Erica Litke – Math Education Seminar (Mar 29)

Exploring a Content-Focused Approach to Describing and Improving Instructional Quality in Mathematics Erica Litke, University of Delaware Friday, March 29 4:30-5:30 SAEC 1151 Research examining teaching quality in mathematics has evolved from a focus on general pedagogical aspects to one that considers mathematics-specific teaching practices. This research has developed our understanding of quality mathematics instruction broadly speaking and has guided improvement […]

Cassandra Horii: Big Ideas in Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (Feb 13)

Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Founding Director of the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach will present an Atmospheric Sciences seminar: Wednesday, February 13 3:15pm 110 INSCC Over the past decade, individual research efforts on university STEM education in a variety of science disciplines have begun to coalesce into a clear and coherent set of big […]

Hugo Rossi Lecture: Nathan Klingbeil (Feb 27)

Uncorking Curricular Bottlenecks to Student Success in STEM Nathan Klingbeil, Wright State University Wednesday, February 27, 2019   The inability of incoming students to advance past the traditional first-year calculus sequence is a primary cause of attrition in engineering programs across the country. Similar curricular bottlenecks exist in other STEM disciplines, and in many ways, across […]

Next CSME Exchange: National and Local Learning Assistant Programs (Dec 7)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: The College of Science’s Learning Assistants:  Comparing Programs Nationally, Reflecting on Implementation Locally Friday, December 7, 2018 CSC 210 (Tutoring Center) 12:30-1:30pm Lunch will be provided This […]

CSME Exchange: Teacher Training & Community Building (Nov 15)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Teacher Training & Community Building: From Graduate Student to Colleague Thursday, November 15, 2018 CSC 210 (Tutoring Center) 12:30-1:30pm Lunch will be provided This CSME Exchange […]

Claudia De Grandi leads CSME Exchange (Oct 19)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Managing an Effective Instructional Team: How to Support Your TAs and LAs Friday, October 19, 2018 CSC 210 (Tutoring Center) 12:30-1:30pm Lunch will be provided This […]

CSME Exchange discusses instructional teams (Sep 20)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Current configurations of instructional teams in the College of Science Please join us as we hear from each College of Science department to learn more about […]

Charles (Butch) Atwood leads CSME Exchange (Apr 5)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for faculty, students, and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: One Last Visit to the Effects of Homework Mediated Metacognition   Charles (Butch) Atwood – Chemistry Thursday, April 5, 2018 CSC Tutoring Center (210) 12:30-1:30pm Join us […]

Gina Frey – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Sept 25)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Concept-Building Approaches: How do Students’ Approaches Affect their Performances in Chemistry Courses? Gina Frey, Washington University in St. Louis September 25, 2017  This presentation was co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Chemistry Abstract: One primary goal of many STEM courses is for students to learn complex problem-solving skills. However, what STEM instructors […]