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Journal of College Science Teaching

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Student Perceptions of Open Educational Resources Video-Based Active Learning in University-Level Biology Classes:

We quantified student perceptions of an active learning exercise, based on open-educational video resources, in both a first-year seminar class (Nat...

By Gary D. Grossman and Troy N. Simon

Postsecondary Biology Instructional Materials Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

Negative Student Response to Active Learning in STEM Classrooms:

Recent research has supported the use of student-centered teaching practices, such as active learning, because of its effectiveness in improving stu...

By Prateek Shekhar, Maura Borrego, Matt DeMonbrun, Cynthia Finelli, Caroline Crockett, and Kevin Nguyen

Postsecondary Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

Measuring Computational Thinking Teaching Efficacy Beliefs of Preservice Elementary Teachers

With the release of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), assessing K–12 science teachers’ self-efficacy in Computational Thinking (CT) ...

By Erdogan Kaya, Anna Newley, Ezgi Yesilyurt, and Hasan Deniz

Postsecondary Assessment Curriculum

Journal Article

Concept Maps for Structuring Instruction and as a Potential Assessment Tool in a Large Introductory Science Course

Concept maps make connections between ideas apparent, and thus would seem ideally suited to demonstrate learning. Yet, they are not widely used by i...

By Carl-Georg Bank and Heidi Daxberger

Postsecondary Assessment Preservice Science Education Teacher Preparation


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