Updates and Announcements


Alumni Meeting!

posted Feb 8, 2014, 3:12 PM by Marilyne Stains

Our first alumni meeting for the spring will be February 19th! 

JiTT and PI Workshops on the road!

posted Jan 25, 2014, 8:07 AM by Marilyne Stains   [ updated Jan 25, 2014, 8:08 AM ]

Dr. Stains and Dr. Lund will take the JiTT and PI workshops on the road this summer and implement a shorter version at the Biennial Conference in Chemical Education. These methods will be integrated in a day-long workshop called "Infusing the Science of Learning into Your Chemistry Classroom" developed in collaboration with Dr. Sam Pazicni from the University of New Hampshire.

Spring 2014 Workshop Series in session!

posted Jan 21, 2014, 7:53 AM by Marilyne Stains   [ updated Jan 21, 2014, 7:53 AM ]

We have over twenty faculty across all STEM departments participating in the PI and JiTT workshops this semester. We look forward to be working with them!

The alumni workshop series is also in full swing: helping our alumni implement what they learn is an essential component of our program!

Registration Now Open for Spring 2014 Workshops!

posted Sep 25, 2013, 6:54 AM by Marilyne Stains

Registration for the Peer Instruction workshop and the Just-in-Time Teaching workshop is now open for spring 2014. You can register by clicking here or the "Registration" tab above.

The deadline for registration  is October 11th 2013. Priority will be given to faculty in the School of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy departments as it was the original target group for the proposals; however, faculty from other STEM departments are more than welcome to apply. The maximum capacity for each workshop is 12 faculty.

If you would like to know more, please contact Marilyne Stains at mstains2@unl.edu 

Registration Now Open for Fall workshops!

posted Apr 20, 2013, 12:25 PM by Marilyne Stains   [ updated Apr 20, 2013, 12:26 PM ]

Registration for the Peer Instruction workshop and the Just-in-Time Teaching workshop is now open. You can register by clicking here or the "Registration" tab above.

The deadline for registration for faculty in the School of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics & Astronomy is July 1st 2013. The maximum capacity for each workshop is 12 faculty.

If you would like to know more, please contact Marilyne Stains at mstains2@unl.edu 

Peer Instruction and Just in Time Teaching workshops scheduled for Spring 2013!

posted Nov 10, 2012, 12:39 PM by Marilyne Stains   [ updated Nov 12, 2012, 10:48 AM ]

There was a great interest from faculty in all three departments to participate in the workshops! We thank them for their support!

The Peer Instruction workshop will take place every other Tuesdays from 11:30AM-1PM, starting January 22nd 2013.

The Just in Time Teaching workshop will take place every other Wednesdays from 11:45AM-1PM, starting January 23rd 2013.

Both workshop will take place in Manter Hall, room 409.

Registration to attend Spring 2013 Scientific Teaching Workshops now open!

posted Sep 16, 2012, 5:26 PM by Marilyne Stains   [ updated Sep 17, 2012, 8:11 AM ]

You can now sign up to attend one or both workshops that will be offered this upcoming spring! Please go to the Registration page to register. Registration will close on September 28th.

Each workshop consists of eight 1-hr sessions over the course of the semester. A description of the instructional practice targeted in each workshop is provided in the Scientific Teaching page.

Participants will receive $200 for participation in all eight sessions. Free lunch will be provided to participants during the 30-min prior to the meeting. 

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