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Undergraduates as Classroom Teachers
Advice and guidance on how to initiate programs involving undergraduates as classroom teachers.
Led by Drs. Mike Adams and Ann Privett (Associate professors of Chemistry)
Thursday, October 30, 2003 / 12:15 - 1:00 PM

Faculty Presentation
Dr. V. J. Durapau, Jr. of the Math Department applies survival analysis methodology to examine risk factors contributing to student failure to successfully complete a first semester undergraduate course in Calculus.
Led by Dr. V. J. Durapau, Jr., Math Department
Thursday, March 11, 2004 / 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM

Using Learning Communities in STEM Disciplines
Dr. Orlando Taylor, the Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at Howard University will be leading this workshop.
Led by Dr. Orlando Taylor, Vice Provost for Research, Dean of Graduate School, Howard University
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 / 9:00 - 10:30 AM

Get STEM Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades: Metacognition is the Key!
The key to improving student learning in STEM!
Led by Dr. Saundra McGuire, LSU Associate Vice Chancellor for Retention, Learning & Teaching
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 / Noon - 1:15 PM

How Students Learn: STEM
Come out to discuss how your students learn STEM...
Led by Dr. Vaneshette Henderson
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 / Noon - 1:00 PM

I-Cubed Panel Discussion
Learn how Xavier's NSF I-3 Program can support your course development and improvement efforts!
Led by Drs. Vaneshette Henderson (CAT) and Maryam Foroozesh (Chemistry)
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 / Noon - 1:00 PM

STEM Evaluation Strategies
Learn innovative assessment strategies to ensure and enhance STEM understanding and course effectiveness.
Led by Dr. Vaneshette Henderson (CAT) and Mr. Jacques Detiege (Academic Affairs)
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 / Noon - 1:00 PM

STEM Students' Prior Knowledge in Teaching
This interactive talk will get you thinking in new ways about what students already
Led by Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / Noon - 1:00 PM

Students' Prior Knowledge in Teaching
This interactive talk will get you thinking in new ways about what students already
Led by Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Mentoring Students in STEM
Mentoring Students in STEM
Led by Dr. Tiera Coston
Friday, April 5, 2013 / Noon - 1:50 PM

2013 STEM Summer Seminar
2013 STEM Summer Seminar
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 / 2:00 - 5:00 PM

How to Mentor Undergraduate Research Students
panel discussion
Led by Drs. Tiera Coston (CAT); Andrea Edwards (Computer Science), Thomas Huckaba (Biology), and Kathleen Morgan (Chemistry)
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Disability & Accessibility in STEM
Interacting with and teaching STEM students with disabilities
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Engaging Students with Mobile Apps in STEM
Bring your mobile devices!
Led by Dr. Tiera Coston, CAT
Monday, December 2, 2013 / Noon - 12:50 PM

STEM to STEAM
Come and learn nine simple tips to support your own creativity and enhance your scientific mind.
Led by Mr. Bart Everson (CAT); Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT)
Monday, April 14, 2014 / 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Failure is An Option
Help your students learn the value in and power of their mistakes.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Strategies for Keeping Your Students' Attention in Large STEM Classes
STEM
Monday, October 27, 2014 / Noon - 1:00 PM

Interdisciplinary and Inquiry-based Teaching of Calculus
The STEP project at USF is aimed at increasing STEM graduates through intervention programs in the Engineering and Life Science Calculus sequences
Led by Dr. Kandethody Ramachandran
Friday, March 27, 2015 / 11:00 - 11:50 AM

Improving Research Mentoring Relationships 0409
Improve student outcomes and research productivity through improved mentoring relationships
Led by Dr. Janet Branchaw, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Thursday, April 9, 2015 / 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Improving Research Mentoring Relationships 0410
Improve student outcomes and research productivity through improved mentoring relationships
Led by Dr. Janet Branchaw, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Friday, April 10, 2015 / Noon - 2:00 PM

2015 I-CUBED/RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
I-CUBED/RISE
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Monday, June 29, 2015 / 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)
Developing effective mentor-mentee relationships
Led by Various facilitators
Saturday, July 11, 2015 / 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Physics Training Workshop
Pedagogical and academic tools for introductory physics professors
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Thursday, August 20, 2015 / 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Thursday, September 10, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Monday, September 21, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Dr. Elliott Hammer will be discussing what psychology has to say about the subtle and insidious ways that our perceptions can influence the relationships between mentors and mentees. Please note the change of location for this meeting only.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD); Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology)
Thursday, October 8, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Monday, October 19, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues. This week, Dr. Karen Nichols, Distance Education Coordinator, will discuss Xavier Online.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD); Dr. Karen Nicols (CAT+FD)
Thursday, November 5, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston (CAT+FD)
Thursday, November 19, 2015 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

BUILD Faculty Seminar
Learn about LSU's efforts to attract and support minority students for STEM graduate programs.
Led by Dr. Isiah Warner (LSU); Dr. Gloria Thomas (LSU)
Friday, November 20, 2015 / 10:00 - 11:00 AM

BUILD Faculty Seminar
Learn about LSU's efforts to attract and support minority students for STEM graduate programs.
Led by Dr. Isiah Warner (LSU); Dr. Gloria Thomas (LSU)
Friday, November 20, 2015 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Monday, February 15, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, March 3, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, March 10, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Monday, March 14, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, March 31, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Monday, April 11, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

2016 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)
Developing effective mentor-mentee relationships
Led by Various facilitators
Saturday, August 20, 2016 / 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Robert A. Duke (The University of Texas at Austin)
Friday, September 23, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Monday, October 3, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

NIH Addresses the Science of Diversity: Where Are We Now?
The progress of diversity in science
Led by Dr. Hannah Valantine, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health
Monday, November 14, 2016 / 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Monday, November 21, 2016 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

NSEC Visit Luncheon I
NSEC and Faculty talk over lunch.
Led by Network of STEM Education Centers (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / 1:00 - 2:00 PM

NSEC Visit Luncheon II
NSEC and Faculty talk over lunch.
Led by Network of STEM Education Centers (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Dr. Carroll Diaz (Mathematics); Dr. Harris McFerrin (Biology); Dr. Calvin Porter (Biology)
Monday, March 6, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Active Learning in the Classroom and Laboratory
Evidence for the value of active learning strategies that engage students
Led by Dr. Thomas Wenzel (Bates College)
Thursday, March 9, 2017 / 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Science Education Research Group (SERG)
Informal, multidisciplinary open forums for discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty participants
Monday, April 24, 2017 / 3:00 - 4:00 PM

2017 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, September 7, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
Topic: Teaching and Assessment of Quantitative and Scientific Reasoning
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
Topic: Quantitative Reasoning in XCOR
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, October 19, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
Topic: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, November 2, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG (Science Education Research Group)
An informal, multidisciplinary open forum for the discussion of pedagogical issues.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG: Un-SERG: Exploring Topics for Future SERG Meetings
We will use this meeting to explore SERG meeting topics for the current semester.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, January 25, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG: Student Motivation and Metacognition
We will be discussing metacognitive strategies to enhance student motivation.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Mentoring Portfolio: Creating a Comprehensive Reflection of the Practice of Mentoring
This is a P-MAX Event.
Led by Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT+FD) and Dr. Karen Nichols (CCSDE)
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 / Noon - 12:50 PM

SERG: Collaboration Across Departments
We will be discussing opportunities to engage in academic collaboration across departments.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, February 22, 2018 / 2:15 - 3:15 PM

SERG: The Reproducibility/Replicability Crisis in Science
We will be discussing the often occurring problem of the inability, upon subsequent investigation, to replicate the results of some scientific studies.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG: Improving Differentiating Instruction to Reach Students at All Levels
We will be discussing ways to adapt instruction to accommodate students' learning differences.
Led by Faculty Participants
Thursday, March 22, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

SERG: The Basics of Assessment
We will be discussing the fundamentals of effectively assessing classroom changes and interventions.
Led by Faculty Participants
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Mentees to Mentors: A Critical Transition for the Participants in Xavier's Post-baccalaureate Technician Program
This is a P-MAX Event.
Led by Dr. Tiera Coston (CAT+FD; BUILD); BUILD Technicians (BUILD)
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Active Learning in the STEM Classroom
Learn how faculty can integrate activities into classroom teaching to enhance their students' understanding of course concepts.
Led by Candace Lawrence (CHEM); Cecily DeFreece (BIOL)
Friday, April 27, 2018 / 3:15 - 4:15 PM

2018 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by Dr. Tiera S. Coston
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

2018 RISE/BUILD Summer Workshops
RISE/BUILD
Led by STEM Faculty
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 / 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Writing Effective Multiple Choice Questions
Please note that although this workshop will be geared toward STEM faculty examples, as applicable to any faculty in any discipline.
Led by Dr. Elizabeth Yost Hammer (CAT+FD/PSYC)
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 / Noon - 12:50 PM

Meet Your Village: Intervening to improve girls' and women's STEM Outcomes: Building the STEM pipeline
Our guest speaker will be addressing some of her original research related to girls and women in STEM.
Led by Dr. Laurie O'Brien, Tulane University
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 / Noon - 12:50 PM



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