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Michael Barnett of Boston College named Professor of the Year for Massachusetts
Date:11/20/2012

arnett says he is always looking for ways to engage students. "You have to reach students where they are," he said. This philosophy has led him and his research team to develop a mobile app called "Touch Tree" that allows users to identify trees and their ecological value.

"Rock star" and "the most genuinely inspiring role model of effective instruction" are just some of the words students used to describe Barnett in his nomination papers.

"[Professor Barnett] loves educating people on how to teach science. A self-proclaimed technical geek, he consistently encourages his students to find way to put new technologies in the hands of their students, including some that I have incorporated in my high school classroom," wrote former student Andrew Trossello who now teaches chemistry and biology at a Boston high school.

His teaching is about more than teaching future science teachers. He wants to get non-science majors interested in learning about science. "If I can get non-science majors interested in how science works and want to read the New York Times Science section, then I consider that a success," Barnett added.


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Contact: Kathleen Sullivan
kathleen.sullivan@bc.edu
617-552-8644
Boston College
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