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Teaching Philosophy

The faculty and teaching professionals of Biological Sciences are committed to providing real-world solutions to challenges in science education today. Through collaboration with science educators around the world, we advance educational practices and promote a greater understanding of science. We use a comprehensive set of learning pedagogies to create quality courses, interdisciplinary opportunities, and student research experiences.

Our faculty focus on:

  • Developing unique and cutting-edge courses
  • Evaluating and improving teaching methods using data-driven research
  • Bridging the gap between science and society through communication and outreach
  • Engaging students and the public in authentic scientific research experiences
  • Understanding misconceptions of scientific information
  • Using technology to improve access to educational resources
  • Mentoring students with future professorial goals