Considering Grand Challenges in Undergraduate General Biology Education: Integration, Big History, and Scientific Literacy

Paul Narguizian
2020 Journal of Big History  
Higher education finds itself at a crossroads in regard to providing students of all majors with curricula that addresses a higher level of critical thinking skills along with evidenced based decision making. Within the walls of academia, educators and administrators alike are facing grand challenges in developing biology programs, which encapsulate the complex and interconnectedness of the biological sciences, while at the same time embedding the scientific literacy skills found within the
more » ... d of biology. Here I argue for the integration of Big History content within general biology education courses.
doi:10.22339/jbh.v4i2.4280 fatcat:zulru6lyebejfk7zwkobf3qfhe