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Establishing a Baseline of Science Communication Skills in an Undergraduate Environmental Science Course
Background Seminal reports, based on recommendations by educators, scientists, and in collaboration with students, have called for undergraduate curricula to engage students in some of the same practices as scientists—one ...
Challenging Endocrinology Students with a Critical Thinking Workbook
(Advances in Physiology Education, 2020-02-14)
A central goal of science education is to help students develop higher order thinking skills to enable them to face the challenges of life. Accordingly, science instructors are now urged to craft their classrooms such that ...
A Framework & Lesson to Engage Biology Students in Communicating Science with Nonexperts
(The American Biology Teacher, 2021-01)
Communicating science with non-experts (SciComm) is an important scientific practice. SciComm can inform decision making and public policies. Recently, seminal reports have indicated that SciComm is a practice in which ...
Ecuadorian and Uruguayan Teachers’ Perceptions and Experiences of Teaching Online during COVID
(Emerald Insight, 2022)
Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique event that forced K-12 schools to rethink the delivery of instruction to protect the well-being of school system stakeholders. Teachers, school administrators, and parents had ...
Understanding and Improving Outcomes for Students in an Underserved Secondary School in Kenya: A School-Community-University Partnership
(Kenya Scholars and Studies Association, 2021)
Although universities are positioned to lead change, specifically by improving educational systems, there is no evidence of universities in Kenya engaging with schools. Concurrently, the quality of education in Kenya is ...
Temperature-induced multi-species cohort effects in sympatric snakes
In reptiles, reproductive maturity is often determined by size rather than age. Consequently, growth early in life may influence population dynamics through effects on generation time and survival to reproduction. Because ...