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– 2009 Research & 2011 Transitions Scholar
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Biology Scholars Program
ASM Education Department
1752 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
|Department or Program Name|
|PO box or mailstop|
|Primary student type||
Undergraduate students – biology majors, Undergraduate students – other STEM majors not listed above
|Other introductory courses|
Topics in Marine Environmental Studies. This is a seminar-based subject in which students do background research on diverse topics and are assessed on participation in discussions, presentations, group-work.
|Research question, hypotheses||
1. Curriculum design for optimising student learning outcomes in biological sciences. Across the whole degree and within individual courses (how they fit to contribute effectively to the whole degree learning outcomes).
How students think and feel about a learning experience (satisfaction, reaction), How students improve or increase their knowledge OR decrease their misconceptions based on a learning experience (content, conceptual understanding)
|Other research type(s)||
How to improve the generic skills of students.