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The American Biology Teacher. 2012; 749644–646 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.9.8
Published: 01 November 2012
...Margaret L. Hudson This simple role-play exercise involves the whole class in learning about the function of hormones in promoting homeostasis and the value of negative feedback, using the example of regulation of calcium ions by parathyroid hormone. Figure 1. Layout for the activity in the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795387–392 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.387
Published: 01 May 2017
..., students research, design, and conduct a series of tests culminating in a patient prognosis. All of the materials, which simulate the blood, urine, and testing compounds, are readily available at the grocery store or online. This real-world problem engages the students to think about negative feedback...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729568–571 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.9
Published: 01 November 2010
... and integrate relationships for multiple related variables on a series of ““stacked”” graphs. I also demonstrate how graphs can help make a distinction between two commonly confused concepts: negative correlation and negative feedback. Table 1. Hypothetical data for light intensity and plant...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824210–215 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.210
Published: 01 April 2020
... through an abstract challenge, which often results in emotional reactions. We investigated whether a game-based activity is useful as a tool for teaching entomology, as assessed on the basis of the learning achieved and the feedback provided by students. Student feedback was positive regarding card...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824218–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.218
Published: 01 April 2020
..., and one is a teacher of Turkish. The teachers tried out the two sets of lessons with students on a pilot basis, and we used their feedback to revise the lesson plans before their implementation in the present study. The two sets of lessons each required the same amount of instructional time and...
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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
..., including serial dilution, aseptic technique, isolation of pure cultures, Gram staining, microscopy, and antimicrobial testing. Student feedback was overwhelmingly positive – many expressed an increased interest in pursuing a career in science, and most felt that the project helped them gain confidence in...
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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
..., methods, results, and discussion. TA feedback was provided at various junctures ( Table 1 ). The students were able to use any data acquired by the class in order to develop in-depth hypotheses and research questions. By the end of the semester, their papers resembled manuscripts that one might submit to...
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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
.... We are especially indebted to Victoria Cooke of the Roy C. Moore Gallery for assistance in developing, installing, and de-installing Tiny Enormous . We thank Swapna Bhat and Pamela Sachant for feedback on the manuscript. This study was approved by the University of Georgia Institutional Review Board...
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Published: 01 April 2019
class of 24 undergraduates in an advanced ecology course. Diversity was recorded on a whiteboard with the whole class at each time step, and broad patterns were discussed when the activity ended. (B) Student responses when asked, pre- and post-activity and discussion, “What do plant–soil feedbacks class of 24 undergraduates in an advanced ecology course. Diversity was recorded on a whiteboard with the whole class at each time step, and broad patterns were discussed when the activity ended. (B) Student responses when asked, pre- and post-activity and discussion, “What do plant–soil feedbacks More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82143–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.43
Published: 01 January 2020
... the project to discuss the process students engaged in to complete their projects ( Koomen et al., 2018 ). We thank the anonymous reviewers for valuable feedback on the manuscript. We are grateful for the enthusiastic assistance of undergraduate researchers Molly Moran, Greta Ferguson, and...
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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
... includes an individual online questionnaire that assesses student team functioning and provides students with evidence-based feedback for improving their team's performance (Team-maker/CATME; https://www.catme.org ; Loughry et al., 2007 ; Ohland et al., 2012 ). After receiving their individualized team...
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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; 819618–624 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.618
Published: 01 December 2019
... well. If desired, feedback and incentivization can be provided through a judging rubric (Supplemental Material). Figure 2. Sample poster for the communication phase of the Learn, Collect, Report, and Communicate framework. Figure 2. Sample poster for the communication phase of the Learn...
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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
... to provide comments and critiques. At Canisius we use the terms warm comment and cool comment to get away from “pros” and “cons” or “positive” and “negative” comments, because previous groups of students felt unqualified to critique a scientist or were uncomfortable with negative feedback about...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818570–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.570
Published: 01 October 2019
...) Stability and Change: Feedback (negative or positive) can stabilize or destabilize a system. (HS-LS1-3) Students use the slime mold as a model organism to simulate a disease or outbreak. Students observe the slime mold's movements over the course of several days. Slime molds will grow toward a food source...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817513–519 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.513
Published: 01 September 2019
... our WTL assignments: peer evaluation, self-evaluation, and instructor evaluation. Peers review the evidence that students identify before they construct a persuasive WTC essay describing the cancer treatment that they would recommend their loved one consider. Students give feedback on two other...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816442–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.442
Published: 01 August 2019
... system's internal conditions within certain limits and mediate behaviors, allowing it to remain alive and functional even as external conditions change within some range. Feedback mechanisms can encourage (through positive feedback) or discourage (negative feedback) what is going on inside the living...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816395–402 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.395
Published: 01 August 2019
... DNA to the students and concluding with the role of DNA technology in modern society. However, students mostly, in their feedback to her, indicated that they found the work “boring” and did not see its relevance to their daily lives. AJ therefore formulated the following research question: “What is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814287–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.287
Published: 01 April 2019
... class of 24 undergraduates in an advanced ecology course. Diversity was recorded on a whiteboard with the whole class at each time step, and broad patterns were discussed when the activity ended. (B) Student responses when asked, pre- and post-activity and discussion, “What do plant–soil feedbacks...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815366–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.366
Published: 01 May 2019
... were asked to provide feedback on (A) positive aspects and (B) negative aspects of the HWE clam activity (N = 113). Theme of Comment Number of Students Mentioning This Aspect (A) Positive Aspects The activity helped in the learning or understanding of the HW principle. 36 The...