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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (8): 578–583.
Published: 01 October 2018
...) program ( http://plantingscience.org ). Student attitudes and motivation toward science were measured using the Test of Science-Related Attitudes (TOSRA) questionnaire as well as open-ended questions. Students in both the experimental group (CE biology course supplemented with PS) and the control group...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (3): 184–190.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Angela M. Chapman; Hsuying C. Ward; Ashwini Tiwari; Amy Weimer; Jaime B. Duran; Federico Guerra; Paul Sale Research indicates that student learning of science, student attitudes toward science, and their motivation to learn science and pursue science-related careers is related to classroom...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 120–127.
Published: 01 February 2017
... incorporating simulation-based games involving a population of imaginary creatures called Chukwins was created to maximize student learning and motivation. It was tested in one elementary and three junior high classrooms in different locations. Changes in understanding were assessed before and after treatment...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 234–240.
Published: 01 April 2020
... station 2. A short introductory text outlines the learning content. These texts were meant to grab the students' attention for the topic, promote their questioning attitude, and foster their situational awareness. Having completed a learning station, the students had to check their results...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
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) 82 (1): 11–17.
Published: 01 January 2020
... . Cultural Studies of Science Education , 12 , 45 – 52 . Fong, S.R. & Siegel, M.A. ( 2005 ). Teaching well: science teachers' investigation and use of student sociocultural background . In D.M. McInerney & S. van Etten (Eds.), Research on Sociocultural Influences on Motivation and...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 18–27.
Published: 01 January 2020
... data demonstrating student attitudes and beliefs regarding teamwork. We experienced improved student satisfaction and success in introductory biology lab courses, as well as reduced instructor guesswork and stress regarding student teams. Table 1. Student demographic data from fall 2015 and spring...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (1): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2020
... . American Biology Teacher , 72 , 156 – 160 . Ortiz, J.L. , Conkey, A.A.T. , Brennan, L.A. , Fedynich, L. & Green, M. ( 2018 ). Wild birds in the classroom: evaluation of student affinities, perceptions, and attitudes in response to an experiential curriculum . International Journal of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 609.
Published: 01 December 2019
... motivates their students to come to school. How many sought out a biology class as fulfilling a vital life need? School-age learners are primarily focused on relationships . That, we contend, is where every biology class needs to begin: developing and sustaining a fruitful mutual relationship. If in doubt...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 618–624.
Published: 01 December 2019
... program encourages students to produce posters similar to those found at a collegiate level, including explaining the motivation for their research, the hypothesis developed by the group, the methods used to test their question, and the results of their study ( Figure 2 ). Initially, the students are...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 680–685.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Effectively Teach Environmental Science Concepts............................9.618-F Measuring Student Motivation in an Introductory Biology Class............................1.20-RL Which Way Is Better? Comparison of Two Interactive Modeling Approaches for Teaching Meiosis in an Introductory...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 554–560.
Published: 01 October 2019
... eight learning objectives (see above). We administered the SPS scenario and the identity, confidence, and attitudes survey before students took any biology classes at the university. Surveys were administered to incoming majors online one week before they attended a 2015 summer orientation program...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 479–484.
Published: 01 September 2019
... inquiry-based pedagogy in improving students' conceptual understanding and attitudes toward science. The investigation described here was focused on nontraditional students taking non-science-major science courses. The goal was to compare students' attitudes toward science before and after taking an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 403–409.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Academies Press . Christensen, L.J. & Menzel, K.E. ( 1998 ). The linear relationship between student reports of teacher immediacy behaviors and perceptions of state motivation, and of cognitive, affective, and behavioral learning . Communication Learning , 47 , 82 – 90 . Cornelius-White...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 430–434.
Published: 01 August 2019
... experimental trials using caffeine and sucrose following the procedure shown in Appendix B (see Supplemental Material). Making students aware of the dangers of energy drinks is important, and this was the motivation of a group of eighth-grade students who participated in an after-school program that...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (6): 395–402.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the value of a short DNA barcoding intervention on student learning and motivation, and on their views on the role of science in society?” I introduced CHAT as a research lens to the teachers, and AJ therefore analyzed her data by using CHAT as a research lens. Before highlighting the major...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 317–325.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the correct answer when it appears ( Seifert, 2002 ). Similarly, by removing figure labels and legends, the FotD treatment might also create an information gap that helps motivate students to fill in the missing information about the figure. The treatment FotD activity also potentially shares more...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 328–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... impact SSR, and more so in students negotiating with an SSI. We felt that finding relevance in the context of an area 45 minutes away from school would prompt awareness and motivate students to further explore the environmental issue, leading to a possible resolution. Negotiation through SSI fosters...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (5): 308–316.
Published: 01 May 2019
... finding is very concerning because it has already been established that readers often gather and assimilate evidence in a manner that is biased toward their existing attitudinal position, causing attitude polarization ( Corner et al., 2012 ). While it is necessary to address students' false...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (4): 250–255.
Published: 01 April 2019
... education to build critical research skills using an adaptable model and inexpensive materials. We also report positive student feedback from a post hoc survey to gauge student attitudes toward the activity and the effectiveness of this framework. Hypothesis 1: Legume...
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