Trinity University HHMI program to hold conference on Integrative STEM Learning

Here’s the program for this weekend’s Trinity University HHMI program conference on Integrative Learning in STEM.

NOVEL WAYS OF APPROACHING SCIENCE – Friday 9:00 am

• Outcomes and goals generated at the 2012 general education cancer biology summit – Jonathan King (Trinity University)
• Improving learning outcomes in large classrooms through short-term service-learning projects – Elizabeth R. Congdon (Bethune Cookman University)
• Linking research and teaching through museum collections and natural objects – Rebecca Rundell (State University of New York )
• Literature and Science meet at Eco-criticism – Jim Shinkle (Trinity University)

INTEGRATING INTRODUCTORY SCIENCE COURSES – Friday 10:45 a.m.

• An introductory biology course that involves every student in authentic research – Clark Lindgren (Grinnell College)
• Developing an interdisciplinary STEM community – Anne Kruchten and Brian Gilbert (Linfield College)
• Predictors of student success in an integrative introductory biology curriculum  – Michele Johnson and Jonathan King (Trinity University)
• Linking Biology and Chemistry courses through research on anticancer ruthenium complexes – Pamela Hanson and Laura Stultz (Birmingham Southern College)

Friday 1:15 p.m.

• iScience: mobilizing and integrating change in science education – Stasinos Stavrianeas and Mark Stewart (Willamette University)
• STEM learning communities at University of St. Thomas – Kerri Carlson, Melissa Loe, Dyius Turvold Celotta (University of St. Thomas)
• Integrated quantitative science at the University of Richmond – Lester Caudill, Lewis Barnett, Chris Stevenson (University of Richmond)
• Towards an integrative STEM education: strengthening transfer and application of learning – Cam Davidson (Carleton College)

QUANTITATIVE THINKING (“Remember Bio 2010?”) – Saturday 9:30 am

• Systems analysis of a biomath hybrid – Kevin Livingstone and Saber Elaydi (Trinity University)
• Bioinformatics for non-science majors – Andrea Tartaro and Renee Chosed  (Furman University)
• Undergraduate research as interdisciplinary training – Jason Miller (Truman  State University)

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About Claudia Scholz

Higher education professional in Atlanta, GA specializing in faculty development and research administration.
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