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Gene expression during development: Experimental design problem
Sarah Deel, Carleton College; Debby Walser-Kuntz
This problem challenges students to design experiments using techniques measuring gene expression (reverse transcriptase PCR, microarrays, in situ hybridization).

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Coached Problem Solving

Phylogenetics problems
Sarah Deel, Carleton College; Debby Walser-Kuntz
Students receive information about cladistics and apply this phylogenetic approach to two problems, collecting data, determining whether traits are ancestral or derived, and using this information to select the most parsimonious tree.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Coached Problem Solving

Malnutrition, DNA replication, development, and schizophrenia homework problem
Debby Walser-Kuntz; Sarah Deel, Carleton College
At the beginning of a DNA, DNA replication, and mitosis unit, students are given a short science news article summarizing a recent research paper. This assignment links the article to figures and key techniques from a related journal article, requiring students to apply and transfer the knowledge they gained in the unit.

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:In-Class Problems, Coached Problem Solving

Using a Groundwater Pollution Problem to Develop Professional Communication Skills
Jeff Nunn, Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University

Resource Type: Activities: Activities, :Project
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Investigative Case Based Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Other:Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Projects:Professional Communications Projects

Teaching Case: Scissors and Shears
Ann Velenchik, Wellesley College
This case is the transcript of the 1962 Congressional Testimony of BC Deuschle, President of the Scissors, Shears and Manicure Implement Manufacturers' Association, with regard to the Trade Expansion Act of ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Teaching with the Case Method

Teaching Case: Peanut Policy in the United States, 1996
Ann Velenchik, Wellesley College
The text of this case is a transcript of a story broadcast on NPR's All Things Considered on January 22, 1996. The story concerns Congressional debate about agricultural programs, particularly the price ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Writing Assignment, Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Teaching with the Case Method

Teaching Case: Textiles and the Multi-Fiber Arrangement
David B. Yoffie and Jane Kenney Austin. Harvard Business School Case 383-164.
An "oldie but goodie" this 1983 case (revised in 1990), is set in December 1981, when the international arrangement governing international trade in textiles is up for renewal. The US, Europe and ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Teaching with the Case Method

Revving up for Relief: Harley-Davidson at the ITC
Dorothy Robyn, for the case program at the Kennedy School of Government.
Published in 1986, this Kennedy School case tells the story of Harley-Davidson's application to the ITC for temporary relief from high levels of imported Japanese motorcycles. The case lays out, in ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Teaching with the Case Method

Global Patterns
Federica Raia, The City College of New York
Based on my research on how best to enhance students' understanding of complex systems, I utilize various activities to support pattern recognition, a fundamental skill to understanding complex systems ...

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New Pedagogic Methods: Problem Solving: Pedagogic Methods:Other:Group Work, Cooperative Learning, Pedagogic Methods:Problem Solving:Jigsaw, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Data

Universcience-VOD- La plasticité du cerveau
Laura Franklin
In this lab exercise, students of intermediate-level French will watch a short video on brain plasticity from the universcience VOD collection online.

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