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The American Biology Teacher (2008) 70 (1): 39–43.
Published: 01 January 2008
... developing critical thinking skills. Workshop presented at the Meeting of the 2003 Assessment Institute, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana. INQUIRY & INVESTIGATION A Coral Reef as an Analogical Model To Promote Collaborative Learning on Cultural & Ethnic Diversity...
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The American Biology Teacher (2005) 67 (1): 31–36.
Published: 01 January 2005
... macroinvertebrate com- munity in western Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 55, 1043-1050. Stewart 1043 55 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 1998 Teaching Community Ecology as a Jigsaw A Collaborative Learning Activity Fostering Library Research Skills...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (3): 202–205.
Published: 01 March 1998
.... Tobias 114 Revitalizing Undergraduate Science: Why Some Things Work and Most Don't 1992 Watson, S.B. (1992). The essential ele- ments of cooperative learning. The American Biology Teacher, 54(2), 84-6. Watson 2 84 54 The American Biology Teacher 1992 How-To-Do-It Collaborative...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (9): 676–680.
Published: 01 November 2015
... invasive species, and discuss potential limitations of these proposed policies. Finally, the teams present their proposals in class, which allows for class discussions and opportunities for collaborative learning. By engaging in this activity, students can develop a more concrete understanding and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (6): 421–425.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Alessandra L. Barrera This study demonstrates the use of wiki technology (an editable webpage environment) to provide a virtual, asynchronous collaborative-learning environment for students for the purpose of working on course-content-focused study-guide questions. To analyze the effectiveness of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 323–331.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-course project in which students from different disciplines specialize in parts of the project and collaborate in project design and data analysis. We provide instructions for use of “Bugs on Bugs” in active-learning courses, share experiences in which a biodiversity course and a microbiology course...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 651–655.
Published: 01 October 2016
... cooperative and collaborative activities into large-lecture, introductory biology courses, I was able to measure the impacts of such active-learning strategies on student attendance and performance. I gathered data from two investigations involving 378 undergraduates from paired sections of biology, one...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (3): 140–147.
Published: 01 March 2006
... School District (HISD) and Baylor College of Medicine. This collaboration was funded by the National Science Foundation's pro- gram, Graduate Teaching Fellowship in K-12 Education (GK-12; httpwww.nsf.gov/home/crssprgm/gkl2 The Houston-based project joins area graduate students with HISD high school...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 170–175.
Published: 01 March 2020
... students in hands-on research is meant to increase their problem-solving skills and help them learn how to work in a collaborative environment. Unfortunately, many students never receive a genuine research experience in their undergraduate biology courses. We developed a semester-long, laboratory-based...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... Collaborative problem solving is used to explore the One Health concept and a real-world spillover event involving Hendra virus. Active learning using a “jigsaw” format to model the value of multiple stakeholders engages students in tracing the path of transmission for a pathogen. The scenario and class...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 755–763.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Next Generation Science Standards provide flexibility in how curriculum and instruction are structured to meet learning goals, there are few examples of existing curricula that portray the integration of these dimensions as “three-dimensional learning.” Here, we describe a collaborative board game...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 403–408.
Published: 01 August 2020
... “employed” by the fictional Fruit Fly Trap Company to design a device to maximize capture of female fruit flies using environmentally friendly lures. During this lab, students collaborate to conduct literature searches, ask research questions, develop hypotheses, design experiments, collect and analyze data...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 334–339.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Students also learned to work collaboratively and ask deeper questions. Several students from Millard South High School presented their research outside of their Science Club. Three students received second place in their category at the local science fair. Two students presented their work to teachers...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 124–131.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Emily A. Kane; E. Dale Broder; Andrew C. Warnock; Courtney M. Butler; A. Lynne Judish; Lisa M. Angeloni; Cameron K. Ghalambor Evolution education poses unique challenges because students can have preconceptions that bias their learning. Hands-on, inquiry approaches can help overcome preset beliefs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 671–677.
Published: 01 October 2017
... value of interdisciplinary collaboration toward solving complex real-world problems. Students learn the front end of research, how to formulate a line of scientific inquiry and design an innovative research project—both important skills for them as tomorrow's leaders and entrepreneurs...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (3): 200–207.
Published: 01 March 2016
... one-day learning experience that focused on the fundamental concept of osmosis and problem-solving skills. However, the broader impacts of this day included a new collaborative network between the university, the company, and the middle school that remains intact and productive...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (4): 272–279.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nancy L. Elwess; Sandra M. Latourelle; Michael Murphy Attempting to foster mastery learning for students in the biological sciences, we incorporated an authentic research-based activity that contained real-world applications. To do this, we redesigned a laboratory component of a junior level...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (4): 294–300.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Elizabeth A. Mulligan This paper describes a collaborative activity for students, which allows them to build simplified models of individual nucleotides, DNA, and RNA using ZOOB building blocks. These models help students learn about nucleic acid structure and the process of transcription. In...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (8): 525–534.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Russell A. Ligon; Adam G. Dolezal; Michael R. Hicks; Michael W. Butler; Nathan I. Morehouse; Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh The behavior of animals is an intrinsically fascinating topic for students from a wide array of backgrounds. We describe a learning experience using animal behavior that we created...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 January 2015
... at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Lab-based instruction inquiry science practices research collaboration student learning What are the basic characteristics of ABT articles (e.g...