Examining the Student Impact Following an Online Professional Development Course for High School Biology Teachers

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This paper, presented at the 2011 National Association of Research on Science Teaching Conference, describes findings from a study that examined the relationship between a high-quality, online professional development program for high-school biology teachers and students’ content knowledge of genetics and evolution. The study found that students in the treatment condition had a stronger rate of growth across the year in genetics and evolution content knowledge compared to the control group.


Scott Strother, Lauren Goldenberg

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