Teaching

Brendan’s courses at the University of Oregon:

BI283H Honors Biology III: Evolution and Ecology syllabus

BI410/510 The Human Microbiome syllabus
This course is co-taught with Hannah Tavalire.

BI472/572 Community Ecology syllabus

Brendan’s teaching has been recognized with a number of teaching awards.

Williams Fellow, Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education, University of Oregon (2009 – 2010).

Wulf Professor of the Humanities, University of Oregon (2009 – 2010).

Teaching Fellowship, Oregon Humanities Center, University of Oregon (2009 – 2010).

Biology Teacher Recognition Award (“Teacher of the Year”), Department of Biology, University of Oregon (2006 – 2007).

Brendan’s approach to teaching takes advantage of current research in education, psychology and pedagogy.

Theory and Research-based Principles of Learning

Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology

Death to the Syllabus!

Tomorrow’s Professor