Biology Scholars Program: Research Residency

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Biology Scholars Program: Research Residency

Time: July 22, 2015 to July 25, 2015
Location: Online & ASM Headquarters
Street: 1752 N Street, NW
City/Town: Washington, DC
Website or Map: http://www.biologyscholars.or…
Phone: 202-942-9299
Event Type: faculty, development, training, residency
Organized By: Kari Wester
Latest Activity: Apr 1, 2015

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Event Description

Research Residency: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Application Deadline: February 1, 2015

Developed for individuals who are asking questions about the effectiveness of their teaching approaches. The goals of the Research Residency are to:

• Conduct evidence-based research on issues associated with student learning in biology;

• Identify collaborators from social, psychological, and statistical sciences education and anthropology;

• Make research results public through presentations and publications; and

• Create a community of practitioners that inquire about teaching and learning.


Each Residency Program is a yearlong commitment comprised of several key training components including face-to-face meetings, online “homework” assignments, and specialized peer mentoring. The Research Training Institute will be held July 22-25, 2015.


Apply today to join this vibrant community of Biology Scholars.  

Travel Grants are available. 

The Program

The mission of the Biology Scholars Program is to empower biologists to be leaders in science education reform and catalyze professional societies to sustain undergraduate education reform. The Program, funded in part by the National Science Foundation, is one model for transforming undergraduate biology education as set forth in the AAAS publication, Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action (pp. 60-61).

Who are the Biology Scholars?

The Biology Scholar Alumni community includes over 260 national and international biology educators from community colleges, undergraduate institutions, and doctoral-granting universities, who are involved in one or more disciplinary societies. Learn more about these Scholars and read how the Biology Scholars Program has helped educators like you answer the AAAS call to action.

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