ERIC Number: EJ537789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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As Enrollments in Biology Soar, Colleges Try New Approaches.
Magner, Denise K.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v43 n16 pA12-A13 Dec 13 1996
Despite rising enrollments, college biology education has until recently lagged behind other science disciplines in reforming undergraduate instruction. However, new approaches are emerging, including introductory classes that focus more on concepts, laboratory assignments that are increasingly sophisticated, and more in-depth curricula for majors. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, Biology, College Science, Concept Formation, Difficulty Level, Educational Strategies, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Laboratory Training, Majors (Students), Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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