Tagged: feedback

Why short ‘unconscious bias’ programs aren’t enough to end racial harassment and discrimination - Guest Work

Guest Work Apr 30, 2018

Victor Sojo, University of Melbourne and Melissa A. Wheeler, University of Melbourne This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. An evaluation of 40 years of research has found that diversity training workshops have only a small effect in reducing bias against members of minority groups. The research also … Read More

What are the challenges for First-Year Core Science Courses? - BioBlog

Alison Campbell Feb 28, 2018

Professor Karen Burke da Silva was the keynote speaker at Day 1 of the 2017 First-Year Science Educators’ Colloquium, held in Wellington. Her topic: Transforming large first year science classes: A comprehensive approach to student engagement. Currently at Flinders University, she’s been instrumental in setting up an ‘integrated teaching environment’ that’s seen a drop in withdrawals, and a marked … Read More

The natural history of New Zealand’s freshwaters: Series conclusion and reader feedback - Waiology

Waiology Dec 09, 2014

By Daniel Collins Over the past two months, Waiology’s Freshwater in Focus series on natural history has published 14 articles, from 13 authors and seven institutions, describing the diversity, complexity, and beauty of New Zealand’s freshwaters. From atmosphere to lithosphere and mountain to coast, we have seen examples of how water shapes the landscapes and ecosystems, and what traits plants … Read More