Derek Bok Center is a great place to further your teaching techniques, whether you are highly experienced or a newly practicing graduate student teaching fellow.
Below are the presentations from the 2013 Scientific Teaching Workshop for first year graduate students
in the MCO (Molecules, Cells, and Organisms) training program.
- Active Learning
- Active Learning Handout
- How People Learn
- Key points from the workshop
The Center for Scientific Teaching at Yale University hosts a collection of Teachable Tidbits, instructional materials for undergraduate life sciences courses. The Tidbits were created by faculty participants at the National Academies Summer Institutes on Undergraduate Education in Biology.
- Handelsman, J., Miller, S., and Pfund, C. Scientific Teaching (This is a book; the link is to Amazon)
- Mestre, J.P. Facts and Myths about Pedagogies of Engagement in Science Learning. Peer Review. Winter 2005. 24-27.
- Silverthorn, D.U. 2006. Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom. Adv Physiol Educ. 30: 135-140.
- Wiggins, G., and J. McTighe. 2001. Understanding by Design. Chapter 1, Backward Design
- Wood, W.B. 2009. Innovations in Teaching Undergraduate Biology and Why We Need Them. Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology. 25: 93-112.
- Implicit Bias Test - Developed by Brian Nosek, Mahzarin Banaji, and Tony Greenwald