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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823162–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.162
Published: 01 March 2020
..., engendering misunderstanding and fear due to the diseases caused by only a tiny minority of them. We conceptualized and installed an art exhibition called Tiny Enormous with the intent to educate our campus community and correct misconceptions about microorganisms. Tiny Enormous utilized a variety of artistic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819668–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.668
Published: 01 December 2019
... secondary biology teachers to elicit, interpret, and address students' misconceptions in a meaningful way. The activity provides a chance for students to discuss their nascent ideas about biology with their peers in a safe and nonthreatening environment. More importantly, the activity engages students in a...
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Percentage of students able to resolve <b>misconceptions</b> on post-test.   Figur...
Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 1. Percentage of students able to resolve misconceptions on post-test. Figure 1. Percentage of students able to resolve misconceptions on post-test. Figure 1. Percentage of students able to resolve misconceptions on post-test. Figure 1. Percentage of students able to resolve misconceptions on post-test. More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797538–543 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.538
Published: 01 September 2017
... misconceptions . American Biology Teacher , 77 , 170 – 175 . Kolstø, S. D. ( 2001 ). Scientific literacy for citizenship: Tools for dealing with the science dimension of controversial socioscientific issues . Science Education , 3 , 291 – 310 . Lanie, A. D. , Jayaratne, T. E. , Sheldon, J. P...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78293–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.2.93
Published: 01 February 2016
...John W. Doudna Introductory biology for nonmajors provides an opportunity to engage students with the complexity of life. In these courses, instructors also have the opportunity to experiment with course material and delivery, especially with an intent to overcome common misconceptions about...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 773170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.3.4
Published: 01 March 2015
... site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2015 Biology education health education misconceptions science in daily life References Cavallo, A.M.L. & McCall, D. (2008). Seeing may not mean believing: examining students’ understandings & beliefs in evolution...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 768518–523 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.8.5
Published: 01 October 2014
... independent of the chosen content, allowing instructors to utilize the presented framework for classes of various disciplines and education levels. Figure 1. A visual representation of the lab activity. Students experience guided inquiry that helps them identify their own misconceptions, participate in...
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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. 2011; 736353–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.6.9
Published: 01 August 2011
... cases, instructors can correct misconceptions about birth control without embarrassing students. Table 1. Summary of birth control methods: How they work, common problems when using them, and failure rates (Planned Parenthood, 2011). Name of Method Type of Method Problems/Disadvantages...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2009; 71289–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27669378
Published: 01 February 2009
...Stephen R. Burton Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers i hrjrAiiiiFitini'rtAU Spork & Beans: Addressing Evolutionary Misconceptions STEPHEN R. BURTON,CHRISTOPHER DOBSON They are found at picnics and family outings, apparently attracted by the food provided at these events. Large...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 685275–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451988
Published: 01 May 2006
... Misconceptions & Reconstruct Their Understanding ELLA L. INGRAM CRAIG E. NELSON M v la ny educators use multiple-choice questions (MCQs) as one method of assessing student comprehen- sion. When creating alternative answers for MCQs, instruc- tors often try to imitate or replicate student thoughts. For example...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2005; 67120–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451776
Published: 01 January 2005
... Scientific Practice of Science Education 1990 Jacobs, G. (1989). Word usage misconceptions among first- year university physics students. International Journal of Science Education, 11, 395-399. Jacobs 395 11 International Journal of Science Education 1989 Macbeth, D. (2000). On an actual...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 752128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.2.10
Published: 01 February 2013
...Phil Senter Many anatomy students begin the course with a misconception that human males and females do not have the same number of ribs. At the root of that misconception is Genesis 2:21–22, in which God removes a rib from Adam to make Eve. Removal of a body part is a surgical procedure, and one...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2002; 649665–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451407
Published: 01 November 2002
...William F. McComas Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers References Adeniyi, E. 0. (1985). Misconceptions of selected ecological concepts held by some Nigerian students. Journal of Biological Education, 19(4), 311-316. Adeniyi 4 311 19 Journal of Biological Education...
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(A)  Correct <b>misconception</b> responses for the elementary class ( N  = 23 – 2...
Published: 01 February 2017
Figure 4. (A) Correct misconception responses for the elementary class ( N = 23 – 27). (B) Correct misconception responses for junior high classes ( N = 57 – 60). Figure 4. (A) Correct misconception responses for the elementary class (N = 23 – 27). (B) Correct misconception responses for Figure 4. (A) Correct misconception responses for the elementary class ( N = 23 – 27). (B) Correct misconception responses for junior high classes ( N = 57 – 60). Figure 4. (A) Correct misconception responses for the elementary class (N = 23 – 27). (B) Correct misconception responses for More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81288–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.88
Published: 01 February 2019
...Karen Lucci; Robert A. Cooper Many students have very robust misconceptions about natural selection, stemming from intuitive theories that form a child's earliest understandings of the natural world. For example, students often imagine that species evolve in response to environmental pressures that...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 807493–500 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.7.493
Published: 01 September 2018
... positive perceptions of the mode of instruction, but also realized learning gains and misconception resolution. These outcomes support the efficacy of case pedagogy as a useful teaching tool in emerging infectious diseases, and augment the paucity of literature examining Ebola virus knowledge and...
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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. 1997; 598492–500 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450364
Published: 01 October 1997
...-62. Wallace 53 3 Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society: Zoology 1858 Weiner, J. (1994). The Beak of the Finch. New York: Knopf. Weiner The Beak of the Finch 1994 The Discovery & Nature of Evoluton by Natural Selection: Misconceptions & Lessons fom the History of...