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Journal of College Science Teaching—September/October 2022


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Catalyzing the Advancement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Chemical Education

Only a relatively small number of students from underrepresented groups enter the field of chemistry, complete their degrees, and enter the workforce....

By Reginald Rogers and Todd Pagano

Chemistry Equity Inclusion Multicultural Social Justice

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Teaching and Learning About Global Climate Change Online

Sessions of our laboratory-based physics course have been “meeting” synchronously online instead of on campus due to the pandemic. Shifting to rem...

By Emily van Zee, Elizabeth Gire, Kelby T. Hahn, and Mackenzie Belden

Climate Change Distance Learning Earth & Space Science Teaching Strategies Technology

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That’s How the Kangaroo Bounces

A growing number of Introductory Physics for Life Sciences courses have been developed to prepare biology, premedicine, and pre-health majors for cros...

By Erin M. Craig, Sydney Galbreath, Timothy Sorey, and Derek Ricketson

Biology Instructional Materials Interdisciplinary Physical Science

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A Course-Based Research and Teaching Experience for Science Majors and Preservice Educators

We designed a course to provide undergraduate science students and preservice teachers with authentic research and teaching experiences. Teams of stud...

By Timothy Stewart, Janette Thompson, Kristina Tank, Joanne Olson, Michael Rentz, and Peter Wolter

Preservice Science Education Research Teacher Preparation

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Reflections on Multimodal Delivery of a Laboratory Course for Nonscience Majors and Opportunities for Improved Student Engagement

A rudimentary level of scientific literacy is necessary in the general public. At the undergraduate level, this literacy can be achieved through gener...

By Mark Vincent dela Cerna

General Science Interdisciplinary Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies

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Aligning Undergraduate Science Curricula With Three-Dimensional Learning

Recent science reform advocates for the inclusion of engineering design to teach science and represents a shift to so-called three-dimensional (3D) le...

By Jeffrey Radloff, Brenda Capobianco, Jessica Weller, Sanjay Rebello, David Eichinger, and Kendra Erk

Postsecondary Disciplinary Core Ideas NGSS Pedagogy Science and Engineering Practices Three-Dimensional Learning

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Active Learning Classrooms

Active learning classrooms (ALCs) are designed to support collaborative learning in large class sections that are often taught with a lecture format. ...

By Carolyn Hushman, Aurora Pun, and Sushilla Knottenbelt

New Science Teachers Pedagogy Teaching Strategies

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A Design Heuristic for Analyzing and Interpreting Data

Students reasoning with data in an authentic science environment had the opportunity to learn about the process of science and the world around them w...

By Sandra Swenson, Yi He, Heather Boyd, and Kate Schowe Good

Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies Technology

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Science Identity and Its Implications for STEM Retention and Career Aspirations Through a Research-Based First-Year Biology Seminar

There are more STEM jobs than there are qualified graduates to fill these positions, and recruiting students into STEM majors is insufficient. Of stud...

By Krista L. Lucas and Alexis D. Spina

Biology Careers STEM Teaching Strategies

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Recent Developments in Classroom Observation Protocols for Undergraduate STEM

Over the past decade, researchers have developed several teaching observation protocols for use in higher education, such as the Teaching Dimensions O...

By Joan Esson, Paul Wendel, Anna Young, Meredith Frey, and Kathryn Plank

Pedagogy STEM Teacher Preparation

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Cross-Disciplinary Learning

We propose cross-disciplinary learning as a construct that can guide instruction and assessment in programs that feature sequential learning across mu...

By Emily Borda, Todd Haskell, and Andrew Boudreaux

Crosscutting Concepts Curriculum Interdisciplinary

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