Following a successful kickoff event earlier this September, UNO’s new STEM TRAIL (Teaching, Research, and Inquiry-based Learning) Center, together with the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE), invites you to join us on the first Friday of each month to learn about and share your experiences in Teaching, Undergraduate Research, and Inquiry-Based Learning in STEM.
Topics for the fall semester are as follows:
Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, Noon - 1 P.M., with optional discussion until 1:30 P.M.
Small Teaching in STEM: Don’t Let Perfect be the Enemy of Good
Facilitator: Steffi Jesseau from the Psychology Department
Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, Noon - 1 P.M., with optional discussion until 1:30 P.M.
Developing and Delivering Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs)
Facilitator: William E. Tapprich from the Biology Department
Sessions will be held in the Upper Boardroom at the Thompson Alumni Center (TAC); any UNO parking pass is valid at TAC while attending STEM TRAIL Center events. Light lunch will be included for all who RSVP 48 hours in advance.
If you would like to be added to the STEM TRAIL Center mailing list, please click here.
For information on three other STEM TRAIL Center faculty development series on revolving Fridays, visit the STEM TRAIL Center website. These include discipline-based education research (DBER) workshops and seminars and grant writing seminars.
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