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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
...Lauren E. Parker; Sara R. Morris Active-learning experiences – in classrooms, laboratories, and outside of courses – are highly valued components of preparing undergraduates to become biologists. We characterized the educational opportunities available to students in the biological sciences at...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785396–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.396
Published: 01 May 2016
... in the Classrooms: Challenges and Opportunities . Greenwich, CT : Information Age . Appleton, K. ( 1995 ). Student teachers' confidence to teach science: is more science knowledge necessary to improve self-confidence? International Journal of Science Education , 17 , 357 – 369 . Casci...
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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
... undergraduate research experience course-based undergraduate research There is broad consensus that research experience is a vital part of undergraduate STEM education ( Brewer & Smith, 2011 ), and the American Association of Colleges and Universities includes undergraduate research as one of its...
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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. 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. 2018; 80164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2018.80.1.64
Published: 01 January 2018
... Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) (Higher Education Resources; http://pulse-community.org ) © 2018 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785426–427 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.426
Published: 01 May 2016
..., DC : AAAS . AAAS ( 2011 ). Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action . Washington, DC : AAAS . Asia Society ( 2002 ). Putting the world into world-class education: state innovations and opportunities . Available online at http://asiasociety.org/files...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 785410–416 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.5.410
Published: 01 May 2016
...Scott Layton; Jason Belden Engaging students in the process of science to increase learning and critical thinking has become a key emphasis in undergraduate education. Introducing environmental topics, such as the effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, into undergraduate courses offers a new...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 788644–650 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.8.644
Published: 01 October 2016
...Helen C. Boswell; Tasha Seegmiller Students in the United States struggle with literacy skills, a problem that extends into their undergraduate education and beyond. Particularly in the sciences, reading assignments are usually singularly academic in nature and do not impart the importance of...
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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. 2019; 813162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.3.162
Published: 01 March 2019
... will allow all three sections to be completed in three three-hour undergraduate lab sessions, with minor modifications. Furthermore, the data we collected showed 54% efficiency. The methods we outline introduce new techniques and skills that prepare students for next-level education or employment and...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 819638–643 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.9.638
Published: 01 December 2019
... undergraduate and secondary education curricula, and involves high critical-thinking skills in all four cognitive dimensions of learning as described by Anderson and Krathwohl (2001) . © 2019 National Association of Biology Teachers. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy...
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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
... AAAS . ( 2011 ). Vision and change in undergraduate biology education: A call to action . Washington, D.C. : American Association for the Advancement of Science . Ashley, M. , Cooper, K. M. , Cala, J. M. , & Brownell, S. E. ( 2017 ). Building better bridges into STEM: A synthesis of 25...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 82293–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.2.93
Published: 01 February 2020
... undergraduate biology students' perceived conflict between religion and evolution. However, the impact on student populations who are particularly resistant to evolution is unknown. We explored the efficacy of culturally competent evolution education practices adapted for biology students in a genetics course...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2020; 823170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2020.82.3.170
Published: 01 March 2020
...Kalee E. Rumfelt; Nicole E. Wonderlin; Daniel Hulbert; Peter J. T. White In recent years, providing authentic and unique research experiences for undergraduates has become increasingly important, yet many educational institutions struggle to provide their students with such experiences. Engaging...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817467–473 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.467
Published: 01 September 2019
...Xiaoyan Zhang; Ruifang Ye; Fengxian Hu; Yitao Zheng; Shuhong Gao; Yingping Zhuang; Qiyao Wang; Yunpeng Bai In recent years, accreditation standards for international engineering education have led to a dramatic rise in the use of outcome-based education at universities. In this system, enticing new...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 818554–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.8.554
Published: 01 October 2019
...Sadie Hebert; Sehoya Cotner Recommendations for undergraduate biology education include integration of research experiences into the curriculum, regardless of major. While non-biology majors and biology majors differ in affective characteristics, it is not clear if they differ in their incoming...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2017; 797564–570 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2017.79.7.564
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Rochester Institute of Technology. (n.d.) . Undergraduate Graduation Requirements, General Education Curriculum-Liberal Arts and Sciences . Retrieved from https://www.rit.edu/programs/undergraduate-graduation-requirements#newgened Sorte, C. J. , Ibáñez, I. , Blumenthal, D. M. , Molinari, N. A...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2016; 789710–716 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2016.78.9.710
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jason A. Rosenzweig; Daniel Vrinceanu; Hyun-Min Hwang; Shishir Shishodia In efforts to develop a unique pedagogy for underrepresented high school and undergraduate students, we developed a pilot study to determine the effectiveness of vertically integrating STEM research education from high school...
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The American Biology Teacher. 2019; 817503–506 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/abt.2019.81.7.503
Published: 01 September 2019
...Matthew A. Barnes; Robert D. Cox; Jessica Spott Place-based instruction allows students to explore learned concepts while building emotional connections with the location in which they are studying. Furthermore, the case for experiential science education continues to grow, and such pedagogy may be...