The PULSE (Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education) Recognition process is an ambitious endeavor designed to motivate important changes in life sciences education nationwide.
PULSE Vision & Change Rubrics Data-CBE-Life Sciences Education Dec 2016
PULSE Pilot Certification Results-Letter to the Editor in JMBE Dec 2015
PULSE Vision & Change Rubrics-Letter to the Editor in CBE-Life Sciences Education Dec 2013
Based upon the results of our pilot study and feedback from the community, we have revised the original rubrics. In addition to the full-length version, a shorter, retooled Snapshot Rubric is available that gives an “overview” of progress in Vision and Change adoption.
Vision & Change Rubrics v2.0 and full-length rubric portal
Snapshot Rubric and Snapshot rubric portal
Vision & Change Report
We are still looking for more data!
We invite PULSE community members to engage with the work of transforming life science education through a rigorous self-assessment by using the Vision & Change Rubrics v2.0 and submit rubric data for their programs at the PULSE Recognition portals (full-length or Snapshot). Scores from the full rubric, snapshot rubric or a portion of the full rubric are welcome. Submitting your rubric scores will help PULSE generate a national data set documenting the implementation of V&C recommendations by all types of institutions.
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We seek to provide life science departments with valuable tools for transformation. These include: