Western Michigan University
Dr. Rachel Renbarger became the Research Director in January 2021. She identifies as a former rural, low-income, and first-generation student from Oklahoma who loves traveling, reading, and eating good food. Her undergraduate degree was in Language Arts Education at the University of Oklahoma where she was also a McNair Scholar. She then became a teacher and has taught all age groups in a variety of settings. As a former teacher and university instructor, she will be joining the ASCN to help support the inclusion and dissemination of research-based educational strategies. With her PhD in Educational Psychology, her research works to address issues of access and equity in postsecondary education. This includes undergraduate as well as graduate education. As such, she is excited to collaborate with working groups to better equity in all realms and for all student groups. Follow her on Twitter: @Dr_Rachel_Ren
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Learning from Evaluation of Effective Teaching Event part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Posts
At the end of August, three ASCN working groups came together to put on an event called, "Evaluation of effective and inclusive teaching: How can teaching and learning center professionals be involved in ...
Building Structural Equity: What do our organizations need? part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Posts
ASCN and SEISMIC began collaborating in spring 2021 to understand how both organizations could synergistically support STEM education transformation. These collaborative meetings included the project coordinators ...
Transforming Institutions Takeaways part of Accelerating Systemic Change Network:Posts
Last week concluded the 2021 Transforming Institutions Conference that marked the 10th year of convening like-minded change leaders. The event was a rousing success; we had over 250 participants from at least 3 ...