January 2010

Teaching Biology

January 20, 2010, 7:00 pm

Betts Branch Library

Photograph of biological specimens

Marvin Druger, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Syracuse University, will talk about his experiences teaching freshman biology.

Dr. Druger is a Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence. He has taught introduction to Biology for more than 50 years. He served as president of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), and twice president of the Society for College Science Teachers (SCST). He is the recipient of the Robert Carleton Award from NSTA and the Honorary Emeritus Member Award from ASTE – the highest awards bestowed by these international science education organizations. Currently, Dr. Druger is secretary of the Education Section (Q) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – the largest multidisciplinary science organization in the world. He also published a book of poems for children of all ages (i.e., Strange Creatures and Other Poems).

Betts Branch Library
Meeting Room
4862 S. Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13205

Image by Vince42 on flickr.

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