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The Science of Teaching: Evidence-Based Approaches in Biology Education

Division of Biological Sciences Seminar Program

The goal of these seminars is to inform our current and future faculty about effective, evidence-based education methods and best teaching practices in our own division and in other departments, divisions, and institutions. The times and days of the seminars will vary.

2019-20 Lectures

Brian Donovan

Supporting the Development of Genomics Literacy Through Genetics Education Could Reduce Racial Prejudice

Brian Donovan, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
BSCS Science Learning

Friday, January 31, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fred Kavli Auditorium Tata Hall 3201 (a roundtable discussion with Dr. Donovan will follow)

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Katelyn Cooper

Toward more inclusive active learning classrooms: How groups of students are differentially impacted by active learning

Katelyn Cooper, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Central Florida

Friday, February 14, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fred Kavli Auditorium Tata Hall 3201 (a roundtable discussion with Dr. Cooper will follow)

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Erika G. Offerdahl

TBA

Erika G. Offerdahl, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Director for Undergraduate Education
Washington State University

Friday, April 3, 2020

TBA
Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium)

Vicente Talanquer

TBA

Vicente Talanquer, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arizona

Friday, May 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Natural Sciences Building 1205 (Auditorium; a roundtable discussion with Dr. Talanquer will follow)