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Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education

2005 Volume 34, Number

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Relationships among Learning Styles and Motivation with Computer-Aided Instruction in an Agronomy Course

    Gina M. McAndrews, Russell E. Mullen & Scott A. Chadwick

    Multi-media learning tools were developed to enhance student learning for an introductory agronomy course at Iowa State University. During fall 2002, the new interactive computer program, called... More

    pp. 13-16

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  2. Learning Style Responses to an Online Soil Erosion Lesson

    Martha Mamo, Timothy Kettler & Dann Hussman

    Our objective was to evaluate responses from students with different learning styles to the use of computer technology as a supplemental tool in teaching soil erosion concepts. The online lesson... More

    pp. 44-48

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  3. Using Geospatial Information Technologies and Field Research to Enhance Classroom Learning

    Walter H. Schacht, Ashu Guru, Patrick E. Reece, Jerry D. Volesky & Dan Cotton

    A focus of grazing management courses is the cause-effect relationships between grazing livestock distribution and environmental and management variables. A learning module for the classroom was... More

    pp. 62-66

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  4. The Virtual Museum of Minerals and Molecules: Molecular Visualization in a Virtual Hands-On Museum

    Phillip Barak & Edward A. Nater

    The Virtual Museum of Minerals and Molecules (VMMM) is a web-based resource presenting interactive, 3-D, research-grade molecular models of more than 150 minerals and molecules of interest to... More

    pp. 67-71

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  5. Balancing the Phosphorus Budget of a Swine Farm: A Case Study

    Nathan O. Nelson & Robert L. Mikkelsen

    Trends in animal production have moved the industry toward large confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). These CAFOs concentrate large amounts of manure-based nutrients in relatively small... More

    pp. 90-95

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  6. Do Hybrid Lecture Formats Influence Laboratory Performance in Large, Pre-Professional Biology Courses?

    Samuel Riffell & John Merrill

    Introductory biology courses for pre-professional majors at large universities are usually high-enrollment lectures with associated labs that complement the lecture, but are independently taught... More

    pp. 96-100

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