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Table of Contents About the Author Acknowledgments 1 Introduction Teacher-Centered Learning Road Map of the Book Summary 2 Reflective Writing Freewriting The Bareiter and Scardamalia Model Objectives of the Reflective Writing Activity How to Do Reflective Writing Summary 3 Writing To Learn Reflective Write-Pair-Share The Course Dossier Method Hosting an End-of-Semester Conference Summary 4 Constructing Student Knowledge Students' Intellectual Development Student Misconceptions Critical Thinking Summary 5 Collaborative Groups Team Work and Group Projects Group Development Roles for Group Members Dealing With Dysfunctional Groups Summary 6 Selected Methods for Using Collaborative Groups Conceptual conflict Overview of the Conceptual Change Experiment Jigsaw The Learning Cell Collaborative Concept Mapping Summary 7 Changing Students' Epistemologies Constructing an Epistemology Summary 8 Problem Solving Solving Problems Using Templates Versus Solutions Using Paradigms Five-Step Method for Solving Problems Problem-Solving Strategies Summary 9 Some Methods for Training Students to Solve Problems Writing Their Way Into the Solution Collaborative Problem-Solving Groups Summary 10 Using the Computer to Aid Teaching Computer-Assisted Instruction Using the Computer to Manage Laboratories Summary Suggested Readings Bibliography Index
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Science -- Study and teaching (Higher).
Engineering -- Study and teaching (Higher).