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Good Teaching, Italian Style

Good teaching comes in many forms. Most of the time, I focus on good biology teaching, but on a recent trip to Italy I got to expand my horizons. In May, three colleagues and I were faculty leaders for a … Continue reading

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Drawing to Learn

You might have heard of Writing to Learn, but what about Drawing to Learn? Kim Quillin and Stephen Thomas recently published an article in CBE–Life Science Education that promotes the use of drawings to help students learn biology (especially “model-based … Continue reading

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Patterns in Structure and Function: An Active Learning Activity

I recently saw a lovely video that has nothing to do with biology. It is a time-lapse video of an artist jolting a plywood board with 15,000 volts of electricity. The accompanying text on an EarthSky blog page concisely connects … Continue reading

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Fungal Fun for the Holidays

Too bad the semester just ended at the University of Oklahoma, because one of my students just sent me a link that I could have used in both of my classes (mycology and nonmajors biology). The link is to a blog … Continue reading

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