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Bridging Biology and Humanity

Duke Kunshan Biology Professor Katherine Robertson and literature Professor Yitzhak Lewis joined forces to teach an interdisciplinary course, Molecular, Behavioral and Social Evolution: Evolution of Genomes, Traits, Behaviors, and Societies. They emphasize the importance of cross-disciplinarity that allows the collision of ideas between students and instructors.

Active In-Class Reading

Active Reading: The reading itself matters, but what comes before also does.* In college classrooms, it is considered rather unusual to have in-class reading unless it’s part of an exam. …

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Considerations When Teaching Across Continents

Many Duke courses offered to global learners involve learners and instructors located both on-campus at Duke and around the world. However, simply putting learning materials online and having web/video conferencing …