The map below is intended to showcase stories of Departmental and Institutional Change that are occurring in the Pacific Northwest PULSE Community of Practice. Many of these are ongoing projects, whose leaders would benefit from input and resources…
"The AAC&U meeting was in San Diego Oct 31 - Nov 2. there were a number of fellows there and a pre-conference workshop and conference session led by David Marcey and Betsy Desy. more information can be found in the attached file"
The Northwest (NW) has 6 PULSE Fellows from diverse institution types, and these individuals have come together to form the Northwest PULSE working group. Using funds from a recently awarded NSF EAGER (NSF #1347553), this group seeks to build upon the momentum generated by the PULSE Leadership Fellows’ work to create a NW V&C Community of Practice (COP), a network of colleges and universities in the NW (AK, WY, MT, ID, WA, OR). Institutions that join the COP will use the resources and tools…See More
Raising the PULSE: An Awareness Campaign to Engage Departments in Implementing Vision and ChangeJ. Awong-Taylor, G. Bangera, R. Cardullo, W. Davis, E. Goldey, A. Hill, M. Lee-Brown, C. PetersonSupported by a collaborative of NSF, NIH, and HHMI, forty life science educators with experience as departmental and/or institutional administrators were selected in Fall, 2012 as Leadership Fellows for the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE). A novel experiment in educational…See More
Please share this group with othersThis group is intended as a networking site for PULSE community members from the US Southwest and Hawaii. Please add ideas for regional conferences, let your regional colleagues know about your PULSE-related activities, etc. If you would like to be contacted in the future in order to get involved in specific initiatives, please fill out the recruitment form. If you know of someone who isn't yet a member of this group, please feel free to invite them.See More
Join a stellar group of colleagues from across the nation to advance our understanding of what it takes to change undergraduate biology programs systemically and to catalyze novel directions for future research at this NEW Gordon Research Conference.We invite biology researchers and biologists who teach, science education researchers, introductory biology program directors, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, science education leaders from two-year and four-year institutions, faculty development program directors, science teacher educators, scientific society leaders, representatives from higher education associations, and administrators at all types of undergraduate institutions to apply. Discussion Sessions Topics:Contemporary Drivers of Biology, Biology Education, and Biology Education ReformState of the Field – What We Know, What We Want to Know, and What We Need to KnowAssessing LearningQuantitative and Science Practice Skills in Biology and Biology EducationEffective…See More