The Sandra K. Abell Conversations about College Science Teaching are monthly discussions to enhance teaching capacity of faculty, graduate students, and postdocs and support a thriving instructional community on campus. The meetings are interdisciplinary across natural and physical sciences, science and mathematics education, engineering, and professional schools at the University of Missouri. For more than 15 years, the conversations have provided college science teachers with time and space to reflect on their own teaching challenges and learn new teaching methods from their peers. The informal environment with free pizza fosters community and collaboration.

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Painting a Picture of Canvas

Painting a picture of CANVAS: a candid discussion of how MU science teachers are using this new learning system.” | Will a switch to CANVAS be beneficial to both instructors and students? With an experienced panel of MU science professors…

A framework for supporting student success in STEM

In this interactive session Lydia Bentley will facilitate a discussion of one approach to supporting the success of underrepresented minority undergraduate students in STEM. This approach acknowledges that, while undergraduate STEM programs may be challenging for many students, certain aspects…

Science on Wheels: Connecting MU scientists with Missouri communities

Special Guest: Levi Storks, PhD Candidate in Biological Sciences Science on Wheels Executive Committee Chair Science on Wheels is an outreach program that brings MU graduate students and postdocs into Missouri communities to talk about their research, facilitating opportunities for…