Science in Education

Program-Related Resources

An Investigation of "Try Science" Studied On-line and Face-to-Face
by Wynne Harlen and Craig Altobello
A two year research study, funded by the National Science Foundation, published by TERC in 2003.

Online Master's Program for Teachers Shows Promise
(NOTE: article access requires a one-time free registration and login)
by Debra Viadero, in the 6/4/03 edition of Education Week

Masters program redirects teachers' thinking about science with stress on inquiry
(reprint of 12/11/2001 article from the Patriot Ledger)

Watching Grass Grow: Biology Explorations Online
by Gillian Puttick
From Hands On! Spring 2002 (pdf)

Online Representations That Promote Inquiry in Physics (pdf)
by Andee Rubin
Paper given at the 2002 AERA conference in New Orleans.

Fostering Inquiry-Based Learning Online ... SITE Conference Case Study
by Gail Matthews-DeNatale
Presentations given in 2002 to the ED-MEDIA conference in Denver, CO and the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE) conference in Nashville, TN.

Re-opening the Science Door
by Susan J. Doubler, Gail Mathews-DeNatale and Andee Rubin
From Hands On! Spring 2001 (pdf)

Facilitating Online Learning: Tips and Suggestions
by Gail Matthews-DeNatale and Sue Doubler
Online article written in 2000 that is part of the program's faculty resource materials

Try Science Online!
From Hands On! Spring 2000 (pdf)

A Try Science Conversation with Wynne Harlen
Eavesdrop on a conversation that took place between program participants and science education researcher Wynne Harlen in the Summer of 2000

Science in Education Program
Lesley University Masters Program Site