BSCI348A = Microbiology Teaching Practicum - Microbiology Teaching Internship
Fall semester 2012
STUDENTS IN BSCI348A:
*earn 3 credits that can be used to fulfill the enrichment credit requirement for all Biological Sciences Majors;
*work side by side with a Graduate Teaching Assistant in a BSCI223 or BSCI283 lab to help students learn microbiology;
*work with faculty to develop and implement new teaching strategies.
TO APPLY – send an email to [log in to unmask]
Subject line: UTA Fall2012
In your email provide:
* your gpa,
* the list of BSCI courses that you have completed (or are enrolled in),
* a brief statement that describes why you would like to be a UTA,
* lab sections of BSCI223/283 offered in the spring that you could attend (check the schedule of classes).
*Students must have completed BSCI223 or BSCI283 with a grade of A or B.
*Third and Fourth year students with a strong desire to develop skills in microbiology and communication with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or greater will be favored.
UTA's from previous years found this to be a valuable experience for many reasons. Ask for details if you are interested in reading some of their comments.
Richard Stewart ([log in to unmask])
Dept of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742