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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Status, Contributions, and Future Directions of Discipline-Based Education Research.
Discipline-based education research : understanding and improving learning in undergraduate science and engineering / Susan R. Singer, Natalie R.
Nielsen, and Heidi A. Schweingruber, editors. ; Committee on the Status, Contributions, and Future Directions of Discipline-Based Education Research, Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council of the National Academies.
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ISBN 978-0-309-25411-3 (paperback) — ISBN 0-309-25411-6 (paperback) 1. Science—Study and teaching (Secondary)—United States. 2. Engineering—Study and teaching (Secondary)—United States. 3. Science—Study and teaching (Higher)—United States. 4. Engineering—Study and teaching (Higher)—United States. 5. Universities and colleges—Curricula—United States. I. Singer, Susan R., editor. II. Nielsen, Natalie R., editor. III. Schweingruber, Heidi A., editor. IV. Title.
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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2012). Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. S.R. Singer, N.R. Nielsen, and H.A. Schweingruber, Editors. Committee on the Status, Contributions, and Future Directions of Discipline-Based Education Research. Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.