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Rathner, Joseph A.; Schier, Mark A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
Flipped classroom teaching has been used by many educators to promote active learning in higher education. This andragogy is thought to increase student engagement by making them more accountable for their learning and increase time on task in the classroom. While there are several systematic reviews that point to improved student results, it…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Physiology, Science Instruction, Active Learning
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Zangerolamo, Lucas; Soares, Moreira; de Oliveira Rosa, Lucas Rodolfo; Santos, Karina Rodrigues; Bronczek, Gabriela Alves; Marconato-Júnior, Emílio; Carneiro, Everardo Magalhães; de Lima Barbosa-Sampaio, Helena Cristina – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
The search for more efficient teaching methodologies is a great challenge for Brazilian educators, since most classes are still traditional (theoretical) and have little student involvement during the learning process. Active learning methodologies, where students play a central role in the learning process, are proving to be more effective and…
Descriptors: Physiology, Active Learning, Human Body, Science Activities
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Washburn, Shannon E.; Stewart, Randolph H. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
Blood flow through the cardiovascular system is governed by the same physical rules that govern the flow of water through domestic plumbing. Using this analogy in a teaching laboratory, a model of the cardiovascular system constructed of pumps and pipes was used to demonstrate the basic interactions of pressure, flow, and resistance in a regulated…
Descriptors: Plumbing, Science Laboratories, Active Learning, Veterinary Medical Education
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Rennhack, Jonathan P.; VanRyn, Valerie S.; Poterack, James M.; Wehrwein, Erica A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
The laboratory course is an excellent venue to apply content, practice inquiry, improve critical thinking, practice key clinical skills, and work with data. The use of inquiry-based course projects allows for students to propose open ended questions, form a hypothesis, design an experiment, collect data, analyze data, draw conclusion, and present…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Physiology
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Bhandari, Bharti; Chopra, Deepti; Singh, Kavita – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
The introduction of Competency-Based Medical Education Curriculum in India has endorsed many new concepts, like foundation course, self-directed learning (SDL), early clinical exposure, etc. Emphasis is being given to active teaching-learning approaches. One such approach is SDL. SDL is an active learning approach in which the students are…
Descriptors: Self Management, Independent Study, Competency Based Education, Medical Education
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Essop, M. Faadiel; Beselaar, Leandrie – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
Physiology students grapple with large amounts of subject content and hence memorize facts to pass examinations. In parallel, students display limited critical-thinking and creative skills, integration abilities, and/or a deeper engagement with subject content. This study aimed to assess the feasibility of introducing active learning methods…
Descriptors: Physiology, Science Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning
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McLean, Sarah; Meadows, Ken N.; Heffernan, Austin; Campbell, Nicole – Advances in Physiology Education, 2020
Failed experiments are a common occurrence in research, yet many undergraduate science laboratories rely on established protocols to ensure students are able to obtain results. While it is logistically challenging to facilitate students' conducting their own experiments in the laboratory, allowing students to "fail" in a safe environment…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Internet, Self Efficacy, Science Experiments
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Sinnayah, Puspha; Rathner, Joseph A.; Loton, Daniel; Klein, Rudi; Hartley, Peter – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Bioscience is a foundational unit (subject) of undergraduate allied health degree programs, providing students the scientific basis underpinning their clinical practice. However, despite its significance, bioscience is a difficult academic hurdle for many students to master. The introduction of active learning strategies, including small…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
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Powell, Jacqueline M.; Murray, Ian V. J.; Johal, Jaspreet; Elks, Martha L. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Physiology is one of the major foundational sciences for the medical curriculum. This discipline has proven challenging for students to master due to ineffective content acquisition and retention. Preliminary data obtained from a survey completed by "low-performance" students (those maintaining a grade average below the passing mark of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Small Group Instruction, Active Learning, Tutorial Programs
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Reinke, Nicole B. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Promoting student engagement and academic achievement in first-year anatomy and physiology courses. "Adv Physiol Educ" 43: 443-450, 2019; doi:10.1152/advan.00205.2018. Students from three undergraduate programs at James Cook University, Queensland, Australia, studying combined first-year anatomy and physiology courses, showed different…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Introductory Courses, Anatomy
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Muthukrishnan, Suriya Prakash; Chandran, Dinu S.; Afreen, Naaz; Bir, Megha; Dastidar, Shaon Ghosh; Jayappa, Harsith; Mattoo, Bhawna; Navneet, Arvind; Poorasamy, Jeevitha; Roy, Atanu; Sharma, Anju; Ghosh, Debabrata; Deepak, Kishore K. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Didactic lecture is an effective method to quickly pass on a high volume of information to a large number of students. However, if not well designed, lectures can be monotonous and provide only passive learning, with little scope for higher order learning skills. To address this drawback of lectures, we supplemented it with case-based learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), College Freshmen
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Cooper, Katelyn M.; Krieg, Anna; Brownell, Sara E. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
Academic self-concept is one's perception of his or her ability in an academic domain and is formed by comparing oneself to other students. As college biology classrooms transition from lecturing to active learning, students interact more with each other and are likely comparing themselves more to other students in the class. Student…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, Self Concept, Physiology
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McFee, Renee M.; Cupp, Andrea S.; Wood, Jennifer R. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
Didactic lectures are prevalent in physiology courses within veterinary medicine programs, but more active learning methods have also been utilized. Our goal was to identify the most appropriate learning method to augment the lecture component of our physiology course. We hypothesized that case-based learning would be well received by students and…
Descriptors: Veterinary Medical Education, Physiology, Laboratories, Teaching Methods
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Singh, Nikhilesh; Gupta, Richa; Mahalakshmi, V. N. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
To introduce active learning session for a large group of 250 students, we combined the strengths of problem-based learning and team-based learning to promote a structured active learning strategy with less faculty involvement. For the implementation of this strategy, a case on anemia was selected based on the module already covered in classes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Teamwork, Cooperative Learning
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Hopper, Mari K.; Kaiser, Alexis N. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
The primary aim of this study was to determine whether levels of student engagement, higher order skill proficiency, and knowledge acquisition demonstrated by medical students would differ when completing the same course in three diverse learning environments. Following Institutional Review Board approval, 56 first-year medical students,…
Descriptors: Physiology, Science Instruction, Thinking Skills, Learner Engagement
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