Biologist’s talk to focus on methods of education

By Northern Star Staff

The Department of Biological Sciences, the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and Secondary Science Teacher Certification are hosting a talk on Driving Instruction with Data: Assessment.

The speaker is Diane Ebert-May who is a professor of plant biology at Michigan State University and will speak from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 7 in the Holmes Student Center’s University Suites. The talk will focus on key processes of developing and implementing learner-centered instructional materials, teaching strategies and assessments in both small- and large-enrollment courses.

Reserve a spot at by 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1. For more information about the event, contact Michaela Holtz at 815-753-8155 or at