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Active Learning: Creating Connections between Students and Knowledge


The session will be an application of active learning and will share vetted techniques. Participants will leave with new activities to use in their face-to-face, virtual or hybrid classroom environment. Learn how to select an appropriate activity and how to assess its impact on student learning.


  • Philip Mixter, Ph.D.

    Phil Mixter has been teaching bioscience students at Washington State University about microbes and immune responses for over 20 years. He works to connect current students with their career goals while engaging them with relevant scientific concepts. He believes strongly in student collaboration and networking as they develop professionally.

  • Jennifer A. Herzog, Ph.D.

    Jennifer A. Herzog is an Associate Professor of Biology at Herkimer College, where I have taught for nearly 20 years. I have a strong interest in developing novel teaching strategies for science education and have developed programs for K-career microbiology education. Distance learning has afforded me the opportunity to develop many innovative ways to convey biological concepts and techniques online.

December 9, 2019
Mon 2:00 PM EST

Duration 1H 0M

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