Science Education & Policy
- Grades, And Artificial Intelligence
Dear students, If you ask about your grade, I’ll gladly tell you that you’re doing well in the course, or that you really need to do better, as the case may be. More specifically than that I will not say. The main reason for this is that if I were a hiring ...
Article - Fred Phillips - Oct 29 2020 - 2:12pm
- Activists Hope The Biden Administration Will Eliminate A Science Requirement For Endangered Species Act Rulings
In its 47 year history, the Endangered Species Act went from an essential law to protect actual endangered species to a hammer with which to pummel companies and landowners. What started with an American bald eagle became holding housing development projec ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 6 2020 - 12:07pm
- A Single Classroom Study: Teaching Inorganic Nomenclature
The concepts of a single classroom study came about after my module, now a published book, Naming and Writing Simple Inorganic Chemical Formulas was piloted to see if modular instruction on inorganic no1menclature will work and eventually decide to impleme ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 14 2020 - 2:37pm
- Judging Research Articles on the Basis of Suspicion
Publication is not only about the distribution of information. It is a money-making business. With so many publishers coming out of the market, it is normal to have competition. Big ones may try to eliminate smaller or starting publishers. We don't ju ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 28 2020 - 8:46pm
- Assessment checklist for courses Instructional Design
FIER Procedural Flow FIER I.D. follows procedural stages. Each phase of FIER is divided into three stages; preparatory, progressive, and concluding stage. Materials Needed (Preparation Stage) Activity (Progress Stage) Final Outputs (Concluding Stage) Thou ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 28 2020 - 8:50pm
- Formulating learning styles-based objectives/outcomes (LSBO)
Formulating Learning Styles-based Objectives/Outcomes (LSBO) The contents here are taken from my book “ Developing a Learning Styles-Based Instructional Design.” FIER I.D. follows the “learner-centered” principle. Thus, the students’ learning styles is its ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 28 2020 - 8:55pm
- Research Flow for Technical and Engineering Students
The following outlines the steps of a proposed research flow for technical engineering students: I. Situational analysis – this includes needs assessment and rationale of the project study. II. Statement of the Problem- this specifies the problem that emer ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 28 2020 - 8:59pm
- 12 Q's to Initial Understanding of a Reseach Topic/Plan: A Students' Activity
This activity for undergraduate students research course aimed to test students' initial understanding of their research plan. It is expected to help them reflect further on their research topic so they may have a good grasp of their research plan. ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Nov 28 2020 - 9:29pm
- Singapore Approves Lab-Grown Meat
In the United States, meat substitutes like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are now fixtures in culture. Vegetarians who miss meat want to eat them because they use plants while environmental activists don't want to eat them because they use science. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 3 2020 - 2:04pm
- Medical Misuse Needs A Real Definition
Medicine misuse is a public health issue but there is little consistency in what it means. Prior to 2020, everyone wanted to claim Big Pharma and medicine were bad, so whatever they wanted to write about got a broad misuse umbrella; misuse, abuse, medicat ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Dec 21 2020 - 5:31am