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Constructing Computer Models to Provide Accurate Visualizations and Authentic Online Laboratory Experiences in an Introductory Biochemistry Course
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 14–19
The goal of science courses is to aid the students in understanding the underlying physical laws that are responsible for observed phenomena. Meeting this goal is especially challenging in biology courses due to the complexity of the systems...
Building Cognitively Informed Simulators Utilizing Multiple, Linked Representations Which Explain Core Concepts in Modern Biology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3773–3778
The purpose of this paper is to describe the process and products of a simulation/tutorial environment for use in the Modern Biology course. The course is being developed using the "cognitively informed" principles of the Open Learning Initiative,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1960–1963
"Preparing Teachers to Deliver Technology-Rich, Problem-Based Learning Experiences" is a PT3 catalyst grant for the state of Mississippi. The project is a collaboration between the Mississippi Research Consortium members, partner community colleges, ...
Using Embedded Interactive Feedback Devices to Change the Classroom Dynamic in a Large Lecture Hall.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1476–1481
By embedding interactive feedback devices within the online course we are building, we hope to change the classroom dynamic of the large lecture classroom for freshman Modern Biology from one of unprepared students listening passively to the...
Improving the Feedback Cycle to Improve Learning in Introductory Biology Using the Digital Dashboard
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1030–1035
At Carnegie Mellon we are integrating timely and targeted feedback for the students and real-time student progress reports for the instructor to create an online learning environment that engages the student, improves learning and allows immediate...