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Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science part of Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science
Hannah Alexander, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 Public Understanding of Science is an interactive course that aims to train students to ...
Expanding Partnerships and Pushing the Envelope: Themes from the SENCER Summer Institute, 2013 part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER Summer Institute (SSI) alumni and newcomers experienced some new features at SSI 2013 designed to explore new opportunities for inter- and multi-disciplinary work, new partnerships, new powers and responsibilities for student learners, new vistas in goal-setting and assessment, and new connections between scientific knowledge and the formation of public policy.
2014 Public Policy Symposium at SENCER Summer Institute Will Address the Public Understanding of Science part of Newsletter Articles
Since scientific consensus alone does not seem to be either persuasive to the public or dispositive to policy makers, how science and scientific evidence are communicated must be re-strategized, especially in light of what we know about the beliefs and dispositions of specific audiences.
Whittier College Proposes "SENCERizing" Its Mandatory Introductory Math Course part of Newsletter Articles
Participants in our SENCER workshop at Whittier College were so inspired by the presentation of a team-taught SENCER course on population and statistics that they proposed adapting our college's mandatory ...
SSI Alumni Incorporate SENCER into Majors Courses Across the STEM Disciplines part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, April 2007, Volume 6, Issue 7 Robert Seiser and Kristen Leckrone - Roosevelt University Roosevelt University is a private comprehensive university with full-service campuses in Chicago's ...
The Mathematics of Communication: Keeping Secrets part of The Mathematics of Communication
Stephen J. Greenfield, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey Abstract For thousands of years, people have tried to communicate secretly and securely. ...
Washington Symposium Speakers to Address Communication, the New Standards, Science and Human Rights: Deadline to Register is March 6 part of Newsletter Articles
The annual National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE) Washington Symposium and Capitol Hill Poster Session brings together educators, students, community members, and policy leaders to discuss the connection of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics course content to civic issues and implications of public policy on curricula; as well as to recognize campus work and consider new initiatives.
Science, Human Rights and the Expanding Role of the Private Sector part of Newsletter Articles
What are the implications of this for the significant and increasing role of private companies and institutions in research and development?
Washington Symposium Highlights Campus Achievements, Student Leadership, and New Initiatives part of Newsletter Articles
The overarching Symposium theme of reaching 'a tipping point' in the transformation of STEM education was addressed by Dr. Martin Storksdieck, director of the Board on Science Education, Dr. Mel Schiavelli, executive vice president of Northern Virginia Community College, David Burns, executive director of NCSCE, and presenters across sessions during the program.
Science, Human Rights, and Your Involvement part of Newsletter Articles
It is my hope that this series will serve as a prelude to an ongoing and engaged discussion about our role in overcoming the barriers, creating the applications, testing the value, articulating the benefits and educating the next generation in how to further human rights through science and technology.