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- UNO STEM TRAIL Center April 2021 Newsletter
Newsletter for the STEM TRAIL Center, with links to resources, webinars, etc.
- Director STEM Initiatives, University of Oregon
The Director of STEM Education Initiatives within the UO Teaching Engagement Program (TEP) and Office of the Provost is responsible for facilitating curricular and pedagogical innovation and reform efforts that promote inclusive excellence and student success in STEM.
- Postdoc in STEM Education at Texas State University
We are advertising a postdoctoral-level position in STEM Education associated with a 5-year NSF grant aimed at supporting instructional improvements and building community among faculty and students across the Texas State College of Science and Engineering. The position is primarily programmatic and can involve synergistic research activities.
- Free online course for anyone teaching in tertiary education
Cornell University's Center for Teaching Innovation is offering our massive open online course (MOOC) for educators, Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom October 1-31, 2020 on edX. The course guides instructors in exploring frameworks and strategies for building and sustaining inclusive learning environments.
STEM education centers and related offices are the hub of campus-based efforts leading the transformation of undergraduate STEM education at their institutions and beyond. While there is large variety in the structure and identity of STEM education efforts, they all have common functions and goals. Read more »
NSEC is an organization of campus-based centers and offices that serve as catalysts for educational transformation in STEM. The network allows center leadership, university and college administrators, and state and national policymakers to have a central hub for their communal efforts. Read more »
The Toolkit is a mechanism for spreading the wealth of knowledge and expertise about STEM Education around the community. It explores important issues for STEM Education Centers and provides examples of how members of the community have addressed those concerns. Read more »
Save the Date - June 9-11, 2021 for the NSEC/ ASCN: Transforming Institutions 2021 Conference. Posters abstracts are due May 15.
We are excited that the Transforming Institutions 2021 Conference will be jointly hosted by the Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) and the Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC). The Transforming Institutions Conference is designed to bring together researchers, faculty, change agents, administrators, center staff and directors, and policymakers to focus on transforming undergraduate education. Participants will have the opportunity to identify critical questions facing institutional change, foster connections with colleagues interested in change, and address important topics related to transforming institutions in higher education. We will be virtual this year.
NSEC Webinar on Supporting Educators on April 27 at 1:00 pm ET.
Join us on Tuesday, April 27 for a discussion with Centers and Institutes on how centers are supporting educators during the pandemic and via a mostly virtual environment. NSEC is pleased to host short presentations from three centers/institutes followed by discussions with the community on the many ways that you have been supporting your campuses during this time.We will hear from the:
- Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) at the University of Georgia presented by John Morelock, Associate Director of the EETI
- STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SERPI) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) presented by Pratibha Varma-Nelson, Professor of Chemistry and the founding Executive Director of SERPI
- Tennessee STEM Education Center at Middle Tennessee State University presented by Gregory Rushton, Director, and Mandy Singleton, Director of Outreach and Communications of the Tennessee STEM Education Center
Date and Time: April 27, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwsdOGrqjgjGN3taJ_lra8entx_QEzUpZL3