The National Chautauqua Short Course Program

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1 Changing Science Courses to Promote Critical Thinking
CRAIG E. NELSON, Department of Biology, Indiana University
May 28-30, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
2 Enhancing Creative and Critical Thinking
SIDNEY J. PARNES, Buffalo State University College
March 30-April 1, 1998 in Puerto Rico
August 3-5, 1998 in New Orleans, LA
3 Cognition and Teaching, Part I
RUTH S. DAY, Duke University
May 13-15, 1998 in Durham, NC
4 Constructive Processes in Learning and Teaching
DIANE L. SCHALLERT, The University of Texas at Austin
June 1-3, 1998 in Austin, TX
5 Teaching Self-Regulation in College Science and Mathematics: The Will to Study, and the Skills to Succeed
GREGORY J. SCHRAW and DAVID W. BROOKS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
March 2 - April 24, 1998 on the WWW
No new applications accepted after March 8
6 Enhancing Student Success Through a Model "Introduction to Engineering" Course
RAYMOND B. LANDIS, California State University, Los Angeles
March 19-21, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA
May 18-20, 1998 in Pittsburgh, PA
7 An Introduction to Engineering Design for First Year Students
THOMAS M. REGAN and JAMES W. DALLY, University of Maryland, College Park
June 18-20.1998 in Memphis TN
8 Retaining Minority Students in the Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences Educational Pipeline: Pre-College through Graduate Degrees
MELVIN R. WEBB, Atlanta Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities, Clark Atlanta University, GA
May 20-22, 1998 in Atlanta, GA
9 Women and Minorities in The Sciences: A History of The Past and Strategies for the Future
NINA ROSCHER, American University
CATHERINE DIDION, Executive Director, Association for Women in Science
June 4-6, 1998 in Washington, D.C.
10 Gender Research and Motivation of Women to Succeed in SEM
SUE ROSSER, Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, Florida University
June 4-6, 1998, in Memphis, TN
11 Humanistic Mathematics: Fact or Folly?
ALVIN WHITE, Harvey Mudd College
June 4-6, 1998 in Claremont, CA
12 An Integrated Approach to the Precalculus/Calculus Curriculum
JOSEFINA ALVAREZ, New Mexico State University
May 11-13, 1998 in Rio Piedras, PR
13 Exploring Modern Statistics
BORIS IGLEWICZ, Temple University
June 15-17, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
14 Statistics: An Indispensable Tool for Decision-making in the Modern World
RICHARD L. SCHEAFFER, University of Florida, Gainesville
May 14-16, 1998 in Memphis, TN
15 Computer-Intensive Simulation: Bootstrapping and Approximate Randomization in the Elementary Statistics Course
PAUL ALPER and ROBERT L. RAYMOND, University of St. Thomas
PETER C. BRUCE, Director, Resampling Project, University of Maryland
June 7-9, 1998 in St. Paul, MN
16 Antarctic Science and Policy: Interdisciplinary Research Education (ASPIRE)
PAUL A. BERKMAN, The Ohio State University
May 31-June 2, 1998 in Columbus, OH
17 Interdisciplinary Science Education: A Model Course
CHARLES M. WYNN, Eastern Connecticut State University, ARTHUR W. WIGGINS, Oakland (Michigan) Community College
May 14-16, 1998 in Austin, TX
18 Promoting Active Learning in Introductory Physics Courses I
PRISCILLA W. LAWS, Dickinson College, DAVID R. SOKOLOFF, University of Oregon
RONALD K. THORNTON, Tufts University
May 28-30, 1998closed (II) in Carlise, PA
June 11-13, 1998 (I) in Honolulu, HI
19 Physics Demonstrations Using Simple Apparatus
D. RAE CARPENTER, JR. and RICHARD B. MINNIX, Virginia Military Institute
July 13-15, 1998 in Lexington, VA
20 C3P: Implementing a Research-Based Introductory Physics Course
RICHARD OLENICK, University of Dallas and PAUL HEWITT, San Francisco City College
June 11-13, 1998 in Gunnison, CO
21 Teaching Introductory Astronomy
GARETH WYNN-WILLIAMS, University of Hawaii
May 29-31, 1998 in Green Bank, WV
22 A Radio View of the Universe and the New Green Bank Telescope
FELIX J. LOCKMAN and STAFF, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
May 26-28, 1998 in Green Bank, WV
23 Interferometry in Radio Astronomy, the VLA and the VLBA
MILLER GOSS, National Radio Astronomy Observatory
August 5-7, 1998 in and near Socorro, NM
24 Astronomical Techniques for the 21st Century
GILBERT YANOW and MICHAEL J. KLEIN, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
July 28-31, 1998 in Kailua, HI
25 Archaeoastronomy in Mayan Belize
R. ROBERT ROBBINS, The University of Texas at Austin
March 17-20, 1998 in Belize
26 Tectonics and Seismicity of Santa Catalina Island and Coastal Southern California: Sea and Land Field Studies
DAN FRANCIS, California State University, Long Beach
June 4-6, 1998 at Santa Catalina Island, CA
27 Hawaiian Volcanoes from Mauna Kea to Loihi
ALEXANDER MALAHOFF, University of Hawaii
July 20-23, 1998 in Honolulu and on the Big Island, HI
28 Glaciers in Alaska
KRISTINE J. CROSSEN, University of Alaska Anchorage
June 24-26, 1998 in and near Anchorage, AK
29 Chemistry for Nonscience Majors: The American Chemical Society's New Curriculum -Chemistry in Context
WILMER STRATTON, Earlham College, CONRAD STANITSKI, University of Central Arkansas and MATTHEW SMITH, Christian Brothers University
May 31-June 2, 1998 in Memphis, TN
30 Workshop Chemistry Project: Peer-Led Team Learning
PRATIBHA VARMA-NELSON, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, DAVID GOSSER, City College, New York. JACK KAMPMEIER and VICKI ROTH, University of Rochester
June 11-13, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
31 Promoting Active Learning in Introductory Biology Courses
JOHN M. DEARN, University of Canberra, Australia
June 18-20, 1998 in Austin, TX
32 An Introduction to Bioethics
ARTHUR R. DERSE, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
June 1-3, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
33 Basic Biology of Cancer
KENNETH J. SOPRANO, Temple University School of Medicine
April 2-4, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
34 From Eye to Mind: Microscopy and the Biological Image
ROBERT LUE, Harvard University
June 11-13, 1998 in Cambridge, MA
35 Recombinant DNA: Technology and Applications - An Update
KENNETH J. SOPRANO, Temple Univiversity School of Medicine
March 4-6, 1998 in Orlando, FL
36 Molecular Microbiology: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Molecular Typing
SUZANNE S. BARTH, Texas Department of Health and University of Texas at Austin
May 21-23, 1998 in Atlanta, GA
37 Biotechnology Theory and Practice for the 21st Century
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown University
KAREN M. GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 1-3, 1997 in DeKalb, Illinois
38 Biotechnology for Interdisciplinary Science
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown University
EDWARD KISAILUS, Canisius College
KAREN M. GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 4-6, 1998 in DeKalb, Illinois
39 Bionic Systems - Electronic Stimulation of Nerves and Muscles
ROGER C. BARR, Duke University
May 21-23, 1998 in Durham, NC
40 Invertebrates as Models for the Human Nervous System
KRISTIN KRAUSE, Saint Thomas Aquinas College
JACK G. CHIRIKJIAN, Georgetown University
KAREN M. GRAF, EDVOTEK, Inc.
June 8-10, 1997, in DeKalb, Illinois
41 Morphological and Physiological Neuroscience: The Growth in Modern Techniques
MELBURN R. PARK, The University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN
June 25-27, 1998 in Memphis, TN
42 Psychoactive Drugs and the Molecular Biology of the Neuron
DAVID DRESSLER, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
August 7-9, 1998 in Cambridge, MA
43 Darwinian Medicine
MICHAEL BELL and DANIEL DYKHUIZEN, State University of New York at Stony Brook
May 14-16, 1998 in Stony Brook, L.I. NY
44 Using Science to Solve Crimes
PAULETTE SUTTON AND BOBBIE STACKS, University of Tennessee Toxicology and Chemical Pathology Laboratory and College of Allied Health Sciences
June 11-13, 1998 in Memphis, TN
45 Principles of Modern Immunology
RICHARD A. GOLDSBY, Amherst College
June 25-27, 1998 in Cambridge, MA
46 Advances in Immunology: The Importance of Immune Function in the Regulation of Infection, Reproduction, Transplantation, Autoimmunity, Cancer and Aids
JULES ELIAS, State University of New York at Stony Brook
April 27-29, 1998 in Stony Brook, L.I., NY
47 Primate and Human Evolution
JOHN G. FLEAGLE, State University of New York at Stony Brook
May 18-20, 1998 in Stony Brook, L.I., NY
48 Creation, Evolution or Both? A Multiple Model Approach
CRAIG E. NELSON, Indiana University
April 15-17, 1998 in Dayton, OH
May 7-9, 1998 in DeKalb, Illinois
49 Evolution and the Law
BERNARD GOLDSTEIN and DAVID E. GOLDSTEIN, San Francisco State University
June 3-5, 1998 and October 15-17, 1998 in San Francisco, CA
50 The Dinosaur Family Tree
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
April 9-11, 1998 in New York City
51 The Paleobiology of the Dinosaurs
J. MICHAEL PARRISH, Northern Illinois University
June 20-25, 1998 in Grand Junction, CO
52 Biodiversity - Who Needs It?
JAY R. STAUFFER, Jr., Pennsylvania State University
June 8-10, 1998 in State College, PA
53 Conservation Biology Considered
GLENN ADELSON and DAN PERLMAN, Harvard University
June 12-14, 1998 in Cambridge, MA
54 The Polar Regions: Role in Global Change Studies
ELLEN MOSLEY-THOMPSON
June 15-17, 1998 in Columbus, OH
55 The Sun, The Atmosphere and You
GIL YANOW, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JOHN KELLY, University of Alaska and CHARLES BOOTH, Biospherical Instruments
June 9-12, 1998 in Barrow, AK
56 Geographic Information Systems and the Urban Environment
RICHARD P. GREENE, Northern Illinois University
May 7-9, 1998, in DeKalb, Illinois
57 Ecology of the Rockies
MICHAEL W. MONAHAN, University of Denver and P. KELLY WILLIAMS, University of Dayton
July 25-30, 1998 near Denver, CO
58 The Ecology of the Klamath Mountains Bioregion in Northern California and Southern Oregon: A Region of Ancient Forests
CLAUDE CURRAN, FRANK LANG and JOHN MAIRS, Southern Oregon State College
June 18-20, 1998 in Ashland, OR
59 Ecology of South-Central Alaska
BJARTMAR SVEINBJöRNSSON and DONALD SPALINGER, University of Alaska Anchorage
June 20-22, 1998 in and near Anchorage, AK
60 Marine Invertebrate Diversity and Ecology
KERSTIN WASSON, Earth and Marine Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
June 10-13, 1998 in Seattle, WA
61 Ecology and Conservation of Marine Birds and Mammals
W. BRECK TYLER, Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz
June 10-13, 1998 in Seattle, WA
62 The Ecology of Subtropical Marine Environments
MICHAEL S. FOSTER, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California, RAFAEL RIOSMENA-RODRIGUEZ and HECTOR REYES-BONILLA, Department of Marine Biology, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur (UABCS), La Paz, BCS, Mexico
June 18-21, 1998 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
63 Ecology of Marine Mammals in Monterey Bay, California
JAMES T. HARVEY, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Aug. 6-8, 1998 in Monterey Bay, CA
64 Tropical Forests in Costa Rica
BARBARA BENTLEY, University of Utah
April 21-25, 1998 in Costa Rica
65 Natural History of Mona Island, Puerto Rico
FERNANDO BIRD-PICÓ, GARY J. BRECKON, LUCY BUNKLEY-WILLIAMS, CARLOS A. DELANNOY, HERNÁN SANTOS AND DUANE A. KOLTERMAN, University of Puerto Rico
April 26 - May 1, 1998 on Mona Island, PR
66 A Guide to Tropical Plants: Dicot Families
ROGER W. SANDERS, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
May 17-22, 1998 in Coral Gables, FL
67 A Guide to Tropical Plants: Cycads and Monocot Families
ROGER W. SANDERS, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
May 24-29, 1998 in Coral Gables, FL
68 Migration and Birds of the Central Flyway
RICK TINNIN, The University of Texas at Austin
March 13-15, 1998 in Port Aransas, TX
69 From the Sin of Onan to the Eugenics Movement: A History of the Idea of ‘Unfit People’
ELOF AXEL CARLSON, State University of New York at Stony Brook
March 19-21, 1998 in Stony Brook, L.I., NY
70 Will Russia Become a Democracy?
JEFFREY HAHN, Villanova University
June 4-6, 1998 in Philadelphia, PA
71 The End of Science
RALPH DAVIS, Albion College and HANS CRISTIAN von BAEYER, College of William and Mary
June 4-6, 1998 in San Francisco, CA
72 Informational Technologies and Digital Libraries: Opportunities/Ownership/Investment
ROY E. ROPER, and SHARON MADER Christian Brothers University
June 7-9 1998, in Memphis, TN
73 Multimedia Laboratory and Classroom Simulations: Instructional Tools for the Sciences
JOHN E. BLANK, Cleveland State University
June 3-5, 1998 in Dayton, OH
74 Implementation of Advanced Computer Technology (CAD/CAM/CNC/CIM and Internet) as used in Undergraduate Education
GREG E. MAKSI, State Technical Institute at Memphis, TN
June 14-16, 1998 in Memphis, TN
75 A Guide to the Internet and the World Wide Web
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, New Mexico Highlands University
May 6-8, 1998 in Dayton, OH
76 Telecollaboration in College Courses
JUDITH B. HARRIS, The University of Texas at Austin
May 28-30, 1998 in Austin, TX
77 Teleresearch in College Courses
JUDITH B. HARRIS, The University of Texas at Austin
May 20-22, 1998 in Austin, TX
78 An Introduction to Creating WWW Materials for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Teachers
DAVID W. BROOKS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and HELEN B. BROOKS, Synaps, Lincoln, Nebraska
June 11-13, 1998 in Eugene, OR
79 Creating Course Materials for the World Wide Web
MIN LIU, The University of Texas at Austin
May 17-19, 1998 in Austin, TX
80 Managing Interactive WWW Sites for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Teachers: An Intermediate Course
DAVID W. BROOKS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and HELEN B. BROOKS, Synaps, Lincoln, Nebraska
June 18-20, 1998 in Fullerton, CA
81 Advanced Guide to the Internet and Web Publishing
WAYNE C. SUMMERS, New Mexico Highlands University
June 17-19, 1998 in Dayton, OH
82 Cryptology
ROBERT EDWARD LEWAND, Goucher College
June 28-30, 1998 in Memphis TN
83 Introduction to Perl and CGI Programming
JAMES PEREGRINO, Harvard University
May 28-30, 1998 in Cambridge, MA
84 Introduction to C++
JOSEPH E. LANG, University of Dayton
May 6-8, 1998 in Dayton, OH
85 Object Oriented Programming with C++ and Java
JOSEPH E. LANG, University of Dayton
June 17-19, 1998 in Dayton, OH