Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences

Editors: Quave, Cassandra L (Ed.)

  • Chapters will provide various creative ways to engage students in the plant sciences, including the use of ethnobotany to relate cultural impact worldwide
  • Chapters will be contributed by leaders in the field
  • Affordable and accessible in content for teachers and botany specialists alike
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About this book

Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences focuses on innovative ways in which educators can enrich the plant science content being taught in universities and secondary schools. Drawing on contributions from scholars around the world, various methods of teaching plant science is demonstrated. Specifically, core concepts from ethnobotany can be used to foster the development of connections between students, their environment, and other cultures around the world. Furthermore, the volume presents different ways to incorporate local methods and technology into a hands-on approach to teaching and learning in the plant sciences.

Written by leaders in the field, Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences is a valuable resource for teachers and graduate students in the plant sciences.

About the authors

Cassandra L. Quave, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology and Center for the Study of Human Health, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Carrying Plant Knowledge Forward in the USA

    Harrison, Patricia

    Pages 3-20

  • Lessons Learned in Development of an Interdisciplinary Science Curriculum Support Organization

    McClatchey, Will (et al.)

    Pages 21-31

  • The Contribution of Ethnobiology to Teaching Plant Sciences: Student and Faculty Perspectives

    Vougioukalou, Sofia A. (et al.)

    Pages 33-45

  • From Learning to Teaching: Bridging Students’ Experience and Teachers’ Expectations

    Savo, Valentina (et al.)

    Pages 47-58

  • Research-Based Learning

    Wagner, Gail E.

    Pages 61-82

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0422-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0421-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-5485-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovative Strategies for Teaching in the Plant Sciences
Editors
  • Cassandra L Quave
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-0422-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-0422-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0421-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-5485-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 312
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 25 illustrations in colour
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