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The American Biology Teacher (2009) 71 (9): 548–552.
Published: 01 November 2009
... classroom. BioScience, 40(11), 841-843. ARTICLE From Cookbook to Collaborative: Transforming a University Biology Laboratory Course * SHERRY S. HERRON As described in How People Learn (NRC, 2000), Developing Biological Literacy (BSCS, 1993), and much earlier by the Commission on Undergraduate Education...
The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (1): 14–23.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Aimee M. Dudley; David Lopes Cardozo Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers Introduction to Biological Research: A Laboratory Course in Microbiology AIMEE M. DUDLEY DAVID LOPES CARDOZO z z f- have developed an introductory laboratory course in microbiology that is geared towards...
The American Biology Teacher (1967) 29 (7): 504.
Published: 01 October 1967
...Don Winslow Copyright 1967 The National Association of Biology Teachers In My Opinion Who Is Teaching a Laboratory Course in Biology? Is progress in the laboratory phase of in- struction real? One merely has to look at a school's curricular outline or at many courses of study prescribed by...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (7): 526–531.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Thomas A. Mennella The importance of a robust undergraduate research experience has been demonstrated time and again. However, too few undergraduates engage in genuine research and leverage this opportunity. Here, I present a laboratory course in cell and molecular biology that is designed to mimic...
The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (3): 176–185.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Nathaniel Buteyn; Ye In Oh; Jonathan Knott; Paige Bokach; Jillian Konyndyk; Jenna Tenney; Amy Wilstermann; Herb Fynewever; David Koetje An introductory cell biology laboratory course was redesigned using two inquiry-based modules to align with the goals of scientific inquiry as described in Vision...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 449–451.
Published: 01 August 2019
... given physiology laboratory course. Does stress level affect resting heart rates, resting respiratory rates, and reflex times between high- and low-stress groups? What differences are seen in reflex times (auditory, visual, and patellar) and in resting and recovery rates of the cardiovascular and...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 584–588.
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...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the Introductory Biology Laboratory course at Brandeis University. Ptpmeg is a protein involved in axon formation in Drosophila melanogaster . In order to better understand Ptpmeg’s functionality, students sought to find Ptpmeg’s enhancers and suppressors by engaging in either a 4- or a 7-week modular...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (4): 301–304.
Published: 01 April 2018
... designed to increase student understanding of science as a process that includes peer review as well as the lab activity, and to provide feedback before the final assignment is submitted for grading. It can be used for any science laboratory course with large lab report assignments...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 664–668.
Published: 01 October 2016
... extensive field sampling and monitoring. We outline the use of diatoms living in decorative water fountains as a proxy for field sample collection, data analysis, and ecological interpretation. These methods are amenable to undergraduate laboratory courses and independent student research projects...
The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (8): 454–461.
Published: 01 October 2011
... statistical analysis, were introduced into existing exercises in an introductory biology laboratory course. After completing the updated course, students demonstrated improved ability to understand and interpret statistical analyses. Furthermore, students were more likely to understand that hypothesis...
The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 578–583.
Published: 01 October 2018
... in a cookbook laboratory course. Thus, research opportunities that allow students to experience the process of science appear to stimulate students’ curiosity, improve their critical-thinking skills, and increase their confidence and motivation ( Lopatto, 2004 ; AAAS, 2011 ). A key component of...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (5): 357–362.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Lisa N. McKernan The challenge of teaching in the sciences is not only conveying knowledge in the discipline, but also developing essential critical thinking, data analysis, and scientific writing skills. I outline an exercise that can be done easily as part of a microbiology laboratory course. It...
The American Biology Teacher (2012) 74 (4): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2012
... databases using mass spectrometry data files generated from yeast proteins in a college laboratory course. Students upload files of “unknown” proteins from our public website, enter them into a proteomics search engine (Mascot), identify the proteins, and use additional proteomics websites to learn about...
in A New Species of Science Education: Harnessing the Power of Interactive Technology to Teach Laboratory Science > The American Biology Teacher
Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 2. Thought process to develop BIOL 105, a laboratory-based science course taught through interactive technology. Figure 2. Thought process to develop BIOL 105, a laboratory-based science course taught through interactive technology. More
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 348–356.
Published: 01 May 2020
... course. With relevant and situational modifications, GJWs can be a beneficial tool for other types of experiential teaching situations such as internships, practicums, co-ops, field trips, laboratory activities, and community-based learning. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights...
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 247–255.
Published: 01 April 2020
...-ended, discovery-oriented nature of investigations leading to unknown results ( Chinn & Malhotra, 2002 ; Wallace et al., 2003 ; Weaver et al., 2008 ; Gormally et al., 2009 ; Kloser et al., 2011 ). Inquiry-based laboratories and course-based research experiences have been directly linked to...
The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 227–233.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Shem D. Unger; Mark A. Rollins; Christy M. Thompson Visualizing thermoregulation (endothermy vs. ectothermy) in animals can be challenging for students in undergraduate biology courses. Data-driven, hands-on laboratory activities can enhance student learning while reinforcing application of the...
The American Biology Teacher (1992) 54 (8): 491–494.
Published: 01 November 1992
... Laboratory Simulation in the Nonmajors Biology Course Sunny Buffles In spite of the fact that well over one million computers are currently in use in U.S. classrooms and continued ex- ponential growth has been predicted, science teachers, particularly biology teachers, regularly fail to employ them in their...
The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (5): 404–409.
Published: 01 May 2016
... learning. Wirth believes that students learn better “through better reading and reflecting” ( Wirth & Aziz, 2015 , p. 1). In a collaborative and controlled study between Macalester College and Hamline University, Wirth and Aziz (2015 , p. 2) found that “in courses with reading reflections, students...