Brian Gibbens

Assistant Teaching Professor


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Education/Academic qualification

University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota


Anoka-Ramsey Community College


Research interests

  • Student Motivation
  • Career Relevance
  • Curricular Systems
  • Digital Biology
  • Metagenomics
  • Scientific Teaching
  • Classroom-based Authentic Research Experiences
  • Team-based, Collaborative Learning
  • Active Learning Classrooms
  • Student Retention
  • Career-relevance
  • Critical and Creative Thinking

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Research Output

Measuring Student Motivation in an Introductory Biology Class

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    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

  • Exploring Metagenomics in the Laboratory of an Introductory Biology Course

    Gibbens, B. B., Scott, C. L., Hoff, C. D. & Schottel, J. L., 2015, In : Journal of Microbiology Biology Education. 16, 1, p. 34-40 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Using Gamification to Teach Undergraduate Students about Scientific Writing

    Gibbens, B. B., Gettle, N., Thompson, S. & Muller, K., 2015, In : CourseSource. 2, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle