PLB 802: F04


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Readings

American Association for the Advancement of Science. 1990. The Liberal Art of Science. AAAS, Washington (DC).

Anderson, D. L., K. M. Fisher, and G. J. Norman. 2002. Development and evaluation of the conceptual inventory of natural selection. Journal of Research in Science Teaching 39(10):952-978.
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Angelo TA, Cross KP. 1993. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bransford, J. D., A. L. Brown, and R. R. Cocking, editors. 1999. How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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Cech, T. R. 2003. Rebalancing teaching and research. Science 299:165.
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Conley, D. T. 2003. Understanding University Success. in. Center for Educational Policy Research, Eugene, Oregon.
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Ebert-May, D., and C. A. Brewer. 1997. Innovation in large lectures -- teaching for active learning. Bioscience 47(9):601-607.
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Ebert-May, D., and C. A. Brewer. 2003. Disciplinary research strategies for assessment of learning. Bioscience 53(12):1221-1228.
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Fox, M. A., and N. Hackerman, editors. 2003. Evaluating and Improving Undergraduate Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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Hake, R. 2002. Lessons from the physics education reform effort. Conservation Ecology 5(2):28.
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Handelsman, J., D. Ebert-May, R. Beichner, P. Bruins, A. Chang, R. DeHaan, J. Gentile, S. Lauffer, J. Steward, S. Tilghman, and W. Wood. 2004. Scientific Teaching. Science 304:521-522.
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Johnson D. W., Johnson R., Smith K. 1998. Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom. Edina, MN.: Interaction Book Company.

McKeachie W. J. 2002. Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers (11th ed). Lexington, MA.: Heath and Co.

National Academy of Sciences. 1997. What is a mentor? in National Academy of Sciences, editor. Advisor, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: on Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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National Research Council. 1999. Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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National Research Council. 2003. Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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Nelson, C. E. 1996. Student diversity requires different approaches to college teaching, even in math and science. American Behavioral Scientist 40(2):165-175.
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Novak, J. D. 1998. Learning, Creating, and Using Knowledge: Concept Maps as Facilitative Tools in Schools and Corporations. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430, New Jersey.

Pellegrino, J. W., N. Chudowsky, and R. Glaser, editors. 2001. Knowing What Students Know. National Academy Press, Washington (DC).
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Posner, G. J., K. A. Strike, P. W. Hewson, and W. A. Gertzog. 1982. Accommodation of a scientific conception: toward a theory of conceptual change. Science Education 66(2):211-227.

Powell, K. 2003. Science education: spare me the lecture. Nature 425:234-236.
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Springer, L., M. E. Stanne, and S. Donovan. 1999. Effects of small-group learning on undergraduates in science, mathematics, engineering , and technology: a meta-analysis. Review of Educational Research 69(1):21-51.
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Suter, L., and J. Frechtling. 2000. Guiding Principles for Mathematics and Science Education Research Methods: Report of a Workshop. NSF Report 00-113, National Science Foundation, Washington (DC).
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Udovic, D., D. Morris, A. Dickman, J. Postlethwait, and P. Wetherwax. 2002. Workshop biology: demonstrating the effectiveness of active learning in an introductory biology course. Bioscience 52(3):272-281.
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Wood, W. B. 2003. Inquiry-based undergraduate teaching in the life sciences at large research universities: a perspective on the Boyer Commission Report. Cell Biology Education 2(Summer):112-116.
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Wright, J. C., S. B. Millar, S. A. Kosciuk, D. L. Penberthy, P. H. Williams, and B. E. Wampold. 1998. A novel strategy for assessing the effects of curriculum reform on student competence. Journal of Chemical Education 75(8):986-992.
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Wright, R., and J. Boggs. 2002. Learning cell biology as a team: a project-based approach to upper-division cell biology. Cell Biology Education 1(Winter):145-153.
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Wycoff, S. 2002. Changing the culture of undergraduate science teaching. Journal of College Science Teaching 30(5):306-312.
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