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Inspiring McMaster Educator Receive Recognition For Outstanding Teaching

MadsenCongratulations to Krista Madsen and the BioBlend Team on receiving the McMaster University President's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.

Krista is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Kinesiology. Her nominator wrote, "at the heart of Prof. Madsen's teaching approach and philosophy is a sense of shared humanity, where moments of failure and vulnerability are seen as central to the growth, problem-solving, community and creativity of students in her classroom."

The BioBlend Team created a first-year Cell and Molecular Biology course that is unique among Canadian universities. The course combines online modules, in-class learning and a laboratory project grounded in a core research question. Team members are Robin Cameron, Kim Dej, Rosa da Silva, Lovaye Kajiura, Joanna Wilson, Alison Cowie and Alastair Tracey.
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