Debby Walser-Kuntz

Carleton College

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Gleevec and the cell cycle problem part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Coached Problem Solving:Examples
Students are given a problem about a relatively new treatment for cancer, Gleevec, and asked to apply and synthesize what they have learned about cell signaling and the eukaryotic cell cycle to explain why this targeted treatment works to prevent cell division with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapeutic agents.

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Faculty-coached, In-class Problem Solving part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Coached Problem Solving
Debby R. Walser-Kuntz, Sarah E. Deel, and Susan R. Singer Carleton College, Northfield, MN What is Faculty-coached, In-class Problem Solving? In this class format, students work collaboratively to solve problems, ...

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Broadening access through curricular changes to the BIO125 with problem solving course and the FOCUS colloquium part of CISMI:For Carleton Faculty:Curriculum Development Projects
Genes, Evolution, and Development with Problem Solving course: Development of structured pre-class readings to allow more time for active learning activities in class; the pre-class readings are paired with ...