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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 81120–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.1.20
Published: 01 January 2019
...Brian Gibbens Student motivation is widely regarded as an essential prerequisite for learning and success. To learn more about biology student motivation and how it changes over time, pre/post-surveys were administered to a large introductory biology course during the fall of 2015. These pre/post...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1977; 39153 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445782
Published: 01 January 1977
...Severino Santorelli Copyright 1976 National Association of Biology Teachers Letters to the Editor Student Motivation I'm writing in response to your plea for articles dealing with student motivation. In my school district, student moti- vation is a serious problem. Absen- teeism, cutting and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1976; 389523–556 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445733
Published: 01 December 1976
...Joan G. Creager Copyright 1976 National Association of Biology Teachers [Bibliography] BIGGE, M. L. 1971. Learning Theories for Teachers. Harper and Row, New York. Bigge Learning Theories for Teachers 1971 4 ifI-- IMPROVING STUDENT MOTIVATION Responses to the items on the May...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789772–773 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.772
Published: 01 November 2016
...Javier Gutiérrez-Jiménez; Lorena M. Luna-Cazáres; Jorge E. Vidal Student motivation in class is extremely important because it may lead to a successful learning experience, followed by academic accomplishment. As a strategy to motivate undergraduate students in a microbiology course, we established...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 796496–498 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.6.496
Published: 01 August 2017
... these cases, the application of critical pedagogy techniques can create a culture of caring and thereby allay student anxiety and increase student motivation and success. Here I describe a simple instant polling exercise that employs critical pedagogy to stimulate dialogue about students’ experiences...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814229–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.229
Published: 01 April 2019
... becomes clear when considering past faunistic environments. The element of the unexpected and the allure of the large animals is thought to add to epistemic curiosity and student motivation to engage in the study of plants. References Austin, D.F. ( 2004 ). Florida Ethnobotany...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787582–590 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.582
Published: 01 September 2016
... throughout this activity encourage studentsmotivation, engagement, and learning through inquiry-based, teacher-facilitated scientific practices. Additionally, this activity emphasizes Dimension 1 of the Framework for K–12 Science Education (Scientific and Engineering Practices; National Research Council...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 758578–581 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.8.10
Published: 01 October 2013
...Andrea Weeks; Beverly Bachman; Sarah Josway; Brittany North; Mirian T. N. Tsuchiya Microscopy and precise observation are essential skills that are challenging to teach effectively to large numbers of undergraduate biology students. We implemented student-driven digital imaging assignments for...
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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
...' self-motivation and improve their learning outcomes. We encouraged submissions to peer-reviewed journals, supported by stepwise supervision on writing by the instructor, which led to possible publication of some student-written articles. We compared the results from two classes in 2015 and 2016...
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Predicting course outcomes with <b>motivation</b> data: standardized beta weights ...
Published: 01 January 2019
Figure 2. Predicting course outcomes with motivation data: standardized beta weights from ordinary least squares (OLS) regression analyses of student pre/post-survey data. Only subscales that were significantly predictive of course outcomes are shown. ( A ) Pre-survey motivation subscales found Figure 2. Predicting course outcomes with motivation data: standardized beta weights from ordinary least squares (OLS) regression analyses of student pre/post-survey data. Only subscales that were significantly predictive of course outcomes are shown. ( A ) Pre-survey motivation subscales found More
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 822123–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.123
Published: 01 February 2020
...Daniel Z. Grunspan; Randolph M. Nesse; Sara E. Brownell Teaching evolution using medical examples can be a particularly effective strategy for motivating students to learn evolutionary principles, especially students interested in pursuing medical and allied health careers. Research in the area of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 773166–169 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.3.3
Published: 01 March 2015
... students can further generate research ideas. Students are able to more easily formulate testable questions and are also highly motivated throughout the course of their inquiry practice. This instructional model provides teachers with a practical and meaningful tool, one that increases students...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793184–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.184
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; 799769–773 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.9.769
Published: 01 November 2017
... effective learning tool for audience members. In this article, we describe a dynamic and interactive presentation exercise that can be used for either formative or summative assessment, which challenges students to share their expertise with their peers via a unique motivating structure. Students practice...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 808578–583 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.8.578
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. 1979; 418502–504 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4446731
Published: 01 November 1979
...John L. Wright Copyright 1979 National Association of Biology Teachers References CREAGER, J.G. 1976. Survey results: a preliminary report. American Biology Teacher38:341. Creager 341 38 American Biology Teacher 1976 FRYMIER, J.R. 1968. Motivating students to learn. NEA...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 798671–677 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.671
Published: 01 October 2017
...Cassandra M. Berry Teaching scientific inquiry in large interdisciplinary classes is a challenge. We describe a creative problem-based learning approach, using a motivational island crisis scenario, to inspire research design. Students were empowered to formulate their individual scientific inquiry...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 804305–307 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.305
Published: 01 April 2018
...Regina Wu; Caren Brinkema; Michaela Peterson; Adam Waltzer; Jeanne Chowning Arts-related science activities provide unique opportunities to engage students' strengths and motivate different types of learners ( Jolly, 2014 ). Incorporating arts into the discussion of gene expression and microbiology...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 795351–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.5.351
Published: 01 May 2017
... exploring a human-made ecosystem, which is different from those traditionally used, students gain content knowledge and get to know scientific methods. In our case study, students’ learning progress, motivation, and enjoyment of learning were measured. The results indicate that teaching at an out-of-school...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1971; 332103–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4443335
Published: 01 February 1971
... environment in which the student is motivated to become involved in the learn- ing process; (ii) place the responsibility for learning on the individual student; (iii) develop in the student a self-directed approach to learning; and (iv) provide the opportunity for the student to progress at her own rate...