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A Board Game for Undergraduate Genetics Vocabulary and Concept Review: The Pathway Shuffle

    Author: Michael V. Osier1
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    Affiliations: 1: Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623
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    • Published 15 December 2014
    • Supplemental materials available at http://jmbe.asm.org
    • Corresponding author. Mailing address: Rochester Institute of Technology, 85 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. Phone: 585-475-4392. E-mail: michael.osier@rit.edu.
    • ©2014 Author(s). Published by the American Society for Microbiology.
    Source: J. Microbiol. Biol. Educ. December 2014 vol. 15 no. 2 328-329. doi:10.1128/jmbe.v15i2.794
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    Abstract:

    A board game for the review of fundamental genetics concepts is presented. The game is easily prepared and dropped into a classroom setting. Printable materials are available as article supplements. Preliminary results of field testing are discussed, demonstrating a meaningful improvement in student success.

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Abstract:

A board game for the review of fundamental genetics concepts is presented. The game is easily prepared and dropped into a classroom setting. Printable materials are available as article supplements. Preliminary results of field testing are discussed, demonstrating a meaningful improvement in student success.

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