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Which Prior Mathematical Knowledge Is Necessary for Study Success in the University Study Entrance Phase? Results on a New Model of Knowledge Levels Based on a Reanalysis of Data from Existing Studies

Stefanie Rach, Stefan Ufer
2020 International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education  
for a successful start into a mathematics program.  ...  The transition from school to tertiary mathematics courses, which involve advanced mathematics, is a challenge for many students.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank the reviewers and the editor for their helpful suggestions. Funding Information Open Access funding provided by Projekt DEAL.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40753-020-00112-x fatcat:gzwxngifdfc5hfdsiugrhthlzy

A first year common course on computational problem solving and programming (abstract only)

Bruce W. Char, Thomas T. Hewett
2014 Proceedings of the 45th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education - SIGCSE '14  
Tom Abstract This is a report on work-in-progress for an entry-level course, Engineering Computation Lab, in which engineering and other STEM students learn about computational problem-solving and programming  ...  We report on our experiences, lessons learned, and plans for the future as we revise the course.  ...  However, the conventional undergraduate engineering degree is already full of other mandated science and discipline-specific course work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2538862.2544303 dblp:conf/sigcse/CharH14 fatcat:dm2cd6trcnaj3nvublpbofvsfe

Computer Science

C. French
1992 Computer journal  
For q = 1 we have F Q = 1, M Q = 0 and g k = remarked before Proposition 5.1; hence: 2F N + M N = (N+ 1)! + 2(N+ 1)! V t r -l R. SPRUGNOLI 1), as where easily: = 2(N+\)\(H N+1 -l).  ...  For the undergraduate who thinks that the only answer to every problem is to write a program this might just do the trick. tf-= 4^-(H%-Hf)-\0H N -^H N +\3 + 4. D. C. Heath, Lexington, MA. £18.95.  ...  Among those teaching undergraduates computer organisation at machine or assembly level, opinion tends to be fairly firmly divided into the two camps of those who favour an idealised but simplified model  ... 
doi:10.1093/comjnl/35.4.404 fatcat:5zmk2mrk5jehlfck7f5ps4zt2i

Retooling Ocean Drilling Science into Earth Science Educational Resources

L. Peart, A. Klaus
2007 Scientific Drilling  
No abstract available. <br><br> doi:<a href="" target="_blank">10.2204/</a>  ...  For Grades 9-12 and Undergraduate.  ...  For Grades 9-12 and Undergraduate.  ... 
doi:10.5194/sd-4-35-2007 fatcat:mqcswg6xn5gn5prffu7ppppbdu

Exploring the use of positive humour as a tool in science communication: do science and non-science undergraduates differ in their receptiveness to humour in popular science articles?

Alfred Chan, Chammika Udalagama
2021 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
This study aims to test for differences in the receptiveness of science and non-science undergraduates to positive, non-aggressive humour being used in a science article, as an exploration into the utilization  ...  of such humour as a tool for more engaging science communication.  ...  In the current study, the responses were more divided for the two groups surveyed. 66.7% of science undergraduates felt humour made the science more appealing, but only 52.8% preferred the inclusion of  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.20040206 fatcat:vm7jlt4v65c6nmmbwm6g7m5qty

Undergraduate data science degrees emphasize computer science and statistics but fall short in ethics training and domain-specific context

Jeffrey C. Oliver, Torbet McNeil
2021 PeerJ Computer Science  
Additional refinement of the expectations for undergraduate data science education is warranted.  ...  We used two seminal frameworks for data science education to evaluate undergraduate data science programs at a subset of 4-year institutions in the United States; developing and applying a rubric, we assessed  ...  Data Availability The following information was supplied regarding data availability: Data and code are available at GitHub ( and Zenodo: Jeff Oliver. (2020  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.441 pmid:33834108 pmcid:PMC8022506 fatcat:bz6hmbf4nfaarcv3hidmag2oky

Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Data Science

Richard D. De Veaux, Mahesh Agarwal, Maia Averett, Benjamin S. Baumer, Andrew Bray, Thomas C. Bressoud, Lance Bryant, Lei Z. Cheng, Amanda Francis, Robert Gould, Albert Y. Kim, Matt Kretchmar (+13 others)
2017 Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application  
The Park City Math Institute (PCMI) 2016 Summer Undergraduate Faculty Program met for the purpose of composing guidelines for undergraduate programs in Data Science.  ...  These guidelines are meant to provide some structure for institutions planning for or revising a major in Data Science.  ...  The Evolution of Data Quality: Understanding the Transdisciplinary Origins of Data Quality Concepts and Approaches Sallie Keller, Gizem Korkmaz, Mark Orr, Aaron Schroeder, and Stephanie Shipp p p p p  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-statistics-060116-053930 fatcat:e4yxxmkdnnec7ext6ypbusaweq

Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science

Bernard P. Zeigler
1979 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
As a text for an undergraduate course in mathematical modelling (for which it is intended), the book could not stand alone.  ...  Stanat uses program verification to motivate what, for computer science students, are abstractions: symbolic logic, relational algebra, etc., and closes with an introduction to analysis of algorithms.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0898-1221(79)90047-6 fatcat:ps5yojriijh2bkh4i7qgwmhmhq

Computational Thinking in Life Science Education

Amir Rubinstein, Benny Chor, Joanne A. Fox
2014 PLoS Computational Biology  
This paper deals with the challenges and considerations of such computational education for life science students.  ...  We describe a new course, focusing on enriching the curriculum of life science students with abstract, algorithmic, and logical thinking, and exposing them to the computational "culture."  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Metsada Pasmanik-Chor for her constructive criticism on an earlier version of this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003897 pmid:25411839 pmcid:PMC4238948 fatcat:hczeuwxf4ra25n3l6hyc62vouy

Recent Research in Science Teaching and Learning

Sarah L. Eddy
2017 CBE - Life Sciences Education  
URLs are provided for the abstracts or full text of articles.  ...  Taken together, these data suggest that having a graduate student instructor for a course does not harm undergraduates and may offer some benefit.  ... 
doi:10.1187/cbe.17-09-0205 fatcat:nb3pbchkgbcdrfsbqbwonvitcm

ESSAYS ON SCIENCE AND SOCIETY: Envisioning Science--A Personal Perspective

F. Frankel
1998 Science  
For me, form, shape, and composition are integral to a scientific image or representation; I compose data, making it readable and comprehensible, and the theorists and experimentalists with whom I work  ...  That enthusiasm will expand only when science is made more accessible. Accessibility is the first step to convincing the nonscientific community that scientific illiteracy is no longer acceptable.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.280.5370.1698 fatcat:enl5dexcmzh7vizvjqnw3l5lk4

Science undergraduates' and graduates' epistemologies of science: the notion of interpretive frameworks

Claudia Thoermer, Beate Sodian
2002 New Ideas in Psychology  
First-year science (biology, chemistry, physics) undergraduates' and advanced graduate students' understanding of the scientific research process was assessed using two clinical interviews: the which offered  ...  Results indicate that neither group had a clear understanding of the necessity of framework theories for the scientific research process.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank Inge Schrempp, Sigrid Weinmann, Verena Vetter, and Eva Stumpf for invaluable help with project coordination, transcription and analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0732-118x(02)00009-0 fatcat:sm6ocp6qevfndoz4kaybjmzjfe

Data science in cell imaging

Meghan K. Driscoll, Assaf Zaritsky
2021 Journal of Cell Science  
science and expose data scientists to cell imaging.  ...  Data science is uniquely positioned to aid in this process. In this Perspective, we survey the rapidly expanding new field of data science in cell imaging.  ...  We would also like to thank The Company of Biologists for funding the 2020 workshop on Data Science in Cell Imaging, and all workshop participants for discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1242/jcs.254292 pmid:33795377 pmcid:PMC8034880 fatcat:gg3fwoedk5hq5kbbv6nzzcu4iy

Preservice Science Teachers' Science Teaching Orientations and Beliefs About Science

2015 Science Education  
This analysis included only data from 118 PSTs who responded to all three vignettes with evidence of an orientation (see Table 3 ) AND answered "What is your definition for science?"  ...  A third teacher believed that conveying a body of basic facts was important, as other features of science were too abstract for her students to learn.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sce.21194 fatcat:a73g5zfhv5byjab6xifgc6gpyy

Researching undergraduate social science research

Jane Rand
2016 Teaching in Higher Education  
It argues that creating opportunities for 'student involvement' (Astin 1999) can support social science undergraduates to make connections into and from their researcher-identities.  ...  The experience(s) of undergraduate research students in the social sciences is under-represented in the literature in comparison to the natural sciences or science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM  ...  Clarke for his helpful comments and suggestions on the draft paper.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13562517.2016.1183621 fatcat:44l7lpodjjgcxpndfdoahet6wi
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