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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (5): 265–273.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Caryn Babian; Sudhir Kumar The emerging field of genomic medicine offers an opportunity for biology and anatomy teachers to bring the topics of DNA, genetics, molecular processes, and evolution together into one experience. Through the genomic medicine paradigm, students see the unbroken connection...
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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (5): 289–297.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Kevin M. Bonney Online learning is a well-established and growing, yet controversial and widely criticized, component of higher education. In this study, in-person and online versions of an undergraduate introductory biology class were compared to determine whether the online version of the course...
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The American Biology Teacher (2024) 86 (5): 307–314.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Mustafa Derman Smartphones are used universally in many areas due to their advanced features. Smartphones are also widely used by teachers and students in education. This research aims to design low-cost and easy experiments for biology lessons using smartphones. Colorimetric measurement was made...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (9): 507–513.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Amanda Rose Newton This research shows that improved scientific reasoning and application of concepts occurred when creating and viewing student-crafted digital storytelling projects. By utilizing digital storytelling projects to showcase course competencies in an undergraduate biology course...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (8): 464–467.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Vikash Morar In all fields of biology, understanding technical terminology is a challenge for students. In many cases, this may distract them from focusing on fundamental processes and concepts. Across the biology subfields, much of the vernacular shares similar etymology and morphology. However...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (7): 405–407.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Emral Devany Writing is a high-impact tool that is often used to improve student learning, success, and critical thinking. Science courses typically implement writing in the form of laboratory and/or research reports. To extend the use of writing and use it as a tool to learn biology, both in-class...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (5): 278–284.
Published: 01 May 2023
[email protected] © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 laboratory activities Arduino biology enzyme urease Active learning has an important place in increasing the success of students. Active learning strategies positively affect students’ academic achievement ( Freeman...
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The American Biology Teacher (2023) 85 (1): 38–44.
Published: 01 January 2023
... limitations. © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 undergraduate biology nutrition life expectancy Can what you eat be beneficial to your health? It is a question of common concern ( Willett et al., 2019 ). Since 2017, there have been about 250,000 nutrition-related...
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The American Biology Teacher (2022) 84 (7): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Jorge Andrés Agudo-Ruiz The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of the 5E model on the understanding of the molecular genetics concepts taught in general biology. The research had a quantitative focus and a quasi-experimental design, and the participants were 40 undergraduate...
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The American Biology Teacher (2021) 83 (7): 436–440.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-heavy. Teaching science, especially biology, is still rooted in teaching methods that facilitate factual understanding and low-road transfer of knowledge. As a result, students’ knowledge remains compartmentalized. Students rarely make connections with other disciplines and transfer their biological...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (8): 545–552.
Published: 17 November 2020
.... Students will hone their grant writing, presentation skills, experimental design, data analysis, ability to prepare for failed experiments, and ability to understand the big picture of their research. Senior undergraduate biology students are split into small groups that represent distinct laboratories...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (5): 308–314.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to “game the system,” at the very least, they aren't winning. © 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...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 536–539.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Douglas A. Bernstein Consistent and accurate manipulation of liquids is essential for many biology experiments. Teaching these skills is challenging in the laboratory. I have developed Training Tips, a homemade teaching tool to train students to use micropipettes in the classroom and laboratory...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (5): 359–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., teachers are limited by their access to natural habitats, time, and field expertise. To address both of these issues, I present an inquiry-based activity for both Advanced Placement and general high school biology that requires students to spend time in nature, use authentic field methods for collecting...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (8): 628–634.
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 (2017) 79 (6): 442–449.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Karla Fuller Success rates in non-majors introductory biology courses tend to be lower than those in courses for majors. The use of student learning ePortfolios correlates with increased retention and improved learning. Additionally, when ePortfolios are used for periodic formative assessment...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 91–94.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Morgan L. Presley; Rebecca Gehringer; Deborah L. Hanuscin The purpose of this study was to investigate how assessment instruments could be used in the college biology classroom for purposes other than researching instructional strategies (as they have been used in the past). Through participatory...
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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to review instructional and assessment material for K-14 classrooms. Future studies with the MUET may inform the development of teaching materials for K-14 classrooms aimed at improving students’ understanding of and learning about evolutionary trees. © 2017 National Association of Biology Teachers. All...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (8): 644–650.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of creativity and innovation. We propose a curriculum strategy and lesson plan that employs a “reading across the curriculum” approach to enhance literacy skills in biology students while simultaneously encouraging scientific discourse and creativity. For the integration of literary fiction to meet the needs...