Tessa Andrews

University of Georgia

Dr. Tessa Andrews specializes in college biology education research, with particular emphasis on factors influencing the adoption and effective implementation of evidence-based teaching strategies in undergraduate STEM education. She investigates knowledge, motivation, and professional identity among current and future college instructors. She also investigates departmental and institutional climate and culture as they relate to effective undergraduate teaching. Her work has been funded by over $3 million in National Science Foundation funding. Dr. Andrews is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and a founding and core member of the Scientists Engaged in Education Research center at the University of Georgia. She also serves on the steering committee for the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research.

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Six Change Perspectives in Higher Education part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Change Theories:Change Theories Collection
Rather than being a singular change theory, the six perspectives on change in higher education represent different categories of change theories and different lenses for thinking about how change can be accomplished. These six perspectives on change are described in How Colleges Change (Kezar, 2018).