Invited Talks and Workshops: October 2009 – Present

  1. Case Study and PBL in STEM Education at ASMCUE in Englewood, Colorado. May 16, 2013.
  2. Democratization of Cyberlearning Summit: Trailblazers. Cyberlearning at Community Colleges. Jackson State University. April 25-26, 2013.
  3. Junior College Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Teaching Science with Cases: Developing 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore. March 2013.
  4. Upper Primary Workshop and Lower Secondary Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Teaching Science with Cases: Developing 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore March 2013.
  5. SCALE-IT/NIMBioS Faculty Workshop. Presenters from the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) joined BQ staff in “Using Bioinformatics Data and Tools to Engage Students in Problem Solving” at University of Tennessee – Knoxville. January 7-10, 2013.
  6. Keynote Talk: Navigating Science in a Networked and Global Society: Using Cases as a Strategy for 21st Century Learning.  Association of College and University Educators. Lakeland College.  Sheyboygan, WI  October 2012
  7. International Union of Biological Sciences Commission of Biology Education Workshop with Margaret Waterman. Exploring Sustainability Issues While Addressing 21st Century Skills in the Classroom. Suzhou, China July 7, 2012.
  8. Junior College Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Teaching Science with Cases: Developing 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore May 2012.
  9. Upper Primary Workshop and Lower Secondary Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Teaching Science with Cases: Developing 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore May 2012.
  10. Keynote address:Using Cases to Explore Global Issues in the Sciences. College of Agricultural and Life Sciences International Program. University of Wisconsin-Madison WI March 2012.
  11. Plenary speaker: Cases, Social Networking, and Workspaces. Case Studies Fall Conference. University at Buffalo, NY September 2011.
  12. PEER Graduate Student Workshop with Sam Donovan, Claudia Neuhauser, and Stephen Everse. Skills for Success. University of Tennessee-Knoxville, TN August 2011.
  13. Natural Sciences and Science Education Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Using Investigative Cases to Address 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore August 2011.
  14. Upper Primary Workshop and Lower Secondary Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Using Investigative Cases to Address 21st Century Competencies. National Institute for Education, Singapore, Singapore July 2011.
  15. C3 Cyberlearning in Community Colleges Workshop with Kristin Jenkins. Tulsa Community College, OK  April 2011.
  16. Lane Community College Numbers Count Workshop with Claudia Neuhauser.  Eugene, OR April 2011.
  17. Central Virginia Community College Numbers Count Workshop with Claudia Neuhauser. Lynchburg, VA March 2011.
  18. Minding the Gap Workshop for biology faculty members at Southeast Missouri State University. May 2010.
  19. NIMBioS 2010: Computational Biology Curriculum Development Tutorial Sam Donovan, Stephen Everse, and Kristin Jenkins.  University of Tennessee – Knoxville July 2010.
  20. Numbers Count Workshop with Claudia Neuhauser. Numbers Count. Massachusetts Bay Community College, Boston, MA March 2010.
  21. University of Western Cape Investigative Cases Workshop with co-leader Margaret Waterman. Cape Town, South Africa October 2009.

 

Selected Workshops and Talks: 1997-2008

Influenza Then and Now: A Problem Based Inquiry Approach to Pandemics with Margaret Waterman and Linda Weinland. National Association of Biology Teachers, Memphis, TN   October 2008.

Pandemic Flu Past and Possible:  A Problem Space for Student Investigation, with Margaret Waterman.  51st Annual meeting of the Association of College and University Biology Educators, Loras College, Dubuque, IA   October 2007.

Using Investigative Cases for Problem Solving with Strategies, Tools and Data from Plant Science.  With Margaret Waterman and Stacey Kiser.  Botanical Society of America, Chicago, IL   July 2007.

Investigation Spaces:  An Emerging Model for Online Research and Collaboration.  With Margaret Waterman and Stephen J. Everse.  Association of College and University Biology Educators, 50th Meeting, Millikin University, Decatur ,IL    October 2006.

Introducing Technology with Investigative Case Based Learning.  With Weinland, L., and M.A. Waterman.   League for Innovation Conference on Information Technology, Dallas, TX   October 2005.

A Whale’s Tale:  Using a Forensic Case to Teach Bioinformatics. With M.A. Waterman, and L. Weinland.    League for Innovation Conference on Information Technology, Dallas, TX   October 2005.

Ecology of Infectious Disease: A New Piece of the Ecosystem Puzzle. With Margaret Waterman.   Presentation at the 49th annual meeting of Association of College and University Biology Educators, Cape Girardeau, MO   October 2005.

Investigative Case Based Learning (ICBL) Workshops.  With Margaret Waterman.  American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting on Undergraduate Education.  Atlanta, GA   June 2005.

Using Technology with Investigative Case Based Learning.  With Margaret Waterman. Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE) annual meeting, Crawfordsville, IN   October 2004.

LifeLines OnLine Project. With Margaret Waterman.  Poster at Invention and Impact: Building Excellence in Undergraduate STEM Education.  NSF & AAAS, Crystal City, VA  April 2004.

Investigative Cases from Microbes Count! With Margaret Waterman.     ACUBE 47th annual meeting, Kirksville, MO   October 2003.

Investigative Case Based Learning for the Sciences: In Classrooms and Online.  With Margaret Waterman and J. Dario-Becker. Virginia Community College System New Horizons Conference, Roanoke, VA   April 2003.

Using Resources for Investigative Case Based Learning.  With Margaret Waterman.  National Science Teachers Association, Philadelphia, PA    March 2003.

Implementing Case Based Learning with Brazilian High School and U.S. College Teachers. With M. A. Waterman, A. W. Oliveira and V. DeSantos. Association for the Education of Teachers of Science.  St. Louis, MO    January 2003.

Investigative Case-Based Learning:  Solving Resource Problems in Introductory Biology. With Margaret Waterman.  National Association of Biology Teachers, Cincinnati, OH    November 2002.

Of Cabbages and Kim Chi.   Workshop, with Strickland, C., T. Johnson, and M. Waterman.   Botanical Society of America, Madison, WI   August 2002.

Community College Biologists Produce LifeLines OnLine Modules for Biology. With M. A. Waterman, A. Coopersmith and L. McNeil.  National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Society of College Science Teachers, San Diego, CA   March 2002.

Making Investigative Biology Happen in the Community College with LifeLines OnLine. With Margaret Waterman and Megan Thomas. NSTA, St. Louis, MO   March 2001.

LifeLines OnLine News Stories and Activities for Contextualizing Biology Learning.  With Margaret Waterman. ACUBE, Terre Haute, IN   October 2000.

LifeLines OnLine: Investigative Case-Based Learning for 21st Century Learners. With Margaret Waterman, M. BioEd 2000, IUBS and UNESCO Conference, National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France. May 2000.

LifeLines OnLine: Investigative Case-Based Learning for Your Classroom. With Margaret Waterman. NSTA, Orlando, FL   April 2000.

Teaching Strategies for Investigative Learning with Cases with Margaret Waterman (co-presenter), Beloit College.  National Association of Biology Teachers, Reno, NV November 1998.

Open the Door to Student-Centered Investigation with Cases.  With Margaret Waterman, at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers, Minneapolis, MN   October 1997.

Learning with the BioQUEST Case and Simulations.  With Margaret Waterman.  41st    annual meeting of the Association of Midwest College Biology Teachers/ Association  of College and University Biology Educators, Beloit, WI    October 1997.