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Journal of College Science Teaching

Read NSTA's award-winning, peer-reviewed research journal for postsecondary level science educators.


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Current Issue

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&nbs...

By David Green and Mary Kay Cassani

Earth & Space Science Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

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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