There’s a viral video going around that shows a big ol’ snake DEVOURING a whole baby deer in a matter of seconds. I mean, it must be real, right? I just saw it on Facebook!
Continue reading “Fake ‘snake-eating-deer’ video. Nice try, though.”
Well, it is real. Kind of. But not really.
During the 2018-2019 school year, I took part in a project that was intended to look at the effects of implementing active learning strategies in STEM classes. The idea was to compare a single SLO (student learning outcome) using “traditional” teaching methods in a class taught in the fall semester, to one taught using active learning exercises in the spring semester.
Continue reading “Perceived vs. actual class challenges & study resources between lower- and upper-division anatomy courses: a mini-study”
My study took a different tack. And I found something unexpected and kind of interesting that I presented at a poster session at UCSD last week.
Okay. Your application was submitted. You got the call for an interview. Now what? The scary part: The Interview.
Continue reading “Landing a full-time community college teaching gig. Part 2.”
Typically, a hiring committee that conducts the interview will include the Dean of the college, Department Chair, 2-3 faculty members and a “referee” from the human resources office (whose job it is to make sure no interview rules are broken). There may also be a student representative and / or a lab technician or other staff member you’d be working with.
Ready? Set. Go…