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Capstone Workshop

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The Capstone Workshop will be held on Thursday, June 2, 2011 from 1 to 4 P.M. prior to the start of ASMCUE in Baltimore, MD.  The workshop will be held in the Hosdon Building, Room 303.  This program will allow scholars to check-in and network with fellow scholars, previous scholars, and facilitators.  For those of you who will not present a poster formally at ASMCUE, you will get a chance to present where you are in your research and receive constructive feedback at the Capstone Workshop.  There is no registration fee for this workshop. 

The tentative agenda for the Capstone is:
1:00      Welcome and guidelines for group work
1:15       Discussion around research strategy, IRB process, aligning data analysis to research question (small groups)
3:00       Scholar alumni will join current Scholar cohort for small group activity to identify rubric for evaluating education posters
3:45       Next steps: Biology Scholar Program Type 2 goals and activities
4:00       Adjournment

The 2011 Capstone facilitators are :

Organizer: Alix Darden

David Dunbar (08), Cabrini College, PA
Jodie Krontiris-Litowitz (09), Youngstown State University, OK
Julie Reynolds (09), Duke University, NC
Joyce Shaw (06), Endicott College, MA
Loretta Taras (05), Kingsborough Community College, NY

ASMCUE General Info:  The ASMCUE will be held June 2-5, 2011 at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus in Baltimore, MD.  ASMCUE gathers approximately 300 undergraduate biology educators for an interactive four-day conference.  Educators come from colleges and universities from the US and abroad. The Conference program includes plenary, concurrent, poster, and exhibit sessions.  Participants engage in formal and informal small group discussions all focused on the same goal:  to improve teaching and learning in the biological sciences.  For the final program, visit

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