UT Southwestern Medical Center, February 20, 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:  Team-Based Learning Center, 2nd floor, South Campus Library, UT Southwestern (5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX)
Date & time:  Saturday, February 20, 2016, from 9a-6p
Cost: Free and includes lunch
Hosts:  Natalie Lundsteen, Ph.D., (UT Southwestern), Ana Uruena (UT Southwestern), and Rachell Booth, Ph.D., (Texas State University)
Presenter:  J. Ellis Bell, D.Phil. (University of San Diego)


Directions and parking
A map is available here. For detailed directions to a particular building, please call 214-648-6264. Attendees must park in lot 7 on South Campus, which is marked on the map. Parking will be free for this event. To go from the parking lot to the E building, where the workshop will be held, cross Bailey Hutchenson Dr., and walk through Donald Seldin Plaza to arrive at E building.

The following hotels are nearby:  Renaissance Hotel Dallas, Hilton Anatole, Holiday Inn Dallas Market Center and the DoubleTree by Hilton Dallas-Love Field.
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.