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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...

9th annual STEM symposium

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.

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CU and community colleges coordinating efforts to prepare population for STEM jobs

March 18, 2017

Supporting the transfer process between 2-year and 4-year institutions is seen by the NSF and State of Colorado as a method for increasing the size and diversity of our nation's STEM workforce. Through the efforts of CAPS at CU Boulder, CSU Fort Collins, the School of Mines, and seven community...

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CAPS summit focuses on 2- to 4-year STEM student transfer rates

Feb. 10, 2017

CAPS, Creating Academic Pathways in STEM, is a new statewide effort to increase the number of talented community college students who transfer into Colorado’s 4-year institutions and earn STEM degrees. Talks from educational experts like Joe Garcia will be featured at this CSL sponsored, first of it's kind summit in...

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Chemistry course gets tune-up to boost student learning

Dec. 13, 2016

Using lessons from education research and capitolizing on successes from the CLUE curriculum, Amy Palmer has developed an exciting new introductory chemistry course that brings student engagement and chemistry identity to the forefront. With help from Robert Parson and Allie Hunter, this course adheres to the CLUE tradition of focusing on what students need to know in their major.

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Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards, August 25

Aug. 19, 2016

The Best Should Teach Initiative celebrates excellence in teaching and supports the preparation of faculty and public school teachers in their disciplinary fields. On August 25th, join fellow educators for an awards ceremony and a Keynote given by Dr. Daniel Solórzano.