Conference Proceedings

The Performing Sciences

Ruth Aston, Terry Mulhern, Rinske Ginsberg, Sarah French

Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education | Flinders University | Published : 2018

Abstract

A group of students enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne undertaking the core 2nd year subject Molecular and Cellular Biomedicine (BIOM20001) chose to participate in a physical performance-based assessment (The Performing Sciences). As part of the assessment activity, participating students were supported to design and deliver a performance that explicated and elaborated a concept or process from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology topic within the subject, using one or more of the following performance genres: physical performance, performance art or interpretive dance. The project engaged teaching staff from the biomedical sciences and the performing ar..

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