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Catalyzing Curriculum Evolution in Graduate Science Education
Strategies in life science graduate education must evolve in order to train a modern workforce capable of integrative solutions to challenging problems. Our institution has catalyzed such evolutionExpand
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The Quantitative Methods Boot Camp: Teaching Quantitative Thinking and Computing Skills to Graduate Students in the Life Sciences
We have developed a “boot camp” in quantitative methods for biology graduate students at Harvard Medical School. Expand
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Reforming Graduate Science Education: Start in the Classroom
In his New York Times op-ed, Mark Taylor makes some radical suggestions for reforming graduate education. Taylor’s suggestions include a restructuring of the graduate and undergraduate curricula toExpand
Embedding academic and professional skills training with experimental-design chalk talks
Experimental design and chalkboard presentation skills training can be integrated into a core scientific-content graduate course to promote active learning and student engagement.
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Beyond “publish or perish”
A greater emphasis on teaching could improve career prospects for graduate students Experts have been debating whether we are training too many Ph.D.s for the jobs that exist for more than 40 years,Expand
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