Jacob R. Aubry

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In this study, we compared gains in student content learning over a 10-yr period in which the introductory biology laboratory curriculum was changed in two ways: an increase of inquiry and a reduction of content. Three laboratory formats were tested: traditional 1-wk-long cookbook laboratories, two 7-wk-long inquiry laboratories, and one 14-wk-long inquiry(More)
We studied gains in student learning over eight semesters in which an introductory biology course curriculum was changed to include optional verbal final exams (VFs). Students could opt to demonstrate their mastery of course material via structured oral exams with the professor. In a quantitative assessment of cell biology content knowledge, students who(More)
more inquiry increasing student learning through less coverage and Less teaching, more learning: 10-yr study supports You might find this additional info useful... courses and in the broader context of general biology education. It is published four times a year in March, June, September and is dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning(More)
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