STEM Central

A Community of Practice for NSF STEM Projects

Webinars

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August 2016

12th 2:00 PM (EDT)

Friday

STEM Central Short Course Part 3: Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation, and Reporting Strategies (3 of 3)

Part of Project Evaluator Network

This is the third and final of a three-part STEM Central Lecture Series: Program Evaluation Principles and Strategies for NSF-Funded STEM Reform Practitioners. In this series, NSF PIs will learn about the purposes of evaluation and the multiple methods of evaluation that can be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of advanced undergraduate STEM teaching strategies. The lecture series will address such topics as study design, data analysis, and data interpretation. This lecture series will also ... read more

STEM Central Presenters

July 2016

27th 2:00 PM (EST)

Wednesday

STEM Central Short Course Part 2: Culturally Responsive Evaluation Design Strategies (2 of 3)

Part of Project Evaluator Network

This is the second of a three-part STEM Central Lecture Series: Program Evaluation Principles and Strategies for NSF-Funded STEM Reform Practitioners. In this series, NSF PIs will learn about the purposes of evaluation and the multiple methods of evaluation that can be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of advanced undergraduate STEM teaching strategies. The lecture series will address such topics as study design, data analysis, and data interpretation. This lecture series will also blend ... read more

STEM Central Presenters

June 2016

22nd 1:00 PM (EST)

Wednesday

STEM Central Short Course Part 1: Foundations of Culturally Responsive Evaluation (1 of 3)

Part of Project Evaluator Network

This is the first of a three-part STEM Central Lecture Series: Program Evaluation Principles and Strategies for NSF-Funded STEM Reform Practitioners. . In this series, NSF PIs will learn about the purposes of evaluation and the multiple methods of evaluation that can be used to demonstrate the effectiveness of advanced undergraduate STEM teaching strategies. The lecture series will address such topics as study design, data analysis, and data interpretation. This lecture series will also blend ... read more

August 2015

25th 2:00 PM (EDT)

Tuesday

STEM Central Webinar: Education Research 101: A Beginner’s Guide for S STEM Principal Investigators

Part of Educational Research and Policy

This STEM Central Webinar was presented on August 25th, 2015, and is now available for your to view and discuss on STEM Central. Please see the links below to access the recording as well as the powerpoint. Do you have a comment or question about this webinar?   Please share your ideas as a comment below and we will address them as soon as possible.  Thanks and enjoy! Abstract: Recent NSF solicitations, such as the NSF S STEM Program, call for principal investigators to not only implement ... read more

STEM Central Presenters

March 2015

25th 2:00 PM (Eastern)

Wednesday

STEM Central Webinar: Using Data Mining and Visualization to Investigate Retention in STEM

Part of Collecting, Organizing, and Making use of Data

At Northern Kentucky University (NKU) we are implementing two parallel NSF-funded programs to improve student persistence and provide impactful career exploration. Project FORCE (Focus on Occupations, Recruiting, Community, and Engagement) builds STEM-wide efforts that include peer-led study sessions, research opportunities for students at risk of leaving, and activities that promote community. Project SOAR (Scholarships, Opportunities, Achievements, and Results) recruits 22 ... read more

Guest Presenters

  • Madhura Kulkarni, Assistant Director at Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics
  • Mark Lancaster, Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science
  • Nathaniel Hudson, Student
  • Kacie Kotnik, Student