Brenda Harmon is a Professor of Pedagogy and the Laboratory Director for Chemistry at Oxford College of Emory University. She has a passion for designing innovative laboratory learning experiences that foster independence and scientific thinking skills in first and second year college students. Curiosity about how students learn scientific thinking skills has resulted in scholarship of teaching and learning projects which she has shared with colleagues through presentations and publications. She has been honored by students with the Phi Eta Sigma Teaching Award and recognized with the Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching, the highest award for excellence in teaching at Emory University.
BA| University of Houston Clear Lake| 1992
MA| Rice University| 1996
Jeffery Galle Brenda Harmon Alicia Ory DeNicolaBridgette Gunnels . "Ways of Inquiry: The Distinctiveness of the Oxford CollegeGeneral Education Program" In Inquiry-based Learning for Faculty and InstitutionalDevelopment: A Conceptual and Practical Resource for Educators. Published online:04 Dec 2014; 121-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120140000001008