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Conference Program

Saturday, May 6
Concurrent Sessions


Jane Russell Commons


SCI 105

SCI 217


SCI 309





1) MasteringBiology Tools that Help with Skill-Building and Active Learning


Michael Gillespie

Pearson Publishing

2) Summer Institutes of Scientific Teaching Sharing Session


Elly Vandegrift

University of Oregon

3) PARE: Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance in the Environment Institutional


Jennifer Larson

Capital University

4A) Catching Cheaters,

Part I


Jutta Heller  & Jack Vincent

UW Tacoma

5) Integrating a Mission of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity across a Human Physiology Department Curriculum and Individual Courses


Sierra Dawson &

Austin Hocker

University of Oregon

9:40 - 10:10

6) From Memorization to Mastery!



Eric Zeigler &

Stephanie Sornsin

Cengage Learning

7) Creating Scientifically-Savvy Students in the Age of Pseudoscience and Alternative Facts


Melissa Kilgore

Lane Community College

8) Can You Hear Me Now? A Case Study for Exploring Science and Society Issues in the Ocean.


Linda Fergusson-Kolmes

Portland Community College

9) That's a difficult question: Generating critical discussion of ethical dilemmas in non-majors genetics courses


Heather Heinz

UW Tacoma

10) TBD



Bonnie Becker

UW Tacoma

10:20- 10:50

11) Using Data to Inform Teaching in the Sciences



Alan F. Halfen, Ph.D.

John Wiley & Sons Inc.

12) Introducing a Global Perspectives/General Education Class on Microbiomes Prior to Introductory Microbiology is a Benefit to Students


Holly Paquette

College of Western Idaho

13) Win, Win, Win: Giving students an authentic research experience, and getting useful data at the same time.


Alaron Lewis

UW Bothell

14) Biomimicry and Bioart: Exploring the intersections of Art and Science.


Siddharth Ramakrishnan

University of Puget Sound


15) Sex and the City: Examining a Major Threat to Coho Populations in Urban Streams


Erik McDonald

UW Tacoma

Sunday, May 7
Concurrent Sessions


SCI 105

SCI 209 (LAB)

SCI 217 (LAB)

SCI 309

8:30-9:30 am

16) Building Competency-Based Introductory Modules for Non-Biology Majors with the Northwest Bioscience Consortium RC


Erin Baumgartner, Christine Andrews, Lisa Bartee

Western Oregon University and others

17) Interdisciplinary Learning Modules for Major's Biology


Ann Murkowski &

Kalyn Owens

North Seattle College

4B)Catching Cheaters, Part II


Jutta Heller & Jack Vincent

UW Tacoma


18) Engaged Learning in the A&P Class


Nichole Warwick

Clatsop Community College

9:40-10:10 am

17) Mindfulness in the classroom as an embodied study practice.”


Stephen Rude

Bastyr University

20) Mining Through Data Sets to Teach Students the Process of Science


Melissa Kilgore

Lane Community College

21) Food Systems Education as a Gateway to Science Education


Manar Alattar

Portland State University

22) The Northwest PULSE Regional Network: Building Commitment to Vision and Change


Pamela Pape-Lindstrom,

et al.

Everett Community College, and others

10:20-11:20 am

23) Using Active Learning Techniques for Teaching Effective Instructional Strategies


Angie O’Neill, Kathy Nomme, Carol Pollock, Pam Kalas, Adriana Suarez-Gonzalez

University of British Columbia

24) Zika Virus, Drug Discovery, and Students Projects in Bioinformatics


Sandra Porter

Shoreline Community College

25) A&P Flex Lab Model


Marianne Nelson

College of Western Idaho

26) TBD


Mary Pat Wenderoth

UW Seattle

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