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CAPSTONE AGENDA

Below is the agenda for the 2012 BSP Capstone planned on Thursday, June 14, 10 am – 4 pm in room Connect 6 at the San Mateo Marriott in California. 

10:00

Progress Over The Previous 12 Months:  IRBs, Alignment of Research and Data, Data Analysis (small groups) – Loretta Taras

11:30

Case Studies 1 and 2

Data Analysis and Alignment - Laura Regassa

Going Public - Samantha Elliott

In this session, Scholars will hear from peers about their journey into SoTL – aligning their research question and data collection/analysis and publishing their work. 

12:30

Lunch

1:30

Case Study 3

Data Analysis and Alignment - Jodie Krontiris-Litowitz

2:00 

Communicating Value and Convincing Colleagues About SoTL – Loretta Taras

In this session Scholars will prepare an “elevator” talk about communicating value in SOTL; Scholars will align their response to their institutional goals

3:00

BSP Alumni join group

3:15

Leadership and Closure – Amy Chang

Learning Goal: in this session Scholars will learn about their new role as BSP ambassadors working with professional societies.  Scholars will work with others from similar societies to plan future societal activities. 

 

CAPSTONE ASSIGNMENTS

1- Please use the orange "attach file or image" button below to post:

-An abstract of your biology education research journey thus far (one page)

-One figure and its legend, which should include brief data analysis that aligns with your research question

-A list of 1-2 references that have informed your work in biology education research

 

Make sure to click "Action"->"Edit Description" and include your full name.

 

2- In preparation of the Capstone, please:

 •  - Read and bring a copy of your institution’s mission statement.  

     - Download, print and review four articles that will be mentioned and/or discussed during the Capstone.
 

o    Regassa, L. et al. Student Learning in a Project-Based Molecular Biology Course,  Journal of College Science Teaching (Jul/Aug 2009)
o    Elliott, S. Efficacy of Role Playing in Concert with Lecture to Enhance Student Learning of Immunology, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education (Dec 2010)
o    Krontiris-Litowitz, J.  Articulating Scientific Reasoning Improves Student Learning in an Undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology Course, Cell Biology Education – Life Science Education (Summer 2009)
o    Jankowski, N. Juniata College: Faculty Led Assessment in National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (July 2011)

To facilitate networking and early conversations/discussions amongst the BSP Community, a list of Scholars planning to attend the 2012 ASMCUE is available.  Plan early to share your work and support others. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions: biologyscholars@asmusa.org