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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 5518–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449571
Published: 01 January 1993
... Adequacy of High School Science Curriculum as Preparation for College Level Biology David J. Gibson Lisa S. Gibson W ITH the increasing number of high school graduates going on to college, there is an even greater need to insure the adequacy of the high school curriculum in preparing students for college...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1974; 36299–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4444661
Published: 01 February 1974
.... S. 1970. Preservice preparation of college biology teachers. Publication 324, Commission on Undergraduate Education in the Biological Sciences, Washington, D.C. Dean Preservice preparation of college biology teachers 1970 HUMPHREY, D., and D. WISE. 1968. Unpublished report for a subpanel...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1968; 3010823–826 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4442320
Published: 01 December 1968
...Allen W. Stokes Copyright 1968 The National Association of Biology Teachers The Preparation of College Biology Teachers-- The Professional Societies' Responsibility * Allen W. Stokes, Utah State University, Logan The cornerstone for the preparation of biology teachers is the maintenance of ade...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 7116–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669354
Published: 01 January 2009
...Ann Haley MacKenzie Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers EDITORIAL Preparing High School Students for College Science Classes ANN HALEY MACKENZIE, EDITOR What do high school graduates need to know and be able to do to be success ful in college science courses? This was the topic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799720–727 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.720
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sarah M. Boomer; Michael J. Baltzley; Angela Z. Poole; Kristin L. Latham-Scott; Jesse P. Poole Biology placement tests (BPTs) have most often been used to determine whether well-prepared students can “test out” of foundational coursework at the college or university level. However, not all high...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789710–716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.710
Published: 01 November 2016
... preparation), three journal articles, and improved attitudes toward STEM careers. They prepared two review-article drafts dealing with PGEs (found in dust) and how exposure influences prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells (this work will eventually translate into in-house/college...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814222–227 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.222
Published: 01 April 2019
...-based service-learning project in a college-level natural history course. The project was built around established learning goals and was conducted through a partnership with a local state park. Students worked in groups to conduct bird biodiversity surveys and prepared a printed bird-watching guide...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789719–724 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.719
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lauren E. Parker; Sara R. Morris Active-learning experiences – in classrooms, laboratories, and outside of courses – are highly valued components of preparing undergraduates to become biologists. We characterized the educational opportunities available to students in the biological sciences at...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 774265–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.4.6
Published: 01 April 2015
...., Underwood, E.M., Nurnberger-Haag, J.A., Scheuermann, A. & Midden, W.R. (2011) Yes I can: the contributions of motivation and attitudes on course performance among biology nonmajors. Journal of College Science Teaching, 40 (6), 86–95. Tariq, V.N. & Durrani, N. (2012). Factors influencing...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798621–625 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.621
Published: 01 October 2017
...Renee L. Rosier Many studies support the shift to interactive biology classrooms. Implementing these pedagogical changes can be particularly challenging for educators who must balance class preparation time with student engagement and course content. One approach to finding this balance is the use...
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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
...B. Elijah Carter; Lynn M. Infanti; Jason R. Wiles Students who enter college with a solid grounding in, and positive attitudes toward, evolutionary science are better prepared for and achieve at higher levels in university-level biology courses. We found highly significant, positive relationships...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 757494–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.7.9
Published: 01 September 2013
... than 10% of employers thought that colleges did a good job preparing students for work. Writing an animal species account for Animal Diversity Web ( http://animaldiversity.org ) provides students with a real-world example of writing skills and provides resources to instructors who want to incorporate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 765350–351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.5.10
Published: 01 May 2014
...Evan Lampert “Biology Myth-Killers” is an activity designed to identify and correct common misconceptions for high school and college introductory biology courses. Students identify common myths, which double as biology misconceptions, and use appropriate sources to share the “truth” about the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 759657–662 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.9.6
Published: 01 November 2013
... learning, exposure to research, exceptional mentorship, and preparation for postsecondary education. Additionally, researchers gain valuable skills by explaining difficult scientific concepts to high school students and broadening their exposure to secondary education. We present graduate-research-based...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825344–347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.344
Published: 01 May 2020
...Lindsey K. Roper; John Belk; Rebekah Smith This article details a set of team-based assignments in a college-level integrated English and human biology course. In this semester-long assignment sequence, student teams rotate through a series of activities to create open educational resources for a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825308–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.308
Published: 01 May 2020
... instructors avoid this option for fear of the students gaining an unfair advantage in their exam preparations. I assessed student performance on makeup exams in relation to their typical performance on other exams throughout the course, to determine if there was any signal of score improvement or decline on...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.328
Published: 01 May 2020
... creamy texture of yogurt ( Sfakianakis & Tzia, 2014 ). To prepare it for fermentation into yogurt, the milk is first heated to 90°C for 10 minutes. This has a twofold purpose: (1) to remove all competing bacteria, so that the final product contains only the bacteria of interest; and (2) to aid in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824257–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.257
Published: 01 April 2020
...Alyssa M. Koehler; Maximo T. Larkin; H. David Shew Microscopy and stained specimens engage students visually as they learn about plant anatomy, a topic covered in many biology and introductory science courses. In this activity, students section plant material and prepare specimens to view under a...
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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
... also wish to thank Dr. Monica Trujillo (Associate Professor, QCC) for providing the soil samples as well as guidance and support, Ms. Laura Rachiele (College Laboratory Technician, QCC) for her generous assistance with preparing media and other materials, and Adolfo Coyotl (QCC student) for assistance...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
...Paige E. Copenhaver-Parry Inquiry- and course-based research pedagogies have demonstrated effectiveness for preparing undergraduate biology students with authentic scientific skills and competencies, yet many students lack the experience to engage successfully in open-ended research activities...