2017 Spring Midwest Regional Meeting

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM (CDT)
  • Roosevelt University Schaumburg Campus

Registration


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.

Attendees will:
  • 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 rseiser@roosevelt.edu 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 (rseiser@roosevelt.edu) for more information.

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