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Inquire Biology: A Textbook that Answers Questions

Vinay K. Chaudhri, Britte Cheng, Adam Overtholtzer, Jeremy Roschelle, Aaron Spaulding, Peter Clark, Mark Greaves, Dave Gunning
2013 The AI Magazine  
Inquire Biology provides unique capabilities via a knowledge representation that captures conceptual knowledge from the textbook and uses inference procedures to answer students' questions.  ...  Inquire Biology is a prototype of a new kind of intelligent textbook — one that answers students' questions, engages their interest, and improves their understanding.  ...  The authors wish to thank the members of the Inquire Biology development team: Eva Banik, Roger Cor-  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v34i3.2486 fatcat:uo4vzlydubbevepty4fkjh7gse

Science, Coloniality, and "the Great Rationality Divide"

Malin Ideland
2018 Science & Education  
The analysis shows that the colonial legacy of science and technology is not present in the textbooks. More evident is the talk about science as development.  ...  The analysis is guided by three questions: (1) if and how the colonial history of science is described in Swedish textbooks; (2) how history of science is described; (3) how the global South is represented  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11191-018-0006-8 fatcat:dmieobollnfwzcbg5pqynwqlem

A comparative analysis of South African Life Sciences and Biology textbooks for inclusion of the nature of science
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Umesh Ramnarain, Keshni Padayachee
2015 South African Journal of Education  
The analysis reflects that both Life Sciences and Biology textbooks still overwhelmingly represent the theme "Science as a body of knowledge" according to this framework.  ...  In particular, we investigated the differences between the representation of the nature of science in Biology textbooks that were written for a previous curriculum and the new Life Sciences textbooks that  ...  Discussion The analysis of the textbooks for the four themes reflects that both Life Sciences and Biology textbooks still overwhelmingly represent the theme "Science as a body of knowledge".  ... 
doi:10.15700/201503062358 fatcat:qvx2lugsbvh25bsli4trsb2gea

Understanding Undergraduates' Problem-Solving Processes †

Ross H. Nehm
2010 Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education  
Fostering effective problem-solving skills is one of the most longstanding and widely agreed upon goals of biology education.  ...  Nevertheless, undergraduate biology educators have yet to leverage many major findings about problem-solving processes from the educational and cognitive science research literatures.  ...  But next to nothing has been written about this in biology.  ... 
doi:10.1128/jmbe.v11i2.203 pmid:23653710 pmcid:PMC3577184 fatcat:owzwozvitrawpeliwjpqybrap4

Teaching and textbooks

2011 EMBO Reports  
So what is more important, the theory or the practice of molecular biology? What is the right balance between the two?  ...  Current textbooks have the same problem, in that they most often represent consensus opinion.  ... 
doi:10.1038/embor.2011.216 pmid:22081138 pmcid:PMC3245702 fatcat:pmh2wv6nwvbqjlcpcrsbafpc4a

Human Histology. A Textbook in Outline Form.Leslie B. Arey

F. N. Low
1959 The Quarterly review of biology  
Low COMPARATIVE HISTOLOGY Andreu Oxford TEXTBOOK OF By Warren University Press, THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY New York. ill. 1959.  ...  of factors, sented represent including the taste of the author and the availability of information about a particular group, there may be some who would take exception to the author's choices.  ... 
doi:10.1086/402790 fatcat:5ueldfkiffdw5pa7wcdpokfqge

Textbook of Comparative Histology.Warren Andrew

Ronald R. Cowden
1959 The Quarterly review of biology  
Low COMPARATIVE HISTOLOGY Andreu Oxford TEXTBOOK OF By Warren University Press, THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY New York. ill. 1959.  ...  of factors, sented represent including the taste of the author and the availability of information about a particular group, there may be some who would take exception to the author's choices.  ... 
doi:10.1086/402789 fatcat:kzpxelvkxzbevntchvt7hytipm

Page 42 of Technical Book Review Index Vol. 19, Issue 3 [page]

1953 Technical Book Review Index  
To assist assimilation of the knowledge each chapter concludes with a number of worked examples.” Beaver, William C. Science of biology. Ed.4. 895p. 1952. Mosby, St. Louis, $5.85.  ...  Sec- tion II supplies a .few chemical and physical facts about the drugs discussed in Section I and lists some _ representative commercially available preparations of each so that the stu- dent will know  ... 

Animal Form and Function. An Introduction to College Zoology.W. R. Breneman

Ronald R. Cowden
1959 The Quarterly review of biology  
to understand in the light of his accumulated knowledge of animal biology.  ...  Any author of such a volume is forced to make many hard choices.  ... 
doi:10.1086/402662 fatcat:nknb5hnzkvhz3lh55q3rurklsq

Forestry Terminology. A Glossary of Technical Terms Used in Forestry.Authur B. Meyer , F. H. Eyre

Scott S. Pauley
1959 The Quarterly review of biology  
to understand in the light of his accumulated knowledge of animal biology.  ...  Any author of such a volume is forced to make many hard choices.  ... 
doi:10.1086/402661 fatcat:owa52ulgrrczbhb7kaedlwaowa

Page 156 of The Quarterly Review of Biology Vol. 34, Issue 2 [page]

1959 The Quarterly Review of Biology  
to understand in the light of his accumulated knowledge of animal biology.  ...  Any author of such a volume is forced to make many hard choices.  ... 

INSTRUCTIONAL MANUALS OF BOUNDARY-WORK: PSYCHOLOGY TEXTBOOKS, STUDENT SUBJECTIVITIES, AND DISCIPLINARY HISTORIOGRAPHIES

IVAN FLIS
2016 Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences  
One strand is developed by teachers of psychology-first as a general approach for investigating textbooks in a pedagogical setting, and then later upgraded into a full history of psychology textbooks in  ...  This article aims to provide an overview of the historiography of psychology textbooks.  ...  Unlike biology, where what signals knowledge is the obfuscation of the history of its making, psychologists employ the opposite strategy. Valid knowledge is designated by qualifications.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jhbs.21791 pmid:27152736 pmcid:PMC5111734 fatcat:jhpjquxylbaejkposatoqx4wre

So you have to teach invertebrate biology…

A. Richard Palmer
2021 Invertebrate biology  
Identities and sizes of the animals on the cover are left as puzzles for readers to test their knowledge: To what phylum or subphylum, class and family, does each belong? Roughly how big are they?  ...  (Adapted from a quotation about ornithologists at-  ...  Finally , and perhaps most importantly, I knew I had to share with students what I personally found most exciting about invertebrate biology.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ivb.12330 fatcat:5255wuc2hvbofm3uz2m5x5lbmq

Biology Education in Japanese High Schools : Trends and Problems

Keiichi TAKAHASHI
1986 Journal of Science Education in Japan  
The rest ef high school biology is elective and includes developmental biology, biochemistry and molecular genetics, animal behavior and physiology, and, again, some ecology.  ...  Recent trends in high scinool biology An outline of the present biology curricula of Japanese high schools as stipulated by the national Course of Study is shown in Tables1 and 2, In the lower secondary  ...  , scientific knowledge is what comes from the study of nature.  ... 
doi:10.14935/jssej.10.64 fatcat:ggtpmlbs7ngydbnu2p27aqmfwu

What Makes Source of Scientific Information Good? Reflection on Primary and Junior High School Textbooks and their use by Teachers Presenting Particular Teaching Style through Example of Amphibians and Reptiles

Zofia Chyleńska, Eliza Rybska
2019 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
organisms is significant and claims about the importance of a direct experience with nature.  ...  The aim of this study was to analyze the sources of students' scientific knowledge -teachers and textbooks, with focus on information about amphibians and reptiles.  ...  What is our major concern is that it is hard to clearly indicate who the recipient of the textbook is. It should be clear that it is students and teachers.  ... 
doi:10.29333/ejmste/108534 fatcat:kz5mrdzwc5b6fd2gy6tdcfs3c4
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