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Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning and Evaluation (CASTLE)

Scholarship of Pedagogy Support for Faculty

CASTLE supports faculty as they engage in scholarship of teaching practice that seeks to improve learning outcomes (“scholarship of pedagogy”). This includes:

  • Curriculum development: identifying existing evidence-based pedagogical techniques and resources, choosing or developing assessments
  • Grant writing: choosing a suitable theoretical framework, identifying relevant literature, developing evaluation and assessment plans
  • Dissemination: identifying appropriate journals and conferences, assisting in theory and methods section preparation, data analysis

 

Grant Supported Projects

Dates Total Funding Funding Details
9/1/2014–8/31/2017 $372,580 Collaborative Research: Development and Assessment of Interactive Video Vignette Modules for Biology Teaching; National Science Foundation; PI Robert Teese, Co-PIs Dina Newman, Kate Wright
9/1/2016–8/31/2019 $419,284 Collaborative Research: Transforming the Organic Chemistry Lab Experience: Implementation and Evaluation of a Reformed Organic Lab Curriculum Across Institutions; National Science Foundation; PI Christina Goudreau, Co-PIs Jeremy Cody, Dina Newman
9/1/2016–8/31/2019 $299,982 Collaborative Transformation through Faculty Triads; National Science Foundation, PI Scott Franklin, Co-PI Sophia Maggelakis
9/1/2016–8/31/2019 $428,237 Collaborative Research: NRT-IGE: Deploying Holistic Admissions and Critical SIncrease Diversity and Retention of US Citizens in Physics Graduate Programs; National Science Foundation; PI Casey Miller, Co-PIs Ben Zwickl, Scott Franklin
9/1/2016–8/31/2019 $73,740 Collaborative Research: The PIPELINE Network; National Science Foundation, PI Barton, Co-PI Ben Zwickl