The entire bibliography for this journal club is now available on our website both alphabetically and by topic area. If you are looking for more readings about a specific teaching topic, this is a great place to start.
For Thursday, please bring a copy of an exam, which we’ll use for an activity and read:
Chapter 2 Evaluating the Cognitive Levels of Instructional Materials Using an Educational Taxonomy
Dirks, C., Wenderoth, M.P., & Withers, M. (2014). Assessment in the college science classroom. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company.
The book for Thursday meetings is part of the Scientific Teaching series. If you have not yet purchased yours, contact the SLP.
For Friday we will read the following journal article.
Allen, D., & Tanner, K. (2002). Approaches to cell biology teaching: questions about questions. CBE Life Sciences Education, 1(3), 63-67. Available from: http://www.lifescied.org/content/1/3/63.short
– Thursday 9:00am in LISB 317 facilitated by Julie Mueller, TEP and Elly Vandegrift, SLP
– Friday 12:00pm in LISB 317 facilitated by Elly Vandegrift, SLP
We look forward to seeing you there!
Elly and Julie
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|Recruiting continues for Winter 2015 Graduate SLP Fellows and Undergraduate SLP Scholars.
The Science Literacy Program is accepting applications through Friday, October 24, 2014.
For more information and to apply online, visit the Graduate SLP Fellow page or the Undergraduate SLP Scholar page.
We are accepting applications to work with the following Winter Term classes:
ASTR 121 The Solar System
Scott Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org
CRN 20853, MWF 15:00-15:50, 100 WILL, 4 credits
BI 123 Biology of Cancer
Alan Kelly email@example.com
CRN 20932, MWF 15:00-15:50, 123 PAC, 4 credits
BI/CH 140M Science, Policy, and Biology
Elly Vandegrift firstname.lastname@example.org
Leslie Coonrod email@example.com
CRN 20950 / 21219, MW 12:00-13:20, 242 GER, 4 credits
PHYS 161 Physics of Energy and Environment
Raghu Parthasarathy firstname.lastname@example.org
CRN 24931, MW 10:00-11:50, 110 WIL, 4 credits
PHYS 252 Foundations of Physics I
Benjamin McMorran email@example.com
CRN 24964, MWF 09:00-09:50, 100 WIL, 4 credits
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|Springfield School District seeks help with 2014-2015 teacher professional development
Springfield School District seeks input from area experts to help with course material for 2014-2015 professional development teacher trainings in science and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Dara Brennan, STEM TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment), has compiled a list of possible topics. Work on NGSS during this academic year will be with high school teachers.If you have questions or can contribute your time and expertise, contact Dara Brennan at 541.726.3225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Faculty, graduate students and undergraduate needed for LibrarySearch usability studies
Share your feedback on the new UO LibrarySearch system and earn $10.
The UO Libraries is looking for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members to participate in informal usability studies of the new library website search. The purpose of the study is to understand how well the new search tool supports our users’ needs. It’s not a test and there are no right or wrong answers. The UO Libraries just want to hear your feedback on using the system.
What? An informal, one-on-one usability study where we ask you to complete typical tasks on the library website and share your thoughts on the process. Your feedback is confidential and will only be used to help us make improvements to the site.
Who can participate? Any currently enrolled UO undergraduate or graduate student and UO faculty members (NTTFs and TTFs).
When? October 13-31, 2014. Days and times will be arranged individually with participants.
Where? Knight Library
How long? 60 minutes
What do I get? Undergraduate and graduate students will receive $10.00 in Campus Cash. By policy, payment for usability studies cannot be offered to faculty members. Refreshments will be served during all sessions.
Who do I contact? E-mail Kirstin Hierholzer, director of user experience, UO Libraries, at email@example.com. Include the following information:
• Full name
• UO status
– Undergrad (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)
– Graduate student
– Faculty member (NTTF, TTF)
• Major or department (undeclared ok!)
• Preferred days and times (weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
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The Biology Department at Portland State University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Biology beginning September 2015. This faculty position is supported in part by a grant to Portland State University from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Program. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and record of research in biology or a closely related field, and an established scholarly agenda in science education. Postdoctoral experience in science education research is preferred.
See the job posting for more information.
The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Georgia invites applications at the rank of Associate or Full Professor for the position of University of Georgia Athletic Association Professorship in Innovative Science Education Research. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or a related field and are expected to have experience in teaching, mentoring, and research in discipline-based education at the post-secondary level.
For additional qualifications and more information, see the job posting.
** Do you have job opportunities for positions related to science education that you would like to share? Send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. **
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