Description: Unique opportunity for a mentored leadership role with a new course in a fantastic program. The Biocore program at UW-Madison offers honors Biology students an authentic, inquiry-based curriculum integrating Biology content, research, communication, and collaboration as well as outreach and leadership opportunities. This new course for first-year students is intended to help incoming students experience authentic biology research. The time commitment would include attending a 3-hour lab meeting each week, toward leading lab session(s) later in the semester. A weekly 1 hour planning meeting is also required. Responsibilities might include developing curriculum, teaching, mentoring student research, assessing student learning, and working with/mentoring undergraduate TA’s.
Institution: UW Madison
Department(s): Biology Core Curriculum (Biocore)
Intern background needed: Strong teaching experience, preferably in undergraduate STEM lab courses. Background or interest in inquiry-based teaching approaches and/or teaching that support first-year students.
Course: Biocore 181
Course info: A 1-2 credit honors course for first-year students to help them experience authentic biology research. Please see course description below.
Course time/day (fall 2020): Mondays 1:20-4:20pm
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