Pedagogy in Action News https://serc.carleton.edu/sp/news.html News from the Pedagogy in Action Site Living Physics Portal Project Publishes in Physical Review Journal: Teaching Strategies Predict Instructor's Perceived Effectiveness of IPLS Courses https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/247071.html A new study out of the SERC collaboration with the Living Physics Portal has been published in the Physical Review: Physics Education Research journal, showing self-reported teaching strategies predict instructors' perceived effectiveness of their Introductory physics for life sciences (IPLS) courses.

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Fri, 19 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/247071.html
New GeoContext Collection Provides a Model for Incorporating Social and Political Context in Geoscience Higher Education https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246921.html Teaching materials created by the GeoContext team, a group of students and educators, are now available online in SERC's Teach the Earth library. The GeoContext collection is a set of resources that bring social and political context into topics commonly taught in undergraduate and graduate geoscience courses.

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Tue, 09 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246921.html
Apply now for January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience https://serc.carleton.edu/eddie/earthecosystems/news/submitted/246748.html Applications are open now for the January 2022 Project EDDIE Module Development & Community Building Experience. The meeting will now be held virtually on Jan. 20th, Jan. 27th, and Feb. 10th.

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Mon, 08 Nov 2021 00:00:00 -0600 https://serc.carleton.edu/eddie/earthecosystems/news/submitted/246748.html
Upcoming Virtual EDDIE Workshop at AGU: Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246746.html Are you excited to support your students in developing skills for science and connecting with communities? Sign up for a workshop at the American Geophysical Union Meeting:Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art! Democratize access to science by teaching inquiry with open data. Learn strategies from artists to support students in making cultural and community connections, or using science for advocacy.

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Thu, 28 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246746.html
BASICS Project Releases New Teaching Module on Water Quality https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246709.html The first of two teaching modules from the BASICS (Business and Science: Integrated Curriculum for Sustainability) Project has been made live. The 1-2 week module, The Wicked Problem of Water Quality in the Mississippi River Watershed, is designed to engage students in complex systems-based thinking.

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Tue, 26 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246709.html
SAGE 2YC Project Publishes in JGE: Making Departments Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246676.html The SAGE 2YC project (Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education at Two-Year Colleges) has published an open-access article outlining a practical, step-by-step process geoscience departments can use to improve equity and inclusion, highlighting levers for cultural change and strategies for identifying context-appropriate solutions from the research literature.

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Thu, 21 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 https://serc.carleton.edu/serc/news/246676.html
New Approaches to Teaching Problem Solving https://serc.carleton.edu/sp/news/prob_solve.html In Class, Coached Problem Solving describes how faculty can provide a structured, guided context for students to work collaboratively to solve problems. Inventing and Testing Models uses Model-Eliciting Activities, which are open-ended problems that challenge students to build models in order to solve complex, real-world problems.]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://serc.carleton.edu/sp/news/prob_solve.html Guided Discovery Problems https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/guided_discovery.html Guided Discovery Problems offers a wealth of information on using this teaching method, along with several detailed examples ready to use in the classroom.]]> Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:00:00 -0500 https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/guided_discovery.html Teaching Urban Students https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/urban.html Teaching Urban Students provides detailed background information about the characteristics of urban students, insights into effective teaching practices and examples of classroom approaches well suited to engage and support all urban students.]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0500 https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/urban.html New Pedagogic Modules https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/new_modules.html ConcepTests, Lecture Tutorials, and Structured Academic Controversy are now available. Each module includes information about the method, how to use it in your classroom, references, and a collection of example activities. ]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0600 https://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/news/new_modules.html