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ERIC Number: EJ855086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Assessment of the Impact of Case Studies on Student Learning Gains in an Introductory Biology Course
Chaplin, Susan
Journal of College Science Teaching, v39 n1 p72-79 Sep 2009
Student performance in lecture-based versus case study-based instruction was compared in this study. Case-based teaching that emphasized problem solving and discussion significantly improved student performance on exams throughout the semester and enhanced students' abilities to correctly answer application- and analysis-type questions. (Contains 2 figures and 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A