Impact of undergraduate science course innovations on learning.

@article{RuizPrimo2011ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of undergraduate science course innovations on learning.},
  author={Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo and Derek Briggs and Heidi Iverson and Robert Talbot and Lorrie A. Shepard},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331 6022},
  pages={1269-70}
}
1269 EDUCATIONFORUM A t many colleges and universities, the traditional model of science instruc-tion—a professor lecturing a large group of students—is being transformed into one in which students play a more active role in learning. This has been attributed to mounting evidence that traditional lectures, recitations, and laboratory sessions do not guarantee that students develop deep understanding of critical concepts (1– 5). Since 1991, the National Science Foundation (NSF) increased its… CONTINUE READING
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