Writing assignments are a fantastic ways for student to engage with and process material. Using the internet as a platform for student work encourages students to engage with a community beyond the classroom. A friend and colleague of mine, Dr. Salmaan Khan, who is teaching a biochemistry laboratory class at the University of Minnesota has … Continue reading
I recently authored a guest blog post for the University of Minnesota’s Techniques in Teaching and Learning. In this post I outline my approach to integrating primary literature into the Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology course I am currently teaching at a local liberal arts college. If you read it, I would appreciate any feedback, … Continue reading
Tonight I’ve been tinkering with the syllabus for the molecular and cellular biology course next semester. To bring a little life and personality to the syllabus, many of my classmates in the preparing future faculty course in which I’m currently enrolled have included inspirational quotations. In an attempt to integrate this approach in my own … Continue reading
This is a new blog I have created primarily for science-related topics. Hope you enjoy!