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November 2012

Read about the creation of a STEM certificate for elementary education majors designed to improve their STEM confidence and competence. Do college introductory biology courses increase student ecological literacy—read the results of a survey that examined this question. Find out how one group of science students perceived active learning versus traditional, lecture-style methods of teaching. Read all this and more in this month's issue of JCST.

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September 2012

Find out how a digital pen-and-paper technology was used to improve data collection in research regarding students' learning. Read about a unique interdisciplinary science course that uses group and active-learning strategies and is in high demand among nonscience majors. Ever wondered how undergraduate research experiences influence student educational aspirations and career decisions? Read about a study that examined this question. Find out about all these topics and more in this issue of JCST.

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July 2012



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May 2012

Read about the success of a unique Research for Undergraduates program targeted at underrepresented students in the ocean and Earth sciences. Explore the relationship between accurate self-monitoring of one's mastery of material and improved exam performance. Find out how online peer-discussion forums can be used to promote greater scientific understanding of climate change. Find out all this and more in this month's issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching.

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March 2012

Read about an innovative course designed for students with low math placement scores and its impact on STEM retention rates. Find out how to improve preservice teachers' ability to pose a scientifically relevant or "testable" question, a key component of inquiry-based instruction. Ever wonder what motivates individuals to embark on graduate careers in physics and chemistry? See this month's issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching to learn about all these topics and more!

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January 2012

Concerned that your students aren't being introduced to the newest research? Find out how scientific abstracts can be incorporated into course instruction to overcome deficits in materials and improve active learning. Read how one professor used an online writing software tool to increase student confidence in their own writing. See how a paper-airplane design task was used to incorporate scientific inquiry into a college classroom. All these topics and more can be found in this month's issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching.

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