Teaching

I will be teaching BIOL 302 Evolutionary Processes in Winter 2022 for the third time, after first teaching it Winter 2020 as part of the Teacher Scholar Doctoral Fellowship (2019-2020), and again as a remote offering Winter 2021.

My full teaching dossier available upon request.

Teaching Scholarship

  • Wishart AE (2020). Towards equitable evolution & ecology learning online: a perspective from a first-time instructor teaching evolution during COVID-19. Preprint on SocArXiv DOI: https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/8srv3
    *Note: this is a preprint and has not been through peer review yet

Teacher Training and Related Professional Development

  • 4 Seasons of Reconciliation. University of Saskatchewan. November 2021.
  • Practicing Anti-Racist Writing. University of Saskatchewan. 21 October 2021
  • Trauma-Informed Teaching: From Core Values to Action. Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan. 22 September 2021
  • Getting Students to Engage with Course Readings and Each Other using Perusall. Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan. 16 August 2021
  • Mentored Teaching (GPS 982). Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan, 2019-2020
  • Instructional Skills Workshop, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan, 30 August 2019
  • TA Success Day Teaching Workshop. Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan. 12 January 2018. Co-curricular record authenticity code 040601695638564285328
  • “ProjectWILD” and “Below Zero” Wildlife Education Program Teaching Certification. Canadian Wildlife Federation. Toronto, ON, November 2014

Teaching Experience:

Sessional Instructor

  • BIOL 302 Evolutionary Processes sessional lecturer (University of Saskatchewan, two terms)

Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • BIOL 363 Population Ecology teaching assistant (University of Saskatchewan; two terms)
  • BIO 4243 Political Biology teaching assistant (University of Western Ontario; three terms)
  • BIO 3594 Mutagenesis, Genome Organization, and DNA Repair teaching assistant (Western; four terms)
  • BIO 2290 Scientific Methods in Biology teaching assistant (Western; one term)

Guest Lectures:

  • PCB 4683 Evolutionary Biology (University of Central Florida)
    Topic: Testing Fisher’s principle in a wild mammal: Wishart et. al 2018 Proc. R. Soc B.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies 102 Essential Skills for Studying Science (University of Saskatchewan)
    Topic: Animal behaviour, fieldwork
  • Computer Science 9881b DNA Computing (University of Western Ontario)
    Topic: Genotyping arrays, SNPs, CNVs