Journal Club Winter 2017 Finals Week

20th March 2017 at 12:42 pm

There will be no journal club this week, have a great spring break!  Next term we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from, and we will be focusing on how to apply evidence-based practices to our teaching.


Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 10

15th March 2017 at 10:08 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Harackiewicz, J. M., Canning, E. A., Tibbetts, Y., Giffen, C. J., Blair, S. S., Rouse, D. I., & Hyde, J. S. (2014). Closing the social class achievement gap for first-generation students in undergraduate biology. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(2), 375. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/edu/106/2/375.pdf
AND
Asai, DJ and C Bauerle.  (2016). From HHMI: Doubling Down on Diversity   CBE Life Sci Educ 15:fe6. http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/fe6.full.pdf+html

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:

pages 213-232: Chapters 13 and 14 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 9

8th March 2017 at 10:20 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Delparte, D. M., Richardson, R., Eitel, K., Matsaw, S., & Cohn, T. (2016). Promoting Geoscience STEM Interest in Native American Students: GIS, Geovisualization and Reconceptualizing Spatial Thinking Skills. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 15(5). http://www.ijlter.org/index.php/ijlter/article/view/622

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:
pages 185-212: Chapter 12 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 8

27th February 2017 at 11:36 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Goeden, T. J., Kurtz, M. J., Quitadamo, I. J., & Thomas, C. (2015). Community-based inquiry in allied health biochemistry promotes equity by improving critical thinking for women and showing promise for increasing content gains for ethnic minority students. Journal of Chemical Education92(5), 788-796. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed400893f

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:
pages 176-184: Intro Section IV and chapter 11
For those who are interested, here is a TED talk from Randy Olson, mostly summarizing what we’ve covered this quarter. We will use this week to review and reflect on what we’ve learned so far, and watching this may be a good way to refresh. Please be aware that there is a swear word.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERB7ITvabA4

Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 7

22nd February 2017 at 10:17 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Jackson, MC, G Galvez, I Landa, P Buonora, and D B Thoman.  (2016). Science That Matters: The Importance of a Cultural Connection in Underrepresented Students’ Science Pursuit CBE Life Sci Educ 15:ar42 1-12. http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/ar42.full.pdf+html

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:
pages 153-173 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 6

13th February 2017 at 11:33 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Schinske, JN, H Perkins, A Snyder, and M Wyer.  (2016). Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments Shift Students’ Stereotypes of Scientists and Enhance Science Identity in a Diverse Introductory Science Class.  CBE Life Sci Educ 15:ar47 1-18. http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/ar47.full.pdf+html
AND
Haynes, DM (2014) Always the Exception: Women and Women of Color Scientists in Historical Perspective. AAC&U Peer Review 16(2). http://www.aacu.org/peerreview/2014/spring/haynes

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:
pages 127-151 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 5

6th February 2017 at 11:30 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:

Cooper, KM and SE Brownell.  (2016) Coming Out in Class: Challenges and Benefits of Active Learning in a Biology Classroom for LGBTQIA Students.  CBE Life Sci Educ 15:ar37 1-19. http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/ar37.full.pdf+html

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:

pages 95-125 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.


Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 4

30th January 2017 at 10:59 am

This week in journal club on Thursday we are going to read about how we can be allies to college students who are immigrants.

Russakoff, D. (2017 January 25). ‘The only way we can fight back is to excel': Undocumented college students face an uncertain future under the Trump administration. New York Times Magazine. Retrieved from
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/25/magazine/the-only-way-we-can-fight-back-is-to-excel.html
and
Frisby, C. L., & Jimerson, S. R. (2016). Understanding immigrants, schooling, and school psychology: Contemporary science and practice. School psychology quarterly31(2), 141. http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/spq/31/2/141.pdf&uid=2016-26254-001

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:

pages 68-93 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.

Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 3

25th January 2017 at 10:56 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Miyake, A., Kost-Smith, L. E., Finkelstein, N. D., Pollock, S. J., Cohen, G. L., & Ito, T. A. (2010, November 26). Reducing the gender achievement gap in college science: A classroom study of values affirmation. Science, 330, 1234 –1237. doi:10.1126/science.1195996 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/330/6008/1234.full

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:

pages 42-65 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Please note that in the reading the author uses some insensitive language. We will discuss our reaction to this writing in the journal club meeting.Both sessions will be held in LISB 217.  Hope to see you there.


Journal Club Winter 2017 Week 2

18th January 2017 at 10:14 am

During Winter 2017, we will continue to have two journal clubs to choose from.

For Thursday’s 9am session, please read:
Lewis, KL, JG Stout, SJ Pollock, ND Finkelstein, and TA Ito. (2016). Fitting in or opting out: A review of key social-psychological factors influencing a sense of belonging for women in physics. Physical Review Physics Education Research 12(2):020110-1-6. http://journals.aps.org/prper/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevPhysEducRes.12.020110
And
Valantine, H.A. (2016). How to fix the many hurdles that stand in female scientists’ way: Women face discrimination of many kinds. We need culture change. Scientific American December. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-fix-the-many-hurdles-that-stand-in-female-scientists-rsquo-way/

For Friday’s 1pm session, please read:
pages 24-42 of Olson, R. (2015). Houston, we have a narrative: Why science needs a story. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Please note that in the readings for this week and next week the author uses some strong and insensitive language and examples. We will discuss our reactions to this writing in the journal club meetings.

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