STEM Central

A Community of Practice for NSF STEM Projects

Breakout Session I - Communities/Networks/Organizations

Information Description Resource
South Lounge
Organization - Group A

North Lounge
Organization - Group B

Conference Room D115 - Pod A
Electronic portal - Group A

Conference Room D115 - Pod B
Electronic portal - Group B

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod A
Funding agency - Group A

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod B
Funding agency - Group B

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod C
Network for pedagogy - A

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod D
Network for pedagogy - B

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod E
STEP Grantees - Group A

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod F
STEP Grantees - Group B

D125 Lounge
Network for change - Group A

D124 Lounge
Network for change - Group B

Conference Room D116
S-STEM Grantees

Breakout Session II - National Areas of Interest

Information Description Resource
South Lounge
Access to a centralized electronic resource for STEM higher education reform

North Lounge
Broadening participation of underrepresented groups

Conference Room D115
Community building (engaging new faculty, program officers, etc.)

Conference Room D116
Increase access/exposure to evidence-based best practices

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod A
Reward systems for undergraduate STEM teaching excellence A

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod B
Reward systems for undergraduate STEM teaching excellence B

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod C
STEM higher education assessment tools and strategies

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod D
Research on undergraduate STEM education

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod E
Leadership development

Conference Room D124/D125 - Pod F
Multi institutional collaboration

D125 Lounge
STEM faculty professional development for curriculum reform A

D124 Lounge
STEM faculty professional development for curriculum reform B

Breakout Session III - Addressing Needs Through On-Line Communities

Information Description Resource
Addressing the needs through on-line communities. Form teams based on top 8 initiatives. What features and content will STEM Central need to support the initiatives?

Breakout session IV - Planning for Implementation

Information Description Resource
Prepare a poster that describes goals, objective, action items and time line, roles and responsibilities, and resources needed to implement your plan.