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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774241–247 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.3
Published: 01 April 2015
...Phuong D. Nguyen; Marcelle A. Siegel Project-based learning and action research are powerful pedagogies in improving science education. We implemented a semester-long course using project-based action research to help students apply biotechnology knowledge learned in the classroom to the real world...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 725288–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.5.6
Published: 01 May 2010
...Amirshokoohi Aidin; Kazempour Mahsa The Biodiversity Community Action Project is a stimulating and vigorous project that allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of the interconnection between organisms and their environments as well as the connection of science to their lives and society...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824201–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.201
Published: 01 April 2020
... with the maintenance of the cultures. References AAAS ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science . AAAS ( 2013 ). The Power of Partnerships: A Guide from the NSF Graduate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
.... Quality assurance and quality control (QAQC) checks are important throughout the process of data gathering so that the reliability and accuracy of the data submitted by various participants can be assessed ( Table 1 : strategy 3). Simple actions that should be performed by students, contributing faculty...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science . AAAS ( 2015 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: Chronicling Change, Inspiring the Future . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science . Barnes, M.E. & Brownell, S.E. ( 2017 ). A call to use cultural competence when teaching evolution to religious college students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82111–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.11
Published: 01 January 2020
..., M.A. ( 2015 ). Community action projects: applying biotechnology in the real world . American Biology Teacher , 77 , 241 – 247 . Oliver, J.S. & Hodges, G.W. ( 2014 ). Rural science education . In Handbook on Research on Science Education (pp. 266 – 283 ). Philadelphia, PA...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82118–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.18
Published: 01 January 2020
... ), 5 – 15 . National Research Council ( 1996 ). From Analysis to Action: Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology . Washington, DC : National Academies Press . National Research Council ( 2012 ). Education for Work and Life: Developing Transferable...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 764259–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.4.8
Published: 01 April 2014
... and giving us advice on how to use it for lessons, and Louise Mead for help in developing this project. The manuscript was improved by comments from Tom Getty, Jeff Conner, and four anonymous reviewers. This work was supported by the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action ( http://beacon...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
..., assessable conservation objectives to manage a population within a budget that limits available money, time, and sociopolitical will. Students must conduct extensive scientific literature reviews, then decide which of 89 actions will be most cost-effective. Instructors and students responded positively to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... nearby schools to request implementation of the program in their courses. A teacher engaged in the program noted that students better comprehend the impact of their actions on the downstream watershed when following the four-phase program process than through traditional lecture-style teaching alone...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819680–685 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.680
Published: 01 December 2019
...............................6.387-F Citizen science............................3.169-I Claim evaluation............................5.360-I Claim, evidence, reasoning (CER)............................4.256-I Clams............................5.366-I Classroom action research (CAR)............................6.395-RL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819610–617 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.610
Published: 01 December 2019
... designing a system that will help students gain an understanding of concepts through their own mental (and sometimes physical) actions. For students, learning science is a process of seeking answers to questions about the natural world; for teachers, preparing a lesson is a problem of designing a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818577–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.577
Published: 01 October 2019
... reasonable genome size. Lesson 3 enhances learning and retention because students are immediately applying concepts on pathogenesis and virulence and seeing them in action. Further, these concepts are given real-life relevance in the form of their quest for survival as the ultimate pathogen. Lesson 4...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818554–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.554
Published: 01 October 2019
... plans based on previous results. Communicate research plans and findings in writing. Use science in daily life. References AAAS ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817507–512 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.507
Published: 01 September 2019
... germination and growth of plants. Quest, 2 (3), 9–14. The mechanism of action on seeds (physiology) Ananthakrishnan, G., Xia, X., Amutha, S., Singer, S., Muraganantham, M., Yablomsky, S., et al. (2007). Ultrasonic treatment stimulates multiple shoot regeneration and explant enlargement in recalcitrant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817479–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.479
Published: 01 September 2019
... instructor or peer support, were very apparent in comments from the inquiry-based students. This study was an action research project with the major intent of improving D.A.K.'s biology teaching at the higher education level. It is not our goal to try to extrapolate these findings to all higher-education...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817474–478 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.474
Published: 01 September 2019
... . Science , 291 , 1748 – 1753 . Bradshaw, J.L. ( 1997 ). Human Evolution: A Neuropsychological Perspective . New York, NY : Psychology Press . Brewer, C.A. & Smith, D. (Eds). ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816395–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.395
Published: 01 August 2019
...Josef De Beer Classroom action research (CAR) represents a midpoint between teacher reflection at one end and traditional educational research at the other. CAR is a process in which a teacher identifies problems in the context of his or her own classroom and then engages in investigative methods...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816423–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.423
Published: 01 August 2019
... use PDB and its Molecule of the Month library ( http://pdb101.rcsb.org/motm/motm-by-category ). We recommend choosing the “You and Your Health” or “Drug Action” categories. However, the instructor or students can choose any other category depending on the overall context in which this material is...
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