Jim Swartz

Grinnell College

Project Leader, Workshop Leader, Website Contributor

Project Leader

LSAMP IINSPIRE Project: Teaching and Program Resources part of LSAMP IINSPIRE
A model for Midwest colleges and universities to attract the states' growing under-represented minority (URMs) population into STEM fields and to attract students from other regions to STEM education opportunities in Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska.

Website Content Contributions

Other Contributions (3)

Faculty Development Workshop: Transforming the student learning experience in STEM courses through modules that connect fundamental knowledge with social issues​​ part of STEM Futures:Products
This workshop is designed to train faculty in implementation of socially-relevant modules that convey foundational concepts in introductory STEM courses as part of motivating, engaging, promoting the success of, and retaining students. Participants will create a product to implement themselves and be equipped to present the workshop to others.

Workshop Handbook: Transforming the student learning experience in STEM courses through modules that connect fundamental knowledge with social issues​​ part of STEM Futures:Product Elements
Describes a workshop that is designed to train faculty in implementation of socially-relevant modules that convey foundational concepts in introductory STEM courses as part of motivating, engaging, retaining, and promoting the success of students. Participants will create a product to implement and be equipped to present the workshop to others.

Supporting Successful Transitions: Principles for Students of All Ages part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Afternoon Workshops
From academic preparation to identity preparation and a welcoming climate, we will explore ways to encourage and support academic transitions (e.g. High school to college, 2YC to 4YC). Drawing on examples from the ...

Workshop Leader

Workshop Participant (7 workshops)