Students in the United States struggle with literacy skills, a problem that extends into their undergraduate education and beyond. Particularly in the sciences, reading assignments are usually singularly academic in nature and do not impart the importance of creativity and innovation. We propose a curriculum strategy and lesson plan that employs a “reading across the curriculum” approach to enhance literacy skills in biology students while simultaneously encouraging scientific discourse and creativity.
Research Article| October 01 2016
Reading Fiction in Biology Class to Enhance Scientific Literacy
Helen C. Boswell;
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 644–650.
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Helen C. Boswell, Tasha Seegmiller; Reading Fiction in Biology Class to Enhance Scientific Literacy. The American Biology Teacher 1 October 2016; 78 (8): 644–650. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.644
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