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Journal of College Science Teaching—March/April 2023


Volume 52, Number 4

March/April 2023

Journal Article

Use of Interrupted Case Studies to Promote Argumentation in Chemistry

There has been an increase in the number of studies about educational scenarios aimed at promoting argumentation. Special attention is given to scenar...

By Salete Linhares Queiroz, Mikeas Silva de Lima, and Douglas Gomes Lima dos Santos

Chemistry Teaching Strategies

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Impacts of a Prerequisite Online Laboratory Course

In response to remote learning needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, introductory lecture and laboratory courses typically delivered fully in person wer...

By Elizabeth V. Jones, Michael Evans, and Carrie Shepler

Postsecondary Chemistry Instructional Materials Labs Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

Teaching Green Chemistry Through Student-Generated Open Educational Resources

This article describes the implementation of a student-generated open educational resource project into a majors’ organic chemistry laboratory. This...

By Krystal Grieger and Alexey Leontyev

Chemistry Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Issues of Question Equivalence in Online Exam Pools

During the pandemic, the use of question pools for online testing was recommended to mitigate cheating, exposing multitudes of science, technology, en...

By Cody Goolsby-Cole, Sarah M. Bass, Liz Stanwyck, Sarah Leupen, Tara S. Carpenter, and Linda C. Hodges

Postsecondary Assessment Pedagogy Preservice Science Education Teacher Preparation

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Making Lab Group Work Equitable and Inclusive

The collaborative nature of introductory college science labs means that labs can play a major role in boosting students’ interest in experimental s...

By Danny Doucette and Chandralekha Singh

Postsecondary Equity Inclusion Labs Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies

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3D-Printed Laboratory Accessories as a Conduit for a Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Experience

Although undergraduate research experience has proven to have positive effects on student outcomes, such opportunities are not always widely available...

By Ethan S. Quinn, Brian Sylcott, Nathaneal T. Green, Joi P. Walker, and Robert M. Hughes

Postsecondary Interdisciplinary Labs Makerspace Technology

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An Interdisciplinary STEM Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience Establishes a Community of Practice and Promotes Psychosocial Gains

Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) represent an economical and practical way for institutions to equitably offer research experie...

By Elizabeth A. Majka, Kyle F. Bennett, Thomas P. Sawyer, Jon L. Johnson, and Merrilee F. Guenther

Postsecondary Interdisciplinary Research STEM

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Adaptation of Project-Based Learning Concepts to the Organic Chemistry I Laboratory Curriculum in a Small College Environment

Project-based learning (PBL) research is shown to improve students’ higher-order thinking skills. In this article, we describe an adaptation of the ...

By Ilirian Dhimitruka and Geetha Surendran

Postsecondary Chemistry Labs Pedagogy Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Exploring the Role of Student Seating Preference and Performance in a Large Introductory STEM Course

Most introductory courses are held in large lecture halls, with students typically sitting in either the front, middle, or back of the classroom. In a...

By Chloe Wasendorf, Audrey McCombs, and Nancy Boury

Assessment Pedagogy STEM Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Teaching in Tandem

In the information age, the acquisition of data literacy skills has become increasingly important for undergraduate student success, yet these skills ...

By Emily G. Weigel and Aakanksha Angra

Postsecondary Biology Instructional Materials Literacy Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies

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Science Assessments as a Learning Opportunity

Feedback best practices support timely, high-quality feedback with application opportunity. Multiple attempts on assessments support learning gains. A...

By Emily Faulconer and John Griffith

Postsecondary Assessment Distance Learning Teaching Strategies Technology

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