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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815334–339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.334
Published: 01 May 2019
... three criteria Two of three criteria Three of three criteria Involving students in hands-on inquiry is important for their understanding of science as a process and not just as a collection of facts ( Gormally et al., 2009 ; Schultheis & Kjelvik, 2015 ). Experiential learning...
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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
... curricula like the GK–12 program to engage high school students in experiential learning. Collaborations between local high schools and graduate researchers provide an incredible learning opportunity for both the students and fellows. Although mutually beneficial to high school and university students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2004; 668549–553 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451738
Published: 01 October 2004
... Earth support? Science, 26(5222), 341-346. 10.2307/2888267 341 Coleman, J.S. (1984). Differences between experiential and classroom learning. In M.T. Keeton & Associates (Eds.), Experiential Learning (pp. 49-61). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Press. Coleman Differences between...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802124–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... held by students, but few such programs exist and teachers typically lack access to these resources. Experiential learning in the form of self-guided kits can allow evolution education programs to maximize their reach while still maintaining a high-quality resource. We created an inquiry-based kit that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804285–289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.285
Published: 01 April 2018
...James McNeil; Anneke DeLuycker; Sarah Putman Experiential learning helps students make connections between different skill sets and allows them to engage in a deeper level of inquiry. To enhance the connection between field and laboratory practice for undergraduate students in our wildlife ecology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 7817–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.7
Published: 01 January 2016
...-1, a member of the Domain Archaea, is ideal for engaging students through inquiry-based teaching and learning in the classroom. We introduce this colorful model microbe and provide many ways in which it can be used for experiential learning, including life in extreme environments, basic microbiology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 746387–390 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.6.6
Published: 01 August 2012
... education in the post-secondary setting is inundated with teachers who know biology backward and forward but lack the skills to effectively teach that knowledge to others. By applying the theories of andragogy, transformational learning, and experiential learning, and by integrating practices of self...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787575–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.575
Published: 01 September 2016
... activities described here, I used inquiry as a basis for experiential learning. Focusing on two natural areas of unequal size, students investigated the areas to assess arthropod species richness and examine whether it was correlated with the size of the area. By establishing 10 daily observation periods and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 784278–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.4.278
Published: 01 April 2016
... Angeles independent school and California State University, Northridge. Our program exploits experiential learning focused on marine biology to engage students in ecological research with application to contemporary environmental issues such as climate change. Moreover, it addresses multiple aspects of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817503–506 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.503
Published: 01 September 2019
...Matthew A. Barnes; Robert D. Cox; Jessica Spott Place-based instruction allows students to explore learned concepts while building emotional connections with the location in which they are studying. Furthermore, the case for experiential science education continues to grow, and such pedagogy may be...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 794257–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.4.257
Published: 01 April 2017
...Brett Malas Traditional transcription-translation exercises are instructionally incomplete by failing to link prescriptive genetic information with protein structure and function. The T3 Method solves this problem by adding a conceptually powerful yet easily learned third step where students use...
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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
... approaches with demonstrated effectiveness for increasing student engagement, retention, and application of scientific information, including outdoor education and fieldwork ( Easton & Gilburn, 2012 ), experiential learning ( Bauerle & Park, 2012 ), and project-based ecology ( McCann & Miller...
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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; 8213–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.3
Published: 01 January 2020
.../journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 professional development teacher training birds environmental education conservation education kit-based curriculum experiential learning References Adams, C.E. & Thomas, J.K. ( 1986 ). Wildlife education: present status and future needs...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822104–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.104
Published: 01 February 2020
... the basic concepts and address common student misconceptions about evolution. We present two paired activities that allow students to (1) explore the processes of natural selection in a direct and experiential way and (2) address common misconceptions in evolutionary theory. The first activity, the...
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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
... students from a local school system and utilized the LCRC program to introduce community science, provide experiential learning, and demonstrate real-life use of scientific concepts to high school students. The “What's in Our Waters” (WOW) educational outreach program focuses on engaging high school...
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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
...............................8.533-E Evolutionary processes............................2.79-F Evolutionary relationships............................1.32-I Evolutionary simulator............................1.12-F Experiential learning............................3.187-I, 5.334-I, 7.503-I Expert perceptions...
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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
... learning . Science , 350 , 281 – 282 . DebBurman, S.K. ( 2002 ). Learning how scientists work: experiential research projects to promote cell biology learning and scientific process skills . Cell Biology Education , 1 , 154 – 172 . Emke, A.R. , Butler, A.C. & Larsen, D.P. ( 2016...
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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
... could serve as a capstone experience, an opinion shared by both instructors. Although the BMP project is interdisciplinary and realistic, it is intended to augment, not replace, field-based experiential learning of practical conservation skills, which also is highly valued by employers and academia...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819658–664 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.658
Published: 01 December 2019
... fully benefit from this experiential learning activity, it is critical that the practical exercise is supported by a solid theoretical background and guided discussions. The level and depth of the accompanying lectures can be adapted to align with existing course objectives and the academic level of the...