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NCSCE Funds Projects to Improve Teaching and Learning part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, December 2007, Volume 7, Issue 2 NCSCE has funded a promising group of projects that emerged from discussions at the 2007 SENCER Summer Institute. Teams of 4-6 people who attended SSI 2007 ...
SENCER Work Spurs Creation of Georgia/Armenia Fulbright Program: First Awards to be Granted for Summer 2008 part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, September 2007, Volume 6, Issue 11 A strong international SENCER network has developed over the past several years, the result of the dedication and hard work of both American and ...
Three New SENCER Model Courses Address Sustainability, Resources, and the Local Environment part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, July 2007, Volume 6, Issue 10 Three courses have been selected to join our SENCER Model Series this summer, bringing the total of our collection of examples of successful, effective methods to ...
Quantitative Literacy Through Community-Based Group Projects part of Quantitative Literacy Through Community-Based Group Projects
An Emerging Model Thomas M. Zachariah, Department of Mathematics, Suzanne Larson, Department of Mathematics, Jacqueline M. Dewar, Professor of Mathematics, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California ...
An Emerging Model: Slow Food part of Slow Food
Marion Field Fass, Sc.D., Professor of Biology and Chair, Health and Society, Beloit College (Curriculum Vitae (Acrobat (PDF) 149kB Jul15 08) Abstract Slow Food is one of the First Year Initiative (FYI) Seminars ...
Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science part of Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science
Hannah Alexander, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 Public Understanding of Science is an interactive course that aims to train students to ...
Students Develop Chemistry Projects that Impact Daily Campus and Community Life part of Newsletter Articles
In an effort to keep the students motivated while integrating new key elements into the curriculum, a flexible, modular SENCER project was developed at Southern Connecticut State University, where students could, with minimal guidance, develop a project related to their own interests.
2014 Public Policy Symposium at SENCER Summer Institute Will Address the Public Understanding of Science part of Newsletter Articles
Since scientific consensus alone does not seem to be either persuasive to the public or dispositive to policy makers, how science and scientific evidence are communicated must be re-strategized, especially in light of what we know about the beliefs and dispositions of specific audiences.
Spanning the Gulf Between the Public and Science: Undergraduates as Bridges in the Scholarship of Engagement part of Backgrounders
Glenn Clayton Odenbrett - National Center for Science and Civic Engagement Summary Based on experiences of campus-community partnerships fostered by the GLISTEN (the Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through ...
New Award Recognizing Exemplary Regional Collaborations Honors Hawai'i Team part of Newsletter Articles
We find ourselves inspired to create a new award program that acknowledges and honors exemplary multi-institutional, regional, or statewide work around compelling civic issues. The first recipient of this new award is a team from Hawai'i. While considering their work, it became clear that their actions and accomplishments seem best suited to be recognized by an honor that acknowledges quality of the inter-institutional collaborations and deep partnerships established to improve the quality of both formal and informal education.