Please join us for our third PSEER talk of the semester, being held November 21, 1:30 p.m., Rm 3504 Richards Building. Interested faculty, staff, and students are welcome! Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided. This talk features Dr. Lisa Romkey from the University of Toronto, who will discuss methods for conducting research on your own teaching practice within your discipline. Title: Research in STEM Education: Exploring Action and Discipline-Based Educational Research
Deconvoluting Students’ Perceptions of Fairness of Midterm Examinations Mike Moore - PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry
The Importance of Belonging for STEM Achievement and Retention: Lessons From Social Psychology.Christine Logel - Associate Professor of Social Development Studies at Renison University College
The Power of Process Change Dr. Maureen J. MacDonald, Dean of Science, McMaster University
High Impact and Accessible: Exploring barriers to access in experiential learning. With Bailey Bingham.
The view of computer science presented in professional media, and through the internet is one of almost exclusively male participation in the field. This is reflected in the enrolment statistics seen in undergraduate computer science programs, where women typically make up fewer than 10% of the student body. Other groups marginalized in the mainstream culture (including people of colour, religious minorities, LGBTQ+ and other gender minorities) are numerically better represented, but the stories told by people from these groups in the tech media are commonly ones of personal erasure to fa
REMINDER: The PSEER Conference & Workshop Travel Award is provided to support undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, staff, sessional instructors, and faculty from the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences to attend a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference or workshop. Proposals are due by January 31st at 3pm for travel between February 1, 2019, and May 31, 2019. Applications received after this time will NOT be considered in this round of funding.
Athol Gow will lead a discussion on accessibility issues in STEM.
Tommy Mayberry leads a discussion on gender pronouns.
Join Thomas Sasso as he discusses "Pride in STEM: Considerations for LGBTQ+ Representation and Participation in STEM"