Vitamin C for Colds? Writing LETTERS to Synthesize and Communicate Results from Multiple Studies
29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Robert E. Furrow*1, Rebecca M. Price2, Aeisha Thomas3, Yue Yin4, Kelsie M. Bernot5
1. University of California, Davis 2. University of Washington, Bothell 3. Crown College 4. University of Illinois at Chicago 5. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Interpreting experimental results is a key part of evidence-based reasoning. However, it is challenging for students to synthesize data from multiple sources to reach their own conclusions. As...
Teaching students to read, interpret, and write about scientific research: A press release assignment in a large, lower-division class
By Megan K. Barker1, Eric W. Jandciu2, Robin E. Young*3
1. Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia 2. University of British Columbia 3. University of British Columbia - Vancouver and Okanagan campuses
A central skill in any science discipline is the ability to read, understand, and discuss the primary literature of the discipline. However, teaching this skill presents unique challenges within...
Improving Civic and Scientific Literacy through Scaffolded Thematic Classroom Research Experiences
07 Jun 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Davida Smyth
Poster on encouraging civic and scientific literacy presented at the 2018 QUBES/BioQUEST Summer Workshop