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HHMI STEM Teaching Seminar for Faculty & Teaching Staff

This event is part of series:

June 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
MSOB x140
Speaker(s): 
Javier Robliano, PhD
Annie Prud'homme-Genereux, PhD

** Please note: this session is currently full, but we expect some seats to become available and will do our best to accommodate everyone interested in attending. Please register on the waitlist for this event.**

 

Student-Centered Instruction with Free Resources from HHMI BioInteractive

Target audience: Faculty teaching General Biology, Cell/Molecular Biology, Genetics, Evolution, and related courses, at the undergraduate level.

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with free, high quality classroom resources from HHMI BioInteractive (www.biointeractive.org)
  • Reflect on practice and explore strategies to promote student-centered learning in the undergraduate classroom

 

1:00-1:10

Introductions

1:10-2:45

Natural Selection of Coat Color in Mice: We will model how to help students integrate key concepts from molecular biology, cell signaling, and evolutionary biology to explain a real-world case of natural selection.

2:45-3:00

Break

3:00-3:45

Molecular Genetics of Cancer: Explore hands-on activities that help students use authentic data to build a better understanding of the molecular genetics of Cancer.

3:45-4:00

Closing and feedback

 

Facilitators:

  • Javier Robalino Program Officer Educational Media Group Science Education Department Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Annie Prud'homme-Genereux Vice-President, Science TELUS World of Science Past Founding Professor of Life Sciences Quest University