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Annie Champagne Queloz, PhD. ETH Zürich

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Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

Debunking Nature of Science (Part 1)

Aura lieu le mardi 2 mai, à 12:15, un séminaire qui a pour titre : “The need of refinement of the features of the Nature of Science sometimes stated to be the “consensus view” in science education discourse”. Ce séminaire sera présenté par le Professeur Igal Galili, de la Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Le rendez-vous a lieu à […]

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At ETH Zürich, teaching biology matters!

Recently, the Department of Biology at ETH Zürich, in Switzerland, has introduced new forms of teaching such flipped classroom. It aims to encourage students to become more involved in their learning (see the article here). Traditional educational practices  It is often difficult to initiate educational reforms in prestigious or top-ranked universities (this idea of top-ranked […]

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Reforms in education: The content and the context

In February 2017, I’m giving a talk about my ideas on reforming biology education in Switzerland. This theme has taken origin in my doctorate thesis (available here). I have written, in an unpretentious way, that my work could be considered as a first step to reform biology curriculum. Honestly, I have probably underestimated the value […]

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Switzerland has a great diversity in associations or research groups promoting and improving education of science

Until recently, I followed a doctoral study path conducting me in different regions of Switzerland to get insights into the misconceptions in biology held by Swiss students (Champagne Queloz et al. submitted manuscript; Champagne Queloz et al. 2016). In parallel, I have discovered many organizations involved in educational research contributing to promote sciences teaching and learning.  I […]

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