Read The Room

How well can instructors “read” their classrooms? ┬áThis biology education research project seeks to determine how accurate instructor assumptions are regarding student perceptions. Below is a poster presented at the 2014 SABER conference (Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research) and a research talk given at the University of Tennessee showing preliminary results.

Dresser et al. 2014_SABER_40x32_FINAL

We have received IRB approval to expand this study to include biology courses from other United States universities. If you teach a biology lab or small lecture (Fall 2017 or Spring 2018) and are interested in participating please contact me ( by October 15th, 2017.

More information about this study is available at

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