This workshop is designed to increase participant knowledge and use of student assessment techniques around the pre-identified biochemistry and molecular biology foundational concepts and skills and to actively engage participants in creating assessment tools and best practices. This workshop is open to all undergraduate faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students interested in undergraduate science education.
Simmons College, Boston, MA
School of Management/Academic Building M501/502- 5th Floor
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Presenters: Jennifer Roecklein-Canfield (Simmons College), Kristin Fox (Union College), and Samantha Elliott (St. Mary's College of Maryland)
Simmons College is located in Boston, Massachusetts which is 215 miles from New York City, NY; 140 miles from New Haven, CT; and 50 miles from Providence, RI. Science Educators from these area institutions will be invited to participate in this workshop.
Overnight lodging is available near campus. Please visit www.simmons.edu/overview/directions/accommodations/ for more information.
Suggested hotels located near Simmons College:
- The Eliot Hotel: http://www.eliothotel.com/
- Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/brookline/bklma/hoteldetail
- The Inn at Longwood: http://www.innatlongwood.com/
- The Colonnade Hotel: http://www.colonnadehotel.com/
Assistance: A small number of stipends (up to $100 each) are available to help defray the cost of lodging. These stipends are provided based on need and on a first come first served bases. Please inquire with Weiyi Zhao.
Driving directions can be accessed here: www.simmons.edu/overview/directions/
Information about commuting alternatives and public transportation can be found at: www.simmons.edu/offices/finance-administration/administrative/commuter-alternatives/index.php
This workshop is full. At this time, we can no longer accept any new registrants.