This set of pages provides information for FUN members interested in developing undergraduate neuroscience programs or improving their existing program.
The biennial FUN Undergraduate Neuroscience Workshops have generated important blueprints for curriculum development. These guides to program design are freely available through JUNE.
Additional peer-reviewed papers on undergraduate neuroscience teaching can be found at the Journal of Neuroscience Education (JUNE). JUNE is the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience's online journal for undergraduate neuroscience faculty that publishes peer-reviewed reports of innovations in undergraduate neuroscience education. JUNE serves as a mechanism for faculty to exchange information regarding topics such as laboratory exercises, new media, curricular considerations, and teaching methods.
The Program and Department Consultations Service (PDCS) is a service offered to undergraduate programs and departments through the FUN Committee on Education. Developed in response to an increasing need for evaluations, the consultation service provides undergraduate neuroscience programs and departments with a list of qualified consultants who will provide feedback that will enable them to improve their programs.
The PDCS maintains a database of faculty consultants with expertise in a broad range of areas. Specific areas include:
If you are interested in arranging for a FUN Consultation please contact Eric Wiertelak (wiertelak@Macalester.edu). For more information about the service please see the attached information below.
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