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Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations part of Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations
Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College This course for junior and senior math majors uses mathematics, specifically the ordinary differential equations as used in mathematical modeling, to ...
A Brief History of the Development of the SALG and the SENCER-SALG part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2003, Volume 2, Issue 5 The Student Assessment of their Learning Gains (SALG) instrument was developed in response to the expressed need of classroom innovators for a valid student ...
SENCER Assessment: Faculty Survey is Underway part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, May 2005, Volume 4, Issue 9 By: Tim Weston, University of Colorado - Boulder The SENCER assessment team at the University of Colorado is currently conducting a survey of faculty members who ...
Chance part of Chance
Nagambal Shah, Professor of Mathematics, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia Abstract Chance is a course designed to teach fundamental ideas of statistics and probability through real-world problems that affect ...
Nutrition and Wellness and the Iowa Environment part of Nutrition and Wellness and the Iowa Environment
LaRhee Henderson - Associate Professor of Chemistry Director, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Charisse Buising - Associate Professor of Biology, Assistant Director, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular ...
The Power of Water part of Power of Water
The Power of Water (POW) is an integrated science course in Longwood University's general education program that explores basic science concepts, as well as questions of social responsibility and civic engagement
Quantitative Literacy Through Community-Based Group Projects part of Quantitative Literacy Through Community-Based Group Projects
An Emerging Model Thomas M. Zachariah, Department of Mathematics, Suzanne Larson, Department of Mathematics, Jacqueline M. Dewar, Professor of Mathematics, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California ...
NCSCE Strategic Planning Update: WPI Student Team Recognized During Celebration at Library of Congress part of Newsletter Articles
On November 10, 2013, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) hosted a celebration at the Library of Congress to commemorate the 40th and 25th year anniversaries of the project centers in Washington, DC and Venice, Italy, respectively.
"Not News to the SENCER Community, but Sure Good to Know": Study Establishes that Active Pedagogies Really Do Drive STEM Learning part of Newsletter Articles
In the United States, fewer than 40% of students who enter college interested in pursuing STEM graduate with a degree in the field. This statistic represents STEM's so-called "pipeline problem," which is even worse for minority students, of whom only 20% earn the STEM diplomas they sought as first years.
Chemistry and the Environment part of Chemistry and the Environment
Amy Shachter, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Santa Clara University Chemistry and the Environment uses environmental problems facing the campus and surrounding community, such as air and water quality or ...