SEPUP

AcronymDefinition
SEPUPScience Education for Public Understanding Program (University of California, Berkeley)
SEPUPSelf Employment Programme for the Urban Poor (India)
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Through work with teachers and students using issue-oriented science, SEPUP has identified five criteria that are essential components in an issue-oriented classroom that uses the model described above: discussion, student collaboration, application of evidence, identification of trade-offs, and assessment.
In SEPUP's studies of the issue-based biology course Science and Global Issues: Biology, pre- and post-tests administered for each unit (Ecology, Cell Biology, Genetics, and Evolution) showed large and statistically significant educational gains for a variety of items, including multiple choice and constructed response.
WILLCOX (mwillcox@berkeley.edu) are Curriculum Developers for the Science Education for Public Understanding Program (SEPUP) at The Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, 1 Centennial Drive, #5200, Berkeley, CA 94720-5200.