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Physiology Educator Community

PECOP is a community for individuals at any academic level who are excited about physiology education. Our goals are to:

  • Support physiology educators at all levels
  • Encourage physiology educators to explore and engage in evidence-based scientific teaching, scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), and discipline based education research (DBER)
  • Empower physiology educators to become leaders in physiology education reform efforts
  • Catalyze collaboration among physiology educators in education and research to enhance student learning

To join the community, simply select "PECOP Member" in your user profile and then introduce yourself on the discussion board. There is no application process or membership fee...everyone is welcome to participate.



Read physiology educators' perspectives on educational issues including education transformation, developing and using core concepts and competencies, using evidence-based innovations in student centered learning, aligning teaching and assessment, building educational research skills, facilitating educational research collaboration, and publishing and funding educational research.

  • Embracing Online Education: A Brief Personal Reflection
    I would like to state upfront to all the loyal PECOP readers that I am not a blogger, nor am I an active participant in many social media venues and I do not Tweet! So when I was trying to decide what to write about I made a list of concerns that I face as […]

  • What makes a good teacher?
    I was intrigued to read this PECOP blog post on what makes a good teacher from December 2016. The post recommends that we reflect on our teaching at the end of the semester, and begin the process of understanding our teaching perspectives through the Teaching Perspectives Inventory. What makes a good instructor is something that […]

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A list of 100 collections rated the highest by the LifeSciTRC Community. To learn more about collections, click here.