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Senchina, David S. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2011
Student researchers in physiology courses often interact with human subjects in classroom research but may be unfamiliar with the professional ethics of experimenter-subject interactions. This communication describes experiences related to an interactive video used in exercise science and general biology courses to help students become aware of,…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, Biology, Ethics, Interactive Video
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Tufts, Mark A.; Higgins-Opitz, Susan B. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2009
Physiology is an integral component of any medical curriculum. Traditionally, the learning of physiology has relied heavily on systems-based didactic lectures. In 2001, the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine (NRMSM; Durban, South Africa) embarked on a problem-based curriculum in which the learning of physiology was integrated with relevant…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Physiology, Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods
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Hiebert, Sara M; Noveral, Jocelyne – Advances in Physiology Education, 2007
This investigative laboratory exercise uses the different relations between ambient temperature and metabolic rate in endotherms and ectotherms as a core concept to answer the following question: What thermoregulatory mode is employed by chicken embryos? Emphasis is placed on the physiological concepts that can be taught with this exercise,…
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Climate, Science Instruction, Science Education
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Goodman, Barbara E.; Freeburg, Elizabeth M.; Rasmussen, Katherine; Meng, Di – Advances in Physiology Education, 2006
Faculty members from the University of South Dakota attended the Curriculum Reform Institute offered by the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, WI, during the summer of 2002 to design a course sequence for elementary education majors that better meets their needs for both content and pedagogy based on the science education standards. The special…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Science Laboratories, Education Majors, Elementary School Teachers