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Sarah Bennett

Instructor of Biology

Zurn 216

(814) 824-3611

Research shows that most students learn best when actively engaged in class discussions and hands-on experiences, yet faculty worry that this takes away from the amount of content that can be covered in a course. I am interested in exploring the issue of active learning in the classroom, its implications in student comprehension and its implications in the amount of material learned.

Biography: 

Education:

M.S., Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing , MI, (2007)
Specialization in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior

B.S. Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing , MI, (2005)

 

Courses taught:

  • BIO 100 Biology Freshman Seminar
  • BIO 120/121 Human Biology and Lab
  • BIO 130/131 Functional Human Biology and Lab
  • BIO 146/147 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • BIO 148/149 Organismal Biology
  • BIO 141 Cell Biology Lab
  • BIO 296 Biology of Development and Aging
  • BIO 320/321 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Lab
  • BIO 334/335 Human Anatomy and Lab
  • ENVS 100/101 Environmental Problem Solving