Method to Increase Undergraduate Laboratory Student Confidence in Performing Independent Research†

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Colton E. Kempton; K. Scott Weber; Steven Michael Johnson;
  • Publisher: American Society of Microbiology
  • Journal: Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, volume 18, issue 1 (issn: 1935-7877, eissn: 1935-7885)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v18i1.1230, pmc: PMC5524437
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | guided learning | scaffolding methodology | Tips & Tools | laboratory class | Undergraduate learning | independent research | LC8-6691 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5
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The goal of an undergraduate laboratory course should be not only to introduce the students to biology methodologies and techniques, but also to teach them independent analytical thinking skills and proper experiment design.  This is especially true for advanced biology... View more
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