|Jennifer Van Dommelen
BSc (Dalhousie), MSc (Dalhousie)
Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate
Biology I and II
IOL 1020 (Introductory Biology I: Cells, Genetics,
and Evolution), and BIOL 1021 (Introductory Biology II: Organismal Biology
and Ecology) are web-delivered classes that are fully interchangeable with the
department's traditional lecture-style first year biology classes (BIOL
1010 and BIOL 1011 irespectively). I have been involved in the development and instruction
of these classes since their inception in 2003.
Each class is offered over a 13-week period, three times per year. Communication
is primarily asynchronous, meaning that there are no set times when you must "attend
lecture". The classes are flexible, but also highly structured - weekly assignments
and tests help guide students through the material.
BIOL 1020 and BIOL 1021 may be taken by on-campus students to accommodate their
work and study schedules, or by students at any location worldwide where
regular access to the Web is assured. For more information about the classes,
please visit the first link in the list below.