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Teaching experience:

 

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2007 - present:  Associate Professor of Biology, Birmingham-Southern College

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2001-2007:  Assistant Professor of Biology, Birmingham-Southern College

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January - August 2001:  Instructor, Princeton Review, Hyperlearning MCAT Biology Review

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Fall 1997:  Teaching Assistant, Emory University, IBS 520:  Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

 

Courses Taught at BSC:    

BI 125:  Cell and Molecular Biology

BI 149:  Cancer - Biology and Beyond

BI 301:  Genetics

BI 402:  Cell Biology

Various and sundry Interim courses

For specifics on any of the above courses, log in to Moodle!

Curriculum Development Grants:    

 

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May 2006-April 2009:  NSF-CCLI Award: Enhancing Multidisciplinarity through Molecular Modeling

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January-August 2006:  NITLE Award:  Learning Objects in Support of an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Teaching of Cancer Biology to Non-Science Majors

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May 2005-April 2007:  ACS Science Reform Program:  A Textbook Prototype for Non-Science Majors Cancer Biology Courses

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Summer 2003:  Intramural Award:  "A Novel Interdisciplinary Lab Module―Dioxin in Vegetable Oil" (with Scott Dorman)

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Summer 2003:  Intramural First Year Foundations Course Development Award.  "Understanding the Human Genome Project"

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Summer 2002:  Intramural First Year Foundations Course Development Award.  "CancerBiology and Beyond"

 

Miscellaneous Teaching-Related Links:

 

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Emory University's innovative Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity (TATTO) Program

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 Journals with great articles about teaching undergraduates:

                    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education

                    CBE - Life Sciences Education

                    CUR Quarterly

                    Journal of Chemical Education

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Other Resources:

                    Beyond Bio101:  The Transformation of Undergraduate Biology Education

                    BIO2010:  Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

                    The Biology Project at the University of Arizona

                    Computational Chemistry for Chemistry Educators

                    How to Get a Teaching Job at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution by Malcolm Campbell

 

 

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