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Whitaker Center

Whitaker Center

SPARCT Program

 
 

SPARCT logoSPARCT is evolving into a monthly faculty learning community with regular programming.

Fall 2016 Meetings

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 10AM, LIB212

Speaker: Ludy Goodson, "Examining Levels of Learning"

Monday, October 24, 4:15PM, LIB212

Learn about each other's STEM SoTL projects

November meeting TBA

 

 

SPARCT began as an NSF grant-funded initiative through the Whitaker Center for STEM Education.

The Major Goals of SPARCT are

(1) Enhanced scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) by SPARCT faculty.

(2) Improvement of evidence-based practices targeting the introductory STEM classroom.

(3) Development of long-term FLCs in STEM instruction.

(4) Development of professional peer-observation strategies for the STEM classroom.

(5) Enhanced student learning in introductory STEM courses as a result of SPARCT faculty development.

 

 

SPARCT 2015

SPARCT 2015 Participants

 

 

Learn more about the SPARCT Program and how it might be adapted to your institution through our reports.

 

Results Y1 (2014)

NSF-Report Year 1

NSF-Report Year 2

NSF-Report Year 3

List of Presentations and Publications generated through the project

Evaluator's Reports Years 1 and 2

 

 

 

 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under DUE-WIDER Grant No. 1347640.