These initiatives represent science education-focused offerings whose goals are synergistic with the CU Boulder PER Group.
CU' (pronounced "See-Yew Prime"): A student-driven effort led by grad students in the Physics Department at the University of Colorado Boulder. Our goal is to increase inclusion in Physics/STEM fields, especially among traditionally underrepresented groups, through mentorship and community building.
The Colorado Science Education Initiative: a program designed to incorporate the findings and practices of education research in the sciences to improve undergraduate science education at CU.
The Learning Assistant Program: Colorado's nationally replicated model for science and math teacher recruitment and preparation, also transforms large enrollment courses
The Colorado Science Discovery Center: The Science Discovery, established in 1983, is an experience-based educational outreach program of the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Teaching and Learning Physics: A class taught at CU Boulder for students interested in STEM education, Physics Education Research, and teaching physics.
CU Engage: CU Boulder's Center for Community-Based Learning and Research. CU Engage collaborates with communities, schools, and organizations to address complex public challenges. We facilitate the development of equity-oriented partnerships that sustain engaged learning and mutually beneficial community-based research.