For this week’s journal club we will discuss using drawing to learn. Please bring with you to Journal Club a problem that involves generating a drawing, graph, or illustration of some sort. This could be either a problem you have assigned as a teacher or been assigned as a student. For Week 3, please read:
Quillin, K., & Thomas, S. (2015). Drawing-to-Learn: A Framework for Using Drawings to Promote Model-Based Reasoning in Biology. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 14(1), es2.
– 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!
Julie and Elly
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Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the National Academies, and the Science Literacy Program invite you to attend a Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching June 22-25, 2015 (UO faculty and post-docs) OR July 13-18, 2015 (National teams) at the University of Oregon. The Summer Institute will expand and sharpen participants’ teaching skills through workshops facilitated by national science education experts. Participants will develop original, innovative classroom materials ready for immediate implementation and will be named 2015-16 National Academies Education Fellows at the end of the institute.
Local Summer Institute June 22-25, 2015, Application due date: April 30, 2015
West Coast Summer Institute July 13-18, 2015, Application due date: May 15, 2015
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Spring Career Fairs
Are you looking for information about available internships and employment? Perhaps you are looking for information about Graduate Schools. There are two upcoming career fairs at the UO.
Spring Career Fair
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:00 – 4:00pm
80+ companies and organizations from a variety of industries will have booths. For more information, see the Career Center Spring Career Fair page.
Health Professions & Graduate School Fair
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:00am – 2:00pm
If you’re considering a career in healthcare, it is likely you might also be considering graduate school. Where to attend can be a big decision–rather than just search websites, talk to a representative and hear first hand what it is like to a part of their program and school. Over 50 graduate schools from across the United States will be present. All students are welcome – especially those interested a career in healthcare.
For more information, see the Career Center Health Professions & Graduate School Fair page.
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