Department-level change, like teaching, is an intellectually challenging enterprise.
The PULSE Community is forming regional networks, dedicated to the formation of local communities that can exchange knowledge, ideas, and resources in support of department-level transformations that advance evidence-based teaching. Through faculty networks, we learn from each other and take heart in the knowledge that amazing, dedicated scholars across the country are working towards similar goals.
Check out these regional partnerships for undergraduate life science education:
Western New England: http://www.pulsecommunity.org/group/wnbe
Southeast: http://serp.biologyandtheliberalarts.org/index.html - video of SE institute follow-up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARNrCdzwzzw
Midwest/ Great Plains: first meeting June 6, 2014. website coming soon
Pacific Northwest: http://www.pulsecommunity.org/group/washington-state-v-c-fellow