Events

    2017 May 12

    When active learning fails: How faculty beliefs and intentions inform their teaching and influence student outcomes (GSES)

    Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A - Rosen Lecture Hall

    CFP Graduate Science Education Seminar

     

    When active learning fails: How faculty beliefs and intentions inform their teaching and influence student outcomes

     

    Stanley Lo, PhD

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    2017 May 12

    Diversity of student identities: Implications for learning and teaching

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A - Rosen Lecture Hall

     

    Diversity of student identities: Implications for learning and teaching

     

    This workshop will explore the diversity of identities of students in our classrooms and learning environments. Through interactive discussions on research data from existing literature, we will examine the implications of these diverse identities and their intersectionality on how students learn, how instructors teach, and how we interact with students in and out of the classroom. Together, we will consider complex issues such as cultural capital,...
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    2017 May 10

    RISE/CFP Boston Area Education Research Talk

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall Bibring Conference Room

    Lessons learned while implementing and assessing StarCellBio, a cell and molecular biology experiment simulator

     

    Lourdes Aleman, Ph.D.

    Program Coordinator for Curriculum Innovation,
    Office of Digital Learning
    Research Scientist, Department of Biology
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
     
     
    A series of Science Education Research talks organized by the...
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    2017 Apr 19

    CFP Journal Club

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall Bibring Room
    CFP Journal Club is open to anyone interested in learning about new findings from the teaching and learning literature.
     
    Presenter: Diane Lam, PhD
    Curriculum Fellow, Microbiology and Immunobiology
     
    This journal club will be a dicsussion of recent initiatives to assess the reproducibility of scientific inquiry. We will discuss a paper that focuses on the cell & molecular biology work that is directly applicable to research at HMS and a paper investigating the cognitive...
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    2017 Apr 05

    RISE/CFP Boston Area Education Research Talk

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Alumni Conference Room, Gordon Hall 316

     

    The PARE Project: Introducing a sustainable course-based research program to diverse classroom settings

     

    Elizabeth Genné-Bacon, Ph.D.

    Center for Translational Science Education,

    Tufts University School of Medicine

     

    A series of Science Education Research talks organized by the HMS Curriculum Fellows Program and ...
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    2017 Mar 28

    MCB Career Series - Teaching Careers Panel

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA

    A panel discussion on careers in teaching, featuring:

     

    Stanley Lo
    Teaching Professor, UCSD 
    Louise Darling
    Assistant Professor, Wellesley College 
    Jennifer Long
    high-school science teacher, BBNN
    Dominic Mao
    Preceptor, MCB

     

    2017 Feb 28

    SEAL Teaching Certificate Info Session

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 448

    SEAL Teaching Certificate Info Session

     

    If you are a graduate student interested in a teaching-related career, the SEAL teaching certificate provides a broad exposure to teaching best practices and culminates with multiple opportunities to teach real lessons in undergraduate classes. SEAL program participants are partnered with a member of the HMS Curriculum Fellows Program and receive individualized mentorship and guidance throughout the process. 
     
    This info session will explain the logistics and goals of the program and there will be ample time to...

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    2017 Feb 15

    Knowing what you don't know: Instructor and student strategies for promoting metacognition (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 447

    Knowing what you don't know: Instructor and student strategies for promoting metacognition

     

    Diane Lam, Ph.D.

    Curriculum Fellow, Microbiology and Immunobiology

     

    Have you ever found your students copying down your notes from the board without processing what any of it means? Have you ever been reading and found yourself at the end of a paragraph without a clue as to what you just read? This auto-pilot state is one of many that students can fall into and is detrimental to any kind of deep learning that one would hope to...
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