Eastern Florida State College, January 9, 2016

Developing and Sharing Best Practices:  From Concept to Classroom

This workshop is designed to increase participant knowledge and use of student assessment techniques around the biochemistry and molecular biology core concepts 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.  

Workshop information
Location:  First floor atrium, Building 10, Melbourne campus, Eastern Florida State College

Date & time:  Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 9a-6p
Cost: Free and includes lunch
Host and presenter:  Jessica Schrader, Ph.D. (Eastern Florida State College)
Additional presenter:  J. Ellis Bell, D. Phil. (University of San Diego)


The workshop will be in the first floor atrium of Building 10 on the Eastern Florida State College Melbourne campus (3865 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935). For a map, click here. Using the campus entrance off Wickham Road, turn onto Titan Boulevard, and take the first left all the way to the far parking lot (top of the map). Workshop participants may park in this parking lot, which is a faculty lot next to buildings one and 10.

The following hotels are nearby:  DoubleTree Melbourne, Holiday Inn Melbourne and Hilton Melbourne.
Workshop stipends
Stipends of up to $100 are available for transportation and lodging expenses. Please contact Erica Siebrasse (esiebrasse@asbmb.org).

Optional pre-workshop homework
While the following assignment are optional, completing them will ensure you receive the maximum benefit from attending the workshop.
1. Read these articles:  1, 2, 3, 4
2. Choose either a classroom/lab activity or a course description from your teaching practice, complete this template, and bring it to the workshop.