Archive for July, 2015

Congratulations John Coley on the publication, “Why biology students have misconceptions about science”

John Coley

John Coley – Photo via news@Northeastern by Thea Singer

“A mis­con­cep­tion is not just a fac­tual error,” says Coley

Read about John Coley – Psychology Department at Northeastern University and his reasons why biology students have misconceptions about science!

Click here: Why biology students have misconceptions about science

Congratulations Coley on the publication!

Congratulations Kimberly & John for being awarded from the National Science Foundation!

Kimberly Tanner and research colleague John Coley (Psychology Department at Northeastern University) have been awarded $1,383,544 over three years from the National Science Foundation to collaborate on our research entitled, “Investigating the influence of informal understandings about biology on formal learning of biological concepts”.

Start Date: August 1, 2015

Great news Kimberly & John! Continue working hard, you both deserve it!

SEPAL alumnus, Kathryn Danielson Published an Article!

The first author, Kathryn Danielson, was an National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Awardee during her graduate years at SFSU, and she who also won first prize for this work at an international conference on ocean acidification a few years ago. Now her work is published! She is currently employed as an educator at the California Academy of Sciences.

Check it out: Investigating Undergraduate Science Students’ Conceptions and Misconceptions of Ocean Acidification

Congratulations Kathryn!

SEPAL alumnus, Lauren Fletcher was accepted in the STAR Research Program

Undergraduate Physiology major and SEPAL alumnus, Lauren Fletcher was accepted in the STAR Research Program and is a summer intern at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conducting research on chemical mixture methodology.  Congratulations Lauren!

Read an article all about Kimberly Tanner & SEPAL!

Kimberly Tanner, PhD was featured in an article, “A Powerhouse for Better Biology Education” by Silvia Cruz for Intersci.!

Check out the article by downloading the PDF: A Powerhouse for Better Biology Education

Thank you for your handwork Kimberly! You continue to inspire us all and redefining the meaning of science education. Thank you for creating SEPAL and spreading positivity and change!