The Present and Future of SENCER: Opportunities for Conversation and Implementation Through SCI-Midwest
SCI-Midwest and Roosevelt are pleased to host its Spring 2017 meeting.
- Learn about the goals of the SENCER project and current trends in STEM education reform.
- Share examples and updates on practices that enhance civic engagement, student learning and faculty development.
- Take part in breakout sessions arranged around shared disciplinary, pedagogical and/or community engagement goals.
- Plan the future of SENCER work in the Midwest region by exploring funding opportunities, collaborations and thematic goals.
- Have a great lunch!
All attendees are invited to give 10-minute oral presentations on pedagogical innovations, updates of ongoing projects and new ideas related to the SENCER project goals.
Sample proposal topics include: Community food systems, urban agriculture, food access, public health policy, health disparities, environmental degradation and restoration, nature and culture, molecular/biochemical basis of disease and quantitative analysis of resource use. Presentations should include a description of how the chosen topic is used to promote civic engagement, work across academic disciplines, promote faculty development and/or contribute to learning objectives at the course or program level.
Abstracts of 150 words or fewer may be submitted in Word or plain text format to email@example.com in advance of the meeting.
If you are unable to attend in person, SCI-Midwest will host online drop-in conversations on April 11 and 12, 12:00-2:00 pm CDT each day. Please contact Robert Seiser (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.