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Discovery Learning: Development of a Unique Active Learning Environment for Introductory Chemistry
(The Trustees of Indiana University, 2018-12-10)
It is well established that active learning results in greater gains in student conceptual knowledge and retention compared to traditional modes of learning. However, active learning can be very difficult to implement in ...
Interactive Computer Simulations as Pedagogical Tools in Biology Labs
(The American Society for Cell Biology, 2018-08-24)
Student learning in biology may be impaired by instructional environments that emphasize technical methodology over analysis. We hypothesized that time gained by experimenting with accurate computer simulations could be ...
Students’ Understanding and Perceptions of Assigned Team Roles in a Classroom Laboratory Environment
Using a cooperative learning framework in a quantitative reasoning laboratory course, students were assigned to static teams of four in which they adopted roles that rotated regularly. The roles included: team leader, ...