Do you want to know how to write effective group activities that actively engage all members of the group? If so, this workshop is for you! As a participant in this workshop, you will learn what the literature suggests are effective group activities and the best practices in writing these activities. The emphasis of this workshop will be on the "how to" of writing group activities, so please come prepared to apply workshop concepts to a current or future course.
Stephanie Stockwell, Assistant Professor, Integrated Science and Technology
Stephanie Stockwell earned her BS in Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in Biological Sciences from Dartmouth College. She first came to JMU in 2008 as a teaching and research post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Integrated Science and Technology and took a tenure track position in 2010. She employs a variety of team learning methods in her General Education, ISAT, and Honors courses pertaining to biotechnology and scientific research. In addition to her work at JMU, Stephanie has served as a visiting professor for two seasons of Bard College's intensive Citizen Science Program. In the laboratory Stephanie pursues her interest in host-bacterial interactions through two main avenues of research--Bordetella avium/turkey pathogenicity and Bradyrhizobium japonicum/soybean symbiosis.