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Balancing Broad Ideas with Context: An Evaluation of Student Accuracy in Describing Ecosystem Processes after a System-Level Intervention
Journal of Biological Education Vol. 48, No. 2 (2014) pp. 57–62
Promoting student understanding of ecosystem processes is critical to biological education. Yet, teaching complex life systems can be difficult because systems are dynamic and often behave in a non-linear manner. In this paper, we discuss assessment ...
Susanne P. Lajoie; Cindy Hmelo-Silver; Jeffrey Wiseman; Lap Ki Chan; Jingyan Lu; Chesta Khurana; Ilian Cruz-Panesso; Eric Poitras; Maedeh Kazemitabar
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (October 2014) pp. 60–75
The goal of this study is to examine how to facilitate cross-cultural groups in problem-based learning (PBL) using online digital tools and videos. The PBL consisted of two video-based cases used to trigger student-learning issues about giving bad...
Visualizing Dominant Behaviours in Problem-Based Learning Environments: A Case Study Analysis of the HOWARD Platform
Lingyun Huang; Stephen Bodnar; Juan Zheng; Maedeh Kazemitabar; Susanne Lajoie; Yuxin Chen; Gurpreet Birk; Cindy Hmelo-Silver; Juan Pablo Sarmiento; Ricki Goldman; Jeffrey Wiseman; Lapki Chan
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 359–364
Dominance is a problematic phenomenon describing that a student monopolizes discussion time or seeks to control or direct learning goals in the process of collaborative learning This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of visualizations (eg ...