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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
... Lafayette, IN : Purdue University Press . © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 outbreak active learning pathology evolving simulation experimental design data analysis biology pandemics Students often expect instructors to provide a list of facts...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (7): 453–462.
Published: 01 September 2020
... is a small-group active-learning strategy that includes a deliberation exercise. Students are introduced to a real-world problem that correlates with their course content, and through reading, deliberation, and research they are asked to come to consensus on a policy recommendation. They are assigned related...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (6): 416–420.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 National Association of Biology Teachers active learning nontraditional assessment poetry STEAM Figure 1. Poetry prompt and sample student response for Marine Biology...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... by sparking a nationwide movement toward more student-centered pedagogical approaches ( Achieve Inc., 2013 ). With this new trend, many teachers and institutes have strived to incorporate more active-learning techniques in classroom curricula ( Grooms et al., 2015 ; Friedrichsen et al., 2016 ; Odom et al...
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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
... 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 . 2019 Active learning experiential learning range plant ecology nonindigenous nonnative place-based learning...
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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 (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...
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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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (9): 739–745.
Published: 01 November 2016
...=reprints . 2016 Wastewater treatment bioremediation constructivism microbiology E. coli water management multiple tube fermentation technique active learning open and guided inquiry science practices authentic learning There has been much discussion in the last two decades about...
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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...
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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
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Dodgeball evolution frequency dependence predation active learning natural selection Many scientific bodies have suggested that one of the key concepts students need to understand in order to be scientifically literate is evolution (e.g., AAAS, 2011 ). Further...