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The American Biology Teacher. 1994; 565274–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4449820
Published: 01 May 1994
... the quality of learning outcomes. Higher Education, 8, 381-394. 10.2307/3446151 381 Biggs, J.B. (1982). Student motivation and study strategies in university and colleges of advanced education population. Higher Education Research and Development, 1, 33-55. Biggs 33 1 Higher Education...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797525–537 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.525
Published: 01 September 2017
... requires a teaching strategy that encourages perspective-based exploration and discussion. We have developed a set of dialogues for discussing the complex science of genetics, ancestry, and race that is contextualized in real human interactions and that contends with the social and ethical implications of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2003; 656409–417 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4451528
Published: 01 August 2003
...: Strategies for Developing Scientific Literacy 2000 To Survey laxonomic Groups: Integrating the Study of Biology Topics with Inquiries into Higher Taxa ANTHONY V. DE FINA Bl iology teachers in introductory and upper level high school courses generally present principles of taxonomy as part of the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 814256–268 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.4.256
Published: 01 April 2019
... effects of biochar on plant growth and soil respiration. Biochar is a carbon-rich material, produced by heating organic matter under limited oxygen, that is added to soils to improve fertility, to promote plant growth, and as one possible strategy to help mitigate climate change. The experiments offer an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 809669–674 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.9.669
Published: 01 November 2018
...Heesoo Ha; Heui-Baik Kim As an attempt to contribute to implementing scientific argumentation in classrooms, this study aimed to design an argumentation activity in which students were supported in engaging in the epistemic practices of scientific community. We reinterpreted prediction-observation...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 79123–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.1.23
Published: 01 January 2017
... page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 Undergraduate education peer mentoring STEM disciplines introductory biology study strategies Table 1. Scores (means [M] and standard deviations [SD]) on basic demographic characteristics for biomentors group and control group...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785404–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.404
Published: 01 May 2016
...Catherine L. Quinlan Biology is often taught as disconnected facts, even though the subject itself provides a holistic approach to the study of life, particularly through the overarching frame of evolution. The Framework for K–12 Science Education and Next Generation Science Standards promote a...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 78149–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.1.49
Published: 01 January 2016
... data. Numerous studies have investigated the enactment of various activities to improve graphing in the college science classroom, but most of this work has focused on graphing difficulties and the implications of general instructional strategies as part of a semester-long curriculum. Few studies have...
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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
...Morgan L. Presley; Rebecca Gehringer; Deborah L. Hanuscin The purpose of this study was to investigate how assessment instruments could be used in the college biology classroom for purposes other than researching instructional strategies (as they have been used in the past). Through participatory...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825357–358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.357b
Published: 01 May 2020
... opportunity to amaze and sometimes shock the reader with the often complex and sometimes bizarre strategies that plants use to reproduce. For those who have not studied botany, the book explains enough about plant anatomy and physiology that the reader can follow the complexities of the widely varying...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825348–356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.348
Published: 01 May 2020
...Darlene Panvini More students are enrolling in STEM short-term study abroad courses, yet the structure of these programs poses pedagogical challenges for faculty needing to cover an entire course in a few weeks. Challenges include lack of pedagogical resources and research; the need to...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825308–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.308
Published: 01 May 2020
...Dennis D. Tarasi A consistent challenge for undergraduate instructors is how to properly and objectively assess students who cannot attend regularly scheduled exams. Though many alternatives exist, perhaps the most common strategy is to allow students to take a makeup exam at a different time. Many...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 825364–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.5.364
Published: 01 May 2020
... to other cultures and had earlier worked in Iran, Afghanistan, and Australia. To establish trust, he developed rapport with children first, a strategy to demonstrate that he was not a threat. All these traits helped Gajdusek document the symptoms and geographical incidence of kuru, and gather...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 787542–548 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.7.542
Published: 01 September 2016
...: development of strategies and tools will require the brightest and most imaginative. Incorporation of the exposome into education curricula will foster discussion, development of interest, improvement of skills, and promotion of critical thinking to prepare students for civically engaged lives, ongoing study...
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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
... using the knowledge provided by the cards (i.e., content assimilation) to establish relationships among entomological subjects. Within the context of this study, we expected that a strategy exhibiting more interrelations among card types would reflect the player's previous knowledge of entomology, since...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824270–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.270b
Published: 01 April 2020
... knows the following: Mendel studied seven traits of peas and came up with the foundation for Mendelian inheritance. Science research is accomplished by using “the scientific method.” “Survival of the fittest” describes Darwin's concept of natural selection. DNA fingerprinting is a way of...
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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
... interesting characteristics. In the other approach, students visited a botanical garden. The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of these approaches on students' attitudes toward plants. A matched-pairs experimental design was used in the research. A total of 56 students (28 in each group...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824247–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.247
Published: 01 April 2020
... collective findings. Reflecting on research through writing and discussion has been demonstrated to increase students' critical thinking skills in inquiry-based laboratory contexts ( Gupta et al., 2015 ). Reflections may focus on inconsistencies in findings across groups and potential explanations, study...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.142
Published: 01 March 2020
...-organized study with clear guidelines and protocols. Table 1. Strategies for addressing the challenges of (A) data quality, (B) procedural and educational logistics, (C) faculty availability, and (D) resource availability when incorporating long-term research projects into the undergraduate...
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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
... instructors tend to have better learning outcomes. For example, a large proportion of Nobel Prize winners studied in small and elite universities, which provide the greatest opportunities for interacting with professors ( Clynes, 2016 ). In small class environments, which allow for close interactions between...