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Emily Kadhim

High School Teacher
Science Department
Quaker Valley High School
Leetsdale, Pennsylvania 15056
kadhime@qvsd.org
Subject: Biology

Joan Kahl

High School Teacher
Health Occupations
Delphi Community High School
Delphi, Indiana 46923
kahlj@delphi.k12.in.us
Subject: Geography / GIS

I would like to use the case study method to help my students develop and use critical thinking skills in the health care arena. I have found that students learn and retain more information if they are actively seeking to solve a mystery.

Pamela Kalas

The University of British Columbia
Departments of Zoology and Botany
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Canada, Canada, V6E 1S4
kalas@zoology.ubc.ca

David Kaplan

High School Teacher
Science Department
Von Steuben
Chicago, Illinois 60625
dbkaplan@cps.edu
Subject: Biology

I have used case studies before to help students critically think about a particular issue. I find it important to get students to view all issues through multiple lenses before making decisions.

Ellen Kaschuluk

High School Teacher
Science Department
Auburn High School
Auburn, Massachusetts 01527
ekaschuluk@auburn.k12.ma.us
Subject: Anatomy / Physiology

Maritza Kasey

High School Teacher
Science Department
Wharton High School
Tampa, Florida 33647
maritza.kasey@sdhc.k12.fl.us
Subject: Biology

I am interested in acquiring information that can be used in the biology classroom that relates to the events that take place in our everyday life.

Colleen Kashino

Assistant Professor
Psychology
Daemen College
Amherst, New York 14226
ckashino@daemen.edu
Subject: Psychology

I am always trying to improve my methods (slowly but surely). Cases seem to be a great way to engage learners as well as foster critical thinking. Also like the problem based searches. Thank you.

Janet R. Kasparian

High School Teacher
Science Department
Portsmouth High School
Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
kasparianj@portsmouthschoolsri.org
Subject: Chemistry

A colleague introduced me to your case studies and I would like to incorporate them into my classes. I teach chemistry as well as biology and am interested in case studies for both disciplines.

Kimberly Kass

High School Teacher
Science
Argyle High School
Argyle, TX 76226
kkass@argyleisd.com
Subject: Chemistry

Courses Taught: Chemistry

Matthew S. Kaufman

Department of Biology
Washington University in St. Louis
St Louis, Missouri 63130

Brooke Keane

High School Teacher
Science Department
Charlotte Catholic High School
Charlotte, North Carolina 28226
bspiller@charlottecatholic.com
Subject: Biology

I have used very few case studies before but am looking to add them into my classes in order to promote more inquiry based learning.

Alaine Keebuagh

Postdoctoral Fellow / Adjunct Professor
Biology Department
Emory University School of Medicine / Georgia Gwinett College
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
accase@emory.edu
Subject: Biology

I became interested in using case studies as a graduate student Howard Hughes Teaching fellow at Emory University. The use of case studies fits into my teaching philosophy because I want my students to gain analytical thinking skills and not memorization skills.

Lisa Keith

Assistant Professor
School of Education - Special Education Division
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, California 93702
Lisa.Keith@fresno.edu
Subject: Special Education

I am using case studies as a methodology with new teacher candidates not only as a way for them to teach to their special education students, but also as a way to use cooperative learning in my own classroom.

Jennifer Kellar

High School Teacher
Biology
Mt. Vernon-Enola School District
Mt. Vernon, Arkansas 72111
jkellar@facutly.mve.k12.ar.us
Subject: Biology

I have just stumbled upon this wonderful classroom tool. I am always looking for new ways to engage students.I am a fairly new AP biology teacher, but some of this would be great for pre-AP and even regular biology. This is awesome!! I love it!

Lani Keller

Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, Connecticut 06518
lani.keller@quinnipiac.edu
Subject: Biology

Michael Keller

Former Undergraduate Student
Department of Biology
Villanova College
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085

David W. Kelley

Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Geography
University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, Minnesota 55105-1096
dwkelley@stthomas.edu
Subject: Geography

Shana Kelley

High School Teacher
Science
Lindbergh Schools
Saint Louis, Missouri 63126
skelley@lindberghschools.ws
Subject: Biology

I would like to use these activities for my biology courses. I am currently at an AP Biology workshop where several colleagues have rave reviews about this type of teaching!

Martin Kelly

Assistant Professor of Biology
Department of Mathematics & Natural Sciences
D'Youville College
Buffalo, New York 14201
martink@dyc.edu
Subject: Biology

Katharine C.  Kelsey

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Biology
University of Alaska Anchorage
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
kathyckelsey@gmail.com

Suzanne Kempke

Professor
Biological Sciences
St. Johns River State College
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
suzannekempke@sjrstate.edu
Subject: Microbiology

June Kendall

High School Teacher
Lakeview Academy
Chicago, Illinois 60613
JKendall86@gmail.com
Subject: Anatomy / Physiology

Sarah P. Kenick

Assistant Professor
Science and Technology Division
University of New Hampshire
Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
sarah.kenick@unh.edu
Subject: Chemistry

I attended the 2007 workshop, and plan to use the case I developed there (with Nancy Aguilar-Roca) in my upcoming biochemistry course this spring. I would like to design more case studies using real examples in green chemistry practice to use in my organic chemistry course. I also am interested in educational research in the area of student attitudes and knowledge acquisition using "green" case studies.

Christina M. Kennedy

Senior Scientist
Development by Design Program
The Nature Conservancy
Fort Collins, Colorado
ckennedy@tnc.org
Subject: Ecology / Environmental Science

Kathryn Kennedy

High School Teacher
Secondary Science
Prairie Seeds Academy
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 55428
kennedy.kathrynm@gmail.com
Subject: Biology

I would like to incorporate more case studies into my curriculum, but also do more activities in which students are working together and building meaning about classroom content.

Daniel Kermick

Division of Biological and Health Sciences
University at Pittsburgh at Bradford

Krisha Kerr-Poole

High School Teacher
Science Department
Central Valley High School
Spokane Valley, Washington 99037
kkerr-poole@cvsd.org
Subject: Biology

I use case study, role play, stakeholder and polling scenarios in my classes and would like to incorporate more science case studies. Case studies bring complex issues, ethics and social concerns into context for students.

Gilmor Keshet

Teacher's Training Department
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel

Subject: Biochemistry / Pharmacology / Neuroscience / Biology

I use cases when I teach pharmacology in a college, biology in high school, and in gifted students programs.

Janice Keskula

Associate Professor
Nursing
Mount Wachusett Community College
Gardner, Massachusetts 01440
j_keskula@mwcc.mass.edu
Subject: Nursing

I use case studies in my lectures and in lab scenarios for my nursing students. It is a great way to start discussions and to get students to think critically.

Panayota Kevgas

High School Teacher
Biology
Radnor High School
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
panayota.kevgas@rtsd.org
Subject: AP Biology / Biology

David S. Kiefer

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Rock County
Madison, Wisconsin 53715
david.kiefer@fammed.wisc.edu

Clara Kim

Assistant Professor
Biology Department
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, Connecticut 06515
kimh7@southernct.edu
Subject: Biology

Selena Kim

Psychology Department
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006

Laura Kincheloe

Associate Professor
Nursing
Grayson College
Denison, Texas 75020-8299
kincheloel@grayson.edu
Subject: Nursing

Angela King

Instructor
Department of Chemistry
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109-7486
kingag@wfu.edu
Subject: Chemistry

I am interested in using case studies to increase student engagement in chemistry classes.

Brittany King

High School Teacher
Science Department
Pottsgrove High School
Pottstown, Pennslvania 19464
brra.king@yahoo.com
Subject: Biology

I would like to implement case studies in my class room as lab work.

Jasmine King

Chemistry Department
Cuyamaca College
El Cajon, California 92019

Subject: Chemistry

Laura King

Professor
Allied Health / Nursing
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29526
laura.king@hgtc.edu
Subject: Clinical Laboratory Science

I believe that utilizing case studies is the one true way of accessing students critical thinking capabilities.

Niva S. King

Department of Civil Engineering
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

Dennis Kingery

Instructor
Biology Department
Metropolitan Community College
Omaha, Nebraska 68103
dkingery@mccneb.edu
Subject: Biology

I've used short problems for individual study and class discussion for a long time, but since the 2002 Case Studies Workshop at the University at Buffalo I have developed longer cases for group problem-solving.

Taylor Kinsley

Former Undergraduate Student
Department of Biological Sciences
Kean University
Union, New Jersey 07083

Subject: Biology

Gregory L. Kirchhofer

High School Teacher
Rock Bridge High School
Columbia, Missouri 65203
gkirchho@columbia.k12.mo.us
Subject: Chemistry

Karen Kirk

High School Teacher
Biology
Glenboro School
Glenboro, Manitoba, Canada
kkirk@prspirit.ca
Subject: Biology

Kelly C. Kissane

Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Blinn College
Brenham, Texas 77833
kelly.kissane@blinn.edu
Subject: Biology

I teach introduction to cell and molecular biology. I was interested in new teaching methods that would help students make connections between cells, genetics and disease. I developed a case study project involving inherited metabolic disorders that I will be using in Spring 2010.

William B. Kist

Assistant Professor
Department of Basic Sciences
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
william.kist.wk@gmail.com

Jessie W. Klein

Associate Dean of Science
Department of Mathematics and Science
Middlesex Community College
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
kleinj@middlesex.mass.edu
Subject: Biology

I use cases in my general biology and botany courses to introduce cooperative learning exercises and to make the course topics more relevant to the students.

Paula Kleinow

High School Teacher
Science Department
Bloomington High School South
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
pkleinow@mccsc.edu
Subject: Biology

I teach biomedical sciences courses which are part of the national "Project Lead The Way" curriculum. These courses are project-based and learning is centered around problem-solving. Student-centered learning seems to work best.

Adam J. Kleinshmit

Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biology and Earth Sciences
Adams State University
Alamosa, Colorado 81101
akleinschmit@adams.edu

Jennifer Klimek Yingling

Family Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator / Assistant Professor
Department of Health Sciences and Management
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Utica, New York 13502
klimekj@sunyit.edu
Subject: Nursing

We offer a hybrid course delivery for the theory classes in the graduate program and have flipped the classroom.

Amy Klingborg

High School Teacher
Science
San Diego High School
San Diego, CA 92116
aklingborg@sandi.net
Subject: Biology

Courses Taught: General Biology, AP Biology

Tatyana Kliorina

Instructor
Biology Department
Trinity University
Washington, DC 20017
kliorinaT@trinitydc.edu
Subject: Biology

Mario K. Klip

PhD Student
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720

Subject: Ecology / Environment

Michelle D. Klopfer

Research Associate
Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
mklopfer@vt.edu
Subject: Ecology / Environment

Barbara Knab

Instructor
Nursing
Trident Technical College
Charleston, South Carolina 29423
rossa.knab@tridenttech.edu
Subject: Nursing

I am looking for high quality case studies that can be used in backwards engineering a case study from a "concept map" in the field of nursing. I read one case study and was interested in seeing more.

Maureen Knabb

Professor
Department of Biology
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
mknabb@wcupa.edu
Subject: Biology

I use cases to provide an engaging story to put content into context. Cases can effectively be incorporated at all levels, from introductory to graduate courses. Students really enjoy learning course material by solving problems using the case study approach.

Gretchen E. Knapp

Adjunct Professor
Biology Department
Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois 61790-4120
geknapp@ilstu.edu
Subject: Biology

I became interested in case studies while a graduate student at the University at Buffalo and now use them in teaching general education courses.

Noelle Knight

High School Teacher
Science Department
Modoc High School
Alturas, California 96101
nknight@modoc.k12.ca.us
Subject: Chemistry

Doug Knutson

Assistant Professor
Family Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, Ohio 43210
knutson.1@osu.edu
Subject: Medicine

Jessica Kochanek

Middle School Teacher
Science
Pine Mountain Middle School
Kennesaw, GA 30152
jessica.kochanek@cobbk12.org
Subject: Biology

Courses Taught: Accelerated Life Science, Accelerated Physical Science,

Elizabeth  Kominar

High School Teacher
Science
Cape Coral High School
Cape Coral, FL
elizabethak@leeschools.net
Subject: Biology

Courses Taught: Biology, AP Biology; Chemistry; Honor's Chemistry, Physical Science

Monika I. Konaklieva

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
American University
Washington, DC 20016-8014
mkonak@american.edu
Subject: Chemistry

Most students view organic chemistry as an abstract discipline. Creating scenarios where they have to propose solutions to a problem they might encounter in their lives can help engage them. I use cases in my sophomore organic lab and students enjoy them.

Michelle Konrardy

High School Teacher
Science Department
West Carroll School District #314
Savanna, Illinois 61074
mkonrardy@wc314.org
Subject: Anatomy / Physiology

Erica F. Kosal

Professor
Department of Biology
North Carolina Wesleyan College
Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804
ekosal@ncwc.edu
Subject: Biology

Kim Kostka

Professor
Chemistry Department
University of Wisconsin-Rock County
Janesville, Wisconsin 53546
kkostka@uwc.edu
Subject: Chemistry

I am interested in case studies in general chemistry, non-majors chemistry, and inorganic chemistry.

Marianne Kot

Adjunct Professor
Science Department
University of Phoenix
Las Vegas, Nevada
mkkot@email.phoenix.edu
Subject: Ecology / Environment

I have been a biology, chemistry, biotechnology and environmental science teacher for 39 years. I have used case studies in all these classes and in teacher education classes when I was teaching people to become science teachers. Best strategy ever.

Jessica Kotke

Biology Department
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

Youssef Kousa

Doctoral Candidate
Department of Biochemstry & Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824
kousayou@msu.edu
Subject: Biology

Janice Kowalski

High School Teacher
Science Department
Great Neck Schools SEAL
Great Neck, New York 11021
jkowalski@greatneck.ny.us

Aaron Kozak

High School Teacher
Science Department
Highland Regional High School
Blackwood, New Jersey 08012
akozak@bhprsd.org
Subject: Biology

To enhance the level of student understanding of biological concepts, and offer them real situations to "bring the material home" and create a more engaging educational experience.

Mike Krabath

High School Teacher
Nathan Hale High School
West Allis, Wisconsin 53227
mk58566@teachers.wawm.k12.wi.us
Subject: Biology

Audra A. Kramer

Teaching Assistant
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

David A. Krauss

Assistant Professor
Department of Science
Borough of Manhattan Community College / City University of New York
New York, New York 10007
dkrauss@bmcc.cuny.edu
Subject: Physics

Jacqueline Krikorian

Adjunct Professor
Science / Biology
Gateway High School at Homewood Center
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042
Jacqueline_Krikorian@hcpss.org
Subject: Biology

I emphasize real-life and real-world connections in my teaching and wish to begin modules from a case study. I teach at an alternative high school and my students do not do well with conventional strategies. I am developing a full case-study based A&P course. I also plan to use a few cases in biology.

Alex R. Krohn

PhD Student
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California 94720

Subject: Ecology / Environment

Rick A. Kron

High School Teacher / Department Chair
Science Department
Soldan International Studies High School
St. Louis, Missouri 63108
rick.kron@slps.org
Subject: Ecology / Environment

I am brand new to the case study method. Others have told me it is a great program and really initiates critical thinking on the part of students. I am looking forward to utilizing it in my classes.

Jennifer Kruckeberg

High School Teacher
Science Department
Nikola Tesla Educational Opportunity Center
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910
kruckjd@d11.org
Subject: Ecology / Environment

Alison Krufka

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Rowan University
Glassboro, New Jersey 08028
krufka@rowan.edu
Subject: Biology

Wirginia Krzysciak

Adjunct Professor
Department of Medical Diagnostics
Jagiellonian University Medical College
Krakow, Poland
wirginiakrzysciak@cm-uj.krakow.pl
Subject: Medical Diagnostics / Clinical Laboratory Science

Andrew Kuehner

High School Teacher
Science
Colonel Zadok Magruder High School
Rockville, Maryland 20855
Andrew_W_Kuehner@mcpsmd.org
Subject: Physics

Howsikan Kugathasan

Undergraduate Student
Department of Mathematics
Fisk University
Nashville, Tennessee 37208

Mark L. Kuhlmann

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Hartwick College
Oneonta, New York 13820
kuhlmannm@hartwick.edu
Subject: Biology

I use case studies in introductory biology as well as ecology courses at several levels (non-majors to upper-division). Cases get students to think of their own scientific questions and how to answer them; give them practice in interpreting data and drawing conclusions; and motivate them to learn and apply general concepts to a specific situation, question, or problem.

Joshua D. Kumin

Undergraduate Student
Department of Biology
Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085

Suzanne Kunicki

Professor
Biology
Dawson College
Westmount, Quebec , Canada H3Z 1A4
skunicki@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
Subject: Biology

I am part of a group of teachers who are working towards the development of active learning in the sciences at our school. This includes developing active learning classrooms and activities that the teachers can use.

Dan Kurkiewicz

High School Teacher
Montevideo Senior High
Montevideo, Minnesota 56265
dkurk@monte.k12.mn.us
Subject: Biology

I will use case studies to make content more relevant and captivating for students who don't always see a connection between what they learn in science and their everyday lives. I plan to both introduce topics and reinforce important content.

Rhonda J. Kuykindoll

Associate Professor
Division of Science and Math / Dept. of Biology
Rust College
Holly Springs, Mississippi 38635
rkuykindoll@rustcollege.edu
Subject: Biology

I plan to use case studies in my genetics course to promote critical thinking and paired student learning.