Systematics of Hydrophyllaceae and Namaceae (Boraginales)

Training and Teaching

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COURSES

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, Graduate Student Instructor. Introduction to Biology (Plant and Fungal Diversity, Evolution, Ecology, UC Berkeley). Course website http://ib.berkeley.edu/courses/bio1b/.

Fall 2013, Graduate Student Instructor.  Origins: From the Big Bang to the Emergence of Humans [a Fall 2013 Berkeley Big Ideas Course]. Course website http://astro.berkeley.edu/~eliot/C13/origins.html .

Fall 2008, Graduate Teaching Laboratory Assistant, The World of Plants (SFSU). Course website http://userwww.sfsu.edu/patters/worldofplants/pages/basics.html

Spring 2008, NSF Graduate Teaching Fellow in K-12 Education (NSF GK12). Taught six periods of 7th grade life science labs over 18 weeks at Visitacion Valley Middle School (San Francisco Unified School District).

Fall 2007, NSF Graduate Teaching Fellow in K-12 Education (NSF GK12). Taught four periods of 7th grade life science labs and two periods of 8th grade physical science labs over 18 weeks at Marina Middle School (San Francisco Unified School District).

Spring 2004, Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory Assistant. California Floristics (UC Davis). Course website http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/courses/plb102/

 

Online courses and web based inquiry teaching

Scientist Mentor (2008-2009 [online]) and member of the Master Plant Science Team (2009) developing the Arabidopsis genetics inquiry program, BSA PlantingScience Program.

 

WORKSHOPS

2014

Instructor, Introduction to California Plant Families, Jepson Herbarium Workshop: Basic Botany Series. Two workshops (co-instructor Sheryl Creer 21–23 March 2014, co-instructors Sheryl Creer Jane Van Susteren 8–10 August 2014), both sold out. Supervised five workshop volunteers (Christina Yunker, Gary Li, Will Freyman, Helen Kurkjian, and Rebecca Crowe). Downloadable PDF of the Intro to CA Plant Families handout HERE.

 

Instructor, Keying with the Second Edition of The Jepson Manual, Jepson Herbarium Workshop: Basic Botany Series. Two workshops (25 January 2014 and 8 February 2014), both sold out. Supervised two workshop volunteers (Bernhard Warzecha and Jane Van Susteren). Downloadable PDF of the Keying Workshop handout [PDF].

 

2013

Instructor, Mastering the Second Edition of the Jepson Manual, Jepson Herbarium Workshop: Basic Botany Series. Instructor. Four workshops (9 February 2013, 2 March 2013, 9 March 2013, and 17 August 2013), all sold out. Remember, if you have hypanthia choose 19′!

 

2012

Instructor, Jepson Manual 101 Clinics, Friends of the Jepson Herbarium, UC Berkeley. 9 March 2012 [co-instructor Staci Markos], 30 March 2012 [co-instructors Staci Markos and Jeanne Marie Acceturo],13 July 2012 [co-instructors Jessica Peak and Rebecca Stubbs]. Collector and clinic set-up for 4 May 2012 [instructors Mike Park and Staci Markos].

 

 

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