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ERIC Number: EJ1101560
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Research and Teaching: Instructor Use of Group Active Learning in an Introductory Biology Sequence
Auerbach, Anna Jo; Schussler, Elisabeth E.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v45 n5 May 2016
Active learning (or learner-centered) pedagogies have been shown to enhance student learning in introductory biology courses. Student collaboration has also been shown to enhance student learning and may be a critical part of effective active learning practices. This study focused on documenting the use of individual active learning and group active learning pedagogies of faculty teaching the two-course introductory biology sequence at one large university.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A