Summer Workshop 2001
Problem Posing, Problem
Persuasion in Microbiology
Join the BioQUEST
Curriculum Consortium for a curriculum development workshop, June
16- 24, 2001.
with other microbiologists, curriculum reformers and science educators
to develop and field-test new teaching strategies that build upon:
- Digital videomicroscopy
- BioQUEST problem-solving
to integrate the ASM video series, Unseen Life on Earth into analytical
laboratory activities using computer-based simulations.
to increase problem based and analytical learning in your microbiology
College, Beloit, WI (Located 1.5 hours by convenient bus
service from OÌHare Airport in Chicago)
workshop if funded by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical
Institute. Tuition, private, air-conditioned campus rooms
and all meals will be provided.
apply to the BioQUEST Summer Workshop in Microbiology: Please
send a letter or email to:
BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium,
700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
that addresses the following questions:
objectives for your biology curriculum do you hope to address at
this workshop? Please share any specific concerns and/or resources
that you feel would help you meet your students' educational needs
at this workshop.
courses have you taught or are currently teaching ?
kinds of open-ended or problem-solving activities do you currently
include in your courses?
you participated in curriculum reform efforts? If so, in what way?
do you anticipate sharing what you will earn at this workshop with
For more information, contact Professor Marion Field Fass at Beloit College,
Department of Biology, 700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511, 608-363-2784,
or email email@example.com.