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Call for submissions: Transforming Institutions: Accelerating Systemic Change in Higher Education
Posted: Jun 3 2019
We invite submissions for a publication intended to build on the themes of the conference, Transforming Institutions: Accelerating Systemic Change in Higher Education. The submission deadline is July 15, 2019.
Join the Accelerating Systemic Change Network
Posted: Jun 3 2019
If you are interested in keeping up to date with the ASCN or participating in the working groups, we encourage you to join the network.
New ASCN Blog Post: 2019 Transforming Institutions Conference Report
Posted: Apr 23 2019
Read a brief report on the 2019 Transforming Institutions Conference.
New ASCN Blog Post: Funding Educational Change Projects
Posted: Apr 18 2019
A summary of discussions from the Funding Panel at the 2019 transforming Institutions Conference.
Job Announcement: Cornell University's Active Learning Initiative
Posted: Apr 15 2019
Job opening for a teaching support specialist for the Active Learning Initiative at Cornell University
Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC) National Conference
Posted: Apr 15 2019
Are you a reformer of STEM education on your campus? Do you want to learn from colleagues about how they are catalyzing STEM education transformation on campuses across the country? Then join our community of STEM education centers and change agents for the 2019 NSEC National Conference! The Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC), convened by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) with support from NSF (#1524832), brings together 200+ STEM education centers, centers for teaching and learning, administrators, and faculty interested in improving undergraduate STEM education.
STEM Program Manager Carleton College
Posted: Mar 20 2019
Carleton College seeks a STEM Program Manager (http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/4123). Responsibilities for this new position will include implementing STEM-wide programs and events, acting as liaison with other Carleton departments and offices on behalf of the STEM departments, managing the use of the shared programmatic spaces in the new facility, and supporting the work of the STEM Director and STEM Board in cross-disciplinary initiatives.
New ASCN Blog Post: Breaking Down Silos meeting contributes to the goals of Working Group 1
Posted: Feb 12 2019
Twenty-five researchers met for a 2.5-day meeting at the Center for Mathematics and Science Education at San Diego State University to discuss change theories. The meeting brought together early-career scholars to foster cross-disciplinary sense-making and collaborations around change theories. Meeting attendees included graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty of higher education, project advisors, and Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) faculty in the disciplines of mathematics, biology, physics, geoscience, chemistry, and engineering.
New ASCN Blog Post: Shared leadership for student success at UW-Whitewater
Posted: Feb 7 2019
Colleges and universities across the country are facing increasing pressure to enroll, retain and graduate more students at a time when the environment for higher education is competitive and often contentious. In order for institutions to be successful in these student success endeavors, everyone must work together. We are all familiar with shared governance as a central tenet of higher education but those processes apply primarily to policy development and decision-making. We argue that shared leadership is required as a holistic approach to goal development and implementation of strategic priorities that foster student and institutional success.
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