Dr. Diane O'Dowd

Developmental and Cell Biology

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Large lectures are common in competitive research universities. Here are several guides to help with the more practical aspects of teaching.


Pre-Class Setup


Training your TAs (link)

  • Meet with your Head TA
  • Pre-quarter Training
  • Weekly Training Meetings


Using clickers effectively (link)


Writing exam questions


Exam Administration:


Conducting science education research:

Faculty interested in developing a research program in teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines may find these resources useful.