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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779669–675 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.4
Published: 01 November 2015
... this assumption through close analysis of students’ use of a scoring rubric in a high school biology classroom. We explore how instructional use of a scoring rubric influences biology teaching and learning activities, what messages about knowledge and learning such use conveys to students, and what...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795351–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.351
Published: 01 May 2017
... learning gain for the participants. Thus, biology curricula should be broadened to include more and local plants and ecosystems. Do vineyards qualify as an attractive ecosystem for different teaching approaches, for which students show a high motivation and enjoyment...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 783233–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.3.233
Published: 01 March 2016
... Institute grant awarded to Robin Wright (Chair, Department of Biology Teaching and Learning, University of Minnesota) and by a National Science Foundation IUSE grant (Integrated Science Education for Discovery in Introductory Biology, proposal no. 1432414) awarded to Robin Wright, Sehoya Cotner, and...
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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
.... & Chambers, T.G. ( 2016 ). Increasing the use of student-centered pedagogies from moderate to high improves student learning and attitudes about biology . CBE Life Sciences Education , 15 , ar3 . Felder, R.M. ( 2011 ). Hang in there! Dealing with student resistance to learner-centered teaching...
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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
... & perceptions of biology & biologists following an active-learning course: an exploratory study . American Biology Teacher , 78 , 43 – 48 . Glynn, S.M. , Brickman, P. , Armstrong, N. & Taasoobshirazi, G. ( 2011 ). Science motivation questionnaire II: validation with science majors and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79291–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.91
Published: 01 February 2017
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 assessment instrument biology college teaching and learning natural selection Although our work illustrates that assessment instruments can be useful to faculty, we also share some recommendations from our...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82281–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.81
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 John Scopes Scopes Trial evolution biology education For decades, biology teachers and others from around the world have visited Dayton, Tennessee, to learn about the Scopes Trial and its...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 74292–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.6
Published: 01 February 2012
... Science Teaching , 48 , 237 – 256 . Nehm R.H. Ha M. Mayfield E. ( 2012 ). Transforming biology assessment with machine learning: automated scoring of written evolutionary explanations . Journal of Science Education and Technology , 21 , in press . Nehm R.H. Ha M...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807483–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.483
Published: 01 September 2018
... reconcile the apparent conflict between student-centered approaches and school curriculum contexts that are not conducive to the implementation of these approaches? Research to establish the interaction between cognition and metacognition in the context of biology learning, and the teaching strategies...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81120–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.20
Published: 01 January 2019
...Brian Gibbens Student motivation is widely regarded as an essential prerequisite for learning and success. To learn more about biology student motivation and how it changes over time, pre/post-surveys were administered to a large introductory biology course during the fall of 2015. These pre/post...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 775333–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.5.3
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jacquelyn Cameron; Randy Moore Many biology teachers visit Dayton, Tennessee, to experience “ground zero” of the evolution–creationism controversy. This article provides concise descriptions, addresses, and GPS coordinates for the trial-related sites in and around Dayton. Figure 1. A guide...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81298–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... compares two active-learning approaches to teaching meiosis through modeling in an introductory undergraduate biology course for health sciences majors. Items from the published, validated Meiosis Concept Inventory were used for pre- and post-instruction assessment. In addition, we collected data regarding...
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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
... requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 biology education cooperative learning science practices student research teams...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807493–500 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.493
Published: 01 September 2018
... Bonney, K. M. ( 2015 ). Case study teaching method improves student performance and perceptions of learning gains . Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education , 16 ( 1 ), 21 – 28 . Breslin, M. , & Buchanan, R. ( 2008 ) On the case study method of research and teaching in design...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796473–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.473
Published: 01 August 2017
... driven by water dilution . Trends in Plant Science , 18 , 195 – 197 . Lambert, F. L. ( 2002 ). Disorder—A Cracked Crutch for Supporting Entropy Discussions . Journal of Chemical Education , 79 , 187 – 192 . Lawson, A. E. ( 2001 ). Using the learning cycle to teach biology concepts and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769584–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.3
Published: 01 November 2014
.... colleges & universities. American Biology Teacher, 67, 525–529. Tanner, K. & Allen, D. (2006). Approaches to biology teaching and learning: on integrating pedagogical training into the graduate experiences of future science faculty. CBE–Life Sciences Education, 5, 1–6. Varca, P.E...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774250–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.4
Published: 01 April 2015
....), Evolution Challenges: Integrating Research and Practice in Teaching and Learning about Evolution (pp. 47–65). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Sloan Wilson, D. (2005). Evolution for everyone: how to increase acceptance of, interest in, and knowledge about evolution. PLoS Biology, 3 , e364...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 745344–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.5.13
Published: 01 May 2012
... learn more about its biology and its history, which are very much intertwined. Several of the major names in the natural history of the United States spent time in, and wrote about, South Carolina. Both John and William Bartram of Philadelphia traveled in what was then the colony of South Carolina...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 744278–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.4.13
Published: 01 April 2012
...Maura C. Flannery © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Request permission to photocopy or reproduce article content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 743194–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.3.13
Published: 01 March 2012
... illustrate how he used art to learn about African mammals. These studies resulted in several major contributions to the zoological literature, because along the way Kingdon learned a great deal about the biology of these animals. His art and science really do create a “seamless whole,” to use an overworked...