Faculty Learning Community of NIST


Faculty Learning Community of NIST

(aka Happy Hour)


Come relax with like-minded colleagues for an hour at the end of your week. Participate in conversations around evidence-based teaching that will inspire you to put the ideas we discuss into practice. You'll find us on Zoom each Friday (4-5 PM Eastern).


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 Would you like to present at a future Happy Hour? If so, please email: nationalinstituteonst@gmail.com

Recent topics have included:

• Team-Based Learning:  Group Work that Works

  Adapting a CURE to a Virtual Environment

• Teaching Critical Thinking and Information Literacy in Intro STEM    


• Asynchronous Online Group Discussions: Yes You Can!

• Cultivating Improvements in Faculty and Students Mindsets

• Forming Groups to Maximize Learning in Large-enrollment    

  Undergraduate Classes

• Increasing a Sense of Belonging in Science Literacy through CUREs

• Jumping Into the Data Pool: Pooling Student-Generated Data

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