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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; 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. 2012; 742100–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.7
Published: 01 February 2012
... use SPORE to teach evolution are included; to create a teaching community that uses this game might make this edutainment product an even more effective tool. © 2012 by National Association of Biology Teachers. 2012 Evolution SPORE video game teaching game...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2014; 769584–588 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2014.76.9.3
Published: 01 November 2014
... behaviors that undergraduates perceived as most important for GTAs’ teaching effectiveness in laboratory courses. In spring semester 2012, 1159 undergraduates in freshman-level biology lab courses rated their GTAs on 21 instructional behaviors, the GTAs’ teaching effectiveness, the amount the student...
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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. 2017; 798628–634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.8.628
Published: 01 October 2017
...Chrissy J. Cross Traditionally, science and art are not combined as an instructional method in the undergraduate biology laboratory. This research examined the differences in the construction of biology content knowledge in student work in an inquiry-based lab and in an inquiry- and arts-based lab...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2018; 802106–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.2.106
Published: 01 February 2018
... day of the course (six hours total of in-class instruction) was dedicated to teaching evolution. Evolution is considered a core concept of biology and has been recommended to be taught at every level of undergraduate biology education ( AAAS, 2011 ; Brownell et al., 2014 ). However, evolution...
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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
...Kaleb K. Heinrich; Kelsey M. Robson; Colden V. Baxter Traditionally, exploration of ecosystems in the context of undergraduate education has been restricted to connections within conventionally defined habitats (i.e., within a stream, within a forest). Further, instruction regarding the aquatic...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2015; 772118–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2015.77.2.7
Published: 01 February 2015
... activities demonstrating that molecular events can alter the genomes of organisms. These activities are most appropriate for undergraduate students in Honors Biology, Genetics, or Molecular Biology courses. Student laboratory instructions are included to allow students to conduct the activities, make...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2013; 756408–411 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2013.75.6.9
Published: 01 August 2013
...Brenda J. Peters; Amy C. Blair Many biology educators at the undergraduate level are revamping their laboratory curricula to incorporate inquiry-based research experiences so that students can directly participate in the process of science and improve their scientific reasoning skills. Slugs are an...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2010; 72137–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2010.72.1.9
Published: 01 January 2010
...Rongsun Pu This article describes how to use protein extraction, quantification, and analysis in the undergraduate teaching laboratory to engage students in inquiry-based, discovery-driven learning. Detailed instructions for obtaining proteins from animal tissues, using BCA assay to quantify 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. 2020; 824270–271 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.270b
Published: 01 April 2020
...Richard Lord Sacred Bovines: The Ironies of Misplaced Assumptions in Biology . By Douglas Allchin . 2017 . Oxford University Press . (ISBN: 9780190490362 ). 264 pp. Hardcover, $36.95 . © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all...
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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
... with the maintenance of the cultures. References AAAS ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : American Association for the Advancement of Science . AAAS ( 2013 ). The Power of Partnerships: A Guide from the NSF Graduate...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 824257–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.4.257
Published: 01 April 2020
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers microscopy high school education undergraduate education STEM plant science training...
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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...
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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
... traditional classroom methods. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.150
Published: 01 March 2020
... practices. I offer a framework, referred to as FRAMER, and suggestions for instructors interested in developing scaffolds for biology courses, and provide an example of a successful scaffold implementation in an undergraduate biology course. © 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.183
Published: 01 March 2020
... and undergraduate students over the last 13 years. Her interests include evolutionary biology, science and religion, and the intersections of science and society – specifically where scientific understandings are deemed controversial by the public. Glaze-Crampes holds degrees in science education from...
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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 and students, the crucial component of biology education is to stimulate student interest in learning the subject. With these facts in mind, course-based undergraduate research experiences are of growing interest in the scientific education community ( Bell et al., 2016 ). Undergraduate...