What do Notre Dame graduates need to know? Notre Dame Forum 2014-15


Forum Events

Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education featuring Carl Wieman


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall

This year’s inaugural Forum event featured Carl Wieman, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and professor of physics at Stanford University. Wieman presented “Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education” at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 (Monday) at the Leighton Concert Hall in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

Location: Massive Open Online Course

"An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching" is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) developed by the national Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning. Participants will learn about effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them, and they will apply what they learn to the design of lessons and assignments they can use in future teaching opportunities. Those who complete the course will be more informed and confident teachers, equipped for greater success in the undergraduate classroom. This course runs from October 6 to November 23.  Full participation in the course takes approximately eight hours/week.  Registration is free at www.coursera.org/course/stemteaching

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