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Dr. Elizabeth Watts

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Aufgabenbereich Einwerben von Drittmitteln, Lehre, Begutachtung von Abschlussarbeiten, Mikroskopierstrecke

Adresse

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Arbeitsgruppe Fachdidaktik
Am Steiger 3, Bienenhaus
07743 Jena

Raum

 105

Tel

  (03641) 9-49494

Fax

  (03641) 9-49492

E-Mail

elizabeth.watts@uni-weimar.de
  • 1999 – 2000    Bachelorstudium University of Texas (Austin, TX)

  • 2000 – 2002     Bachelorstudium New Mexico State University (Las Cruces, NM)

  • 2003 – 2006    Diplomstudium Friedrich Schiller Universität  (Jena, Germany) mit der Arbeit, “How Parturition Affects the Social Integration of Female Chacma Baboons (Papio ursinus)”
  • 2007 – 2008    Lehrkraft Moorpark College, Exotic Animal Behavior Program  (Moorpark, CA)

  • 2009 – 2014    Lehrkraft Friedrich Schiller Universität (Jena, Germany)

  • 2011 – 2016    Promotionsstudium Friedrich Schiller Universität (Jena, Germany) // Dezember 2016 Promotion zum Dr. rer. nat. (summa cum laude) mit der Arbeit, “Analysis of Creationism in the United States from Scopes (1925) to Kitzmiller (2005) and its Effect on the Nation’s Science Education System”
  • 2014 – Pres.    Lehrkraft Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Weimar, Germany)

  • seit 2018 wiss. Mitarbeiter, AG Biologiedidaktik der FSU Jena

2016

  • Watts, E., Levit, G., Hoßfeld, U. (2016) Science Standards: The foundation of evolution education in the United States. Perspectives in Science.

  • Watts, E., Hoßfeld, U., Tolstikova, I., Levit, G. (2016) Beyond borders: On the influence of the creationist movement on the educational landscape in the USA and Russia. Theory in Biosciences.

2017

  • Hoßfeld, U., Watts, E., Levit, G. (2017) The First Darwinian Phylogenetic Treeof Plants. Trends in Plant Science 22(2):99-102

  • Hoßfeld, U., Watts, E., Levit, G. (2017) Valentin Haecker (1864-1927) as a pioneer of phenogenetics: Building the bridge between genotype and phenotype. Epigenetics: official journal of the DNA Methylation Society

2018

  • Watts, E. (2018) Analysis of Creationism in the United States from Scopes (1925) to Kitzmiller (2005) and its Effect on the Nation`s Science Education System. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag.

 

- Development and evolution

- Students’ misconceptions about science

- Informal education and free-choice learning

- Influence of fundamentalism on scientific literacy

- Role of emotions in education

- Climate change science and climate change denial

- Animal welfare and human-wildlife interactions

- Animal behavior and behavioral ecology

- The role of zoos in conservation and education

 

Kurse

Sommer Semester 2018

On Becoming Human – An examination of human evolution from an educational perspective

 

Winter Semester 2018_19

TBD

 

Bilder

Coming soon…