Jessica Dwyer receives award from Utah Science Teachers Association

Each year, the Utah Science Teachers Association (UtSTA) gives numerous awards to outstanding educators in Utah.  The award recipients are chosen from nominations sent by fellow teachers, administrators, and district personnel.   We are pleased to announce that Jessica Dwyer, Academic Program Manager at the CSME, received the 2018 UtSTA Higher Education Award.   Jess […]

Active Learning Workshop (Apr 12)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Engaging Students and Making Classrooms Inclusive A workshop presented by Kimberly D. Tanner (San Francisco State University) Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 10:30am-12:00pm in CSC 104     How students personally experience learning environments strongly influences engagement, motivation, sense of belonging, and conceptual learning. In this interactive workshop, participants will experience multiple examples of how […]

Kimberly Tanner – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Apr 12)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Collectively Improving Our Teaching: Department-wide Efforts in Scientific Teaching that Produced Classroom Transformations, Unanticipated Discoveries, and Scholarly Publications Kimberly D. Tanner, San Francisco State University Thursday, April 12, 2018 in ASB 210 3:30pm reception 4-5pm lecture This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Biology.    Abstract: Many efforts to improve science teaching in higher education focus on a […]

2018 Bridge Program – Student Application

Students from the 2017 REFUGES Bridge Program visit the salt flats. Photo courtesy of Allyson Rocks.   Program Information: The REFUGES Bridge Program is designed for incoming University of Utah freshmen who are interested in majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics) field. REFUGES provides young people with a supportive peer group and […]

Deep Time – Exploring Evidence for the Age of the Earth

The materials listed below are provided for educational purposes only and should not be reproduced or distributed.   Presentation Materials Deep Time powerpoint presentation Presentation notes Handouts Index of Fossils Relative Dating Diagram Principles of Geology Reference Sheet Putting It All Together worksheet Connections to SEEd standards Three Dimensions of the NGSS MSSST Earth Science […]

Rochelle Gutiérrez – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Jan 18)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Rehumanizing Mathematics: Should That Be Our Goal? Rochelle Gutiérrez, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education.    Abstract: For far too long, we have embraced an “equity” standpoint that has been poorly defined (Gutierrez, 2002) or constantly shifting (NCTM, 2008).  It has been difficult to […]