Svend Pedersen Lecture Award winners for 2023 - Noah Finkelstein and Valerie Otero

Science-education experts recognized for ground-breaking work

Oct. 21, 2023

CU Boulder professors Noah Finkelstein of physics and Valerie Otero of education have won the Svend Pedersen Lecture Award for 2023 from Stockholm University.

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Roots and Shoots Colorado Initiative

Feb. 28, 2023

Our purpose is to pull together a coalition of Colorado companies, STEM learning and environmental education advocates and local communities to support three connected goals: 1. To launch a grassroots Roots & Shoots STEM Nested Mentoring pilot program here in Colorado, in collaboration with local companies, universities and middle/high schools...

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R-Cubed Committee Wins President's Diversity Award

Jan. 9, 2021

For enhancing the sense of community in the Physics program at CU Boulder, The Representation, Recruitment, and Retention Committee has garnered the attention of CU's leaders and is helping move education in a more inclusive direction that better supports educators and students alike.

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Facilitating Change in Higher Education

Oct. 31, 2020

Publication of a new book on Departmental Action Teams comes in the fifth successful year of a collaboration between CU Boulder and Colorado State University educators and administrators looking to make lasting changes to practices and cultures within Higher-Ed departments.

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TEval featured in Chronicle Vitae

June 23, 2019

"We Don’t Trust Course Evaluations, But Are Peer Observations of Teaching Much Better?" In attempting to answer this question, Chronicle Vitae points to TEval; a multi-institution network focused on evaluating educational practices that is housed, in part, in CSL, which offers many additional teaching evaluation alternatives.

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SEI Handbook Webinar

Feb. 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28th of 2019: “Embedding education specialists within departments to catalyze change;” presented by Stephanie Chasteen and Warren Code through the Accelerating Systemic Change Network. Designed for program organizers, administrators and departmental leaders who are trying to support educational change within or across departments.

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The Science Education Initiative Handbook

Nov. 9, 2018

The SEI was a 7-year program at the University of Colorado to foster change in university courses and faculty by embedding educational experts directly within departments to partner on course transformation. The SEI Handbook, released in 2018, is a free and open-source guide to creating such initiatives, guiding the departmental...

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10th Annual Symposium on STEM Education!

Sept. 26, 2018

The Center for STEM Learning at the University of Colorado Boulder invites you to the 10th Annual Symposium on STEM Education! Date: Wednesday, 9/26/18 Time: 3:00 - 6:00 PM Location: UMC Ballroom This event is a celebration of CU Boulder’s internationally recognized STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education initiatives.

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American Mathematical Society awards Eric Stade for his lasting contributions to mathematics education

April 29, 2018

Partnering with educators (and would be educators) in the community, Eric Stade and the CU Boulder Mathematics Department have inspired high school students to become math teachers, and have reformed mathematics education at CU for all who wish to teach mathematics. These reforms have led to replicable and sustainable improvements...

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9th Annual Symposium on STEM Education Aug 4th, 2017

Sept. 6, 2017

This year’s event will have the theme of partnerships and will highlight some of the groundbreaking STEM education projects on campus, introduce a new generation of STEM-education scholars, and bring together key CU-Boulder stakeholders.