Date of this Version
Ellen B. Buckner and Keith Garbutt, eds., The Other Culture: Science and Mathematics Education in Honors. NCHC Monograph Series, National Collegiate Honors Council, Lincoln, NE, 2012.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface — Dail W. Mullins, Jr.
Introduction — Ellen B. Buckner and Keith Garbutt
Section I: What is Science in Honors?
Chapter 1: One Size Does Not Fit All: Science and Mathematics in Honors Programs and Colleges — Keith Garbutt
Chapter 2: Encouraging Scientific Thinking and Student Development — Ellen B. Buckner
Chapter 3: Information Literacy as a Co-requisite to Critical Thinking: A Librarian and Educator Partnership — Paul Mussleman and Ellen B. Buckner
Section II: Science and Society
Chapter 4: SENCER: Honors Science for All Honors Students — Mariah Birgen
Chapter 5: Philosophy in the Service of Science: How Non-Science Honors Courses Can Use the Evolution-ID Controversy to Improve Scientific Literacy — Thi Lam
Chapter 6: Recovering Controversy: Teaching Controversy in the Honors Science Classroom — Richard England
Chapter 7: Science, Power, and Diversity: Bringing Science to Honors in an Interdisciplinary Format — Bonnie K. Baxter and Bridget M. Newell
Section III: Science and Mathematics in Honors for the Non-Science Student
Chapter 8: Honors Science for the Non-Science-Bound Student: Where Have We Gone Wrong? — Bradley R. Newcomer
Chapter 9: Engaging the Honors Student in Lower-Division Mathematics, Minerva Cordero, Theresa Jorgensen, and Barbara A. Shipman
Chapter 10: Statistics in Honors: Teaching Students to Separate Truth from “Damned Lies” — Lisa W. Kay
Chapter 11: Is Honors General Chemistry Simply More Quantum Mechanics? — Joe L. March
Section IV: Science in Honors for the Science Student
Chapter 12: Communicating Science: An Approach to Teaching Technical Communication in a Science and Technology Honors Program . — Cynthia Ryan, Michele Gould, and Diane C. Tucker
Chapter 13: Designing Independent Honors Projects in Mathematics — Minerva Cordero, Theresa Jorgensen, and Barbara A. Shipman
Chapter 14: Honors Senior Theses Are ABET Friendly: Developing a Process to Meet Accreditation Requirements — Michael Doran
Section V: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Honors Science Curricula
Chapter 15: Interdisciplinary Science Curricula in Honors — Dail W. Mullins, Jr.
Chapter 16: The Science of Humor: An Interdisciplinary Honors Course — Michael K. Cundall, Jr.
Chapter 17: An Interdisciplinary Understanding of a Disease: Project for an Honors-Embedded Biochemistry Course — Kevin M. Williams
Section VI: Thinking like a Scientist: A Toolkit
Chapter 18: Replacing Appearance with Reality: What Should Distinguish Science in an Honors Program? — Larry J. Crockett
Chapter 19: Confronting Pseudoscience: An Honors Course in Critical Thinking — Keith Garbutt
Chapter 20: Science Education: The Perils of Scientific Illiteracy, the Promise of Science Education — Glenn M. Sanford
Acknowledgements — Ellen B. Buckner and Keith Garbutt
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