Bioinformatics Education Dissemination: Reaching Out, Connecting and Knitting-together

EdGrid

Biology Student Workbench:
An Inquiry-Based Learning Environment
for Pre-Service Teacher Education

This is collaborative project between:

The Educational Grid (EdGrid) Biology Student Workbench (BSW) project is a growing collection of enhancements to the Biology Workbench including tutorials and inquiry-based materials, all of which help students and teachers conduct meaningful investigations in molecular biology. The project specifically addresses a pre-service teacher audience, and it supports the use of the inquiry-based learning and teaching approach to science education. The project objectives (which are inter-related) are to:

Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology

Department of Education
Illinois State Board of Education
National Science Foundation

Year 1 Report

Contact Information:

Umesh Thakkar (PI)
National Center for
Supercomputing Applications,
Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois
217-333-2095
uthakkar@ncsa.uiuc.edu

Kathy Greene
Departments of Education and Chemistry, Beloit College
608-363-2012
greene@beloit.edu

Bertram Bruce
Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois
217-244-3576
chip@uiuc.edu

Sam Donovan
BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium,
Beloit College
608-363-2012
donovans@beloit.edu

Eric Jakobsson
National Center for SupercomputingApplications, University of Illinois
217-244-2896
jake@ncsa.uiuc.edu

 

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