- Susan Kassouf, Program Officer, Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation (sponsor)

- Cynthia Beall, Chair of the Convocation’s Organizing Committee and Moderator

12:15 PM Auditorium

The Case for Thinking Evolutionarily Across the Life Sciences

- Introductory Undergraduate Biology Courses: Gordon Uno, University of Oklahoma and PI for the NSF’s Research Coordination Network for Undergraduate Biology Education (special advisor to the Committee and PI of the NSF/RCN-UBE grant that is sponsoring this convocation).

- Judy Scotchmoor, Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley

Questions and Discussion

1:15 PM Auditorium

Can This Approach Improve Student Learning of Evolution? The Evidence Base

- Ross Nehm, Ohio State University

Questions and Discussion

2:00 PM Rotunda

Break and opportunity for further networking

2:15 PM Auditorium

Expanding Curricular Opportunities to Introduce Evolutionary Thinking Across the Grade Spans—Brief Presentations and Panel Discussion

- Spencer Benson, University of Maryland: The Role of Evolution in the Restructured Advanced Placement Biology Course



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