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Assessing student learning.
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We describe some of the most commonly used assessment techniques, their advantages and disadvantages, and typical ways such information is reported. Expand
A REAPPRAISAL OF THE STATUS OF Introductory Biology Laboratory Education in U.S. Colleges & Universities
tory biology laboratory instruction in colleges and universities of the U.S. in order to document the status of laboratory instruction, and in particular, the use of inquiry based instructionExpand
Decreasing course content improves student comprehension of science and attitudes towards science in freshman biology
This study demonstrates a small, but significant, difference in prior understanding of basic biological concepts between students enrolled in majors' versus nonmajors' introductory biology courses.Expand
Analysis of inflorescence organogenesis in eastern gamagrass, Tripsacum dactyloides (Poaceae): the wild type and the gynomonoecious gsf1 mutant.
Inflorescence organogenesis of a wild-type and a gynomonoecious (pistillate) mutant in Tripsacum dactyloides was studied using scanning electron microscopy. SEM (scanning electron microscope)Expand
The Status of Laboratory Instruction for Introductory Biology in U.S. Universities
B IOLOGY teachers already know that our budgets are too low, our classes are too large, space is limited and traditional laboratory instruction is often unproductive. Furthermore, there is continuedExpand
VASCULAR DEVELOPMENT IN THE TRANSITION REGION OF POPULUS DELTOIDES BARTR. EX MARSH. SEEDLINGS
Seed and developing seedlings of Populus deltoides Bartr. ex Marsh., through 2 wk old, were embedded in Paraplast or Spurr's resin and serially sectioned at 7 or 2 ,im, respectively, to examineExpand
Perceptions of Strengths and Deficiencies: Disconnects between Graduate Students and Prospective Employers
The US Botanical Capacity Assessment Project (BCAP) was initiated as a first step to gauge the nation's collective ability to meet the environmental challenges of the 21st century. The project, inExpand
INFLORESCENCE DEVELOPMENT IN TWO ANNUAL TEOSINTES: ZEA MAYS SUBSP. MEXICANA AND Z. MAYS SUBSP. PARVIGLUMIS.
The ontogeny of tassels and ears in two annual Mexican teosintes, Zea mays subsp. mexicana and Z. mays subsp. parviglumis, was examined using scanning electron microscopy and light microscopy. EarExpand
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