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
This is a place to discuss the use of case studies and problem based learning (PBL) to address the Vision & Change recommendations. Cases & PBL can effectively engage students in applying core concepts to real world problems.See More
The group is an affiliate organization of National Science Teachers Association. There are three regional and one national meeting per year. The organization is not limited to college and university faculty but highly encourages K-12 membership as well. The journal associated with the organization is Journal of College Science Teaching. To become a member, go to the website below. See More