Elise Walck-Shannon

Elise Walck-Shannon

Senior Lecturer in Biology
Postdoctoral Teaching Associate, Biocore Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016
Ph.D., Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
B.S., Biology, Truman State University, 2009

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    CB 1087
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Elise Walck-Shannon teaches Principles of Biology I and II (2960 and 2970) Labs. She is interested in collaborating with faculty as they use data to improve their courses, encouraging student participation, especially in large courses, and helping students reflect on their own learning.

Selected Publications

Walck-Shannon, E.M., Rowell, S. F., & Frey, R. F. (2021). To what extent do study habits relate to performance? CBE Life Sciences Education, 20(1), 1–15.

Rowell, S. F., Frey, R. F., & Walck-Shannon, E.M. (2020). Intended and Actual Changes in Study Behaviors in an Introductory and Upper-Level Psychology Course: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0098628320979893, 48(2), 165–174.

Walck-Shannon, E.M., Cahill, M. J., McDaniel, M. A., & Frey, R. F. (2019). Participation in voluntary re-quizzing is predictive of increased performance on cumulative assessments in introductory biology. CBE Life Sciences Education, 18(2).

Walck-Shannon, E.M., Batzli, J., Pultorak, J., & Boehmer, H. (2019). Biological Variation as a Threshold Concept: Can We Measure Threshold Crossing? CBE Life Sciences Education, 18(3).