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ERIC Number: EJ916136
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-1470-8175
Using Research to Teach an "Introduction to Biological Thinking"
Bell, Ellis
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, v39 n1 p10-16 Jan-Feb 2011
A course design for first-year science students is described, where the focus is on the skills necessary to do science. The course uses original research projects, designed by the students, to teach a variety of skills including reading the scientific literature, hypothesis development and testing, experimental design, data analysis and interpretation, and quantitative skills and presentation of the research in a variety of formats. (Contains 4 tables and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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