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ERIC Number: EJ787216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Reading Questions in Large-Lecture Courses: Limitations and Unexpected Outcomes
Offerdahl, Erika; Baldwin, Thomas; Elfring, Lisa; Vierling, Elizabeth; Ziegler, Miriam
Journal of College Science Teaching, v37 n4 p43-47 Mar-Apr 2008
As an alternative to reading quizzes, a team of biochemistry instructors implemented student reading questions (Henderson and Rosenthal 2006) as a new instructional strategy within their large-enrollment biochemistry courses. Unexpected positive outcomes of this instructional method were realized, as well as limitations of the method within this setting. Outcomes and limitations of the reading-question strategy as well as suggestions for their more efficient implementation are discussed. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A