The Role of Scientific Societies in STEM Faculty Workshops:A Report of the May 3, 2012 Meeting

Council of Scientific Society Presidents
American Chemical Society
Washington, DC

These web pages were adapted from the hardcopy report of the same name.

This report contains expanded versions of the presentations given at the May 3, 2012, conference on The Role of Scientific Societies in STEM Faculty Workshops, held in conjunction with the meeting of the Council of Scientific Society Presidents. Together, these contributions describe the current scientific society efforts to improve the teaching and pedagogical knowledge and skills of college and university STEM faculty members. Two education researchers address some of the evidence of the effectiveness of these efforts in Biology and Physics & Astronomy.

Contents

Meeting Overview - Robert C. Hilborn, American Association of Physics Teachers

Keynote Address: The value of faculty workshops in improving STEM education - Carl Wieman, Former Associate Director for Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, University of Colorado-Boulder, University of British Columbia

Profiles:

Evaluation Reports:

Workshop Program (Acrobat (PDF) 46kB Feb14 14)

logos Supported by

National Science Foundation, Division of Undergraduate Education
Council of Scientific Society Presidents
American Association of Physics Teachers

The May 3 meeting and the writing and dissemination of this report were supported by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (DUE 1230391).



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