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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (5): 252–258.
Published: 01 May 2023
... demonstrate the value of including a hands-on activity along with other modes of instruction. Stanga_JP@mercer.edu Nash_TR@mercer.edu Pannell_MD@mercer.edu © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 enzymes enzyme kinetics energy active learning Several...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (2): 106–110.
Published: 01 February 2023
...., 2014 ). I designed a simulation that uses inquiry and game play to teach high school (grades 9–12) biology students these concepts. The game involves teamwork, decisions about diet, cause and effect of various life events, and data analysis. Educational approaches such as game play and active learning...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (8): 496–502.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Nicole Brennan; Kay Stearns Bruening; Jane Burrell; Margaret A. Voss Inspired by the inaccessibility of laboratory experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic, we designed an at-home experiment on diet and diabetes for a high school (9th grade) life science course. It promotes active learning through...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (7): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2022
... presented. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 science education biology active learning inquiry-based learning 5E instructional model Science education is defined as “the organized instruction through which our society attempts to direct youth in its understanding...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (5): 337–340.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-learning strategy to engage students in learning. The flipped teaching method is designed to introduce lecture content prior to class meeting, thus creating time during class to adapt active-learning strategies such as dramatization. In this work, students were given a pretest prior to the dramatization...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (3): 174–179.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Alexandra M. Shigenaga; Gretchen E. Kroh; Cristiana T. Argueso The proposed lesson, a model active-learning activity designed to give college students experience in synthesizing information and developing a solution, can be used to address socioscientific issues across fields. As a consequence...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (1): 55–58.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of innovation and communication. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 freshman seminar aging active learning In freshman seminar courses, students conduct research on a topic in a group mode with the teacher, have group discussions guided by the teacher, and develop...
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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
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers student perceptions active learning deliberative pedagogy democratic activity undergraduate students As educators, we aim to improve science, technology, engineering...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 416–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers active learning nontraditional assessment poetry STEAM A major goal of college-level biology teaching is to promote deep understanding and the ability to apply learned...
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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
... of invasive alien plants: a meta-analysis of their effects on species, communities and ecosystems . Ecology Letters , 14 , 702 – 708 . Active learning experiential learning range plant ecology nonindigenous nonnative place-based learning Bridging the gap between what can be learned...
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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 (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...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 753–762.
Published: 01 November 2017
... requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 microfluidics symbiosis low-cost inexpensive nematodes bacteria chemotaxis ecology active learning...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (7): 552–561.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 cellular respiration photosynthesis matter cycling energy transformation misconceptions active learning simulation Introductory biology student performance indicates that students struggle to accurately...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (6): 482–491.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 National STEM reform aims to align teaching science...
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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...