Virtual Workshops

AAAS-IUSE Virtual Workshops allow STEM education professionals to learn, meet, and collaborate with fellow faculty and researchers.

Don’t miss your opportunity to join the conversation and take action to improve undergraduate STEM education. All workshops take place online and feature presentations from leading STEM education experts followed by breakout discussions. Registration for the workshops and discussions is limited to the first 300 registrants. Remaining registrants will be provided a link to the livestream of the presentations.

  • Reforming Pedagogy for Data-Intensive STEM Courses: Putting the Student Experience at the Center

    The recording of this workshop will be posted in the coming days. Be sure to check back soon!How can we reform data-intensive courses to be more inclusive and …

  • Building Effective Communities for Students, Educators, and Everyone in Between

    Hear about two different projects that utilize communities of support in STEM education for the betterment of all students. Dr. Peter C. Cormas will introduce …

  • Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs): Incorporating STEM Research into the Curriculum

    Conducting original research is shown to improve a student’s efficacy and sense of belonging in STEM. Learn how to design courses around undergraduates' resear…

  • High-Impact Pedagogies that Motivate and Retain Students in STEM

    Learn about novel approaches to teaching and learning that increase motivation and confidence among students in STEM.First, Dr. Eliza Reilly charts a new path …

  • Building Student Confidence in STEM – Programs that Promote Student Success 

    Learn about novel approaches to teaching and learning that build student confidence in working with data.Dr. Lisa Dierker provides a behind-the-scenes look at …

  • Transform Your Department Culture – Helpful Examples for Inspiring Change

    How can we transform our STEM departments towards a culture that values evidence-based teaching, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and that better supports fac…

  • Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) – How Enlisting the Aid of Student Leaders Increases Student Success

    Learn how faculty and administrators across the country are working together to enlist the aid of student leaders to increase student success. During this pres…

  • Examining Linguistic Diversity and Data Science Curriculum in STEM Education with a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lens

    How do we design and scale STEM courses in a way that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility? First, Dr. Manisha Sharan shares how linguistic d…

  • The Faculty Role in Creating Inclusive STEM Environments

    What does a faculty model for developing cultural competency look like and how do we put it into practice? In this workshop, speakers discuss various component…

  • Innovative Frameworks for Teaching and Learning

    How many dimensions does your learning framework have? In this workshop, speakers share different models and frameworks for engaging undergraduates in STEM lea…

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Education for Increased Workforce Preparation

    How do we engage STEM students in interdisciplinary learning to better prepare them for the workforce? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences desig…

  • Community Colleges: Bringing Research Opportunities to Students and Creating Sustainable Pathways

    How are community colleges bringing research opportunities to students and how can we build and strengthen pathways between community colleges and other instit…

  • Engaging Students in Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs)

    How do we create meaningful and engaging research opportunities for undergraduate STEM students? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences implementin…

  • STEM Learning Through Community Engagement

    How can we support student learning through community engagement? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers share community-based approache…

  • Inclusive STEM Environments Inside and Outside the Classroom

    How can we provide inclusive spaces for students typically underrepresented in STEM? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers share two di…

  • Implementing Active Learning in Undergraduate STEM Courses

    How can we support student outcomes in undergraduate STEM courses and create an engaging learning environment? In this workshop, speakers discuss successes in …

  • Supporting Undergraduate STEM Students by Linking Experiences with Summer Bridge & Multi-Layered Mentorship

    How can we support undergraduate STEM students outside of the classroom? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers discuss different approa…

  • Improving Introductory STEM Course Sequences to Provide Cohesive, Cross-Disciplinary Experiences

    How can we improve introductory STEM courses to create a stronger, more cross-disciplinary approach to teaching the foundations of STEM? In this workshop hoste…

  • Promoting Equity in Undergraduate STEM Classrooms through Pedagogical Approaches

    How can we promote equity in our undergraduate STEM courses? In this workshop hosted by the AAAS-IUSE Initiative, speakers discuss different pedagogical approa…

  • Best Practices for Supporting Undergraduate STEM Faculty and Students in the Online Transition: Results of NSF RAPID Awards Supported by IUSE

    In the Spring of 2020, undergraduate courses pivoted quickly to an online environment, with many universities and colleges remaining online or partially online…

  • Responses to COVID-19: Adapting Classroom Teaching Techniques and Hands-On Learning to an Online Environment

    How can we adapt STEM courses to the online environment without missing out on the benefits of hands-on learning or strong teaching techniques used in-person? …

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