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Robert Desharnais

Silver Level Contributor  MERLOT Author  Peer Reviewer
Professor of Biology
CSU Los Angeles
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Feb 08, 2016
Member Since: Jan 08, 1999

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Affiliations

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

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Skills & Interests

  • Science and Technology/Biology/Evolution (Expert)
    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
  • Science and Technology/Biology/Genetics (Expert)
    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.

Education History

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

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