Deborah Mowshowitz

Deborah Mowshowitz

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Director of Undergraduate Program & Lab Operations

Full Research Description

Office Hours

Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm on Zoom - email for Zoom link

Fridays, 10:00am-12:00pm in 744 Mudd, or by email appointment 

5/19/99 - Prof. Mowshowitz receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. See article & photo . 

Teaching & Learning Information

TA Manual - Useful advice for teaching assistants. 

Teaching Scientific Concepts & Problem Solving - How to explain scientific concepts -- useful for both faculty & teaching assistants. 

Description of TA Jobs available for Graduate Students 

"How To" Collection - Useful advice for grading, lecturing, reading the literature, giving oral reports & writing lab reports. 

Brown Bag on Science Teaching - This is an informal group that meets a few times a semester to discuss issues related to college science teaching -- All interested parties are welcome. 

Current Courses - Web pages, text books, syllabi etc. 

Representative Publications

Mowshowitz, D. (2006) Using Advanced Problems in Introductory Courses: Some Sample Problems and Why they Work. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED) 34, No 2: 134-138. Article