Biology Education Scholarship & Research

Interdisciplinary research aimed to improve student learning outcomes at all levels within biology

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What is Biology Education Research?

Biology Education Research is a subtype of Discipline-Based Education Research. It is a growing interdisciplinary field which utilizes practices from psychology, sociology, cognitive science, education, and mathematics to improve classroom instruction and student outcomes.

At UC San Diego, our biology education research is largely led by teaching professors. We’re part of a larger network of UC-wide teaching professors.

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