Biology Education Research and Teaching Undergraduate Biology webinar series at ASM

Ready to really dig into learning about undergraduate teaching? Join American Society for Microbiology (ASM) for two exciting webinar series in the Winter/Spring 2020 season. Registration is available for individual webinars within the series or register for the entire series for a 6-webinar package discount with package-only benefits that include one-on-one mentoring at 2020 ASMCUE.

  • Teaching Undergraduate Biology, a 6-webinar series led by Loretta Brancaccio-Taras. This series introduces the fundamental concepts of evidence-based teaching as well as career development tips for undergraduate educators. Topics include inclusive teaching, curriculum design, and active learning techniques. January – April, 2020.
  • Biology Education Research: Getting Started, a 6-webinar series led by Stephanie Gardner and Laurence Clement. Learn how to develop your own classroom study with this faculty learning community. Best for biology educators who are new to education research, and based on the highly successful ASM/NSF Biology Scholars Program (2005 – 2017). February – March, 2020.

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for ASMCUE, July 9-12, 2020 in Bellevue WA! ASMCUE is the premier conference for biology and microbiology undergraduate educators to learn best practices, consider new classroom strategies, and hear biology education research updates. Come learn from your peers and network with educators who teach the same courses you teach. New this year: additional networking opportunities and test-drive an active learning technique in the Activity Test Kitchen. Submission portal for sessions, posters, microbrews will open in early November 2019.

Please contact me, Rachel Horak, education@asmusa.org, with any questions about these programs.