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Workshop: Using Case Studies in Teaching

  • Are you interested in teaching?
  • Will teaching be a part of your future job?
  • Would you like to learn about innovative teaching methods?
  • Would you like to develop creative and potentially publishable teaching materials?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, consider applying to participate in the “Using Case Studies in Teaching” workshop at the FHCRC.

What    

Using Case Studies in Teaching Workshop

When     

June 6 - 10, 2014 (half-day Friday, full-day Saturday and Sunday, half-day Monday and Tuesday)

Why

  • Instructors who use case studies in their teaching are taking advantage of a proven approach to enhance student engagement and motivation and to deepen student understanding Case-based teaching is consistent with the principles of Scientific Teaching[1] and the national Vision and Change initiative[2]. Learn how to use case studies in your teaching!
  • Well-developed case studies are publishable in peer-reviewed collections, including the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science[3]. Learn how to develop a case study and build your teaching and learning credentials!

 Who    

Dr. Michèle Shuster is an award-winning biology faculty member at New Mexico Sate University. She has published several case studies and is the lead author on an issues-based biology textbook for non-science majors.

For more information, please contact Drs. Karen Peterson or Michèle Shuster.

This program is supported by NCI grants: U54 CA132381 (FHCRC) and U54 CA132383 (NMSU)

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[1] Handelsman, J. et al. Scientific Teaching. Science 304:521-522.

[2] http://visionandchange.org/

[3] http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/

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