Past Seminars

Videos and Teaching Materials by Year

2017-18

  • Ying-Chih Chen

    Landscape of Research on Teacher Knowledge and Practices for Argumentation

    Ying-Chih Chen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Science Education
    Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
    Arizona State University

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    11:00 AM -12:00 PM
    Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

  • Thomas Stahovich

    The Quantified Student: Using Smartpens and Data Mining to Understand Student Learning and Achievement

    Thomas Stahovich, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    UC Riverside

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

  • Sarah Eddy

    Engaging Undergraduates in Science Classrooms: Data Driven Strategies

    Sarah Eddy, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Biological Sciences
    Florida International University

    Friday, January 26, 2018

    11:00 AM -12:00 PM
    Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

  • Susan K. McConnell

    Mixing Silos: Perspectives on the Integration of Art and Science

    Susan K. McConnell, Ph.D.
    HHMI Professor
    Susan B. Ford Professor of Biology
    Stanford University

    Thursday, April 5, 2018

    2:00 PM -3:00 PM (roundtable discussion to follow)
    Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

  • Carl Wieman

    Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists

    Carl Wieman, Ph.D.
    Nobel Prize Laureate, Physics (2001)
    Professor of Physics and Graduate School of Education
    Stanford University

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    11:00 AM -12:00 PM
    Liebow Auditorium (Biomedical Sciences Building)
    Presentation Slides Additional Material

  • Gale Sinatra

    The Challenges of Teaching and Learning about Evolution: Implications for Policy and Practice

    Gale M. Sinatra, Ph.D.
    Professor of Education and Psychology
    University of Southern California

    Friday, May 25, 2018

    11:00 AM -12:00 PM
    Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

2016-17

  • Erin Dolan

    A familiar(ity) problem: Assessing the impact of prerequisites and content familiarity on student learning

    Brian Sato, Ph.D.
    Associate Teaching Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    School of Biological Sciences
    UC Irvine

    October 10, 2016

    12:30 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building
  • Erin Dolan

    Integrating interdisciplinary science in the classroom: From chemistry to biodiversity

    Boldomero M. Olivera, Ph.D.
    HHMI Professor
    Distinguished Professor of Biology
    The University of Utah

    November 3, 2016

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

  • Erin Dolan

    A community-centered approach to STEM education

    Carrie Diaz Eaton, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Mathematics
    Environmental Literacy Program
    Unity College

    December 5, 2016

    12:30 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building
  • Erin Dolan

    Improving student learning through understanding reasoning and problem solving practices

    Jenny Knight, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
    University of Colorado - Boulder

    January 13, 2017

    10:00 AM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

  • Erin Dolan

    What’s the Point? Arrows often confuse biology learners

    Dina L. Newman, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
    Rochester Institute of Technology

    January 17, 2017

    10:00 AM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

  • Erin Dolan

    Supporting student success through computer-based instruction and assessment

    Joel K. Abraham, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Biological Sciences
    California State University, Fullerton

    February 24, 2017

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

  • Erin Dolan

    The social (and cultural) nature of ‘intrinsic motivation’: Implications for student interest development and broadening participation in math and science

    Dustin Thoman, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Psychology, Diego State University

    April 21, 2017

    10:00 AM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

2015-16

  • Erin Dolan

    Undergraduate research experiences: What difference is the mentor?

    Erin Dolan
    Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Sciences
    The University of Texas at Austin

    November 20, 2015

    3:00 PM
    The Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
  • Sara Brownell

    Integrating teaching and research in undergraduate biology lab courses

    Sara Brownell
    Assistant Professor
    School of Life Sciences
    Arizona State University

    December 11, 2015

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

  • Diane Odowd

    Role of in-house education research in supporting instructional innovation

    Diane O'Dowd
    HHMI Professor
    Developmental and Cell Biology
    UC Irvine

    February 26, 2016

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building
  • Jessi Smith

    Disruptive innovations for broadening participation in bioscience

    Jessi Smith
    Professor
    Montana State University

    June 8, 2016

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building

2014-15

  • David Sanders

    Curriculum reform in chemistry education for the 21st-century biologists: The HHMI NEXUS initiative

    David Sanders
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University

    November 20, 2014

    2:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building, NSB 1025
  • Sean Carroll

    Science education and storytelling

    Sean Carroll
    Vice President for Science Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    January 16, 2015

    3:00 PM
    Liebow Auditorium, Biomedical Sciences Building, BSB 2100

    Youtube Video

  • Jenessa Shapiro

    Impact of stereotype threat on classroom diversity and student performance

    Jenessa Shapiro
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

    April 6, 2015

    2:00 PM
    Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room (formerly CNCB Large Conference Room)
  • Randy Hampton

    Texting in class?!

    Randy Hampton
    Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego

    May 12, 2015

    12:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building, NSB 1025

    Youtube Video

  • Scott Freeman

    Evidence-based teaching and the achievement gap: Is lecturing racist?

    Scott Freeman
    Department of Biology, University of Washington

    June 16, 2015

    3:00 PM
    Auditorium, Natural Science Building, NSB 1025

    Youtube Video

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