See you in Danvers, Massachusetts on May 15th!

Case Study and PBL in STEM Education

In collaboration with the 2014 ASMCUE conference, the Science Case Network is hosting a special one day networking event on furthering the use of cases and problem-based learning (PBL) in higher education.   The Science Case Network meeting will take place on Thursday, May 15, prior to the start of ASMCUE.

Workshop schedule:

All sessions are in the Newburyport Room, Mezzanine level

10:00-10:30  Welcome, Introductions and overview

Drew Kohlhorst, Emory University Center for Science Education
Mark Bergland, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Karen Klyczek, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

PowerPoint slides

10:30-11:00   Science Case Net resources

Find cases at the SCN site

Case mash-up, NCCSTS case studies and Case It

11:00-12:00  Writing, adapting and implementing case studies for your classes

Template for case development

Assessing student work

AAAS Misconceptions resources

NCCSTS case writing resources

12:00-12:30  Reporting out

Microbiology cases group

12:30-2:00   Lunch and poster session

Poster Abstracts

2:00-3:00  Panel discussion, Science Case Network SOTL Scholars, New case scholars, and ASM Biology Scholars

Heather Eves, Virginia Tech University, SCN New Case Scholar
Bethany Brook Stone, University of Missouris-Columbia, SCN New Scholar
Angela Hartsock, University of Akron Wayne College, SCN New Case Scholar
Samantha Elliott, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, ASM Biology Scholar
Nitya Jacob, Oxford College of Emory University, ASM Biology Scholar

 More Science Case Network at ASM/ASMCUE!

Facilitating Active Learning Concurrent Session
Thursday, 6:45-8:16 PM in Grand Ballroom III
Science Case Network Resources for Microbiology Education
Karen Klyczek and Drew Kohlhorst

Microbrew Session E, Saturday 11:50 AM
Using case studies to prepare students for research projects
Karen Klyczek

Division W poster session at ASM, Sunday 10:45-12:15
Utilizing Case-Based Learning in a Summer Pre-Freshman Bridge Program to Impact STEM Retention Rates
Drew Kohlhorst

The Science Case Network is supported by NSF RCN-UBE grant #1062049.

This project supports a community of science educators, learners, researchers, developers, and professional organizations interested in furthering the accessibility, development, and use of cases and problem based learning in science education.

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