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SENCER Seeks Participants for NSF Assessment Project
Posted: May 26 2015
Will you be teaching a course that covers topics in chemistry, physics, or biology this upcoming fall semester? Are you looking for ways to show that your course is working and effective? Would you like to feel confident that students retain what they learn in your course long after they leave your classroom? If so, we'd love for you to join our assessment project. We are partnering with the College Board to combine their field-tested AP science questions with our well-established SALG student survey to measure the Enduring Understandings of SENCER courses, a goal of our current grant from the National Science Foundation.
West Point Shares Results and Recommendations Emerging from Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Posted: Aug 27 2014
During their plenary presentation at SSI 2014, Col. Jerry Kobylski, Col. Diane Ryan, and recent West Point graduate 2LT Elizabeth Olcese discussed the origins, development, assessment results, and future plans for the "Energy Spine."
Professor Gary Booth of Brigham Young University and The Core Interdisciplinary Team from the United States Military Academy Honored with the 2014 William E. Bennett Awards for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science
Posted: Aug 27 2014
Gary Booth, professor of plant and wildlife science at Brigham Young University, and The Core Interdisciplinary Team from the United States Military Academy at West Point have been selected as this year's recipients of the William E. Bennett Award for Extraordinary Contributions to Citizen Science.
GLISTEN Undergraduate Stewardship Liaisons Train on Historic Gibralter Island
Posted: Jun 26 2013
From June 7-8, the USLs received intensive training, developed in partnership with the Institute for Conservation Leadership, to begin building that bridge.
Seven New Models Added to SENCER Digital Library
Posted: Apr 29 2009
The most recent additions to the SENCER Digital Library are the seven courses and programs selected to be part of the SENCER Model Series during the summer of 2008. The diverse group of resources includes international collaborations, single courses, and course clusters, and focuses on issues such as sleep, HIV/AIDS, food, and pregnancy.
A Brief History of the Development of the SALG and the SENCER-SALG
Posted: Mar 1 2009
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 ...
Field Report: Using the Pre- and Post SENCER SALG HINTS for SUCCESS - By: Karen Kashmanian Oates (George Mason University; Co-PI, SENCER)
Posted: Mar 1 2009
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2003, Volume 2, Issue 5 Those of you who've been involved with SENCER for a long time have no doubt heard David and me talk a lot about the SALG, and especially the SENCER SALG. ...
First Results from the SENCER SALG Reported - By: Tim Weston, University of Colorado
Posted: Mar 1 2009
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2004, Volume 2, Issue 7 Ten SENCER instructors and their students have finished the first round of surveys for the SENCER Student Assessment of Learning Gains (SALG). The SENCER SALG is ...
SENCER Students Show Significant Gain in Science Literacy
Posted: Mar 1 2009
SENCER E-Newsletter, November 2004, Volume 4, Issue 3 Results from Spring 2004 SALG - By: Tim Weston, University of Colorado-Boulder During spring 2004, the SALG was completed by 32 courses and nearly 1400 ...
SENCER Assessment: Faculty Survey is Underway
Posted: Mar 1 2009
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 ...
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