William M. Surver

Alumni Distinguished Professor &
Director, Clemson Thinks2

Contact Information

330A Long Hall
Phone: 864 656-3834
FAX: 864 656-0435
Email: surverw@clemson.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 1972
  • B.S. Saint Francis University, 1966

Research Interests

  • Development and Integration of New Curriculum in Biology (emphasis on Introductory Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology).
  • Development and Integration of Advanced Technology Into the Biology Classroom.
  • The First Year Experience - Making the Transition From High School to College.
  • Distance Education - New Techniques for Teaching Science.
  • Incorporating Service Learning Into The Undergraduate Classroom.

Selected Publications

  • 2002 - Surver, W.M. BioInquiry, a Textbook for General Biology 2nd Ed. John Wiley Publishers. (with N. Pruitt and L. Underwood)
  • 2000 - Surver, W.M. BioInquiry, a Textbook for General Biology 1st Ed. John Wiley Publishers. (with N. Pruitt and L. Underwood)

Recent Courses

  • Honors Biology 103/104
  • Biology 103
  • BIOSC 200

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture
  • South Carolina Science Council
  • National Science Teachers Association