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Fall Faculty, Food, & Fun!

Nov 06 2019

Inclusive Excellence at OSU is proud to be hosting Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Philosophy Professor in OSU’s School of History, Philosophy and Religion, for the Fall 2019 Faculty, Food, and Fun event! This event is a quarterly opportunity to learn from each other about providing equitable opportunities for STEM learning - all while enjoying good food and a beverage. College STEM educators across all disciplines - and at all career levels - are welcome!

Science Talk NW: Communication Training 1/ 26-27/ 2017

Jan 26 2017

Hone your science communication skills at a two-day workshop at OMSI in Portland, OR! Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in general media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these days? We don’t have all the answers, but we can try to help!

Active Learning Practice

Nov 01 2016

Please join the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning for a seminar and discussion with Howard Gobstein, Executive Vice President of the Science and Mathematics Teaching Imperative at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The seminar will focus on insights about the disconnect between the evidence about effective teaching and our dominant practices based on funded projects underway at APLU.

Design Thinking: STEM outreach comes out of the box

Jun 14 2016
design thinking
Join us for an introductory workshop to learn about and practice design thinking to create participant focused outreach and engagement activities. This workshop is fast paced and highly interactive, please come ready to be creative! 

Portal to the Public, with Dennis Schatz

May 23 2016

Portal to the Public flyer

Join us on Monday, May 23rd from 3-4 in the Linus Pauling Science Center, room 125. We'll hear from Dennis Schatz, Senior Advisor at the Pacific Science Center, who will talk about how and why we need scientists to communicate with the public. His presentation will also touch on the Portal to the Public program and network and its research examining the benefits and challenges of engaging scientists with the public.

"Communicating Chemistry with the Public", with Dr. Bruce Lewenstein

Mar 29 2016

Communicating Chemistry with the PublicThe Department of Chemistry and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning welcome Cornell University Professor of Science Communication Bruce Lewenstein, who will share reflections on the new 2016 National Academies’ report entitled “Communicating Chemistry: A Framework for Sharing Science”. Dr. Lewenstein served as a member of the consensus committee charged with drafting the report.

"The Future of STEM Education" with Dr. Bennett Goldberg

Mar 28 2016

The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning and the Graduate School are pleased to host Boston University Professor of Physics Dr. Bennett Goldberg. Dr. Goldberg will discuss the model of the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) and CIRTL-created MOOCs; as well as several other models of change in STEM teaching and learning in higher education, including Learning Assistants and local learning communities. 

March 28th, 2016 ~ Memorial Union Journey Room ~ 12-1 PM

A Tale of Two Developments: Rapid and Glacial Change on Inclusiveness in Higher Education

Sep 24 2015

 The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology invites you to hear a talk by Dr. Martin Storksdieck in ALS 4001 on Thursday, September 24th from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Dr. Storksdieck will present on diversity and underrepresentation in higher education. A discussion will immediately follow. 


Supporting Graduate Students as Innovative Instructors

May 21 2015

May 21st at 4:00 pm in Milam 215, ESTEME@OSU and Dr. Eric Weber will host Dr. Jess Ellis of Colorado State University. Dr. Ellis will present her research focusing on GTA’s development as innovative instructors while discussing two models of PD Programs that support them, as both primary instructors and recitation leaders, in enacting successful student-centered instruction. 


Abstract: Supporting Graduate Students as Innovative Instructors

COMING SOON! Salon #4: Reaching Students

May 17 2015

In mid May, the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning and the Center for Teaching and Learning will co-host a series of salons on the National Academies' report "Reaching Students: What Research Says About Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering". Though the times and dates are to be determined, you can prepare for our salons by reading through the report, which can be found here: