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Deborah Mowshowitz
Professor
Director of Undergraduate Programs and Lab Operations
Office Hours:
Tues 1:00-2:00 pm and Thurs 3-4 pm or by email appointment

5/19/99 - Prof. Mowshowitz receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. See article & photo .

Teaching & Learning Information


TA Manual - Useful advice for teaching assistants.

Teaching Scientific Concepts & Problem Solving - How to explain scientific concepts -- useful for both faculty & teaching assistants.

Description of TA Jobs available for Graduate Students


"How To" Collection - Useful advice for grading, lecturing, reading the literature, giving oral reports & writing lab reports.

Brown Bag on Science Teaching - This is an informal group that meets a few times a semester to discuss issues related to college science teaching -- All interested parties are welcome.

Current Courses - Web pages, text books, syllabi etc.

Representative Recent Publications
  • Mowshowitz, D. (2006) Using Advanced Problems in Introductory Courses: Some Sample Problems and Why they Work. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED) 34, No 2: 134-138. Article
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