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Survey items on science identity, <b>attitudes</b>, confidence, and activities.   ...
Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
...Funda Gül İri; Emine Çil We designed and implemented two instructional approaches to plant education, with the intention of supporting positive attitudes toward plants among sixth-grade students (11–13 years old). In one instructional approach, students prepared a book about plants that have...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808584–591 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.584
Published: 01 October 2018
...Jennifer Brigati Active learning increases performance in STEM courses, but many instructors are hesitant to adopt active-learning practices because they are afraid students will have negative attitudes toward them. It was hypothesized that students whose first college biology experience was in a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808578–583 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.578
Published: 01 October 2018
...) program ( http://plantingscience.org ). Student attitudes and motivation toward science were measured using the Test of Science-Related Attitudes (TOSRA) questionnaire as well as open-ended questions. Students in both the experimental group (CE biology course supplemented with PS) and the control group...
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Relationships between precourse <b>attitudes</b> and precourse knowledge of evolut...
Published: 01 February 2015
Figure 2. Relationships between precourse attitudes and precourse knowledge of evolution, between achievement and precourse attitudes toward evolution, and between achievement and precourse knowledge of evolution. Clockwise from upper left, a strong, positive relationship was found between Figure 2. Relationships between precourse attitudes and precourse knowledge of evolution, between achievement and precourse attitudes toward evolution, and between achievement and precourse knowledge of evolution. Clockwise from upper left, a strong, positive relationship was found between More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.43
Published: 01 January 2016
...Grant E. Gardner; Jeff Bonner; Jennifer Landin; Miriam Ferzli; Damian Shea This exploratory study examined the impacts of a student-centered, active-learning course on nonmajors' attitudes and perceptions of biology and biologists. Results revealed changes along various measured attitude variables...
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Percent change in <b>attitudes</b> toward quantitative skills and hypothesis-drive...
Published: 01 October 2011
Figure 2. Percent change in attitudes toward quantitative skills and hypothesis-driven research from precourse to postcourse surveys. Responses were ranked on a Likert scale; positive values indicate increased agreement from pre- to postcourse surveys. Figure 2. Percent change in attitudes Figure 2. Percent change in attitudes toward quantitative skills and hypothesis-driven research from precourse to postcourse surveys. Responses were ranked on a Likert scale; positive values indicate increased agreement from pre- to postcourse surveys. Figure 2. Percent change in attitudes More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775340–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.4
Published: 01 May 2015
..., many useful dissection alternatives have been developed. To understand the current use of animal dissection and alternatives, and attitudes toward the practices, a nationwide survey of middle and high school biology teachers (n = 1178) and students (n = 500) was conducted. Most teachers (84%) and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772113–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.6
Published: 01 February 2015
...Figure 2. Relationships between precourse attitudes and precourse knowledge of evolution, between achievement and precourse attitudes toward evolution, and between achievement and precourse knowledge of evolution. Clockwise from upper left, a strong, positive relationship was found between...
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<b>Attitude</b> survey of students about the clam activity in ( A ) a first-year i...
Published: 01 May 2019
Figure 4. Attitude survey of students about the clam activity in ( A ) a first-year introductory biology course, ( B ) a second-year ecology course, and ( C ) an upper-level evolution course. Produced using R package likert in RCran ( Bryer &amp; Speerschneider, 2016 ). Figure 4. Attitude Figure 4. Attitude survey of students about the clam activity in ( A ) a first-year introductory biology course, ( B ) a second-year ecology course, and ( C ) an upper-level evolution course. Produced using R package likert in RCran ( Bryer &amp; Speerschneider, 2016 ). Figure 4. Attitude More
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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
... inquiry-based pedagogy in improving students' conceptual understanding and attitudes toward science. The investigation described here was focused on nontraditional students taking non-science-major science courses. The goal was to compare students' attitudes toward science before and after taking an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 72296–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.2.8
Published: 01 February 2010
...Samantha R. Fowler; Gerry G. Meisels A survey of Florida teachers reveals many differences in comfort level with teaching evolution according to the state's science teaching standards, general attitudes and beliefs about evolution, and the extent to which teachers are criticized, censured...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 8213–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.3
Published: 01 January 2020
... through a professional development workshop; and (3) evaluate participants on their affinities for, perceptions of, and attitudes toward wildlife and birds. The results suggested that the workshop was minimally effective in influencing positive responses or improvement in perceived knowledge about birds...
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Comparison of pretest and posttest <b>attitude</b> scores classified by class leve...
Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). More
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Posttest <b>attitude</b> (possible range: 0–21) and learning enjoyment (possible r...
Published: 01 September 2015
Figure 4. Posttest attitude (possible range: 0–21) and learning enjoyment (possible range: 0–10) scores classified by time period of participation. Figure 4. Posttest attitude (possible range: 0–21) and learning enjoyment (possible range: 0–10) scores classified by time period of participation. Figure 4. Posttest attitude (possible range: 0–21) and learning enjoyment (possible range: 0–10) scores classified by time period of participation. Figure 4. Posttest attitude (possible range: 0–21) and learning enjoyment (possible range: 0–10) scores classified by time period of participation. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 777517–525 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.7.6
Published: 01 September 2015
...Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). Figure 3. Comparison of pretest and posttest attitude scores classified by class level (possible range: 0–21). ...
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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
... to produce antimicrobial chemicals. They also designed and carried out their own experiments with these isolates. Laboratory reports, written assignments, and quizzes were used to assess the scientific learning of the subject covered by the research project. The students' attitudes about science and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
... perceptions and attitudes toward, microorganisms prior to and after visiting the exhibition. Respondents who had viewed Tiny Enormous demonstrated better knowledge of microbiological terms and concepts and self-reported increased knowledge about microorganisms compared to those who had not. Perceptions that...
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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
... data demonstrating student attitudes and beliefs regarding teamwork. We experienced improved student satisfaction and success in introductory biology lab courses, as well as reduced instructor guesswork and stress regarding student teams. In response to calls for improved science and math education...
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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
...Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. Figure 1. Survey items on science identity, attitudes, confidence, and activities. ...