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Using Comics to Make Science Come Alive
Students often see science as a fragmented set of facts to be memorized, rather than concepts and processes that are relevant in their everyday lives. This is especially true for non-science majors, who represent the vast majority of all college...
role of science in society
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Using a Primary Cell Culture Model to Study the Neural Extracellular Matrix
The extracellular matrix (ECM) provides structural support to cells, but also has key roles in mediating cell adhesion, cell signaling, and differentiation. While this topic is discussed in the lecture setting, it is not heavily studied in...
Neural extracellular matrix Perineuronal net Primary neuronal culture
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Going Remote: An Online Adaptation to Using a Primary Cell Culture Model to Study the Neural Extracellular Matrix
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, instructors have modified materials to transition to a remote learning platform. The challenge for science instructors has been to design lab exercises that incorporate both active and experiential learning. In...
remote learning Extracellular matrix Neural extracellular matrix Perineuronal net
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Tying it All Together: An Activity to Help Students Connect Course Experiences to Posted Learning Outcomes
Instructors of undergraduate courses in Biology and other Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines face an ongoing challenge to foster higher-order thinking and learning skills while also developing a sound conceptual...
metacognition reflection goals Outcomes
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Structuring Courses for Equity
As instructors, we continually look for new ways to create equitable learning environments and support learning for all students in our courses. Recently, we have explored ways that we can increase structure to better support students. We have...
Equity metacognition inclusivity course structure
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Training future faculty in 30 minutes a week: A modular framework to provide just-in-time professional development to graduate teaching assistants
Despite increasing recognition of the need to train the teaching assistants (TAs) teaching the majority of STEM lab sections, very few programs report offering sustained teaching professional development opportunities. Here we present a year-long,...
professional development TA Training Teaching Assistants
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The Leaky Neuron: Understanding synaptic integration using an analogy involving leaky cups
Students have difficulty understanding synaptic integration in neural circuits, and how spatial and temporal summation combine in a target neuron to reach threshold.  This Lesson uses small cups of water to represent excitatory postsynaptic...

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neuron physiology spatial summation synaptic integration temporal summation threshold
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Using a Sequential Interpretation of Data in Envelopes (SIDE) approach to identify a mystery TRP channel
This lesson sought to engage students in data interpretation and to encourage critical thinking about neurophysiology in the context of temperature sensation. A family of receptors called Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels are activated...
Cell communication Channel specificity and activation Limitations of tools of Cell Biology Neuronal Signaling
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Modeling the Research Process: Authentic human physiology research in a large non-majors course
Laboratory experiences in large-enrollment introductory science courses often utilize “cookie-cutter style” laboratory experiences due to the relative simplicity of setting up the lab stations, as well as a need to teach students...
data analysis hypothesis testing experimental design physiology