Joyce Shaw, Associate Professor
School of Arts & Sciences
Office Location: Samuel C. Wax Academic Center
Office Number: 128R
BIO 101 Human Biology, BIO201 and 202 Anatomy and Physiology I and II with labs, BIO242 World Disease, BIO240 Science and Society, BIO207 Clinical Microbiology with lab
DPT Simmons College
MS Boston University
BS University of New Hampshire
Licensure and other credentials
Licensed Physical Therapist, New Hampshire and Massachusetts
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist ISSA
APTA credentialed Clinical Instructor
BEN (BioSciEd Net) Scholar
American Society for Microbiology Biology Scholar
National Science Foundation Grant Recipient “RCN-UBE Incubator: Planning a Research Network on Assessing Learning Technologies in Undergraduate Biology Education” 2010
Peer Reviewed Publications
Shaw, J. 2012. The Case of the Jamaican Fisherman. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. University of Buffalo.
Jensen, J., Dario-Becker, J., Hughes, L., Amburn, S, and Shaw, J. A Call for a Community of Practice to Assess the Impact of Emerging Technologies on Undergraduate Biology Education. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 13:1, 2012
Shaw, J. 2009. A Guided Inquiry Lab Activity for Measuring Electroencephalograms HAPS Educator, Fall 2009
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Shaw, J. 2009. The Bioscience Education Network (BEN) Digital Library Portal and Collaborative. In Abstracts of the 2009 American Physical Therapy Association annual conference , Baltimore, MD.
Shaw, J. 2008. Encouraging Student Discussions Through The use of Online Bulletin Boards for Microbiology Laboratory Project Reports. In Abstracts of the 2008 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators. American Society for Microbiology. Washington, DC.
Shaw, J. 2008. Student Perceptions of the Microbial Quality of Bottled Water. In Abstracts of the 2008 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators. American Society for Microbiology. Washington, DC.
Shaw, J. 2007. Effect of a Debate Format on Student Learning in an Introductory Microbiology Course. In Abstracts of the 2007 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators. American Society for Microbiology. Washington, DC.
Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society, Faculty Advisor
Joyce Shaw is an Associate Professor of Biology and has been teaching at Endicott College since 1999. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University and a Doctorate degree from Simmons College and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Sigma honor societies. She is a practicing physical therapist in sub-acute care. Her physical therapy practice includes time spent in St. Elizabeth's Parish, Jamaica, and Port au Prince, Haiti. Her research interests include incorporating technology such as podcasting into her classes and promoting student learning in the biological sciences. In 2010 she received a grant from the National Science Foundation to examine the effectiveness of technology on science education. Her work has been published by the BioSciEd Network, sponsored by NSF and AAAS, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, and the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science of the University of Buffalo. Dr. Shaw is an advisor for the Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society.
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