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May 2018

Find out how one group of authors applied a reading strategy, commonly used to help younger students develop language comprehension skills, to enhance student learning in a college-level biology course at a two-year community college. Learn about a new instructional strategy called Dorm Room Labs that enables students in a large-lecture introductory science course to conduct hands-on activities as homework. And read how students evaluated an inquiry-based karaoke video exercise on a topic relevant to their ecologically oriented class.

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March 2018

Read about student perceptions, gathered across the semester, of a flipped classroom approach used in a computer programming course. Find out how well a summer bridge program for incoming biology majors met its goal of increasing connections among students, and also between students and faculty. And don’t miss the “crash course” from column editor Clyde Freeman Herreid on how to light up your case studies by writing believable dialogue that both entertains and educates.

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January 2018

Read about a general education course that combines physics and the arts, with the goal of helping students better understand the physics underlying their artistry as well as to recognize physics in everyday life. If you like using case studies to teach science, see the article titled “Skinny Genes,” which uses a progressive disclosure model to expose students to the multiple facets of anorexia. And don’t miss the Research and Teaching article on a module designed to improve how junior-level science majors learn critical aspects of how science works.

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