Join the Biology Scholars Program in 2012
October 21, 2011
Three new exciting programs have just been announced by the American Society for Microbiology, the organization that sponsors the Biology Scholars Program and funding is available for full-time biologists either at community colleges and/or those working with underserved and underrepresented populations in the sciences: www.biologyscholars.org/travelgrant.
Assessment Residency: Measuring Student Learning
June 27-30, 2012, in Washington, DC
Application deadline: February 15
- An intensive experience for developing capabilities to design course goals and assessments that are grounded in research on how people learn
- A venue to enhance skills to create, design, plan, and implement evaluations that provide both formative and summative feedback
Research Residency: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
July 25-28, 2012, in Washington, DC
Application deadline: March 1
Transitions Residency: From Science Education Research to Publication
- An intensive experience for understanding evidence-based research in biology education learning
- A venue to enhance skills to create, design and implement an experiment to assess student learning
July 16-18, 2012, in Washington, DC
Application deadline: February 1
- An intensive experience for learning to transition from conducting science education research to publishing papers in science education
- A venue for participants to understand the significance of their research, contextualize their work within the larger framework of learning, and progress toward preparing their work for publication
- A context that offers time, space, and collegial feedback for engaging in writing aimed at disseminating scholarly research in teaching and learning
WHO ARE THE BIOLOGY SCHOLARS?
Over 100 participants from the United States to Australia have been accepted into the Biology Scholars Program. Learn more about our Scholars and their research at www.biologyscholars.org/scholars.
WHO ARE THE PARTNERING SOCIETIES?
Society partners disseminate information, sponsor Scholars to present or publish in conferences and journals, showcase Scholar journeys in magazines, websites, etc., and recruit members to become Scholars:
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
- American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
- American Physiological Society (APS)
- American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
- American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
- American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
- American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)
- Ecological Society of America (ESA)
- Genetics Society of America (GSA)
- Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS)
- Society of Toxicology (SOT)
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