STEM Education Research Journal Club


The ATL supports instructor use of evidence-based practices and aims to broaden knowledge, understanding, and engagement with these practices, particularly among STEM faculty. This FIG will explore publications related to both scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and discipline-based education research (DBER) to generate discussion and build a community of support for enacting new teaching methods. We will read and discuss recent publications and book chapters on evidence-based practices specifically applied to STEM courses, including active learning, assessment, writing to learn, etc.

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All Sections will meet during the following weeks:
  • January 23
  • February 6
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 3
  • April 17
  • May 1

Section 01: Labs and Graduate Student Instructors ~
Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am ~ In Person, Location TBD
This section will focus on the lab experience and training graduate students to be instructors.
Section 02: The Undergraduate Classroom ~
Wednesdays, 11:15am-12:15:pm ~ In Person, Location TBD
This section will focus on the undergraduate experience, including active learning, team-based learning, preceptors and learning assistants, and metacognition.
Section 03: Assessment ~
Wednesdays, 2:30-3:20:pm ~ In Person, Location TBD

This section will focus on grading, grading practices, assessment techniques and structures.

  Section 04: General Evidenced-based Practices ~
Mondays, 2:30-3:20pm ~ Online

This section will cover general topics related to evidence-based practices in STEM courses.