Julie Reynolds, Associate Professor of the Practice  

Julie Reynolds

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2001
M.S., University of California at Davis, 1994
B.A., Pomona College, 1990

Office Location: 130 Science Drive, 136 Biological Sciences Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address: julie.a.reynolds@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.science-writing.org/

Office Hours:

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Ecology and Population Biology

Research Categories: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Science Literacy and Civic Engagement, Writing-to-learn pedagogies

Research Description:

Areas of Interest:
Writing-to-learn pedagogies in STEM disciplines
Assessing the extent to which biology courses promote science literacy, understanding of the nature of science, critical thinking skills, and enthusiasm for biology
Assessing the efficacy of teaching technologies at promoting student learning (e.g., Calibrated Peer Review™, iPods, iPads, FlipVideo)
Assessing learning outcomes associated with the pedagogy of Research Service Learning (RSL)

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. JE Dowd, CP Roy, RJ Thompson and JA Reynolds, “On Course” for Supporting Expanded Participation and Improving Scientific Reasoning in Undergraduate Thesis Writing, Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 92 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 39-45 [doi] .
  2. JE Dowd, MP Connolly, RJ Thompson and JA Reynolds, Improved Reasoning in Undergraduate Writing through Structured Workshops, The Journal of Economic Education, vol. 46 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 14-27 [doi] .
  3. Julie A. Reynolds and Margaret D. Lowman, Promoting ecoliteracy through research service-learning and citizen science, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol. 11 no. 10 (2013), pp. 565-566 [doi] .
  4. Paula P. Lemons, JULIE REYNOLDS, Amanda Curtin, Ahrash Bissell, Improving Critical-Thinking Skills in Introductory Biology Through Quality Practice and Metacognition, in Using reflection and metacognition to improve student learning, edited by M. Kaplan, N. Silver, D. LaVaque-Manty, & D. Meizlish (2013), Stylus Publishing, Sterling, VA  [abs].
  5. Thaiss, Christopher and JULIE REYNOLDS, How Writing-to-Learn Practices Improve Student Learning: Connecting Research and Practice through a Consideration of Mechanisms of Effect, in Changing the Conversation about Higher Education, edited by Robert J. Thompson, Jr. (2013), Roman & Littlefield  [abs].

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