8994. Faculty Interest Group (FIG) - Inquiry-Based Learning in Undergraduate Labs: Lessons from BEARS in the SEA (3 of 4)

DateMarch 27, 2013
Time12:20 - 1:10 pm
LocationBSB - E234
DescriptionFacilitators - Dr. Tamarah Adair (Biology) and Dr. Bryan Gibbon (Biology)

Audience - Faculty

This brown bag lunch FIG will focus on inquiry-based learning in undergraduate teaching labs. Tammy and Bryan are currently in the 3rd year of an HHMI-Science

Education Alliance grant which is funding a research based lab for introductory biology. This semester they will walk you through the model used for this lab,

describe other examples, explore the assessment of this method of teaching, and help participants develop new ideas for Baylor students interested in scientific


Meeting dates will be as follows:

• Wednesday, January 30, 12:20 – 1:10 - Describe the SEA program and the background for inquiry based learning.

• Wednesday, February 27, 12:20 – 1:10 - Other Baylor examples; National examples

• Wednesday, March 27, 12:20 – 1:10 - Does it matter?; give data; educational research opportunities…

• Wednesday, April 24, 12:20 – 1:10 - Brainstorming- Why should we do this? Ideas for new courses; roadblocks and solutions..

Details on this FIG are available here: Inquiry-Based Learning in Undergraduate

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