TBL Consultant – Rebecca Orr

Rebecca Orr, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Collin College

Discipline: Biology

Email: rorr@collin.edu

Rebecca B. Orr is a Professor of Biology at Collin College in Plano, Texas where she teaches introductory biology for science majors. She earned a B.S. at Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. at U.T. Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Rebecca has a passion for investigating strategies that result in more effective learning and retention, and she enjoys focusing on the creation of learning opportunities that both engage and challenge students. She is a coauthor of Campbell Biology and Campbell Biology in Focus. As a TBLC-Certified Trainer-Consultant, she is working with other faculty at Collin in moving their courses from a traditional lecture format to TBL.