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Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations part of Ordinary Differential Equations in Real World Situations
Victor Donnay, Professor of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College This course for junior and senior math majors uses mathematics, specifically the ordinary differential equations as used in mathematical modeling, to ...
Introductory Statistics with Community-Based Projects part of Statistics with Community-Based Projects
Cindy Kaus, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University By incorporating semester long community-based projects into an introductory statistics course, Metropolitan State University aims to ...
Science and Math Education on Display at Capitol Hill Poster Session: Students and Faculty Share Their Work With Members of Congress and Special Guests part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, May 2006, Volume 5, Issue 8 For two hours the reception room in the Longworth House Office Building was all abuzz with students, faculty, elected officials, and special guests. The event ...
Structural Support for Improved Learning in Sciences and Mathematics - By: Wm. David Burns part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2004, Volume 2, Issue 7 Joseph Voelker, now dean of the college of arts and sciences at the University of Hartford, was associate dean at Franklin and Marshall College (F&M) when he ...
Teaching Introductory Statistics Through Community Based Projects at Metropolitan State University part of Newsletter Articles
SENCER E-Newsletter, March 2008, Volume 7, Issue 5 Cindy Kaus, Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics Rikki Wagstrom, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Civic engagement is a core value at Metropolitan State ...
Chance part of Chance
Nagambal Shah, Professor of Mathematics, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia Abstract Chance is a course designed to teach fundamental ideas of statistics and probability through real-world problems that affect ...
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 ...
West Point Launches Major Curricular Initiative: Puts SENCER Ideals in Action part of Newsletter Articles
West Point trains graduates who face the most challenging of "unscripted problems" and, after serious self study, the Academy had concluded that its "siloed" approach had to yield in favor of a strategy that was far more inter-disciplinary in character.
New Initiative to Harvest and Disseminate Pearls of Practice from the SENCER Community part of Newsletter Articles
Over the next three years, a team of SENCER practitioners will identify and refine such "Pearls of Practice," which will be published electronically in "strings" by civic themes.
New Issue of Journal Now Available part of Newsletter Articles
We are pleased to announce the Winter 2013 issue of Science Education and Civic Engagement: An International Journal. This issue continues our mission of publishing articles that share innovations, insights, and assessment results with an international community of educators.