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Effective Learning in the Life Sciences: How Students Can Achieve Their Full Potential


By: David Adams

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Oct 2011 | #194486 | ISBN-13: 9780470661574
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Hardback | Oct 2011 | #194485 | ISBN-13: 9780470661567
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This book aims to help students achieve his or her true potential by learning how to solve problems creatively in laboratory, field or other workplace setting. Each chapter will describe state of the art approaches to learning and teaching and will include case studies, worked examples and a section that lists additional online and other resources.


Chapter 1: Creativity (David J. Adams & Kevin Byron)
Chapter 2: Problem solving: developing critical, evaluative and analytical thinking skills (Tina L. Overton)
Chapter 3: In the Laboratory )Pauline Millican & David J. Adams)
Chapter 4: Fieldwork (Julie Peacock, Julian R. Park & Alice Mauchline)
Chapter 5: In vivo work (Dave Lewis)
Chapter 6: Research projects (Martin Luck)
Chapter 7: Maths and Stats for Biologists (Dawn Hawkins)
Chapter 8: E-learning for biologists (Jo Badge, Jon Scott, Terry McAndrew)
Chapter 9: Bioethics (Chris Willmott)
Chapter 10: Assessment, Feedback and Review (Stephen Maw & Paul Orsmond)
Chapter 11: Communication in the Biosciences (Maureen Dawson & Joanna Verran)
Chapter 12: Bioenterprise (Lee J. Beniston, David J. Adams & Carol Wakeford)

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