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Measuring Student Motivation in an Introductory Biology Class

Gibbens, B., Jan 1 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 1, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intrinsic motivation
biology
Motivation
students
Students
2018

Bioinformatics core competencies for undergraduate life sciences education

Wilson Sayres, M. A., Hauser, C., Sierk, M., Robic, S., Rosenwald, A. G., Smith, T. M., Triplett, E. W., Williams, J. J., Dinsdale, E., Morgan, W. R., Burnette, J. M., Donovan, S. S., Drew, J. C., Elgin, S. C. R., Fowlks, E. R., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Goodman, A. L., Grandgenett, N. F., Goller, C. C., Jungck, J. R. & 14 othersNewman, J. D., Pearson, W., Ryder, E. F., Tosado-Acevedo, R., Tapprich, W., Tobin, T. C., Toro-Martínez, A., Welch, L. R., Wright, R., Barone, L., Ebenbach, D., McWilliams, M., Olney, K. C. & Pauley, M. A., Jun 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 6, e0196878.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

science education
Problem-Based Learning
Biological Science Disciplines
Computational Biology
college students
Chironomidae
Costa Rica
Estuaries
Diptera
estuaries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Do small classes in higher education reduce performance gaps in STEM?

Ballen, C. J., Aguillon, S. M., Brunelli, R., Drake, A. G., Wassenberg, D., Weiss, S. L., Zamudio, K. R. & Cotner, S. H., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 8, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
higher education
students
Students
Education

Genetic diversity and sex ratio of naked mole rat, Heterocephalus glaber, zoo populations

Chau, L., Groh, A. M., Anderson, E. C., Alcala, M. O., Mendelson, J. R., Slade, S. B., Kerns, K., Sarro, S., Lusardi, C. & Goodisman, M. A. D., May 1 2018, In : Zoo Biology. 37, 3, p. 171-182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heterocephalus glaber
zoos
sex ratio
genetic variation
inbreeding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving Conceptual Understanding and Representation Skills Through Excel-Based Modeling

Malone, K. L., Schunn, C. D. & Schuchardt, A., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Science Education and Technology. 27, 1, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
biology
Ecology
curriculum
ecology

Politics a Chilly Environment for Undergraduate Women in Norway

Ballen, C., Lee, D., Rakner, L. & Cotner, S. H., Jul 1 2018, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 51, 3, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Norway
classroom
political science
semester
politics
Open Access
tourists
archipelago
tourist
animal
evolutionary biology

Scientific presenting: Using evidence-based classroom practices to deliver effective conference presentations

Corwin, L. A., Prunuske, A. & Seidel, S. B., Mar 1 2018, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 17, 1, es1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Teaching
classroom
evidence
Learning

Small group gender ratios impact biology class performance and peer evaluations

Sullivan, L. L., Ballen, C. & Cotner, S. H., Apr 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 4, e0195129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peers
Biological Sciences
gender
Mathematics
Microclimate
dialogue
Group
student
classroom
discourse
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

A call to develop course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) for Nonmajors courses

Ballen, C. J., Blum, J. E., Brownell, S., Hebert, S., Hewlett, J., Klein, J. R., McDonald, E. A., Monti, D. L., Nold, S. C., Slemmons, K. E., Soneral, P. A. G. & Cotner, S., Jun 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
experience
Practice Guidelines
best practice
Learning
11 Citations (Scopus)

By their own devices: invasive Argentine ants have shifted diet without clear aid from symbiotic microbes

Hu, Y., Holway, D. A., Łukasik, P., Chau, L., Kay, A. D., LeBrun, E. G., Miller, K. A., Sanders, J. G., Suarez, A. V. & Russell, J. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 6, p. 1608-1630 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linepithema humile
microsymbionts
Ants
symbiont
symbionts
2 Citations (Scopus)

Can mixed assessment methods make biology classes more equitable?

Cotner, S. H. & Ballen, C., Dec 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 12, e0189610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Biological Sciences
students
Engineering technology
Microclimate
self-efficacy
medical student
student
school
confidence
1 Citation (Scopus)
Self Efficacy
Medical Students
self-efficacy
medical student
Students
Open Access
DNA barcoding
integument
Chironomidae
skin (animal)
insects
3 Citations (Scopus)

Do biology majors really differ from non–STEM majors?

Cotner, S. H., Thompson, S. & Wright, R., Sep 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 3, ar48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biology
science
Curricula
Education
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of retinoic acid signaling on extraocular muscle myogenic precursor cells in vitro

Hebert, S. L., Fitzpatrick, K. R., McConnell, S. A., Cucak, A., Yuan, C. & McLoon, L. K., Dec 1 2017, In : Experimental Cell Research. 361, 1, p. 101-111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oculomotor Muscles
Tretinoin
Retinoid X Receptors
Retinoic Acid Receptors
Desmin
6 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing diversity in undergraduate science: self-efficacy drives performance gains with active learning

Ballen, C., Wieman, C., Salehi, S., Searle, J. B. & Zamudio, K. R., Dec 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 4, ar56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Problem-Based Learning
Self Efficacy
self-efficacy
Students
science
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exams disadvantage women in introductory biology

Ballen, C., Salehi, S. & Cotner, S. H., Oct 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 10, e0186419.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anxiety
students
Students
Biological Sciences
Anxiety
7 Citations (Scopus)

Gene duplication and the evolution of phenotypic diversity in insect societies

Chau, L. & Goodisman, M. A. D., Dec 1 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 12, p. 2871-2884 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect colonies
Gene Duplication
gene duplication
Insects
insect
3 Citations (Scopus)

How much professional development is needed with educative curriculum materials? It depends upon the intended student learning outcomes

Schuchardt, A., Tekkumru-Kisa, M., Schunn, C. D., Stein, M. K. & Reynolds, B., Nov 1 2017, In : Science Education. 101, 6, p. 1015-1033 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

curriculum
learning
student
teacher
science
3 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape-level Wolf space use is correlated with prey abundance, ease of mobility, and the distribution of prey habitat

Kittle, A. M., Anderson, M., Avgar, T., Baker, J. A., Brown, G. S., Hagens, J., Iwachewski, E., Moffatt, S., Mosser, A., Patterson, B. R., Reid, D. E. B., Rodgers, A. R., Shuter, J., Street, G. M., Thompson, I. D., Vennen, L. M. V. & Fryxell, J. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 4, e01783.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

space use
wolves
Alces alces
habitat
habitats
1 Citation (Scopus)

Longitudinal analysis of a diversity support program in biology: A national call for further assessment

Ballen, C. & Mason, N. A., Jan 1 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 4, p. 367-373 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

students
Students
Biological Sciences
educational methods
cohesion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Non-invasive bat species identification from mixed-species samples using a microarray

Patrick, L. E., Just, J. M. & Vonhof, M. J., Mar 1 2017, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 9, 1, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bat
Chiroptera
DNA probes
DNA Probes
animal manures
4 Citations (Scopus)
academic achievement
Teaching
learning
Learning
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rural family medicine outcomes at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth

Fuglestad, A., Prunuske, J. P., Regal, R., Hunter, C., Boulger, J. G. & Prunuske, A. J., May 1 2017, In : Family Medicine. 49, 5, p. 388-393 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Schools
Medicine
North American Indians
Family Practice
Physicians
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual coloration and sperm performance in the Australian painted dragon lizard, Ctenophorus pictus

McDiarmid, C. S., Friesen, C. R., Ballen, C. & Olsson, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 7, p. 1303-1312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lizard
sperm
lizards
spermatozoa
color

Solar-powered flow-through system for aquatic field studies

Neill, C., Cotner, S. H. & Wisenden, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8, 12, p. 1703-1706 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake water
water flow
lake
intertidal environment
fieldwork
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Development of an Indigenous Health Curriculum for Medical Students

Lewis, M. & Prunuske, A., May 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 5, p. 641-648 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

medical student
curriculum
health
stakeholder
school
1 Citation (Scopus)

Walking and talking the tree of life: Why and how to teach about biodiversity

Ballen, C. & Greene, H. W., Mar 20 2017, In : PLoS Biology. 15, 3, e2001630.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
walking
Walking
Problem-Based Learning
learning
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Framework for Implementing Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) in Freshman Biology Labs

Bakshi, A., Patrick, L. E. & Wischusen, E. W., Aug 1 2016, In : American Biology Teacher. 78, 6, p. 448-455 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

college students
biology
Biological Sciences
Research
experience
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bean Beetles Make Biology Research Sexy

Cotner, S. H. & Hebert, S. L., Mar 1 2016, In : American Biology Teacher. 78, 3, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bruchidae
Beetles
biology
students
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bold, Sedentary Fathead Minnows Have More Parasites

Pan, T., Gladen, K., Duncan, E. C., Cotner, S. H., Cotner, J. B., McEwen, D. C. & Wisenden, B. D., Aug 1 2016, In : Zebrafish. 13, 4, p. 248-255 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pimephales promelas
Cyprinidae
Parasites
parasites
minnows
3 Citations (Scopus)
mentoring
Mentors
Students
examination
participation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed-methods design in biology education research: Approach and uses

Warfa, A., Dec 1 2016, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 15, 4, rm5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research approach
biology
Education
Research
education
13 Citations (Scopus)
mathematics
student
instruction
Modeling
Problem Solving
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multifactorial Sex Determination in Chameleons

Ballen, C. J., Shine, R., Andrews, R. M. & Olsson, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Herpetology. 50, 4, p. 548-551 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chamaeleonidae
sex determination
egg
gender
incubation
7 Citations (Scopus)
bat
Chiroptera
deserts
community structure
desert
2 Citations (Scopus)
Chironomidae
eclosion
wet season
estuaries
dry season
12 Citations (Scopus)

Trace DNA from insect skins: A comparison of five extraction protocols and direct PCR on chironomid pupal exuviae

Kranzfelder, P., Ekrem, T. & Stur, E., Jan 1 2016, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 16, 1, p. 353-363 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

integument
Chironomidae
skin (animal)
Insects
skin
3 Citations (Scopus)

Untangling the contributions of sex-specific gene regulation and x-chromosome dosage to sex-biased gene expression in Caenorhabditis elegans

Kramer, M. L., Rao, P. & Ercan, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Genetics. 204, 1, p. 355-369 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Caenorhabditis elegans
X Chromosome
Chromosomes
Gene Expression
Genes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Using Cooperative Learning to Teach Chemistry: A Meta-analytic Review

Warfa, A. R. M., Feb 9 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 93, 2, p. 248-255 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cooperative learning
chemistry
Students
Moderators
Education
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)
Sorting
Sampling
sorting
Budget control
Boats

Comparison of Biology Student Performance in Quarter and Semester Systems

Gibbens, B., Williams, M. A. & Hoff, C. D. M., 2015, In : College and University Journal. 90, 3, p. 12-26 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semester
biology
performance
student
university
3 Citations (Scopus)

Considering the role of "need for cognition" in students' acceptance of climate change & evolution

Kudrna, J., Shore, M. & Wassenberg, D. M., Apr 1 2015, In : American Biology Teacher. 77, 4, p. 250-257 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
cognition
Cognition
students
climate change
2 Citations (Scopus)
Biochemistry
biochemistry
Students
Enzyme kinetics
Biomolecules
14 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental Dynamics of X-Chromosome Dosage Compensation by the DCC and H4K20me1 in C. elegans

Kramer, M. L., Kranz, A. L., Su, A., Winterkorn, L. H., Albritton, S. E. & Ercan, S., Jan 1 2015, In : PLoS genetics. 11, 12, e1005698.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
X Chromosome
X chromosome
chromosome
Repression (Psychology)
dosage
4 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental plasticity in an unusual animal: The effects of incubation temperature on behavior in chameleons

Ballen, C. J., Shine, R. & Olsson, M. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Behaviour. 152, 10, p. 1307-1324 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chamaeleonidae
Lizards
nests
foraging
Temperature