All Preservice Science Education resources
By Debra Shapiro
This study presents a quasi-experiment to assess differences in student performance and satisfaction between two different delivery modes—online and...
By Hongyan Geng and Mark McGinley
For almost 1,000 years, lecture has been the predominant form of teaching. There has been increasing pressure to abandon lecturing and instead use mor...
By Yunteng He
The COVID-19 pandemic forced higher-education institutions to close campuses and pivot all face-to-face (F2F) instruction online. This transition to C...
By J. Phil Gibson and Kristen Shelton
Faculty learning communities (FLCs), established prepandemic to disseminate and discuss evidence-based teaching practices as part of an NSF-funded pro...
By Becky Talyn, Sara J. Callori, Karen Cerwin, Mike Chao, Kimberley R. Cousins, Carol Hood, Sally F. McGill, Anthony E. Metcalf, and Laura Woodney
Course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) are an alternative pedagogical approach to the apprenticeship model for high-impact research i...
By Christine Broussard, Margaret Gough Courtney, Sarah Dunn, K. Godde, and Vanessa Preisler
College instructors faced a rapid transition to remote instruction in spring 2020, and with it a host of new teaching challenges. This qualitative stu...
By Tessa Andrews and Kathryn Green
In this study, two sections of undergraduate Introductory Anatomy and Physiology taught in the traditional face-to-face format (n = 58) was compared t...
By Sanjeeda Jafar and Viji Sitther
To improve student process-skill development, a novel type of rubric was developed that goes beyond a typical analytic rubric by providing detailed fe...
By Doug Czajka, Gil Reynders, Courtney Stanford, Renée Cole, Juliette Lantz, and Suzanne Ruder
Unaware of the diverse challenges faced by students, faculty can unintentionally create environments that discourage student persistence especially fo...
By Rachel A. Hirst, Karen L. Anderson, Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Louis J. Liotta, Bronwyn H. Bleakley, Pamela J. Lombardi, and Kristin C. Burkholder
By Matthew Bobrowsky
By Debra Shapiro
By Eric J. Pyle, Donna Governor, Cynthia D. Crockett, and Alicia Conerly
NSTA Press Book
Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 9–12 is the one-stop resource that will inspire you to reimagine your approach to high school physical scienc...
By Patrick Brown
An understanding of basic science is central to student success at the university level, even for students who will never work in scientific fields. O...
By Megan Nieberding, Sanlyn Buxner, Lisa Elfring, and Christopher Impey