Call for Proposals on Teaching in STEM

We are now accepting proposals and registrations for the inaugural STEM Faculty Institute on Teaching Symposium, which will take place on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm at Washington University. At this regional symposium, STEM faculty will discuss their recent innovations and best practices in integrating evidence-based teaching in STEM.

Please click here to register or to submit a proposal for a 50-minute talk or a poster. The deadline for proposal submission is February 15, 2017.

The STEM FIT Symposium will begin with a plenary by Mark McDaniel, PhD, Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University; co-Director of CIRCLE; and co-author of Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. The plenary will be followed by 50-minute talks and posters on a wide range of STEM teaching topics.

Topics for the presentations and posters may include, but are not limited to, the following

  • Integrating active learning
  • Designing active-learning materials
  • Incorporating group work or peer instruction
  • Creating a more inclusive STEM classroom
  • Introducing innovative uses of technology in the STEM classroom
  • Improving students’ scientific literacy

If you have questions regarding the STEM FIT Symposium, please contact Beth Fisher, Director, Academic Services,