June 15 - June 23, 2002

          Beloit College   Beloit, Wisconsin

Collaborate with undergraduate faculty,
    science educators and researchers to
    develop and field test new learning
    materials that build upon:
  • BioQUEST's problem solving approach
  • Investigative, case-based learning
  • Modeling
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Geographic information systems
  • Bioinformatics
  • Analysis of network accessible data
  • Numerous software simulations
INTEGRATE biocomplexity into undergraduate education.
DEVELOP a framework for biocomplexity education.
EXPLORE new ideas, share teaching strategies, and discuss new classroom approaches with professional peers.
CREATE biocomplexity problem solving experiences for students and investigate BioQUEST software.

Key Workshop Presenters
Check back for updates on presenters and schedule.

Dr. Louis J. Gross
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics and Director of
The Institute for Environmental Modeling
ATLSS: Across Trophic Level System Simulation for the Everglades/Big Cypress Region of South Florida, NSF BioComplexity Initiative
Dr. Claudia Neuhauser
Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
University of Minnesota Biocomplexity Project, NSF Biocomplexity Initiative
Dr. Peter Lockhart
Senior Research Fellow
Institute of Molecular Biosciences,
Massey University
, New Zealand
Dr. Peter Taylor
Professor in the Critical and Creative Thinking Program

For additional information, contact

Professor John Greenler    greenlrj@beloit.edu
Professor Robin Greenler

BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium

Beloit College, Department of Biology
700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511

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Funding for workshop development, room and board provided by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Please submit this form online by February 15, 2002 *

* Applications received after February 15 will be considered on a space available basis.

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Applications will be processed in the order received up to
registration deadline of February 15, 2002.
Late applications will be considered on a space available basis.

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