November 7, 2016 - February 9, 2017
Instructor: Barbara Houtz (STEM Education Solutions, LLC)
Take the online course Scientists Teaching Science and learn about active vs. passive learning, creating course objectives and test items, and finding ways to improve your teaching and assessment techniques for students of all ages.
September 22, 2016
Is there a limit to human knowledge? Where do philosophy and physics intersect? Are we alone in the universe? Answering these and other questions, this six-part series united some of our most vibrant public intellectuals and communicators for explorations that reflect on the current state of modern physical sciences, its greatest mysteries and future endeavors, and its philosophical significance for our understanding of reality and the spiritual dimension of human existence.
Edited by Frank C. Worrell
(University of California, Berkeley), Ronald A. Beghetto
(University of Connecticut), and Joseph Renzulli
(University of Connecticut)
This Annals issue presents multidisciplinary discussions of measures of intelligence and creativity for identification of giftedness and talent.
Free online access
April 19, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Emily Rice (College of Staten Island, CUNY), Mark Stewart (SUNY Downstate Medical Center), and Robert Tai (University of Virginia)
Placing STEM students and postdocs in K–12 learning environments to mentor and teach is a well-known strategy to repair the leaky STEM pipeline. This eBriefing reviews STEM mentoring programs and other outreach strategies for scientists.
January 13, 2016
Speaker: Jaime S. Rubin (Columbia University)
This eBriefing reviews grant writing for the NIH K99/R00 career transition award, which helps PhDs and physician-scientists move from postdoc to independent research.
April 28, 2015
Moderator: Bamini Jayabalasingham (Association for Women in Science; City University of New York)
Speakers: Kelly Mack (Association of American Colleges & Universities), Sandra K. Masur (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Beth McCormick (Pfizer), and Eric Sweet (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; NY Citywide Postdoc Council)
Panelists discussed the effectiveness of policy initiatives that aim to support gender balance in STEM fields.