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September 2019

Online with LSE: Using Fidelity of Implementation to Improve Research on the Effectiveness of High-Impact Instructional Practices

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

View the event website for more information. This session of Online with LSE hosts Erika Offerdahl, Associate Professor at Washington State University, for a discussion of how she used a fidelity of implementation (FOI) framework to identify the critical components of formative assessment. This work highlights the importance of clearly defining the salient features of high-impact instructional practices for designing research to empirically determine how and under what conditions student learning is most effectively supported. Please click here to RSVP…

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2019 Faculty Workshop on Best Practices in Teaching

September 19
Hershey Hall 158, 801 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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View the draft agenda here. This agenda is subject to change. This annual, all-day faculty workshop addresses select topics in science and math education appropriate for instructors who either are relatively new to college teaching or who have instructional responsibilities in the large enrollment gateway courses for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors.  The format and emphasis of this day-long event has been modified from previous years, so even if you have participated in this workshop before, you might consider…

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Implement Teaching Strategies that Engage Generation Z

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

View the event website for more information. Generation Z is the newest generation. Born after Millennials and now 14-24 years old, they’re likely in your classrooms in high numbers. Whether you associate this generation with positive or negative traits, you likely feel as though this is “one more dynamic” to keep pace with. Faculty and faculty developers who want to learn how to adapt current teaching strategies to more fully engage Gen Z students will benefit from this webcast. Instructor…

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Developing Quantitative Skills Using Educational Resources

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Are you looking for innovative ideas for the classroom? Did you miss ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) in 2018? This six-part webinar series, join for one-hour presentations to learn: Innovative practices for the classroom and lab. How to integrate unique case studies into curriculum. Share effective implementation efforts of ASM curriculum guidelines. Content for each webinar does not build on previous webinars. Individuals can purchase the entire series for a discounted price or purchase individual webinars that align with…

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August 2019

2019 SEPAL Scientific Teaching Summer Institute

August 5 - August 7
San Francisco State Main Campus

View the event website for more information. During this 3-day summer institute science instructors collaboratively explore a wide variety of assessment, inclusion strategies, active learning, and lesson planning strategies. All materials – institute binder, handouts, and electronic archive – as well as breakfast, lunch and afternoon coffee/snacks each day are included. Two follow-up fall community gatherings to provide further support – one in October and one in December – with lunch and additional materials are also included. Goals for the summer institute: Build…

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ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE)

August 1 - August 4
Tysons, Virginia

Please visit ASM website for more information. ASMCUE is the perfect venue to share your best practices with more than 300 educators from community colleges, primarily undergraduate institutions and doctoral-granting universities. More than 80% of the presentations at the conference come from attendees like you. Don't miss your opportunity to learn, connect and share with your peers. Join ASM to be part of this engaging, interactive event. Proposal Deadline: January 10, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PST

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July 2019

Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) Annual Meeting 2019

July 26 - July 28
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

View the  event website  for more information and to register. SABER is a scientific community whose members develop theory and generate evidence with the goal of improving post-secondary biology education. SABER fosters Biology Education Research (BER) and its dissemination.

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2019 PKAL STEM Leadership Institute II

July 16 - July 21
The Claggett Center, Adamstown, Maryland

Enlightened institutions of higher education recognize the value of cultivating leadership capacity among STEM faculty and administrators. The PKAL STEM Leadership Institute empowers individuals to fully understand and implement the theory and practice of navigating the politics of change, addressing inter- and intrapersonal conflicts, and restructuring the institutional systems that limit our capacity for global competitiveness in science and technology. Who Should Apply? Early- to midcareer STEM faculty with an interest in leading undergraduate STEM reform on their campuses and…

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2019 Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work

July 16 - July 19
Atlanta, Georgia

The 2019 Institute on Integrative Learning and Signature Work is intended for college and university teams interested in developing faculty and staff leadership to advance programs and curricula that build students’ capacity to integrate their learning—across general education, majors, and the cocurriculum, as well as prior professional, academic, and life experiences inside and outside the classroom. Today, college graduates must be able to apply the knowledge and skills they are learning in real-world contexts as they collaborate with diverse groups…

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UCLA Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm
Hershey Hall 158, 801 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! We are now accepting applications for the summer 2019 cohort through April 15th.  Please join us in Hershey Hall on July 15-18, 2019, along with over 30 of your colleagues, with shared interests in improving undergraduate STEM outcomes. What is UCLA's Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching? The Summer Institute (SI) is part of a national effort to improve college education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and to enhance the academic success of all students by…

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