Assessment of Student Learning Associated with Tree Thinking in an Undergraduate Introductory Organismal Biology Course

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Phylogenetic trees provide visual representations of ancestor-descendant relationships, a core concept of evolutionary theory. We introduced "tree thinking" into our introductory organismal biology course (freshman/sophomore majors) to help teach organismal diversity within an evolutionary framework. Our instructional strategy consisted of designing and… (More)
DOI: 10.1187/cbe.11-08-0066

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