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2018 FRI Conference - Registration open
Posted: Jul 26 2018
The FRI conference is designed to engage and support faculty and administrators interested in adapting the Freshman Research Institute educational model at their own institutions.
At the Center of Transforming Undergraduate Education: Joint POD Network/NSEC Response to New Report
Posted: Dec 20 2017
NSEC and POD have highlighted ways that Centers for Teaching and Learning and STEM Education are critical partners in reforming undergraduate education.
Webinar on Undergraduate Research Experiences and STEM Education Centers
Posted: Oct 4 2017
Join the Network of STEM Education Centers (NSEC) on Monday, October 30th at 1:30-2:30 pm EDT, for the first of a series on undergraduate research experiences.
Instructional Consultant
Posted: Oct 3 2017
The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) seeks to welcome a new colleague to work with instructors at the University of Michigan, particularly in the biological, physical, and health sciences. Familiarity with clinical teaching is highly desirable.
Manager of Educational Laboratory Facilities at the University of Utah
Posted: Aug 30 2017
The Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing many aspects of the educational laboratories in a new integrated science education and research facility, including coordination, staffing and financial management. The manager will act as a catalyst between the new facility and faculty, staff and students in the College of Science to ensure a high quality, hands-on educational experience.
APLU Announces 2017 Project Degree Completion Award Finalists
Posted: Aug 29 2017
Congratulations to the teams from the CSU STEM Center at Colorado State University; Institute for STEM Diversity Initiatives and the Center for Teaching and Learning at Boise State University; and the University of Hawai'i Office of STEM Education
for their contributions to their institution's recognition as a Project Degree Award Finalists. The Project Degree Award is APLU's annual award to identify, recognize, and reward institutions that employ innovative approaches to improve retention and degree completion.
How do I help students engage productively in active learning classrooms?
Posted: Jul 19 2017
In this set of Expert Recommendations, you will find research-based recommendations for helping students to engage productively in active learning, along with concrete examples of how to incorporate these ideas in your classroom.
Webinar: Tested tools for managing STEM networks
Posted: May 24 2017
The webinar will focus on STEM network management tools from two states. Both Oregon (STEM Hub Backbone Effectiveness Tool) and Indiana (Indiana STEM Strategic Plan) have created tools earning the STEMx seal of approval. Webinar is on June 14, 2017.