Professional Development Supports for Teaching Bioinformatics through Mobile Learning

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Principal Investigator:
Bioinformatics is an emerging area of research that develops new knowledge through computational analysis of vast biological data. This project investigates the professional development (PD) supports needed for teaching bioinformatics at the high school. Building from a robust literature in PD design research, project team worked with science teachers to co-design instructional modules to engage students with core bioinformatics concepts and data literacies, by focusing on local community health issues supported through mobile learning activities.
PI: Susan Yoon, University of Pennsylvania
Co-PI(s): Blanca Hiems, University of Pennsylvania
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