Bio Workshop Registration Extended, Inclusive STEM Event Thursday

By on February 12, 2018


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This week our drop-in event series on Women in STEM continues with a Thursday event on inclusive programs and initiatives in STEM disciplines.

We’re also extending registration for our workshop on teaching biology labs through tomorrow, February 13, at 12PM CT. Sign up now to take part in this three-part, online workshop!

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This Week at CIRTL

Integrating Effective Teaching and Assessment Practices in Biology Lab Courses through Case Studies (Workshop)
2/14, 2/21 & 2/28: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Prepare lesson plans for biology labs that pull from case studies and promote active learning in this three-part workshop. Cap: 40. Register by 12PM CT on Friday, February 9.

Institutional Programs to Foster Belonging (Drop-in Event)
2/15: 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT
Hear from faculty and institutional leaders about programs and initiatives designed to foster belonging for undergraduate women in STEM. This event is part of the series Topics in STEMinism: Strategies for Inclusive Undergraduate STEM Education.

February Programming

Equity-Oriented, Inclusive Teaching in STEM (Drop-in Event)
2/22: 2-3PM ET / 1-2PM CT / 12-1PM MT / 11AM-12PM PT
Learn about inclusive teaching practices – and the hurdles instructors might face in implementing them – in the final event in our Topics in STEMinism series.

What to Expect from My Teaching-as-Research Project? Reflections on the TAR Experience from a Panel of CIRTL TAR Alumni (Drop-in Event)
2/22: 5-6:30PM ET / 4-5:30PM CT / 3-4:30PM MT / 2-3:30PM PT
Thinking about doing a Teaching-as-Research (TAR) project? Hear a panel of TAR alumni discuss what they learned from the process and how they use what they learned in their current positions. This event is part of our 2017-2018 Teaching-as-Research Programming.

Understanding Diversity and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Environment (Drop-in Event)
2/26: 2-3:30PM ET / 1-2:30PM CT / 12-1:30PM MT / 11AM-12:30PM PT
Learn about diversity at community colleges and inclusive teaching strategies suited to these unique environments in a panel discussion featuring faculty and administrators from community colleges in Iowa, Texas, and Southern California. This event is the final event in our series Exploring a Teaching Career at Community College.

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