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Education Research International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 536024, 8 pages
Project-Based Learning to Promote Effective Learning in Biotechnology Courses
Department of Biological Sciences, Harold Washington College, 30 East Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
Received 19 March 2012; Accepted 23 May 2012
Academic Editor: Annemie Desoete
Copyright © 2012 Farahnaz Movahedzadeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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