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Rick Stewart <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:35:38 -0400
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We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic undergraduates interested in
helping us teach General Microbiology (BSCI223) or Principles of
Microbiology (BSCI283). 
 
Check out:  BSCI348A = Microbiology Teaching Practicum
UTA's from previous years found this to be a valuable experience for many
reasons.  
 
STUDENTS IN BSCI348A:
*earn 3 credits that can be used to fulfill the enrichment credit
requirement for all Biological Sciences Majors;
*work closely with a Graduate Teaching Assistant in a BSCI223 or BSCI283 lab
section 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: UTAmicrobiology

In your email provide:
* a brief statement describing why you would like to be a UTA and why you
think you will be good at it,
* lab sections offered in the spring that you could attend (check the
schedule of classes)
* your gpa,
* the list of BSCI courses that you have completed (or are enrolled in),.

SELECTION PROCESS:
*Students must have completed BSCI223 or BSCI283 with a grade of A or B and
overall gpa of >3.0
*Preference given to: 3rd and 4th-year  students with a strong desire to
develop communication skills and knowledge of microbiology.


Richard Stewart ([log in to unmask])
Associate Professor
Dept of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics 
University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742

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