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HHMI STEM Teaching Seminar for Postdocs

This event is part of series:

June 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
MSOB x140
Speaker(s): 
Javier Robliano, PhD

HHMI’s Free Teaching Resources for Student-Centered Learning

Target audience: Postdoctoral Scholars interested in teaching and learning. The learning exercises that will be showcased are particularly relevant for introductory-level Biology, Cell/Molecular Biology, and Genetics.

 

Participants will:

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

 

 

9:00-9:30

Introduction

9:30-11:00

Stalking the Genetic Basis of a Trait: Corn is ubiquitous in our diet. But, where did it come from? In this hands-on session, participants will explore the use of HHMI’s free teaching materials to guide students through the process of asking questions and analyzing evidence about the genetic basis for the differences between corn and its close wild relative, teosinte.

11:00-11:15

Break

11:15-11:45

Reflection

11:45-12:00

Feedback and surveys

 

Facilitators:

 

Javier Robalino, PhD

Program Officer-Educational Media Group

Science Education Department

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

 

Nicole Salazar Velmeshev, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Stanford School of Medicine/PAVIR

 

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