Scientific Teaching Forum

Friday, September 22, 2017

Engleman Hall - Room A120

Please join your colleagues for a day of lectures, workshops, discussion on methods of scientific teaching and food! Our expert keynote and workshop leaders come from around the Northeast. This event is open to all faculty and staff interested in teaching methodologies and strategies.

Registration and coffee/refreshments outside Engleman A120 begins at 9:30 a.m.

Keynote - Michelle Smith, University of Maine – Developer of the Classroom Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM (COPUS), C. Ann Merrifield Professorship in Life Science Education, Associate Professor, School of Biology and Ecology, Member of the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center).

10a.m. Engleman Hall A120

Workshops to follow in assessment strategies, metacognition, student-centered adaptable learning environments, technology in the classroom and more!

11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. ASLB and Jennings Hall rooms TBD

Additionally this year we will be hosting a poster session. Please bring your poster on YOUR ideas and innovations in teaching science. Lunch will be provided at the poster session.

12:30-2pm basement of Academic Science and Laboratory Building

Any questions please email

Preliminary Workshop Program

    Beth Luoma – Yale Center for Teaching and Learning "Meta cognitive tools in introductory Biology classroom"
    Nick Edgington – SCSU Dept of Biology "Implementing research in the classroom to increase student success"
    Michelle Smith - University of Maine Continued discussion on STEM education
    Evan Finch - SCSU Dept of Physics "Demonstrations in the classroom"
    Lori Grace - Daniel Hand High School, Madison, CT School District "The Purposeful Classroom"

Register here


This event is sponsored by SCSU Faculty Development Grant to Drs. Sean Grace and Rachel Jeffrey


Engleman Hall - Room A120
501 Crescent St.
New Haven, CT 06515

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