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Leveraging Course-Based Communities of Transformation to Effect Change in STEM Education
Jill Nelson, George Mason University; Stephanie Foster, George Mason University; Carrie Klein, George Mason University; Jaime Lester, George Mason University; Laura Poms, George Mason University; Jessica Rosenberg, George Mason University; Robert Sachs, George Mason University
Studies across the STEM disciplines have shown that student engagement in active learning improves student attitudes toward STEM, retention in STEM majors, and understanding of key concepts, with greater impact on ...
Reforming core education in the Clark Honors College: Scaffolding liberal arts understanding in freshman and sophomore honors students
Samantha Hopkins, University of Oregon; Rebecca Lindner, University of Oregon; David Frank, University of Oregon; Daphne Gallagher, University of Oregon; Melissa Graboyes, University of Oregon; Gabriel Paquette, University of Oregon; Carol Paty, University of Oregon
The Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon teaches a liberal arts curriculum within the broader research university. During our external review, we realized that our core education curriculum needed ...
Facilitating Departmental, Programmatic, and Curricular Change through Traveling Workshops
Mitchell Awalt, Carleton College; David Blockstein, Bard College; Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso; Anne Egger, Central Washington University; Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary; Cathy Manduca, Carleton College; Dallas D. Rhodes, Retired; Catherine Riihimaki, Princeton University
Academic departments and programs in higher education face challenges in adapting to shifting institutional priorities, fluctuating budgets, evolving research landscapes, and changing employment prospects for ...
Inclusive Learning and Teaching in Undergraduate STEM Instruction
Bennett Goldberg, Northwestern University; Sarah Hokanson, Boston University; Tershia Pinder-Grover, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Susanna Calkins & Omari Keeles, Northwestern University; Don Gillian-Daniel, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Regina Frey & Alessandra York, Washington University in St. Louis; Anna Conway & Sally Wilson, Des Moines Area Community College; Judy Milton, University of Georgia
Our program will engage current and future STEM faculty in learning to teach more inclusively. Inclusive teaching reduces disparities around gender and among traditionally underrepresented minorities, as well as ...
Enrichment of a high-impact practice to promote STEM learning and build transferable skills in undergraduate students: Peer Supplemental Instruction at Georgia Gwinnett College
Cindy Achat-Mendes, Georgia Gwinnett College; Chantelle Anfuso, Georgia Gwinnett College; Judy Awong-Taylor, Georgia Gwinnett College; Benjamin Shepler, Georgia Gwinnett College; Sonal Dekhane, Georgia Gwinnett College; Katherine Pinzon, Georgia Gwinnett College; Jennifer Hurst- Kennedy, Georgia Gwinnett College; Cynthia Johnson, Georgia Gwinnett College; Jamye Curry, Georgia Gwinnett College; Elizabeth Sudduth, Georgia Gwinnett College; Rashad Simmons, Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Gwinnett College, a 4-year USG institution, has rapidly grown since 2006 to accommodate over 12,000 students. Our student population is ethnically diverse with 32% African American, 31% Caucasian, 21% ...
QUBES: An education gateway for professional development, OER sharing, and project support
Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown; Kristin Jenkins, BioQUEST; Jeremy Wojdak, Radford University
The Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education & Synthesis (QUBES; qubeshub.org) project has adopted a "scientific gateways" model to accelerate undergraduate biology education reform. As such, ...
Improving opportunities for student learning in large enrollment undergraduate STEM courses through the development of instructional team members that focus independently on classroom management and student thinking
Jonathan Cox, The University of Arizona
While overwhelming evidence in support of active learning has propelled many undergraduate courses toward transformation, instructors often encounter implementation challenges in large enrollment introductory STEM ...
A Simple Stochastic Model for Conceptualizing Organizational Change Initiatives
Lorne Whitehead, UBC; Scott Simkins, North Carolina A & T State University
Complex systems cannot be modeled exactly. However, simple approximate mathematical models can illustrate important factors, provide memorable terminology, offer plausible and memorable insights, and suggest new ...
Assessing the Diffusion of Guided-Inquiry Physical Chemistry Laboratory Experiments Through Faculty Workshops
Dilhara Liyanage, Virginia Commonwealth University
The POGIL-PCL Project has implemented the principles of Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) to improve student learning in the physical chemistry laboratory (PCL) course. Inquiry-driven physical ...
Understanding and Enacting Math Department Change: An Approach in Four Frames
Naneh Apkarian, Western Michigan University
This poster reports on the analysis of a longitudinal study of change in a university mathematics department which revitalized and improved their precalculus/calculus program by implementing a series of strategies, ...