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Using introductory labs to engage students in experimental design
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Figures

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Fig. 1.

A student’s report for the lab in which she designed and performed the experiment described in Sec. IV C.

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Fig. 2.

Rubrics-based scores of 35 randomly selected students on experimentation-related abilities. Initial refers to week 3 and final refers to week 10 in the semester. The bar for each score represents the number of students whose reports received that score for a particular ability.

Tables

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Table I.

Portion of rubric (only one ability is shown) that provides scaffolding to students in designing and perform experiments and writing lab reports.

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Table II.

Students’ performance on the final exam question related to designing experiments . The transfer rate is the percentage of students who received the score from Table I (based on the relevant rubric) in the parentheses for the particular ability.

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Table III.

Students’ responses on the open-ended survey question that asked them to describe three important things they learned from labs.

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2006-11-01
2014-04-23
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Scitation: Using introductory labs to engage students in experimental design
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10.1119/1.2238885
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