Resources:

PULSE Information
You may wish to investigate the PULSE movement (PULSE = Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education).
PULSE is focused on Vision and Change implementation at the departmental/programmatic level NATIONALLY.
The PULSE community website is at: http://www.pulsecommunity.org
A Vision and Change Toolkit (in development) can be found at:
http://www.clunet.edu/BioDev/PULSE/resources.html

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/
The mission of the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University at Buffalo is to promote the development and dissemination of materials and practices for case teaching in the sciences. The website provides access to an award-winning collection of peer-reviewed case studies. The free and refereed collection includes more than 450 exemplary case studies in all areas of science for use at the undergraduate, graduate, and high school level.
The Center offers a five-day summer workshop and a two-day fall conference to train faculty in the case method of teaching science.
Also very useful is the Center's list of Resources.

Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER)
http://saber-biologyeducationresearch.wikispaces.com
SABER is a scientific community whose members develop theory and generate evidence with the goal of improving biology education. SABER fosters Biology Education Research (BER) and its dissemination by defining the standards for BER practice, supporting the BER community through training and faculty development programs, and fostering collaborations among BER investigators


Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies (SCALE-UP)

http://scaleup.ncsu.edu. Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies - this website includes designs for state-of-the-art learning studios, teaching methods, and instructional materials.

Center for Scientific Teaching at Yale

http://cst.yale.edu
http://cst.yale.edu/teachable-tidbit-general-categories
Teachable Tidbits created by Summer Institute participants since 2004.


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