Resources for K-12 Students and Teachers


Resources for Undergraduate Students and Teachers


Resources for Graduate Students and Teachers


CBE – Life Sciences Education




Press Books

Cell Biology Questions and Learning Objectives

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Don Fawcett’s “The Cell

Career Publications

  • Life Sciences Research and Teaching: Strategies for a Successful Job Hunt (PDF)
  • How To Get A Research Job in Academia and Industry
  • How to Get a Teaching Job at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution (PDF)
  • Thoughts on the Academic Job Search (PDF)
  • Tips for Writing a Teaching Statement (PDF)
  • One Job Title, Many Tracks: How To Prepare for the Academic Career That Best Suits Your Interests (PDF)

Resources for Educators

Using Scientific Teaching to Address NRC’s BIO2010

  • 2020 Vision: Overview (PPT)
  • The Changing National Landscape of Science Education (PPT)
  • Active Learning in the Classroom (PPT, PDF)
  • Assessment: Designing Your Classes for Meaningful Learning (PPT)

Making Cell Biology Accessible to All

  • Identifying Core Concepts (PDF)
  • Pathways over Time Project (PDF)
  • Using Internet Resources in Classroom Assignments (PDF)

Retaining Diverse Undergraduate Students in the Biological Sciences

  • ASCB Catalysts for Increasing Diversity (PPT)
  • Integrated Life Science Learning Community at UMD (PPT)
  • Metacognition (PPT)
  • University of Richmond Integrated Science Experiment (PPT)