UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGY EDUCATION RESEARCH

WITHIN A BROADER FRAMEWORK OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND LIBERATION PEDAGOGY WE ARE RESEARCHING METHODS TO DECOLONIZE (IDENTIFY AND DISMANTLE SOURCES OF OPPRESSION) UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGY CURRICULA.

WE ALSO EXPLORE THE IMPACT OF ACTIVE AND INCLUSIVE TEACHING PRACTICES INCLUDING ON STUDENT LEARNING AND SELF-EFFICACY. EXAMPLES INCLUDE RECENT WORK ON GROUP TESTING IN INTRODUCTORY ANATOMY, DRAWING-TO-LEARN IN INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY, AND SCI-COMICS IN INTRODUCTORY ENTOMOLOGY.