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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796442–449 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.442
Published: 01 August 2017
... have been shown to stimulate student response to feedback and improve the quality of student work—both indicators of increased student engagement. In our study, the implementation of low-stake assignments in ePortfolio fostered a dialogue between the instructor and student outside of class time and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788684–686 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.684
Published: 01 October 2016
.... Relevant codes are marked on students' work where issues arise. Each student's annotated assignment is returned with a copy of the comments for the class. Thus, they receive specific feedback on their own work, plus all comments given to the class. Instructors save on marking time because comments are...
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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
...K. Denise Kendall; Matthew L. Niemiller; Dylan Dittrich-Reed; Elisabeth E. Schussler Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are often used as instructors in undergraduate introductory science courses, particularly in laboratory and discussion sections associated with large lectures. These GTAs are...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825348–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.348
Published: 01 May 2020
... concerns. The GJWs incorporated thinking routines, content graphic organizers, and a variety of writing prompts. Overall, the GJWs documented student learning in a format that allowed for prompt assessment and feedback while overcoming some of the challenges related to teaching a short-term study abroad...
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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
... enrollment decisions ( Florida Virtual Campus, 2012 ; Selnack, 2014 ). Open educational resource (OER) materials have been created, in part, to address the issue of rising costs. OERs can include open textbooks and support materials with licenses that allow instructors to remix content to fit their...
Includes: Supplementary data
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823158–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.158
Published: 01 March 2020
... students searched the relevant literature. During a time frame of about two months, the drafts were collected and reviewed by the instructor. Next, the revision rounds were performed, including multiple instances of instructor feedback and student revisions. Top-ranked articles were selected and evaluated...
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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
... ( Table 5 ) Complete biological inference table. Outside of lab: Students write discussion section of research paper. 13 Individual group meetings with student groups to provide feedback on analysis and research paper. Outside of lab: Students finish preparing research paper and herbarium...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824241–246 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.241
Published: 01 April 2020
... each type of damage and typing the number into the online workbook. A single hole, skeletonized area, leaf mine, or discolored spot from decomposition can take up substantial area on a leaf; depending on the questions posed, instructors may choose to replace the numbers with percent area. With this...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823175–177 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.175
Published: 01 March 2020
..., while still allowing the instructor to provide them with “real-time, just-in-time” instruction and feedback ( Shute et al., 2009 , p. 2). Prior to game play, the instructor may opt to give a mini-lecture (5–10 minutes) on gas exchange. At least 30 minutes of class time should be allocated for game...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... associated with these scaffolds indicated that instructor-designed scaffolds can help undergraduate students reach more complex understanding and generate and use their own feedback about their learning progress. Moving forward, new scaffolds must be developed to support students in the variety of efforts...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.139
Published: 01 March 2020
... strength of the articles and because of the incredible feedback offered by our reviewers and reviewing editors coupled with the willingness of authors to make the requested changes. The ABT publications team is amazing! Our reviewing editors—Bill Heybourn, Kevin Bonney, Emily Weigel, and Lance...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
... Work The teaching team served as project facilitators and in-class consultants for the students. The teaching team (in consultation with the course instructor) made sure that the lab was stocked with the necessary reagents and that they were available to help student teams as they learned how to use...
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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
...Kendra Spence Cheruvelil; Angela De Palma-Dow; Karl A. Smith Biology labs often make use of student teams. However, some students resist working in teams, often based on poor experiences. Although instructors sometimes struggle with student teams, effective teams in biology labs are achievable. We...
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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
... water quality collection methods and supplies upon a community science program, Adopt-a-Stream, and can be adapted to local or regional water quality testing standards. Students are split into small groups of three to five, with one mentor or instructor available to work with the group for the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819649–657 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.649
Published: 01 December 2019
... interpreting the results of the analysis in relation to the hypothesis. The lab included sessions providing background skills necessary for the field component. Weekly electronic lab reports were used to assess progress and provide feedback to students. The capstone of this exercise was a written lab report...
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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
...............................6.403-RL Extinct megaherbivores............................3.146-F Faculty perceptions............................6.403-RL Fast food............................5.360-I Feedback............................4.287-TT Field study............................5.334-I, 8.561-I Fish...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818561–567 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.561
Published: 01 October 2019
... to develop deeper learning strategies. Instructors also have the option to develop pre- and post-assessment questions that could provide additional feedback to track the effectiveness of such projects as they pertain to long-term goals and expectations. We have included a representative rubric that...
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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
.... & DeAntoni, T. ( 2004 ). Establishing the benefits of research experiences for undergraduates in the sciences: first findings from a three-year study . Science Education , 88 , 493 – 534 . Shortlidge, E.E. & Brownell, S.E. ( 2016 ). How to assess your CURE: a practical guide for instructors...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818585–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.585
Published: 01 October 2019
.... References Araneo, K. , Schwebach, J.R. & Csikari, M. ( 2017 ). Advising biology majors about career choices: resources & information for biology instructors . American Biology Teacher , 79 , 14 – 21 . Hunter, A.-B. , Laursen S.L. & Seymour E. ( 2007 ). Becoming a scientist...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818577–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.577
Published: 01 October 2019
... Workshop for their invaluable feedback in improving the module. After recording initial ideas and introducing new vocabulary, the instructor replays the video, pausing at each virulence factor presented and discussing it with the class. Once the class is familiar with a few of these virulence factors...