Our experiences of the natural world are increasingly mediated, which is why I use citizen science to bring ecology students outside and learn naturalist skills
Ecologist Spotlight: Stephanie Kivlin
We seek out ecologists with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to highlight their work and share their stories and experiences. Check out this week’s Ecologist Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Kivlin.
Experiments with active learning methods in theoretical ecology
I teach only half of the course material on theoretical ecology, and allow the other half to be discovered and learnt by students on their own via various group activities.
Abandon ANOVA-type experiments
Simple “comparison of means” experiments … train our brains to think that this is the goal of science – to discover if an effect exists.
When do we introduce best statistical practices to undergraduate biology majors?
We need new tools to start teaching best practices from day one.
Ecologist Spotlight: Geoffrey Zahn
We seek out ecologists with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to highlight their work and share their stories and experiences. Check out this week’s Ecologist Spotlight: Geoffrey Zahn!
Applications for teaching-focused jobs should mention teaching
How to submit a competitive application for faculty positions at teaching-focused institutions.