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Introductory Statistics with Community-Based Projects part of Statistics with Community-Based Projects
Cindy Kaus, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University By incorporating semester long community-based projects into an introductory statistics course, Metropolitan State University aims to ...
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 ...
Environment and Disease part of Environment and Disease
Michael F. Tibbetts firstname.lastname@example.org Associate Professor of Biology, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Bard College. Biology Program Director Abstract Environment and Disease is a team-taught ...
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.
Mathematical Modeling in Three Acts: A Webinar part of Newsletter Articles
The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) will sponsor a free live webinar, hosted by Carnegie Learning, called "Mathematical Modeling in Three Acts."
Education Week Blended Learning Math Instruction - Webinar Recap part of Newsletter Articles
Education Week hosted a webinar on February 13th entitled "Blending Math Instruction for Elementary Grades." This webinar featured presentations by Jessica Indelicato, Amy Creeden, and Jill Thompson.
SCI - South organizes workshops at the 2014 Gulf South Summit and Research Week 2014 at Auburn University part of Newsletter Articles
Auburn University is hosting two regional events organized by the SCI-South, headquartered at University of North Carolina-Asheville this Spring. There is still time to attend one of them. Expanding on last year's successful inclusion of SENCER with Auburn's remarkable focus on, and extensive program to support, student and related research activities, SENCER will again be featured during Auburn's 2014 Research Week coming up on April 17. Research week follows on the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education held on March 27.
"Natural Connections" in K-5 Education part of Newsletter Articles
Thanks to an emerging collaboration of representatives of the National Center, SENCER, the SCI-Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Department of Education that got stimulated by the SCI-Chesapeake Bay regional meeting at Front Royal, VA last fall, we were invited to attend an elementary education conference entitled "Natural Connections: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching and Learning." The conference was held in Richmond, Virginia on the expansive grounds of the Lewis Ginter Botanical Center on March 28th and 29th.
Calestous Juma Offers Policy Solutions to Regulations on Genetically Modified Agriculture part of Newsletter Articles
On Monday, April 28, Calestous Juma, professor of the practice of international development at the Harvard Kennedy School, gave a talk at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology titled "GOVERNING SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY: Technological Controversies and Public Policy." Our SENCER Visiting Scholar, Natalie Kuldell from MIT, attended the lecture and called our attention to it.
SCI-South Workshops at Auburn University Highlight Assessment Techniques, Administrative Challenges, and Applying SENCER Methods to Food Issues part of Newsletter Articles
During the recent Research Week at Auburn University, the SENCER Center of Innovation (SCI) - South held morning and afternoon sessions on Thursday, April 17, 2014. In keeping with the week's themes of "preparing students at all levels to become thoughtful, creative, and productive leaders," presenters shared results of applications that effectively improve student learning and facilitate the development of a scientifically literate citizenry.