First public talk about BIOS #iced18

Improving skill competence and research outcomes in China through BIOS, an authentic research experience

Justin Fendos, Liang Cai

In STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, a contemporary issue is the development of effective skill training. In China, the need for skill competence is accentuated by the fact that most published research is conducted by students. Applying principles from active learning ...

My recent thoughts and practice in undergraduate teaching

undergraduate teaching

Thoughts and practice using science communication in college stage to cultivate scientific innovations

pre-print

The educators over the world are practicing various approaches to facilitate students’ learning, to prepare these young people for jobs of the future. With the burst of massive web-accessible information, we shift our teaching focus to the usage of knowledge, especially on how to use scientific ...

Notes from An Addiction to Education at All Levels

alberts note

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.08.037

by Bruce Alberts, 2016

active, inquiry-based science learning

engaging with budding scientists

I learned that one should always make students struggle with a problem that was solved by a scientific discovery, coming up with their own possible answers, before telling them the answer that science provides. Classroom research with ...

From The Synapse: Abandon the Lecture Room

Original post at https://medium.com/synapse/

How soon, unaccountable, I became tired and sick;
Till rising and gliding out, I wander’d off by myself,
… Walt Whitman 1865

Despite our current deep knowledge of how people learn, efforts to change up pedagogy have met with little success. Mostly, we continue to teach as we have taught for years

Each ...

Just another year

Many things happened, but not written down.

Please feel free to ask me when you see me.