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Mark Pauley

Bioinformatics

Editor Degrees

  • B.S. University of Florida
  • M.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska--Lincoln

About Teaching and CourseSource

I have over fifteen years of experience teaching in a college environment mostly at the undergraduate level. Although I teach both lower- and upper-division courses, I particularly enjoy freshman-level, introductory classes. I believe that it is important to create an open and supportive classroom environment so that students feel comfortable taking risks and challenging themselves. I am a strong proponent of active learning methods and use a variety of pedagogical techniques to encourage discussion and interaction in the classroom. For example, I have recently been experimenting with a flipped-classroom approach.

I am excited by the goals of and philosophy behind CourseSource and wanted to contribute to its success.