Rawle, Fiona

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream / Associate Dean, UndergraduateBiology

Contact Information

Phone: 
(905) 569-4648
Fax: 
(905) 569-4275
Room: 
DV3201E
Fiona Rawle

Research

Fiona Rawle has a Ph.D. in Pathology and Molecular Medicine from Queen’s University. Her current pedagogical research interests include scientific and ecological literacy, student engagement, curriculum mapping, inquiry-based instruction, and active learning.

Recent Presentations

  • Rawle FE. (2012). Teaching students to think like scientists. Biology Leadership Conference 9. Mar 2012, Charleston, USA.
  • Rawle FE. (2012). Getting Students to Think Like Scientists: A Re-Design of an Introductory Biology Course. Biology Leadership Conference 9. Charleston, SC, USA. (poster)
  • Rawle FE and Kelly T. (2011). Evidence Based Pedagogy Overview. Biology Leadership Forum. Nov 2011, Toronto ON.
  • Rawle FE and Kelly T. (2011). Evidenced-Based Pedagogy. Ontario Consortium of Undergraduate Biology Educators UnConference. May 2011, Peterborough, ON.
  • Rawle FE. (2011). Curriculum Mapping. Ontario Consortium of Undergraduate Biology Educators UnConference. May 2011, Peterborough, ON.
  • Rawle FE. (2011). How do you incorporate scientific essay assignments into large first year biology classes? Biology Leadership Conference 8. Mar 2011, San Diego, USA.
  • Rawle FE. (2011). Professor and Student Perspectives on Barriers to Academic Success in the Sciences. Biology Leadership Conference. Mar 2011, San Diego, USA. (poster)
  • Rawle FE, Thuna M, Boyd C. (2010). Implementation of a Scientific Literacy Project in a Large Introductory Biology Course. Research on Teaching and Learning: Integrating Practices. Dec 2010, Hamilton, ON.
  • Rawle FE. (2010). Making Writing Assignments Work in Large First Year Classes. Ontario Consortium of Undergraduate Biology Educators UnConference. May 2010, Peterborough, ON.

Other

Current Courses: 
BIO152 (Introduction to Evolution and Evolutionary Genetics), BIO207 (Introductory Genetics), BIO476 (Molecular Basis of Disease)