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Campus Centers in STEM Education
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.
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.
STEM Education Center Toolkit
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.
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Register now for the NSEC 2019 National Conference, May 31-June 2. Poster abstracts are due by April 28!
Join us on May 31-June 2, for our seventh national convening of STEM education centers. We are opening the conference with an interactive workshop on Inclusive Teaching led by the Center for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL). Following the professional development portion of the conference, we will have 2 days for sharing and showcasing the work of our centers, connecting it to other national initiatives through a mix of concurrent sessions, roundtables, and poster session. Don't miss out on hearing from other STEM Education Centers making impressive strides on their campus. The keynote address is by Mathew L. Ouellett, Executive Director, Center for Teaching Innovation, Cornell University.
Featured STEM Centers
Ernest Chavez, Paul Kennedy (co-directors), Colorado State University; Paul kennedy, Colorado State University; Laura Sample McMeeking, Colorado State University
Robert Mathieu, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bill Cobern, Western Michigan University
Charles Kutal, University of Georgia
News & Jobs
- Active Learning Initiative Teaching Support Specialist
The Center for Teaching Innovation at Cornell University is currently searching to fill a three-year term position to help support the Active Learning Initiative (ALI). We are a newly formed center with a number of very exciting initiatives underway that look to directly impact the undergraduate experience.
- Scientists Teaching Science Online Course
Take the online course "Scientists Teaching Science" and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
- Looking for Project Director, WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education
The position of project director at WVU CE-STEM is opening. This person helps us not just in seeking funding, but also in identifying and facilitating opportunities to improving STEM education in the state and region.
- Job Announcement: Cornell University's Active Learning Initiative
Position for a teaching support specialist for the Active Learning Initiative at Cornell University