Self-directed Learning: Does online learning in bioinformatics work?
Proposed Speaker: (CONFIRMED) David Searls, Adjunct Associate Professor, Perleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Searls is an independent consultant in bioinformatics and former Senior VP of Bioinformatics at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals. He recently authored “Ten Simple Rules for Online Learning” and “An Online Bioinformatics Curriculum”. Dr. Searls spoke on the opportunities and challenges of online learning in bioinformatics from a learner’s perspective at WEB 2014 at ISMB 2014.