement Test Review Packet – Portland Community

COMPASS Placement Test Review Packet – Portland Community

COMPASS Placement Test Review Packet For preparing to take the COMPASS Placement Test Portland Community College Table of Content The COMPASS Test 3 Test-taking Strategies 5 Additional Resources for the Compass Placement Test 6 Reading Review 7 I. Finding the Main Idea 8 II. Vocabulary: …

AP Biology Syllabus 2013 2014 – Deep Run AP Website

AP Biology Syllabus 2013 2014 – Deep Run AP Website

APBiologySyllabus20132014 Instructors:Mrs.E.Liss Emailaddress:erliss@henrico.k12.va.us Mrs.C.Edwards cmedwards@henrico.k12.va.us Website:Mrs.Lisshttp://www.quia.com/pages/erliss/page4 Philosophy Biologyisanetworkofinterconnectedcontent,bothwithinandacrossdisciplines.Teaching biologyprovidesauniqueopportunitytohelpstudentsunderstandthebiologicalworldaround andwithinthem,bybuildingandreinforcingtheseconnections.Thegoalisforstudentsto understandtheirenvironmental,personal,andsocialresponsibilitiessotheycanmakerelevant andinformeddecisionsthatleadtopositiveoutcomesforthemselvesandinsociety. CourseOverview Thiscomprehensivesurveycourseisdesignedtofosteranunderstandingandappreciationfor thebroadandminuteinterconnectedaspectsofBiology.Throughouttheyear,thefollowing eightunifyingthemeswillbestressedwithbreadthanddepth: 1)ScienceasaProcess 2)Evolution 3)EnergyTransfer 4)ContinuityamidstChange 5)RelationshipofStructureandFunction 6)Regulation 7)InterdependenceinNature 8)Science,TechnologyandSociety Thiscourseemphasizesevolutionasthefoundationformodernbiologyandalsofocuseson environmentalandsocialconcernsaskeycomponentsofbiologicalknowledge. Classesmeetthreetimesaweek:onceaweekfor50minutes,andtwiceaweekfor90minutes (5thblockmeetseverydayfor55minutes).Labstakeupabout25%ofthisinstructionaltime. TeachingStrategies Whetherthetopicisbiochemistryorevolution,mostlecturematerialisconnectedtothe relationshipsbetweenstructureandfunction,aswellasfactorsnecessaryforlife.Themajority ofclasstimeisspentinlectureandclassdiscussionorinlabactivities.Coursecontentis supportedbythetext,theinternet,video,currentresearch,andtripstoanearbywatershedfor environmentalsampleanddatacollections.Coursematerialisalsosupportedandassessedwith practicemultiplechoicequestionsfromAPCentral,theReleasedExams,andtestpreparation bookstohelpstudentsfocusonwhatisimportantinthechaptersectionsassigned. LabComponent AllofthelabsintheAPBiologyLabManualforStudentsareperformed,eitherexactlyor modifiedtofulfillparticularcourseobjectives.Labsrequireabout25%ofclasstime.Students shouldsavetheworkfromtheirlabbooksaswellasanyotherlabwriteupsproducedinthe eventthatacollegerequiresthisasevidenceoflabparticipation. Pascoand/orVernierelectronicdatacollection/analysistoolsandDelllaptopsaretechnologies usedtoenhancestudents’labexperience,accuracy,andefficiency. Studentsaregiventhelabstoreadbeforehand.Theyareorganizedintolabgroupsofuptofour andlabsetupisdiscussedtoensurethattheyunderstandtheprocedureandequipmentthey …

Winter Ecology – Montclair State University

Winter Ecology – Montclair State University

New Jersey School of Conservation One Wapalanne Road Branchville, NJ 07826-5116 973-655-7614 http://www.csam.montclair.edu/njsoc/ Winter Ecology Subject Area: Natural Science Core Curriculum Content Standards: 3.3A, 3.4A, 4.1A, 4.2D, 5.1A&B, 5.3A&B, 5.5A&B, 5.9A, 5.10A&B, 6.6E DESCRIPTION: This session involves a field hike that stresses the ecological conditions …

Thomas R. Koballa, Jr. Department of Mathematics and

Thomas R. Koballa, Jr. Department of Mathematics and

Thomas R. Koballa, Jr. Department of Mathematics and Science Education 212 Aderhold Hall University of Georgia Athens, GA 30606 (tkoballa@uga.edu) 1. Education B.S. Biology, East Carolina University, 1976 M.A.Ed. Science Education, East Carolina University, 1978 Thesis: The effects of introducing practical applications on preservice elementary …

Education in Asia; Some current issues, concerns and prospects

Education in Asia; Some current issues, concerns and prospects

Victor Ordoez and Rupert Maclean Education in Asia: some current issues, concerns and prospects Prospects, vol. XXX, no. 3, September 2000 N 115 Original language: English Victor Ordonez (Philippines) Since August 1995, Director of UNESCO Office for Asia and the Pacific (PROAP), Bangkok, prior to …

Tennessee Blueprint TCAP Coach Gold Edition, Mathematics

Tennessee Blueprint TCAP Coach Gold Edition, Mathematics

Tennessee Blueprint TCAP Coach Gold Edition, Mathematics, Grade 5 PRACTICE TEST A Triumph Learning www.triumphlearning.com 1-800-221-9372 129TNptf Tennessee Blueprint TCAP Coach, Gold Edition, Mathematics, Grade 5, Practice Test A 129TNptf Contributing Writer: Keith Grober Triumph Learning 136 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10016 …

Development Through the Lifespan

Development Through the Lifespan

Development Through the Lifespan Fourth Edition Laura E. Berk Preface for Instructors My decision to write Development Through the Lifespan was inspired by a wealth of professional and personal experiences. First and foremost were the interests and concerns of hundreds of students of human development …

Speaking anxiety – DiVA portal

Speaking anxiety – DiVA portal

Speaking anxiety An obstacle to second language learning? Lejla Basic 2011 Uppsats, kandidatniv, 15 hp Engelska med mnesdidaktisk inriktning Handledare: Dr. Tore Nilsson Examinator: Dr. Alan Shima Abstract Language is a system for communication, for that reason it is evident that communication skills are a …

The Living EnvironmentEnvironment – P-12 : NYSED

The Living EnvironmentEnvironment – P-12 : NYSED

The Living Environment Core Curriculum THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT http://www.nysed.gov THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Regents of The University CARL T. HAYDEN, Chancellor, A.B., J.D. …………………………………………………………….Elmira DIANE O’NEILL MCGIVERN, Vice Chancellor, B.S.N., M.A., Ph.D. …