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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2022, 5(12); doi: 10.25236/FER.2022.051209.

Research on project-based teaching of "crop genetics and breeding" course in higher education


Huan Long, Yuxuan Liu

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Huan Long

School of Agriculture, Yongzhou Vocational Technical College, Yongzhou, China


Skills and talents are increasingly important in China’s rapidly growing economy, so universities and colleges have been focusing on giving their students professional skills. Project-based teaching is used in Crop Genetics and Breeding classes in forestry and agricultural schools and universities. This paper discusses how the method is utilized in the class, as well as some ideas on how to improve the method.


Crop genetics and breeding; Project-based teaching; Teaching reform

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Huan Long, Yuxuan Liu. Research on project-based teaching of "crop genetics and breeding" course in higher education. Frontiers in Educational Research (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 12: 50-54. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2022.051209.


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