2012 Volume 11 Issue : 1 and Special Section: FUN Workshop Papers

Special Section: 2011 FUN Workshop Papers


Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action
Presentation to Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, July 2011
by MLS Ledbetter

Identifying and Using ‘Core Competencies’ to Help Design and Assess Undergraduate Neuroscience Curricula
by M Kerchner, JC Hardwick & JE Thornton
Supplementary Material

Working with your Administration to Garner Support for Neuroscience Programs
by CG Reiness

External Reviews, Internal Influences: Consultations and the Undergraduate Neuroscience Curriculum
by EP Wiertelak

Cultivating Diversity and Competency in STEM: Challenges and Remedies for Removing Virtual Barriers to Constructing Diverse Higher Education Communities of Success
by JA Whittaker & BL Montgomery

OPINION: Diversity in Neuroscience. We Know the Problem. Are We Really Still Debating the Solutions?
by NY Weekes

The Intentional Mentor: Effective Mentorship of Undergraduate Science Students
by JJ Ramirez

Classroom Activities: Simple Strategies to Incorporate Student-Centered Activities within Undergraduate Science Lectures
by B Lom

Creating Cross-disciplinary Courses
by ER Reynolds

Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence: An Interdisciplinary Introductory Course for Science Majors
by NH Copp, K Black & S Gould

Collaborative Online Writing Assignments to Foster Active Learning
by RF Olivo

Service Learning in Neuroscience Courses
by KS Mead & S Kennedy

The Value of Partnerships in Science Education: A Win-Win Situation
by S de Lacalla & A Petruso

Neuroscience Study Abroad: Developing a Short-Term Summer Course
by MG Ruscio & C Korey

Shared Innovations in Education: Writing and Reviewing for the Undergraduate Neuroscience Community
by EP Wiertelak & GL Dunbar

Planning and Designing Spaces for the Sciences
by DA Weldon

Teaching Neuroinformatics with an Emphasis on Quantitative Locus Analysis
by W Grisham, CA Korey, NA Schottler, LB McCauley & J Beatty

Exploring Sensory Neuroscience Through Experience and Experiment
by RA Wyttenbach

A Structured-Inquiry Approach to Teaching Neurophysiology Using Computer Simulation
by KM Crisp

The Fundamentals of Flying: Simple and Inexpensive Strategies for Employing Drosophila Genetics in Neuroscience Teaching Laboratories
by SR Pulver & J Berni

Electroretinograms in Drosophila: A Robust and Genetically Accessible Electrophysiological System for the Undergraduate Laboratory
by I Vilinsky & KG Johnson

Classic Clinical Technique Adapted to Demonstrate Autonomic Nervous System Physiology in an Undergraduate Laboratory Course
by W Colgan III

The Homemade Alternative: Teaching Human Neurophysiology with Instrumentation Made (Almost) from Scratch
by S Hauptman, K Du Bois & BR Johnson