Pacific Northwest Summer Institute 2013: Supplementary Background Readings

Crowe, Alison, et al. “Biology in Bloom: Implementing Bloom’s Taxonomy to Enhance Student Learning in Biology.” Life Science Education 7 (2008): 368-381


Deslauriers, Louis, et al. “Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class.” Science 332 (2011): 862-864 and supporting material.


Dirks, C. Summary and Future Directions of Biology Education Research: A Twenty Year Perspective. National Academies Press, Commissioned Paper. 2010 http:www7.nationalacademies.org/bose/DBER_Dirks_October_Paper.pdf


Freeman, Scott, et al. “Prescribed Active Learning Increases Performance in Introductory Biology.” Life Sciences Education (2007): 132-139.


Smith, M. K., et al. “Why Peer Discussion Improves Student Performance on In-Class Concept Questions.” Science 323 (2009): 122-124.


Wood, William. “Innovations in Undergraduate Biology Teaching and Why We Need Them.” Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol.// 25 (2009): 93-112.