- Tanner, K.D. (2011). Moving Theory into Practice: A Reflection on Teaching a Large, Introductory Biology Course for Majors. CBE Life Sci Educ., 10, 113–122.
- Tanner, K.D. (2013). Structure Matters: Twenty-One Teaching Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Cultivate Classroom Equity. CBE Life Sci Educ., 12, 322–331.
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- Wood, W.B. (2004). Clickers: A Teaching Gimmick that Works. Developmental Cell, 7, 796-798.
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- Knight, J.K., Wood, W.B. (2005). Teaching More by Lecturing Less. CBE Life Sci Educ., 4, 298-310.
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Peer-Reviewed Science Education Journals
- CBE - Life Sciences Education
- The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education
- Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education
- Advances in Physiology Education
- Video Collection: Repository for Envisioning Active-Learning Instruction in Science Education (REALISE)
- Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative
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