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Implementation / Incorporating Bioinformatics
Tools into an Existing Course
 
 
Authors          Audiences          Overview           Materials          Resources           Future Directions
 

 


Authors

Stephanie Tatem Murphy
University of California, Davis
Cindy Passmore
University of California, Davis
Martin Risk
Mission College
 
   
 


Possible Audiences:

In-service teachers (Highschool and Community College)

 
 


Brief Overview

Workshop participants / Teachers have learned about bioinfformatics tools and techniques but struggle to implement instruction that utilizes those tools.

  1. Decide on content or learning goal (ex: HIV data set, kingdoms, 3 origin of life soup experiments)
  2. Define problem space for questions to be posed by students
  3. Teacher establish the outcome questions or think through possible questions so can support students work
 
   
 


Project Materials

existing curricula and data sets

 

 
 


Resources and References

LifeLlines OnLine of BioQUEST, specifically the K W L charts used in participant cases; or one available at http://www.graphic.org/kwhl.html.

 
   
 


Future Directions

Stephanie: January mid-month NSF sponsored Curricula Day
Martin: next semester chemistry class
Cindy: In-service teacher workshop