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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 3. Results of pre- and post-survey assessment of science perceptions. Figure 3. Results of pre- and post-survey assessment of science perceptions.
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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
... for design and impact . Retrieved from Catalyst for Learning: http://c2l.mcnrc.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2014/01/Bass_Social_Pedagogy.pdf Bell, B. , & Cowie, B. ( 2001 ). The characteristics of formative assessment in science education . Science Education , 85 ( 5 ), 536 – 553...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 816459 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.6.459
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Well, jump ahead to 2014 at a science teaching conference in Boston. I came across a booth in the exhibition hall with the banner “Shape of Life.” I found that this product contained the same content I had reviewed 10 years earlier, but now all of it was available, for free, online. (So I actually...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796473–479 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.473
Published: 01 August 2017
... water will move out of the dialysis tubing in Figure 1b . References Agre, P. ( 2006 ). The aquaporin water channels . Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society , 3 ( 1 ), 5 – 13 . American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) . ( 1990 ). Science for All Americans...
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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
... science process skills. We created a scenario-based assessment instrument – designed to gauge science process skills – that was accessible to nonmajors and majors. We evaluated nonmajors' and majors' open-ended responses using a rubric. We also assessed students' science identity, confidence, and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 779651–657 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.9.2
Published: 01 November 2015
.... There is a need for innovative science curriculum and instruction that is responsive to students’ ideas, to help students develop a foundation of disciplinary knowledge that will ground their science learning in later grades. Formative assessment gives teachers an important toolkit to elicit, evaluate...
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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
... to produce antimicrobial chemicals. They also designed and carried out their own experiments with these isolates. Laboratory reports, written assignments, and quizzes were used to assess the scientific learning of the subject covered by the research project. The students' attitudes about science and...
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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
...Diyora Abdukhakimova; Yingqiu Xie Innovation in assessment of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) courses in subjects such as biology and biochemistry is a widely discussed topic. We report the use of a novel, research-integrated course assessment designed to increase students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1973; 357379–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4444458
Published: 01 October 1973
...Leslie W. Trowbridge Copyright 1973 National Association of Biology Teachers National Assessment And Science-Teaching LESLIE W. TROWBRIDGE A PROJECT OF CONSIDERABLE INTEREST to science teachers and teachers of many other subjects is being carried out in the United States. The project will have...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
...Joel Carlin Conservation employers have long valued the in-depth, highly technical training provided by graduate and undergraduate environmental science curricula. However, employers also highly value communication and critical-thinking skills beyond research science, especially the ability to make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 813169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.169
Published: 01 March 2019
...Figure 3. Results of pre- and post-survey assessment of science perceptions. Figure 3. Results of pre- and post-survey assessment of science perceptions. ...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.328
Published: 01 May 2020
... completeness and correctness. Internal motivation was assessed. Formal and informal assessments of student engagement suggested that this was an effective learning experience that connected ideas behind microbiology, food science, and chemistry. This exercise teaches many science concepts, such as the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79291–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.2.91
Published: 01 February 2017
... action research, a science educator and a biology faculty member examined how the CINS (Concept Inventory of Natural Selection) could be incorporated into the biology faculty member's classroom instruction. This paper shows that biology faculty members can use assessment instruments to build in-class...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 815328–332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.5.328
Published: 01 May 2019
... environmental situation, was incorporated into a science class of high school biology students in Puerto Rico to assess relevant content knowledge and enable socioscientific reasoning. We describe how socioscientific reasoning was introduced, implemented, and assessed and the influence it had on students during...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81298–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.98
Published: 01 February 2019
... compares two active-learning approaches to teaching meiosis through modeling in an introductory undergraduate biology course for health sciences majors. Items from the published, validated Meiosis Concept Inventory were used for pre- and post-instruction assessment. In addition, we collected data regarding...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 803203–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.3.203
Published: 01 March 2018
...Russell C. Wyeth; Marjorie J. Wonham The scientific method is a core element of all science. Yet, its different implementations are remarkably diverse, based on the varied concepts and protocols required in each specific instance of science. For experienced scientists, coping with this diversity is...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802116–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.116
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Following this blueprint, we developed a program using Trinidadian guppies and implemented it in 7th grade classrooms in Colorado. Pre- and post-program assessments revealed significant increases in both the understanding and acceptance of evolution among participants. Authentic science experiments using...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 80292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.92
Published: 01 February 2018
... experiment followed by the use of Avida-ED software was predicted to foster conceptual understanding of the process of evolution by natural selection because it actively engaged students in the practices of science as they learned the content. The assessment results documented significant learning gains and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2011; 739542–546 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2011.73.9.7
Published: 01 November 2011
... . Shane J. ( 2008 ). Coupling scientific journalism and poster sessions as teaching, learning, and assessment tools in the nonmajors science classroom. Journal of College Science Teaching, 37(6), 26–31 . Shymansky J.A. Kyle W.C. Jr. Alport J.M. ( 1983 ). The effects of new science...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78135–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.35
Published: 01 January 2016
... assessments in mathematics and science education . Research Monograph No. 8 . Washington, DC : Council of Chief State School Officers . Windschitl, M. ( 2013 ). Models and modeling: An introduction . Tools for Ambitious Science Teaching . Available online at http://ambitiousscienceteaching.org/wp...