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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 799787–791 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.787
Published: 01 November 2017
... relationships............................7:564-I Prisoner's dilemma............................2:146-I Problem-based learning............................7:578-I, 8:671-TT Project-based learning............................9:769-TT Protein folding............................4:257-F, 4:257-OL...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 792144–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.144
Published: 01 February 2017
... – 18 . Morgan, K. N. ( 2003 ). Demonstrating strategies for solving the prisoner's dilemma . In B. J. Ploger & K. Ysaukawa (Eds.), Exploring Animal Behavior in Laboratory and Field (pp. 359 – 378 ). New York : Academic Press . Nonacs, P. ( 2013 , April 15 ). Why I let my...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763160–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.3
Published: 01 March 2014
... present various pedagogical challenges. For example, in-class, hands-on activities are extremely difficult to execute, to the point of not being realistic. One way around this dilemma was for my students to design experiments during class discussion that tested hypotheses (e.g., birds choke to death after...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 732120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.2.14
Published: 01 February 2011
... D.S. . ( 1998 ). Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Stephens D.W. McLinn C.M. Stevens J.R. . ( 2002 ). Discounting and reciprocity in an iterated prisoner's dilemma . Science , 298 , 2216 – 2218...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 708502–505 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163333
Published: 01 October 2008
... the other hand, the human dimension seemed valuable for non-scien- tists in understanding the nature of science. The dilemma has renewed vigor now, with explicit mandates to teach "the history and nature of science" and "science as a human endeavor" (BSCS, 1993; NRC, 1995; Allchin, 2004). Do we...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2006; 683170–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451960
Published: 01 March 2006
... and the dilemmas of one who cannot" begins the forward of the 1949 classic of nature writing, A Sand County Almanac. There is a reason people revisit the classics, I've recently dis- covered. During the October 2005 NABT convention in Milwaukee sev- eral of us spent a day at the Leopold farm. On the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1996; 585264–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4450149
Published: 01 May 1996
... of inoculation too. A moving account of the dilemma inoculation presented occurs in the writing of the colonial theologian and scholar, Cotton Mather, who learned of the procedure from his slave. Mather records this anguish in his diary: August 1, 1721. Full of distress about Sammy, he begs to have...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1993; 555276–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449659
Published: 01 May 1993
... ethical dilemma, there are well-reasoned and badly reasoned answers. Students must know how to distinguish one from the other. The use of animals in research and education already has generated widespread, acrimonious de- bate, outrageous attempts to influence the public and even a few lawsuits. When...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1990; 527403–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449153
Published: 01 October 1990
... the more famous of such moral dilemmas involved Socrates when he was in prison. His student Crito begged Socrates to escape from prison so that he could continue his work in philosophy for the benefit of humanity, something he ought to do. However, Socrates equally respected and felt obli- gated to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1987; 49131–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448412
Published: 01 January 1987
... highest number of points. Axelrod's game is analogous to what game theorists call the Prisoner's Dilemma. Imagine two people having committed a crime and having been caught. They are being held in separate cells and cannot communicate with each other. The prosecutor offers each of them the following deal...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1985; 477402–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4448108
Published: 01 October 1985
... Imperative for Educational Reform. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office Sizer, T.R. (1984). Horace's compromise: The dilemma of the American high school. New York: Houghton Mifflin Pub- lishing Company Sizer Horace's compromise: The dilemma of the American high school 1984 Task...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1984; 46136–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4447769
Published: 01 January 1984
... urgency of the dilemma which zoos, as refuges and stationary arks, now face. He sadly points out that the immediacy and urgency of the problem and the limited resources available will not allow all threatened species to survive, and that humans must now address the question of selective admission in- to...