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The plant detectives: Innovative undergraduate teaching to inspire the next generation of plant biologists

Beckmann, Elizabeth; Estavillo, Gonzalo M.; Mathesius, Ulrike; Djordjevic, Michael; Nicotra, Adrienne


Encouraging more students to embrace plant science research is a global priority. We have evolved a second year undergraduate course from a standard lecture/practical format into an innovative research-led learning design that gives students hands-on experience of cutting-edge plant science research and specialist instrumentation. By making tangible the links between plant genetics, biochemistry, physiology and function, the active learning curriculum extends students to their limits, and gives...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Plant Science
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00729
Access Rights: Open Access


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