John Moore

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Dr. John Moore

Biology

 

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Professor of Biology & Director of Taylor's Ecuador Program

Office Location: Euler 305
Phone: (765) 998-4994
Email: jhmoore@tayloru.edu

Specialties: Biology, Biology Education, Science Education, Biology Professional Development, Multimedia, Teaching, Curriculum Development, Nature of Science

 

Major Career Accomplishments:

Career

I am currently involved in the development of Taylor University’s Cuenca Ecuador Centre. I am highly involved in global enterprises. I recently spent a week in Peru with National Geographic Archeologist, a semester of professional development in Ecuador and consultant on global endeavors for the National Association of Biology Teachers.
I am passionate about the teaching of biology and the integration of faith and learning.

Professional Appointments

President of the National Association of Biology Teachers 2009
President of the Indiana Association of Biology Teachers 1994
President of the Hoosier Association of Biology Teachers 2013-14
Fulbright Scholar to Ecuador 2011 to Present
Council of Scientific Society Presidents (2010 to Present)
Director of Ecuador Programs, Taylor University 2011 to Present

Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships

Council of Science Society Presidents (CSSP)
Fulbright Scholar
Indiana Association of Biology Teachers (IABT)
Hoosier Science Teachers Association (HASTI)
National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Alpha Chi, National Honor Society
Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)
Advanced Placement Faculty Consultant (College Board)

Publications

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” Book Review American Biology Teacher, Vol #72, No 9, November/December 2010
“Irrational Fear” or “Irrational Complacency” Science and Health; Myth Busters”, American Biology Teacher, Vol #71, No 9, November/December 2009
“Informing Their Discretion”, American Biology Teacher, Vol #71, No 7, September 2009
“Sustainability”, American Biology Teacher, Vol #71, No 5, May 2009
“Education, A True Professional!” American Biology Teacher, Vol #71, No 3, March 2009
“The Natural History of Ireland.” The Hoosier Science Teacher Fall, 2007
“The nature of science: How well do we understand it? How well do we teach it?” The Hoosier Science Teacher Fall 2003
"Can the use of Human Examples Facilitate Learning Mendelian Genetics Concepts?" Journal of School Science and Mathematics, May/June 1992, pp. 273-277

Presentations

“Guidelines for Undergraduate Biology Education” Summit on Undergraduate Biology Education, AAAS Washington DC, May 2008
“Bioenergetics, teach it backwards” National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference, Memphis, October 2008
“Developing an Undergraduate Biology Professional Development Summit” Summit on Undergraduate Biology Education, HHMI Bethesda, MD, 2008
“Quick Hits: Using visualizations and metaphors to teach difficult concepts in biology” HASTI Professional Development Conference, Indianapolis, 2009
“The role of NABT in undergraduate biology education professional development” Summit of Undergraduate Biology Education, AAAS Washington, DC, 2009
“Peruvian International Studies for Education: Development Delegation Northern Peru”-- Poster Session National Association of Biology Teacher National Professional Development Conference, Minneapolis MN. 2010
“Protein Synthesis, Replication and Mitosis, a conceptual approach” National Association of Biology Teacher National Professional Development Conference, Minneapolis MN. 2010
“A model of Global Engagement in Undergraduate Biology” National Association of Biology Teachers National Professional Development Conference, Anaheim CA 2011