This Education Section is overseen by the Society for Developmental Biology's Professional Development and Education Committee. The mission of the Professional Development and Education Committee is to:
- Support the goals of the Society for Developmental Biology;
- Nurture the professional development of our membership and promote the range of employment opportunities available for developmental biologists at all stages of their careers; and
- Facilitate and encourage teaching and learning within and between the academic community and the public about developmental biology.
Digital video sequences of developing embryos.
NRC report on Discipline-based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
The report is found at: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13362 and the press release at: http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=13362.
Contributions of a Scientific Society (Society for Developmental Biology) and its Members to Science Education at All Levles.
Presentation at the 5th International Conference on Hands-on Science (Formal and Informal Science Education), Oct 13-17, 2008, Olinda-Recife, Brazil.
This information is available at http://www.sdbonline.org/HSCIweb.pdf
FASEB unveils new data resource on education and employment of biomedical scientists.
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (of which SDB is a member) announced the release of a new compilation of data concerning the education and employment of biological and biomedical scientists. This information is available at http://opa.faseb.org/pages/PolicyIssues/training_datappt.htm.
A group of developmental biologists in Pittsburgh recently put together a site aimed at bringing the Pittsburgh community of developmental biologists together. It's located here.
“Balancing career and personal life”
A resource for new (and not so new) faculty published by Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), from interviews with NSF Distinguished Teaching Scholars by Jeanne L. Narum, Director of PKAL. Posted with permission of PKAL.
Balancing career and personal life (97kb pdf)
NIH New Investigators Web Site
NIH has established a Web site targeted to new investigators. The site describes current policies and offers helpful hints and resources. Click here to go to the site.
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