In early 2016, the REBUILD committee harnessed the momentum provided by REBUILD to launch a university-wide Foundational Course Initiative. In partnership with Michigan’s Center for Research on Teaching and Learning, we talked to hundreds of administrators, faculty, staff, and students representing…
The Colorado Learning Assistant (LA) Model: Launched at CU Boulder in 2003, its purpose is to increase STEM research faculty members’ awareness and involvement in evidence-based reforms and to support STEM teacher recruitment and preparation.
The CU-SEI program has had a broad array of impacts. Across the program as a whole, over 100 faculty have been impacted by the SEI, with over 90 having modified their instruction based on the SEI efforts.
In 2014, the University of Michigan launched an NSF-funded program to reinvent introductory teaching and learning in the core STEM disciplines. REBUILD (Researching Evidence-Based Undergraduate Instructional and Learning Developments) aimed to promote recruitment, retention, and academic…
By creating coordinated partnerships among 2-year colleges and the 4-year research universities in Colorado, we will create pathways that increase the number of students, and the quality of their preparation, from historically underrepresented populations in the STEM fields (including students of
The purpose of the Graduate Research and Teaching Fellows Program at Cornell University is to provide graduate students considering academic positions in higher education with advanced teaching and professional development opportunities to become excellent teachers.
The Gateway Science Workshop (GSW) is a peer-led program designed to improve performance and retention of students in introductory STEM gateway courses at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University.
To advance undergraduate education, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) at Northwestern provides professional development programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in STEM and SBE (social, behavioral, economic) disciplines.
Princeton's Science and Engineering Education Initiative aims to inspire and prepare all undergraduates, irrespective of their majors, to become scientifically and technologically literate citizens and decision-makers.
The McGraw Teaching Seminar is a year-long opportunity for Princeton graduate student and faculty participants to engage collaboratively with current research on a range of issues in teaching and learning in higher education.