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US Science and Technology Policy Handbook By Ibp Usa
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Assessment & Inquiry-Based Science Education: Issues in Policy and Practice By Wynne Harlen
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In recent years there has been a rapid expansion of interest in inquiry-based science education (IBSE). Classroom and laboratory practices and materials which encourage students to take an active... More > part in making sense of events and phenomena in the world around are being promoted and developed through pilot projects in countries across the globe. Embracing IBSE recognises its potential to enable students to develop the concepts, skills, attitudes and interests needed for life in societies increasingly dependent on applications of science. IBSE also engenders reflection on the thinking processes and learning strategies that are necessary for continued learning throughout life. There are, however, many challenges in implementing IBSE. Central among these is the assessment of students’ learning since this has a strong influence on what is taught and how it is taught. This book aims to ensure that assessment practices reflect the principles and goals of IBSE and serve to help as well as to report learning.< Less
Assessment & Inquiry-Based Science Education: Issues in Policy and Practice By Wynne Harlen
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In recent years there has been a rapid expansion of interest in inquiry-based science education (IBSE). Classroom and laboratory practices and materials which encourage students to take an active... More > part in making sense of events and phenomena in the world around are being promoted and developed through pilot projects in countries across the globe. Embracing IBSE recognises its potential to enable students to develop the concepts, skills, attitudes and interests needed for life in societies increasingly dependent on applications of science. IBSE also engenders reflection on the thinking processes and learning strategies that are necessary for continued learning throughout life. There are, however, many challenges in implementing IBSE. Central among these is the assessment of students’ learning since this has a strong influence on what is taught and how it is taught. This book aims to ensure that assessment practices reflect the principles and goals of IBSE and serve to help as well as to report learning.< Less
An Ecologist's Guidebook to Policy Engagement By Ecological Society of America
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This new publication of the Ecological Society of America focuses on opportunities to connect ecological information to public policy issues. Aimed primarily at ecological scientists but also useful... More > for others, the book covers the Congressional and Executive branches—highlighting federal agencies with environmental regulatory authority or resource management responsibilities—an overview of key environmental laws, tips on effective preparation and communication during in-person meetings, congressional testimony, crafting opinion editorials, talking with rotary clubs, contributing to science blogs and working with the media. Numerous resources at the local, state, and federal levels as well as policy fellowships and awards for young scientists are also included.< Less
The Policy Maker Workplace By Thei Geurts
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The publication “Public Policy Making: The 21st Century Perspective” offers a concise overview and analysis of the nature of the public policy making system, its challenges and its... More > decelerators for modernization. The book addresses the opportunities for improvement in the primary policy making process as well as in the political and production dimension of the process. This white paper takes the conclusions one step further by presenting a collaboration environment for policy makers and policy making stakeholders. The Policy Maker Workplace brings together actors, knowledge and process activities that are related to a policy initiative in one coherent case. The white paper also offers screenshots and a short description based upon an exemplary case built around a proposal of the European Commission. The Policy Maker Workplace is conceived for the public policy making process, but is also beneficial for supporting similar policies in the business and science domain.< Less
Science and Society By Eric Swanson
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An undergraduate text book for nonscience majors interested in learning about how science works, the implications of the scientific method on our conception of nature, and the impact we have on the... More > environment.< Less
The Science of the Sacraments By Charles Webster Leadbeater
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In keeping with the policy of the Liberal Catholic movement worldwide, all rights of copyright are waived in this publication. Free re-publication and distribution are encouraged as a means of... More > spreading the important spiritual insights that are contained within this work.< Less
The Science of the Sacraments By Charles Webster Leadbeater
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In keeping with the policy of the Liberal Catholic movement worldwide, all rights of copyright are waived in this publication. Free re-publication and distribution are encouraged as a means of... More > spreading the important spiritual insights that are contained within this work.< Less
Belief in Science By Tyson Gill
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Our selective abandonment of reason to belief compromises our fundamental decision-making capacity, both in small personal matters and in critical public policy. This book will give you the insights... More > and techniques you need to apply scientific rigor to your everyday decision-making. It will help you to understand how to verify facts, avoid logical pitfalls and belief-driven biases, and use fact-based reasoning to make important moral and ethical decisions. But more than that, it will give you a deep sense of awe and wonder to be a part of the incredible universe revealed by fact.< Less

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