Events

    2018 Oct 18

    Using What’s Out There: Identifying and evaluating public resources for teaching science (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 448

    Using What’s Out There: Identifying and evaluating public resources for teaching science

     

    Deepali Ravel, PhD

    Curriculum Fellow, Infectious Disease Consortium

     

    Creating a class session or course that is effective, engaging, and inclusive can seem intimidating, especially when you feel you don’t have the necessary experience or time. Fortunately, there are many publicly-available teaching materials that you can incorporate into a lesson to meet these goals. This interactive...

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    2018 Sep 27

    CANCELED- CFP Journal Club

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A (Fred S. Rosen Lecture Hall)

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    2018 Sep 20

    Finding Your Philosophy of Teaching (and writing it down) (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 128

    Finding Your Philosophy of Teaching (and writing it down)

     

    Bradley Coleman, PhD

    Co-Director HMS Curriculum Fellows Program

     

    A Teaching Statement or Teaching Philosophy is often a required part of an academic job application. Regardless of whether teaching will be your primary focus or it’s merely a requirement of the position, a well-written statement can set you apart from other applicants. This workshop will step through the process of identifying and developing a...
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    2018 May 23

    Teaching and Assessing Experimental Design and Scientific Presentation Skills in a Graduate Molecular Biology Course

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Bibring Conference Room, 2nd floor Gordon Hall

    CFP/RISE Meeting on Science Education

     

    Madhvi Venkatesh, PhD
    Curriculum Fellow, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

     

    Experimental design and science communication are often cited as essential skills for trainees in the sciences, but they are not uniformly taught or assessed across graduate or undergraduate curricula. In this seminar, we will describe our...

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    2018 May 10

    CFP Journal Club

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A (Fred S. Rosen Lecture Hall)

    NOTE: ROOM CHANGE - now in Modell 100A

     
    CFP Journal Club is open to anyone interested in learning about new findings from the teaching and learning literature.

     

    Does Context Matter? Convergent and Divergent Findings in the Cross-Institutional Evaluation of Graduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development Programs 

    Reeves et al....
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    2018 May 10

    Who Wants to Explain Figure 1? (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A

    Who Wants to Explain Figure 1? Strategies to Optimize In-Class Paper Discussions

     

    Tari Tan, Ph.D.

    Curriculum Fellow, Neurobiology

     

    The discussion of primary research articles is a core feature of science education at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss the key components of a “successful” in-class paper discussion and describe how evidence-based teaching practices such as backwards design and inclusive teaching strategies can be implemented to optimize paper...

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    2018 Apr 26

    GSES Seminar: Investigating Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance and Student Outcomes in a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) to Broaden Participation in STEM

    Registration Closed 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Ballard Room, Countway Library

    SPRING 2018

    HMS Curriculum Fellows Program

    Graduate Science Education Series

     

    Joya Mukerji, PhD

    Research Scientist

    Biology Education Research Group
    University of Washington

     

    Joya Mukerji earned her PhD from Harvard Medical School's Division of Medical Sciences, Program in Virology, in the laboratory of Dana Gabuzda, at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  Dual passions for investigating molecular mechanisms in biology and facilitating effective...
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    2018 Apr 11

    When MCQs aren't enough: Keeping online learners engaged and motivated

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Tufts University School of Medicine - Sackler 218; 145 Harrison Ave., Boston MA

    CFP/RISE Meeting on Science Education

     

    Stephanie Tammen (Co-Director of the Teaching the Great Diseases Program)

    Revati Masilamani (Research Associate and Lead Instructor)

     

    Online learning is becoming a more common tool for professional development and continuing education, yet only a minority of students complete online courses in which they enroll. In this workshop we will...
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