Model-Based Teaching and Learning with BioLogica™: What Do They Learn? How Do They Learn? How Do We Know?

  title={Model-Based Teaching and Learning with BioLogica{\texttrademark}: What Do They Learn? How Do They Learn? How Do We Know?},
  author={Barbara C. Buckley and J. Gobert and Ann C. H. Kindfield and P. Horwitz and R. Tinker and Bobbi Gerlits and U. Wilensky and C. Dede and J. Willett},
  journal={Journal of Science Education and Technology},
This paper describes part of a project called Modeling Across the Curriculum which is a large-scale research study in 15 schools across the United States. The specific data presented and discussed here in this paper is based on BioLogica, a hypermodel, interactive environment for learning genetics, which was implemented in multiple classes in eight high schools. BioLogica activities, data logging, and assessments were refined across this series of implementations. All students took a genetics… Expand
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