Experimental learning inside the classroom

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dc.contributor.advisor McKillip, John L.
dc.contributor.author Witucki, Allison M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-16T15:10:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-17T05:30:05Z
dc.date.created 2011-07-23
dc.date.issued 2011-07-23
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/195007
dc.description.abstract This creative project has studied how well the technique of student driven research works in the laboratory classrooms setting instead of using the normal "cookbook" laboratory class technique. The students were given a survey at the beginning and end of the semester to rate themselves on their competence of the scientific method and the necessary research skills needed to achieve a semester long research project. Two classes were analyzed in this project. Each class had a diverse group of students, some of which had extensive research experience and others who did not.Overall, at the end of the semester students rated themselves higher stating that they felt they had better understood the scientific method and how a proper research study of their own devise is accomplished. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Biology
dc.subject.lcsh Active learning.
dc.subject.lcsh Laboratories.
dc.subject.lcsh College students -- Attitudes.
dc.title Experimental learning inside the classroom en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.A.), 3 hrs.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.date.liftdate 2011-08-17
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1658850


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    Creative projects submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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