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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82118–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.1.18
Published: 01 January 2020
... instruction by basing practice on validated theory . Journal on Excellence in College Teaching , 25 ( 3–4 ), 85 – 118 . Kazempour, M. , Amirshokoohi, A. & Harwood, W. ( 2012 ). Exploring students' perceptions of science and inquiry in a reform-based undergraduate biology course . Journal of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 812141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.2.141
Published: 01 February 2019
... . 2019 CourseSource: Evidence-Based Teaching Resources for Undergraduate Biology Education ( https://www.coursesource.org/ ) Inspired by national reports like BIO 2010 and Vision and Change , which call for reformation in undergraduate biology education, CourseSource provides tools for...
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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; 804278–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.4.278
Published: 01 April 2018
... engage undergraduate biology students at the freshman level, less attention is given to designing challenges for advanced students. Here, I present a project-based learning (PBL) activity that was developed to teach phylogenetics for junior and senior-level biology students. This approach reinforces the...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789719–724 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.719
Published: 01 November 2016
... colleges and universities within the eastern Great Lakes region and student perceptions of a variety of opportunities. We surveyed biology departments at 33 institutions to determine the availability of and participation in educational travel, internships, laboratories, skill development, and undergraduate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 786502–508 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.6.502
Published: 01 August 2016
... ) Total number of squares counted Video, “Counting Cells with a Disposable Hemocytometer”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69T755-J33A References AAAS ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Available at http://visionandchange.org/files...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 755330–334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.5.6
Published: 01 May 2013
...Katie E. Boes Outdoor areas within or near college campuses offer an opportunity for biology students to observe the natural world and apply concepts from class. Here, I describe an engaging and integrative project where undergraduate non-major biology students work in teams to develop and present...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 729578–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.9.11
Published: 01 November 2010
... underlying connections between multiweek procedures. © 2010 by National Association of Biology Teachers 2010 2 e-mail: kosinski@brandeis.edu . Undergraduate biology laboratories purpose project-based References Howard Hughes Medical Institute. (1996). Beyond Bio 101: The...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2008; 707411–414 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/30163313
Published: 01 September 2008
.... FINGER FORECASTING: A Pointer to Athletic Prowess in Women A Preliminary Investigation by an Undergraduate Biology Class SANDRA M. LATOURELLE NANCY L. ELWESS JENNIFER M. ELWESS With all the technol- ogy today, we were surprised to read a recent British study (Paul et al., 2006) that found a connection...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2007; 694203 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4452138
Published: 01 April 2007
...Peggy Shadduck Palombi Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers PEGGY SHADDUCK PALOMBI When teaching an Animal Physiology course for junior and senior biology majors, one of my major goals is to encourage students to think like a physiologist. In other words, I want them to consider...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1975; 378467–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445361
Published: 01 November 1975
... Undergraduate Biology Laboratories I. Development of the Model RUTH VON BLUM I NTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY COURSES at univer- sities often have hundreds-sometimes thousands-of students, and enrollments have been expanding while university and departmental resources are decreasing. We must ask ourselves, therefore, if...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1975; 378470–472 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445362
Published: 01 November 1975
.... 1968. Simulation as a method of instruction in science education. Science Teacher35(5):41. Wing 5 41 35 Science Teacher 1968 Individualizing Instruction in Large Undergraduate Biology Laboratories II. Computers and Investigation ANN MARIE NORBERG MIANY SCIENTISTS involved in biological...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1975; 376361–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4445281
Published: 01 September 1975
...James Russell Copyright 1975 National Association of Biology Teachers References BLOOM, B. S., J. T. HASTINGS, and G. F. MADAUS, 1971. Handbook on formative and summartive eval- uation of student learning. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York. Bloom Handbook on formative and summartive...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1958; 205167 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438999
Published: 01 May 1958
... SUGGESTIONS ON UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGY COURSES 167 to the class, are summarized under the follow- ing headings. A few sprigs can be circulated to see the position of the flowers on the stem. The ordi- nary inflorescences are easily identified from simple chalk diagrams or from textbook il...
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The American Biology Teacher. 1957; 194117–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/4438894
Published: 01 April 1957
...John A. Behnke Toward Improvement of Advanced Undergraduate Biology Courses JOHN A. BEHNKE, Chairman Subcommittee on Instructional Materials and Publications Committee on Educational Policies Many biologists have noted that college courses and textbooks often fail to keep pace with advances in the...
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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
...Paige E. Copenhaver-Parry Inquiry- and course-based research pedagogies have demonstrated effectiveness for preparing undergraduate biology students with authentic scientific skills and competencies, yet many students lack the experience to engage successfully in open-ended research activities...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 763196–200 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.3.8
Published: 01 March 2014
.../20111004-SLIME.html?ref=science Tokyo Rail Network Designed by Physarum Plasmodium. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZUQQmcR5-g References AAAS. (2011). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action. Washington, DC: AAAS. Bohland, C.E., Schmale, D.G., III...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 793225–232 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.3.225
Published: 01 March 2017
... a guide to an inquiry-based lesson for undergraduate biology that explores interactions and connections across aquatic and terrestrial habitat boundaries. The focus is on cross-habitat linkages within ecosystems, specifically addressing the question, What is the role of insect emergence in...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769609–614 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.7
Published: 01 November 2014
...Krissi M. Hewitt; Lori J. Kayes; David Hubert; Adam Chouinard Recent reform initiatives in undergraduate biology call for curricula that prepare students for dealing with real-world issues and making important links between science and society. In response to this call, we have developed an issues...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824227–233 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.227
Published: 01 April 2020
...Shem D. Unger; Mark A. Rollins; Christy M. Thompson Visualizing thermoregulation (endothermy vs. ectothermy) in animals can be challenging for students in undergraduate biology courses. Data-driven, hands-on laboratory activities can enhance student learning while reinforcing application of the...