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Robert Desharnais

  Bronze Level Contributor  MERLOT Author  Peer Reviewer
Professor of Biology
CSU Los Angeles
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Primary Discipline: Science and Technology / Biology / Ecology
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Feb 26, 2014
Member Since: Jan 08, 1999

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Affiliations

California State University, Los Angeles (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States) - Primary Affiliation

Contact Information

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Professional URL: http://caldera.calstatela.edu/rdeshar

Skills and Interests

Created Virtual FlyLab which is currently one of the most widely used web-based simulations in biology. Received several NSF grants were to develop simulation courseware for science education.
Co-author of EvolutionLab, part of the Biology Labs On-Line series of web-based laboratory simulations for major and non-major biology students; Cal State LA CEA-CREST Program
Co-author of EvolutionLab, part of the Biology Labs On-Line series of online simulations for major and non-major biology students; Cal State LA CEA-CREST Program
Co-author of EvolutionLab, part of the Biology Labs On-Line series of online laboratory simulations for major and non-major biology students; Cal State LA CEA-CREST Program
CGI scripts, JavaScript, Java applets, Dynamic HTML

Education History

B.A., Biology (06/1976)
University of Massachusetts, Boston
M.S., Zoology (05/1979)
University of Rhode Island, Kingston
Ph.D. Zoology (05/1982)
University of Rhode Island, Kingston

Positions

Professor of Biology (09/1997 - Current) California State University, Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Biology (09/1992 - 08/1997) California State University, Los Angeles
Assistant Professor of Biology (09/1988 - 08/1992) California State University, Los Angeles
Postdoc/Research Associate/Assistant Professor (09/1983 - 08/1988) Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University

Publications

Desharnais, R.A., and Limson, M.. (2007). Designing and implementing Virtual Courseware to promote inquiry-based learning. in Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (3, 1, 30).

Associations

CSU Noyce Scholars program
NSDL grant team member 10/2007 - Current