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Phil Kutzko – Math Education Seminar (Apr 4)

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Just Walk Away, René: Cultural Issues in Broadening Participation in Mathematics Phil Kutzko, University of Iowa Thursday, April 4 4-5pm in JWB 335 (refreshments at 3:30 in JWB common room) This presentation is hosted by the Department of Mathematics Science, as we know it today, developed in a particular time and place for reasons that […]


Erica Litke – Math Education Seminar (Mar 29)

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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)

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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 […]


Conquering the Imposter Syndrome with Dr. Knatokie Ford (Feb 27)

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Dr. Ford will speak on “Conquering the Imposter Syndrome” at the Crocker Science Center, Room 208, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A reception will follow. The event is free, no tickets are required, and seating will occur on a first-come basis with room capacity set at 100. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to […]


David Derezotes leads CSME Exchange (Feb 14)

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The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Transforming difficult conversations in science and math classrooms into opportunities for learning how to build inclusive communities David Derezotes Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program […]


Developing Scientific Reasoning Skills (Jan 29)

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Teresa Burns Monday, January 29, 2018 12:00 noon INSCC 110 (Auditorium) Light lunch served at 11:30 in the INSCC Lobby   PHYS 103 at Coastal Carolina University is a physical science course for non-science majors that can be used to satisfy general education requirements and is a physical science choice for elementary education majors.  For […]


Enriching instructional practices through students’ framing of physics problems (Jan 23)

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Deepa Chari Tuesday, January 23 12:00 noon INSCC 110 Light lunch at 11:30 a.m. in INSCC Lobby   Epistemic framing forms an important part of students’ abilities to learn physics through problem solving. It reveals how students make sense of a given problem and what knowledge is considered appropriate by them to solve that problem. […]


Redesigning Introductory Astronomy for Majors (Jan 16)

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Alice Olmstead Tuesday, January 16 12:00 noon INSCC 110 (Auditorium) Light lunch served at 11:30 in the INSCC Lobby   Abstract: In this talk, I will describe a multi-year, collaborative course redesign effort that I co-led in the Astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park. I worked with a tenured faculty member, a […]


Pedagogical strategies to increase students’ engagement and motivation (Jan 11)

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  Claudia De Grandi Thursday, January 11 12:00 noon INSCC 110 (Auditorium) Light lunch served at 11:30 in the INSCC Lobby   Abstract: With the goal of improving STEM accessibility and inclusivity, I and my collaborators have implemented a series of pedagogical interventions to increase students’ engagement and learning in an introductory physics course geared […]


Science Communication at the U – day of events (Oct 23)

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The Graduate School, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Natural History Museum, and Center for Science and Mathematics Education are co-sponsoring a day of science communication events with NPR correspondents Joe Palca and Madeline Sofia:   Monday, October 23, 2017 9-10am – Science communication as a career – Madeline Sofia (for graduate students and postdocs – registration required) […]