Learning By Doing: Hands on Research using the Research Experience Portal

Brian Beaton and Wesley Lipschultz, SIS, are using their ACIE grant entitled, “Innovating Informal Instruction: Creating a School of Information Sciences Research Experience Portal”, to improve graduate student mentorship. Over the next year they will build and pilot their web-based Research Experience Portal to allow graduate students to interact with full-time faculty on real research projects….

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Improving Patient Outcomes through Interprofessional Education

Evidence-based health care (EBHC) came about in the 1990s in response to the huge variability in health care treatment. It replaced what we now look back on as “eminence-based” health care whereby treatment options varied based on how and where clinicians were trained and by whom. With opinion and personality driving clinical decisions, it was not uncommon…

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Exploring physical chemistry using mobile devices

Sean Garrett-Roe, Department of Chemistry, thought very carefully about last year’s course evaluations and acted on them. While maintaining his primary goal of prompting students to critically evaluate fundamental principles of physical chemistry, Garrett-Roe restructured the delivery of his course material. While the time demands involved in shifting from a traditional lecture-based format to a primarily…

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