Index

A

Academic Excellence, 18

Addressing the Nation’s Changing Need for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists, 12

Administrators and administration, 6, 7, 48, 102, 103, 104-105

accreditation, chemistry, 146-147

facility design, 105

faculty collaboration, 6, 7, 22, 60, 104-105, 146

graduate programs, 104-105

national networks, 21, 90, 106-107

Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering, 88

Algebra, 5, 42, 51, 52, 68-69

Algorithms, 41, 42, 45-46, 52, 56, 164, 165, 168, 173, 174

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 72

The American Biology Teacher, 15

American Chemical Society, 146-147

American Institute of Biological Sciences, 72

American Society for Microbiology, 90, 106

Assessment efforts, 8, 19, 27, 108-110

medical students, admissions, 5, 9, 111-112

Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education, 109-110

Association of American Colleges and Universities, 105

Association of College and University Biology Education, 106

Atomic structures and dynamics, 30, 33, 35, 38, 47, 148, 156

Attitudes and motivation, 2, 3

see also Career planning

faculty, 7, 137

students, 14-15, 29-30, 56, 87-100, 140, 141

group projects, 3

handbooks on, 16

independent projects, 3, 9

international study, 92, 93

mentoring, 17, 87-90

non-biological scientists, 95, 97-99, 158

seminars, 91-94



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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists Index A Academic Excellence, 18 Addressing the Nation’s Changing Need for Biomedical and Behavioral Scientists, 12 Administrators and administration, 6, 7, 48, 102, 103, 104-105 accreditation, chemistry, 146-147 facility design, 105 faculty collaboration, 6, 7, 22, 60, 104-105, 146 graduate programs, 104-105 national networks, 21, 90, 106-107 Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering, 88 Algebra, 5, 42, 51, 52, 68-69 Algorithms, 41, 42, 45-46, 52, 56, 164, 165, 168, 173, 174 American Association for the Advancement of Science, 72 The American Biology Teacher, 15 American Chemical Society, 146-147 American Institute of Biological Sciences, 72 American Society for Microbiology, 90, 106 Assessment efforts, 8, 19, 27, 108-110 medical students, admissions, 5, 9, 111-112 Assessment of Student Achievement in Undergraduate Education, 109-110 Association of American Colleges and Universities, 105 Association of College and University Biology Education, 106 Atomic structures and dynamics, 30, 33, 35, 38, 47, 148, 156 Attitudes and motivation, 2, 3 see also Career planning faculty, 7, 137 students, 14-15, 29-30, 56, 87-100, 140, 141 group projects, 3 handbooks on, 16 independent projects, 3, 9 international study, 92, 93 mentoring, 17, 87-90 non-biological scientists, 95, 97-99, 158 seminars, 91-94

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists Awards, 14, 108, 109, 110, 111, 142 study panel members, 125, 126, 127, 128, 132-136 (passim), 153, 154-155, 163, 165, 166, 167 B Being Fluent with Information Technology, 173 BioComplexity in the Environment, 13 Biomedical Research Abroad; Vistas Open, 92-93 BioQUEST, 62, 181 BioSciEdNet, 62 Bridging Support for Physical/Computational Scientists Entering Biology, 14 Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, 14 C Calculus, 5, 37, 41, 42, 48, 51, 56, 69, 169 Career planning, vii, 2-3, 5, 6, 24, 27, 28 interdisciplinary approaches, general, 14 non-medical biologists, 22-23, 27-28, 158 Carnegie Mellon, 98 Case studies, 53, 78 committee study at hand, methodology, 18, 123 computer science, 69-71, 98 ecology, 69 engineering, 71 genetics, 69 foreign exchange, research abroad, 92 mathematics, 68-71, 98 neurobiology laboratory, 80 physics, 82 plagues, 96 statistical analysis, 69 Cellular processes, 10, 11, 13, 29, 30, 32, 33, 40, 56, 57, 58, 80, 160, 161-162 Centers for Learning and Technology, 109 Chemistry, vii, 1, 4-5, 10, 11, 94, 99 see also Molecular processes accreditation, 146-147 atomic structures and dynamics, 30, 33, 35, 38, 47, 148, 156 basic concepts, 35-36, 137, 143-144, 147-151 committee study methodology, 2, 123, 124, 147 curriculum development, 29, 32, 34-36, 48, 50-51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 138, 143-145 introductory courses, 50, 56, 57, 58, 137-138 laboratory work, 85-86, 141-143 modules, 64-65, 66, 144 panel roster, 130 panel summary, 132-151 reactions, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 50, 66, 77, 81, 85, 86, 134, 135-136, 138, 139, 141, 143, 150-151, 154, 160 spectroscopy, 36, 38, 52, 56, 67, 84-86, 145, 151, 155, 156, 161 The Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 Coalition for Education in Life Sciences, 21 Computer science, ix, 1, 3-4, 10, 11, 13, 61, 72, 97, 99, 107, 143 see also Interdiscipinary approaches; Internet algorithms, 41, 42, 45-46, 52, 56, 164, 165, 168, 173, 174 basic concepts, 42-43 case studies, 69-71, 98 committee study methodology, 2, 29, 123 computational biology, 12, 13, 14, 29, 98, 99, 162-163

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists curriculum development, 13, 41-47, 49, 51, 56-59 (passim), 170- 173 databases, 11, 41, 46-47, 62, 173-174; see also Internet introductory courses, 56 laboratory work, 82-83 models and modeling, 3-4, 35, 43, 46, 78, 160-161 panel roster, 131 panel summary, 163-175 Council of Graduate Schools, 105 Council on Undergraduate Research, 18, 90 Coursework, 3-4, 8, 123-124 see also Introductory courses; Modules; Seminars; Textbooks chemistry, 137, 140-141 handbooks, 15-16 Curricular Developments in the Analytical Sciences, 144-145 Curriculum development, 3, 5-6, 27-59, 101-102, 108-109, 113-116 see also Interdisciplinary approaches; Introductory courses; Modules; Seminars; specific disciplines outside biology chemistry, 29, 32, 34-36, 48, 50-51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 138, 143-145 committee study methodology, 2, 29, 123, 124 computer science, 13, 41-47, 49, 51, 56-59 (passim), 170-173 engineering, 38-41, 52, 139, 159-160 genetics, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 161, 173 inquiry-based learning, viii, 16-22, 52-53, 62, 141-142, 159 mathematics, 13, 32, 41-47, 48-49, 51, 52, 160-161, 168-172 medical school admission requirements and, 5, 9, 111- 112 molecular processes, 29, 30, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 148-150, 161-162 physics, 29, 32, 37-38, 48-49, 55, 56, 155, 157-160 D Databases, 11, 41, 46-47, 62, 173-174 see also Internet Demographic factors, 139 disabled persons, 100 gender factors, 17, 94 race/ethnicity, 99-100 Disabled persons, 100 Diseases and disorders, 33, 64-65, 74, 96, 141 E Ecology, 33, 58, 59, 69, 70, 139-140 Economic factors see also Awards; Funding coursework on, 31 disadvantaged students, 139 Education research, 3, 23-26, 14-22, 102-103 Employment issues see also Career planning statistics, 22-23 Engineering, ix, 2, 110, 139 see also Interdisciplinary approaches case studies, 71 curriculum development, 38-41, 52, 139, 159-160 laboratory work, 83-85 panel roster, 130 panel summary, 152-156, 159-160 textbooks, 73 Ethical issues, 32 Ethnicity, see Race/ethnicity Evaluation, see Assessment efforts Evolutionary biology, 24, 32, 56, 57, 58, 59

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists Expertise educational research on, 15 of study and panel members, 25-26, 31, 125-129, 132-136, 152-155, 163-167, 176-180 F Facilities and instrumentation, 105 see also Computer science; Laboratory work; Visualization Faculty and staff, 3, 4, 7, 22, 103-104, 113-116, 174-175 see also Administrators and administration; Teacher education administration, collaboration with, 6, 7, 22, 60, 104-105, 146 collegial cooperation, vii, 7, 9, 53, 60, 61-62, 97, 102, 124 inquiry-based learning, 20, 21 mentoring by, 17, 87-90 national networks, 21, 90, 106-107 workshops, 7, 12, 26, 63, 89 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 147 Fellowships, 87-88, 111, 174 Female students, see Gender factors Feynman Lectures on Physics, 20 Foreign countries, see International perspectives From Analysis to Action, 20 Funding, 7, 18, 101, 108-111, 168 see also National Science Foundation corporate/foundation, 90-91, 107-108, 110-111 faculty collaboration, 6, 7 fellowships, 87-88, 111, 174 graduate programs, 14 grantsmanship, 31 instructional materials, 107-108, 109 interdisciplinary approaches, general, 8-9, 13-14, 18, 60, 101 modules, 8-9, 60 textbooks, 72, 107 G Gender factors, 17, 94 Genetics, 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 33, 70, 144, 167, 182 case studies, 69 curriculum development, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 161, 173 evolutionary biology, 24, 32, 56, 57, 58, 59 Internet databases, 47, 80 laboratory work, 86, 167 modules, 66 statistics and, 52 textbooks, 73 Graduate programs administrative support, 104-105 computational biology, 98 fellowships, 87-88, 111, 174 medical schools and students, 5, 9, 111-112 mentoring by students, 87-88 Group research projects, 3 laboratory, 3, 4, 75, 105 H Handbook on Teaching Undergraduate Science Courses: A Survival Training Manual, 15 HHMI, see Howard Hughes Medical Institute The Hidden Curriculum, 16 Historical perspectives, 1, 10, 137 career statistics, 23 inquiry-based learning, 20, 21 of science, courses on, 3, 30, 96, 157 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), 2, 14, 18, 23, 109, 110, 110, 115

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School, viii, 14-15, 16, 115 I ID Lab, 76, 78-79, 142-143, 146 Independent research projects, 3, 9, 87-88, 97, 99, 182 internships, 4, 90, 166 laboratory, 3, 4, 54, 55, 57, 58, 75, 76-77, 88, 89 mentoring, 17, 87-90 Inquiry and the National Science Eduation Standards, viii, 16 Inquiry-based learning, viii, 16-22, 52-53, 141-142, 159 see also Laboratory work; Independent research projects Internet, 18, 62 Issues-Based Framework for Bio 101, 21 Instructional materials, 7, 60, 72-74, 107-108, 143-146, 168, 174-175 see also Computer science; Laboratory work; Modules; Textbooks; Visualization Instructors, see Faculty and staff Integrated Graduate Education and Research Traineeship, 14 Interdisciplinary approaches, general, 1-3, 4, 7, 8, 12-14, 23, 25, 27-29, 48-50, 53-56, 66-71, 181-182 see also Curriculum development; Instructional materials; Modules; specific disciplines outside biomedicine collegial, 7, 9, 53, 60, 61-62, 97, 102, 124 committee study methodology, 2, 29, 123, 124 inquiry-based learning, 20-21, 22, 52-53, 141-142, 159 non-biological scientists, 95, 97-99, 158 non-medical biologists, 27-28 majors, 101-102 teacher handbooks, viii, 15-16 International perspectives, 95, 139 study abroad, 91, 92-93 Internet, 1, 11-12, 41, 46-47, 95, 107, 108, 110, 111, 145, 146, 159, 182 computational biology, 98, 99 genetics, 47, 80 historical perspectives on biology, 30 inquiry-based learning, 18, 62 interdisciplinary research, 13, 18 international study programs, 91, 93 laboratory work, 46, 56, 77, 80, 82-83 mentoring, 90 modules, 62, 63, 66, 104(n.1) physics, 77, 99 political issues, 94 teacher education aids, viii, 105 textbook analysis, 72 Internships, 4, 90, 166 Introductory courses, 3, 5, 21, 26, 28, 49, 54-58 (passim), 67, 68, 94, 95 chemistry, 50, 56, 57, 58, 137-138 computer science, 56 inquiry-based, 20 laboratory, 55, 57, 58, 76 mathematics, 56, 57, 58 physics, 15, 20, 37, 51, 54, 56, 58, 139, 157-158 textbooks, 72 Investing in Faculty, 113 J Journal of College Science Teaching, 15

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists K Knowing What Students Know, 115 L Laboratory work, 1, 3, 10, 11, 28, 75 86, 93, 105, 181-182 chemistry, 85-86, 141-143 corporate, 90-91 engineering, 83-85 genetics, 86, 167 group research projects, 3, 4, 75, 105 inquiry-based learning, 17, 18, 20, 53, 56 interdisciplinary approaches, 9, 30, 75-86, 102 Internet resources, 46, 56, 77, 80, 82-83 introductory courses, 55, 57, 58, 76 mentoring and, 89 physics, 76-83, 85, 142, 158-159 LabVIEW, 77, 159 Library research, 3, 62 see also Databases; Internet M Making Teaching Community Property, 113 Mathematics, vii, ix, 1, 4-5, 8, 10-11, 12, 94, 97-99, 101 see also Engineering; Interdisciplinary approaches; Statistics and statistical analysis algebra, 5, 42, 51, 52, 68-69 basic concepts, 42-43 calculus, 5, 37, 41, 42, 48, 51, 56, 69, 169 case studies, 68-71, 98 committee study methodology, 2, 29, 123, 124 computational biology, 12, 13, 14, 29, 98, 99, 162-163 curriculum development, 13, 32, 41-47, 48-49, 51, 52, 160-161, 168-172 introductory courses, 56, 57, 58 modules, 6, 68-69 panel roster, 131 panel summary, 163-175 textbooks, 68, 73-74 Matlab, 46, 56, 77, 159 Medical College Admissions Tests, 5, 9, 111-112 Medical schools and students, 5, 9, 111-112 Men, see Gender factors Mentoring, 17, 87-90 see also Independent research projects Methodological research, see Educational research Minorities, see Race/ethnicity Models and modeling, ix, 1, 5, 6, 10, 12, 28, 29, 32, 37, 38, 39, 41, 43, 51, 160-161 computer, 3-4, 35, 43, 46, 78, 160-161 curriculum models, 18, 160 see also Case studies interdisciplinary, 170-172 mathematics, 6, 68-69 molecular, 35 textbooks, 73 Modules, curriculum, 6, 7, 60, 61-74, 103, 104(n.1), 114, 115 chemistry, 64-65, 66, 144 defined, 6 funding, 8-9, 60 Internet resources, 62, 63, 66, 104(n.1) mathematics, 6, 68-69 physics, 6, 73, 103 Molecular processes, ix, 10, 11, 13 see also Genetics; Neurobiology basic concepts, 32, 33, 35, 36, 38, 148-150 curriculum development, 29, 30, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 148-150, 161-162

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists modules, 62, 64-66 proteins, 11, 33, 64-65, 73, 149, 150 textbooks, 60, 73 Motivation, see Attitudes and motivation Multidisciplinary approaches, see Interdisciplinary approaches N National Association of Biology Teachers, 15 National Center for Biotechnology Information, 47 National Digital Library, 62, 108 National Institute for Science Education, 72, 144 National Institute of General Medical Sciences, 13 National Institute on Drug Abuse, 13 National Institutes of Health, 12, 23 National Library of Medicine, 174 National Science Foundation, 13, 108, 109, 115, 144-145, 169-170, 174-175 assessment of research, 19 graduate programs, 14 minorities/disabled pesons, 100 modules, 62, 104(n.1) textbooks, 72 National Science Teachers Assocation, 15, 16 Natural selection, see Evolutionary biology Neurobiology, 13, 24, 40, 65-66, 80 P Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual, 16 Physics, vii, 1, 4-5, 8, 11, 94, 97, 99, 101 see also Interdiscipinary approaches basic concepts, 37-38, 155, 156-159 committee panel roster, 130 committee panel summary, 152-162 committee study methodology, 2, 123, 124 curriculum development, 29, 32, 37-38, 48-49, 55, 56, 155, 157-160 handbooks on teaching, 16 introductory courses, 15, 20, 37, 51, 54, 56, 58, 139, 157-158 laboratory work, 76-83, 85, 142, 158-159 modules, 6, 73, 103 textbooks, 73 workshops, 82-83, 181 Population biology, 2, 10, 24, 27, 33, 38, 47, 66, 73, 123 Primary and secondary education, 3, 15, 99 Professional societies, 6, 7, 21 American Association for the Advancement of Science, 72 American Chemical Society, 146-147 American Institute of Biological Sciences, 72 American Society for Microbiology, 90, 106 National Association of Biology Teachers, 15 Professional Societies and the Faculty Scholar: Promoting Scholarship and Learning in the Life Sciences, 21 Professors, see Faculty and staff Project Kaleidoscope, 105, 106-107, 113, 145 Proteins, 11, 33, 64-65, 73, 149, 150 R Race/ethnicity, 99-100 Reactions, chemical, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 50, 66, 77, 81, 85, 86, 134, 135-136, 138, 139, 141, 143, 150-151, 154, 160

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America’s Research Universities, 20 Role of the Private Sector in Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Scientists, 12 S Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professorate, 113 Science and Engineering Indicators, 22-23 Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities, 93-94 Science Teaching Reconsidered, viii, 15 Seminars, 31, 48, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 66-71, 89, 91-94, 95, 96, 160-162, 182 Sex-based differences, see Gender factors Social factors, 17, 93-94 ethical issues, 32 gender, 17, 94, 99-100 inquiry-based learning, 21 institutional culture, 22, 29, 99, 103-104 race/ethnicity, 99-100 Spectroscopy, 36, 38, 52, 56, 67, 84-86, 145, 151, 155, 156, 161 Statistics and statistical analysis, 22-23, 42, 46, 48, 49, 51-52 case studies, 69 employment issues, 22-23 stochastic processes, 45 Strengthening the Linkages Between the Sciences and Mathematical Sciences, 12 Student-Active Science: Models of Innovation in College Science Teaching, 15-16 Summer programs, viii, 7, 17, 89, 90, 91, 100, 109, 113, 114, 115-116, 142, 153, 166, 169-170, 174-175 Systematics, 58, 59 T Teacher education, viii, x, 14-22, 103, 104-105, 110, 112-116 education research, 3, 14-22, 23-26, 102-103 handbooks, viii, 15-16 Internet resources, viii, 105 learning theory, 25, 102-103, 157 mentoring, 88-89, 90 workshops, viii, 7, 12, 89, 110, 113, 114-116 Teachers, see Faculty and staff Textbooks, 60, 72, 109, 144, 147 funding, 72, 107 high school, 72 historical persectives in, 30, 60 interdisciplinary approach, general, 72-74 mathematics, 68, 73-74 molecular processes, 60, 73 professional societies, 7 teacher handbooks, viii, 15-16 Theoretical issues, 10, 11, 28, 32 basic concepts of biology, 32-33 funding, 13 learning theory, 25, 102-103, 157 modules, 66 Tools for Teaching, 15 Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology, viii, 3, 20-21, 93 U Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century , 23 V Visualization, 11, 41, 43, 45, 47, 66, 77, 84, 107, 161

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Bio 2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists W Whitaker Foundation, 14 Women, see Gender factors Workshops, viii, 7, 12, 26, 63, 114-116, 176-182 mentoring, 89 physics, 82-83, 181 roster of participants, 131 teacher education, viii, 7, 12, 89, 110, 113, 114-116 World Wide Web, see Internet

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