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A Mixed Course-Based Research Approach to Human Physiology

Author: Karri Haen Whitmer
Subject: Biology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Iowa State University
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The Biology 256 Laboratory course was designed to provide students with hands-on access to modern techniques in human physiological analyses using the course-based research pedagogical approach. In this course/ students will learn how to perform literature searches; generate research questions and hypotheses; design experiments; collect/ analyze/ visualize and interpret data; and present scientific findings to others. The Biol 256L curriculum offers a high-impact human physiology experience that fosters the critical thinking skills required to be a successful citizen in a modern world filled with misinformation.

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