How can one shift from a teacher-centered to a student-centered classroom model? What are the benefits of active learning for students and instructors?
Educators featured in this video: Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco; Deborah Allen, University of Delaware; Chantilly Apollon, City College of San Francisco; Teaster Baird, Jr., San Francisco State University; A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson College; Erin Dolan, University of Texas, Austin; Jennifer Hood-DeGrenier, Worcester State; Amy Gladfelter, Dartmouth College; Sabrice Guerrier, Millsaps College; Latanya Hammonds-Odie, Georgia Gwinnett College; Mark Peifer, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Jeff Schinske, De Anza College; Kimberly Tanner, San Francisco State University; Sue Wick, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Bill Wood, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Erin Dolan is Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Senior Scholar in Biology Education in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Georgia. She is also the editor-in-chief of the CBE-Life Science Education journal. Dolan’s lab investigates science research in an education context, including scalable ways of involving students in research… Continue Reading
A. Malcolm Campbell is a Professor of Biology at Davidson College where he has worked for eighteen years. He has been involved in many projects outside of the classroom including being co-editor of CBE Life Sciences Education and founding the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching (GCAT). Continue Reading
Bruce Alberts is currently the Chancellor’s Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education at the University of California, San Francisco, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Science Magazine (2008-2013), President of the National Academy of Sciences (1993-2005), and United States Science Envoy (2009-2011). Alberts, who has dedicated his career to promoting science education and international… Continue Reading