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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (8): 545–552.
Published: 17 November 2020
... grants, types of assays, and vaccine development. Despite studying science for so many years, experimental research is not something that had been well addressed.” © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 outbreak active learning pathology evolving simulation experimental...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2020
... perceptions active learning deliberative pedagogy democratic activity undergraduate students As educators, we aim to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses to engage and retain students, yet it is important to remember that we are also educating members of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2020
... perceptions active learning deliberative pedagogy democratic activity undergraduate students As educators, we aim to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses to engage and retain students, yet it is important to remember that we are also educating members of...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 416–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers active learning nontraditional assessment poetry STEAM References Alber , M. ( 2001 ). Creative writing and chemistry . Journal of Chemical Education , 78...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 evolution natural selection active learning biology curriculum pedagogy hands-on game For science educators tasked with teaching evolution at the high school or...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (9): 665–667.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 Genetic drift microevolution active learning in-class project A search for “genetic drift” within the Next Generation Science Standards ( NGSS Lead States, 2013 ) returns performance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (7): 503–506.
Published: 01 September 2019
... through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 Active learning experiential learning range plant ecology nonindigenous nonnative place-based learning Figure 1. Box plots of student-collected data across...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 127–132.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Christopher W. Hoagstrom; Lin Xiang; Nicole Lewis-Rogers; Patrice K. Connors; Ami Sessions-Robinson; John F. Mull Active-learning approaches can improve understanding of core biological concepts. We describe a revised hands-on simulation for teaching evolution by natural selection, which focuses on...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (2): 98–109.
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) 80 (8): 584–591.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Jennifer Brigati Active learning increases performance in STEM courses, but many instructors are hesitant to adopt active-learning practices because they are afraid students will have negative attitudes toward them. It was hypothesized that students whose first college biology experience was in a...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 753–762.
Published: 01 November 2017
... chemotaxis ecology active learning Figure 1. A depiction of laminar flow and turbulent flow. (A) Laminar flow causes fluids to move in sheets such that the fluids only mix by diffusion. (B) Turbulent flow causes fluids to readily mix and is the state we commonly observe when watching liquids. A...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... matter cycling energy transformation misconceptions active learning simulation Figure 2. Flow chart depicting the steps in the photosynthesis and cellular respiration simulation. A peer leader should guide students through these four activities for the light reactions, the Calvin cycle, the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 482–491.
Published: 01 August 2017
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 undergraduate biology science practices genetic information transfer active learning modeling Figure 1. A representative sample of the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kristine Prahl “Think-pair-share” is a widely known active-learning technique. I summarize some of the best practices to use and some pitfalls to avoid when designing a think-pair-share activity for the classroom. Describing a think-pair-activity that I used to teach about biotechnology, I discuss...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 719–724.
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) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Freeman, S. , Eddy, S.L. , McDonough, M. , Smith, M.K. , Okoroafor, N. , Jordt, H. , & Wenderoth, M.P. ( 2014 ). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics . PNAS , 111 ( 23 ), 8410 – 8415 . Glynn, S. M. , Brickman, P. , Armstrong, N...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 651–655.
Published: 01 October 2016
... cooperative and collaborative activities into large-lecture, introductory biology courses, I was able to measure the impacts of such active-learning strategies on student attendance and performance. I gathered data from two investigations involving 378 undergraduates from paired sections of biology, one...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 603–606.
Published: 01 September 2016
... States, By States . Available at http://www.nextgenscience.org/ . Preszler, R.W. ( 2009 ). Replacing lecture with peer-led workshops improves student learning . CBE Life Sciences Education , 8 , 182 – 192 . Understanding Evolution ( 2016 ). Active-learning slides for undergraduate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 456–462.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jacqueline McLaughlin; Anneke Metz The AAAS “Vision and Change” report ( 2011 ) has been inspiring undergraduate biology educators nationwide to rethink their educational approach, favoring active-learning strategies to better prepare today's students for a complex, data-rich future. Here, we...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (6): 471–479.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Thomas A. Mennella Active learning is known to be a key component of student engagement and content mastery. Flipped learning is a pedagogical approach that moves passive, initial instruction out of the classroom (usually as recorded videos) and reserves class time for active-learning exercises...