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Effect of Exam Wrappers on Student Achievement in Multiple, Large STEM Courses

Metacognition, the ability to think about and regulate one’s thinking, is an important factor in effective student learning. One intervention to p...

By Linda C. Hodges, Lisa C. Beall, Eric C. Anderson, Tara S. Carpenter, Lili Cui, Elizabeth Feeser, Tiffany Gierasch, Kalman M. Nanes, H. Mark Perks, and Cynthia Wagner

Postsecondary STEM Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Less Text, More Learning

English language learners are increasingly entering classrooms using student-centered instruction that places a greater emphasis on spoken language....

By Benjamin Wiggins, Hannah Jordt, and Kerri Wingert

Postsecondary Preservice Science Education Teacher Preparation Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Learning Science With Mobile Technologies

The use of technology is increasing rapidly in our society, and classroom teachers must recognize the impact and importance of technology in the liv...

By Deepika Menon, Zarah Salas, Allison Mellendick, Meera Chandrasekhar, and Dorina Kosztin

Postsecondary Preservice Science Education Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

A Journey to Acceptance

The main objective of this study was to characterize the acceptance of evolution among biology majors. Semi-structured interviews were carried out t...

By Chad Talbot, Zeegan George, and T. Heath Ogden

Postsecondary Biology Teacher Preparation

Journal Article

Teaching Sciences With Impact Using the Lectorial Approach: Stimulating Active Learning

This article reports on students’ experiences of the lectorial approach that was implemented for health science students studying sciences at a So...

By Jyothi Thalluri and Joy Penman

Postsecondary Learning Progression Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

A Research-Based Checklist for Development and Critique of STEM Instructional Videos

The technical barriers to video production are decreasing and the popularity of video as an instructional medium in science is increasing. Although ...

By Sherry Seethaler, Adam J. Burgasser, Thomas J. Bussey, John Eggers, Stanley M. Lo, Jeffrey M. Rabin, Laura Stevens, and Haim Weizman

Postsecondary Instructional Materials Teaching Strategies Technology

Journal Article

Designing to Disrupt Traditional Conceptions of Scientific Competence

Pervasive narratives about who and what counts as competent in science disproportionately impact students historically underrepresented in science, ...

By Sabriya N. Rosemond, Erin S. Palmer, Kelly C. Y. Wong, Vishnu Murthy, and Angelica M. Stacy

Postsecondary Chemistry Equity Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Identifying Differences in Learning Strategies by Demographics and Course Grade in a Community College Context

Metacognition and self-regulated learning are skills that contribute to student success, but few studies have examined these topics within a communi...

By Matthew R. Fisher, Deborah Cole, Youngha Oh, and Sheela Vemu

Postsecondary Equity Learning Progression

Web Seminar

Archive: Back to School with NSTA, NSELA, and CS3, August 20, 2020

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), the National Science Education Leadership Association, and the Council of State Science Supervisors ...

Postsecondary Early Childhood Elementary High School Informal Education Middle School Pre-service Teachers Preschool General Science

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Comparing Academically Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Groups in an Active Learning Physics Class

Many methods have been developed for managing groups in active learning classes, but little research has been done on the effect of group structure ...

By Michael Briggs

Postsecondary Physics

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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