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  1. Matthieu Delcourt

  2. Elaine Beaulieu

  3. Ayoob, Joseph C

  4. Leelee McWilliams Haraway

  5. Oct 26 2021

    AAAS-IUSE Workshop: Implementing Active Learning in Undergraduate STEM Courses

    Implementing Active Learning in Undergraduate STEM CoursesHow can we support student outcomes in undergraduate STEM courses and create an engaging learning environment? In this virtual workshop,...

  6. Adrienne E Williams

  7. Preparing Student Study Guides through Peer Collaboration in the Technological Era

    30 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Abby E. Beatty

    Auburn University

    Incorporating active learning exercises into large lecture courses is particularly challenging, especially when it comes to examination preparation materials. Traditionally, study guides are used...

  8. Exploring the Broader Impacts of Science and Society in an Active Learning Environment

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah Alexander*1, Jessica TeSlaa1

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Science and society have always been intertwined. Today, scientists are increasingly encouraged to interact with the public by conducting transparent and participatory engaged scholarship, as...

  9. How to Design a Classroom Activity that Integrates 3D Print Models with Active Learning

    28 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Tracie Marcella Addy1, Derek Dube2, Brian Pauze3

    1. Lafayette College 2. University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford 3. Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

    Student exploration of relevant physical models can deepen knowledge of course material. In this guide we describe a method by which instructors can integrate 3D printing technology with an...

  10. Active Learning: Developing Self-Directed Learners Through Strong Intellectual Engagement

    27 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Youngeun Choi1, Susanne Jakob2, William J. Anderson2

    1. Georgetown University 2. Harvard University

    When they were students, many current science instructors learned through traditional lectures. This mode of passive knowledge transmission has been shown to be less effective for student learning...

  11. Out of Your Seat and on Your Feet! An adaptable course-based research project in plant ecology for advanced students

    25 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Michael P. Fleming

    California State University, Stanislaus

    University capstone projects can offer science students a rich research experience that illustrates the process of doing scientific research, and can also help students better choose future...

  12. The Lecture-Free Classroom: Teaching students backward design and Bloom's Taxonomy to create their own learning environment

    23 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By George E Plopper1, Zsuzsanna Szabo2

    1. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2. Marist College

    We describe Presentation Enhanced Learning (PEL), a flexible, lecture-free, field-tested teaching format to promote problem-based, active learning in upper-division or graduate biological sciences...

  13. "Boost your evolution IQ": An evolution misconceptions game

    23 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Mariëlle Hoefnagels1, Matthew Scott Taylor1

    University of Oklahoma

    Students often enter introductory biology courses with misconceptions about evolution. For example, many students believe that traits arise when a species needs them or that evolutionary processes...

  14. An Active Textbook Converts "Vision and Tweak" to Vision and Change

    22 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By James D. Wagner1, A. Malcolm Campbell2, Belinda J. Sly1, Christopher J. Paradise2

    1. Transylvania University 2. Davidson College

    Multiple reports over more than a century have documented the problems with the way introductory biology has been taught in most colleges and universities. An influential recent report, Vision and...

  15. The 4-Minute Summary: Helping students recall, recap and explain the big picture... and much more!

    20 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sara A. Wyse

    Bethel University

    Actively engaging students during a lecture class can come through many formats.  The 4-Minute Summary is a versatile pedagogy that can be readily applied to any class format (e.g.,...

  16. Aimee Pugh Bernard

  17. Ngawang Gonsar

  18. Georgia Hart-Fredeluces

  19. Elleanor Pangilinan

  20. Richard Scott Pollenz