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Journal of College Science Teaching—May/June 2020


Volume 49, No. 5

Journal Article

Community College Students Rise to the Challenge

High-structure course designs have reduced achievement gaps for low-income and underrepresented minority students at research universities. But do c...

By Scott Freeman, Pamela Pape-Lindstrom, Anne Casper, and Sarah Eddy

Postsecondary Preservice Science Education Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Kevin M. Bonney

Preservice Science Education

Journal Article

Geoscience Education and Motivated Reasoning

Individuals use information selectively, in ways that support group beliefs or one’s psychological needs—this is motivated reasoning. Motiv...

By Emily Fisher and Nan Crystal Arens

Postsecondary Climate Change

Journal Article

Scenarios, Stakeholders, Autonomy, and Choice

A role-play activity is presented that was designed for a STEM education learning experience to enrich science literacy, collaboration, and critical...

By David Green and Mary Kay Cassani

Earth & Space Science Teaching Strategies

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Teaching K–8 Teachers About Integrating Science and Engineering

We examined the use of an engineering learning cycle (ELC) model and in a course for K–8 inservice teachers for two purposes. First, we were inter...

By Allison Antink-Meyer and Anna Arias

Postsecondary Engineering

Journal Article

Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Use of Speaking, Listening, and Writing Skills to Understand the Importance of Nature of Science Instruction

There has been a focus on improving teachers’ views of nature of science for decades. The method in which researchers improve views of nature of s...

By Melanie Kinskey

Pre-service Teachers Preservice Science Education

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K–12 DREAMS to Teach Program at Morehouse College

This study explores the pathways to K–12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction among Black/African American males in the Di...

By Cynthia Trawick, Thema Monroe-White, Jigsa A. Tola, Jamie P. Clayton, and J. K. Haynes

Postsecondary Pre-service Teachers Advocacy STEM Teacher Preparation

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Peer-Designed Active Learning Modules as a Strategy to Improve Confidence and Comprehension Within Introductory Computer Science

While research has demonstrated the links between active learning and student success, lecture remains a dominant instructional method within introd...

By Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Jaemarie Solyst, Anisha Pai, and Lu Yu

Postsecondary Teacher Preparation

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