The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning is a great place to further your teaching techniques, whether you are highly experienced or a new teaching fellow.
Below are the presentations from the 2014 Scientific Teaching Workshop for first year graduate students in the MCO (Molecules, Cells, and Organisms) training program.
- Active Learning session
- Active Learning handout
- Assessment Session
- Goals and Objectives handout
- Bloom's Taxonomy handout
- Inclusive Teaching presentation
- How People Learn session
- 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 Science.
- Freeman, S., Eddy, S. L., McDonough, M., Smith, M. K., Okoroafor, N., Jordt, H., & Wenderoth, M. P. (2014). Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 201319030. doi:10.1073/pnas.1319030111
- Hake, R. R. (1998). Interactive-engagement versus traditional methods: A six-thousand-student survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses. American Journal of Physics, 66(1), 64. doi:10.1119/1.18809
- 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.
- 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