Board on Science Education
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Friday, July 25, 2014 
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   BOSE - TOPICS

Higher Education

Informal, Afterschool, and Public Engagement

Information and Communication Technology

PreK-12

Standards and Assessment

Policy and Program Reviews

Information and Communication Technology
Information and communication technology is becoming ubiquitous in our daily lives and holds promise for transforming science education. BOSE has explored whether and how ICT can support learning in science, for instance through computer games or simulations, and identified future directions to help realize its full potential.

Projects

 

Reports

Learning Science Through Computer Games and Simulations  (BOSE)
2011

At a time when scientific and technological competence is vital to the nation's future, the weak performance of U.S. students in science reflects the uneven quality of current science education. ... Read more


Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century  (BOTA)
2012

Americans have long recognized that investments in public education contribute to the common good, enhancing national prosperity and supporting stable families, neighborhoods, and communities.... Read more


Learning Science Through Computer Games and Simulations  (BOSE)
2011

At a time when scientific and technological competence is vital to the nation's future, the weak performance of U.S. students in science reflects the uneven quality of current science education. ... Read more


ICT Fluency and High Schools: A Workshop Summary  (BOSE,BOTA)
2006

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Enhancing Undergraduate Learning with Information Technology:A Workshop Summary  (BOSE)
2002

PLANNING GROUP FOR THE WORKSHOP ON THE ROLES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN IMPROVING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Marshall S.... Read more


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