Effects of Inquiry-Based Learning on Students' Science Literacy Skills and Confidence.

@article{Gormally2009EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of Inquiry-Based Learning on Students' Science Literacy Skills and Confidence.},
  author={Cara Gormally and P. Brickman and B. Hallar and Norris Armstrong},
  journal={The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={16}
}
Calls for reform in university education have prompted a movement from teacher- to student-centered course design, and included developments such as peer-teaching, problem and inquiry-based learning. In the sciences, inquiry-based learning has been widely promoted to increase literacy and skill development, but there has been little comparison to more traditional curricula. In this study, we demonstrated greater improvements in students’ science literacy and research skills using inquiry lab… Expand
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