Fall and Summer 2022 SAGE Applications Open

Applications for Fall 2022 Biochem SAGE Peer Facilitators Now Open The Biochemistry Department and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) are now accepting applications for SAGE peer facilitators for the Fall 2022 semester. Peer facilitators lead weekly small discussion groups with students in the class, reviewing course content, guiding students through problem-solving, and providing tips and …

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FAQ: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Enrollment in Biochem 301 Spring 2021

The terms synchronous and asynchronous might not have been very well known outside of computing circles until this last year, but they are now everywhere at Duke, borrowed into the coronavirus academic lexicon as descriptions for classes that meet online. The former refers to classes that meet interactively in real time; the latter to courses that are …

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Announcing a New Collaboration with ARC: SAGE for Biochem 301

One of the most exciting recent changes to Biochem 301 has been the addition of a program of optional small discussion groups, which are led by undergraduates who previously took the course. The first such experiment was last summer (Summer Term 2020), prompted in part by the urgent need to have some kind of discussion …

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