9:00am-10:00am Plenary Lecture: This free lecture is open to everyone and provides an overview of evidence-based teaching with demonstrations of specific strategies.
Location: McDonnell Sciences Building, Erlanger Auditorium
No RSVP Necessary for event 1.
12:00pm–5:00pm Lunch & Workshop: This free 5-hour workshop is designed for those with teaching responsibilities and is comprised of 3 learning sessions: 1) Engaging Students and Making Classrooms Inclusive: Cross-Disciplinary Tools, Insights, and Strategies to Promote Student Success; 2) Moving Towards Active Learning, Both Inside and Outside of Class Time; 3) Order Matters: Becoming Metacognitive about Teaching Choices. Lunch will be provided with RSVP. Click Here To RSVP. Location: To be announced following RSVP one week prior to event.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Kimberly Tanner, PhD is Professor of Biology and the Director of SEPAL: The Science Education Partnership and Assessment Laboratory within the Department of Biology at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Her research group-SEPAL-investigates how people learn science, especially biology, and how teachers and scientists can collaborate to make science teaching and learning in classrooms-kindergarten through university-more like how scientists work. Dr. Tanner is a founding member of the editorial board for CBE: Life Sciences Education and coauthor of the Approaches to Biology Teaching and Learning series, which translates education research and pedagogical strategies into language accessible to undergraduate biology faculty.
Center for Clinical & Research Ethics, Clinical Research Training Center, The Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, and the Office of Education, School of Medicine