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Resources for ISU Faculty

Broader Impacts Support

CeMaST supports ISU community members as they seek funding opportunities to use their STEM expertise to  solve  societal  problems . Accomplishing this goal usually comes in the form of aiding in the creation of   grant proposals and facilitating networking opportunities that enable strong “broader impacts” of grant-funded projects. 

Early Career Learning Community

CeMaST hosts the Early Career Learning Community (ECLC) that supports pre-tenure faculty in assembling a competitive proposal for the  National Science Foundation's Career Award , which seeks to support early career exceptional teacher-scholars.

STEM Teaching Observation & Coaching

The CeMaST Director, Dr. Rebekka Darner, is happy to observe your teaching in your STEM classroom and provide feedback, support, and coaching toward improved STEM instruction and learning. 

Project EDDIE

Project EDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration) offers paid faculty workshops, hosted by the Science Education Resource Center, that provide support in creating curricular modules that make use of freely available online large data sets, such as through the USGS or NASA, to introduce large, long-term, and sensor-based data set analysis activities into undergraduate classrooms. The goal of these curricular modules is to improve students' quantitative reasoning, scientific argumentation, and engagement in science.

STEM Funding Agencies 

Many agencies provide funding opportunities for those interested in developing, refining, testing, or researching STEM education. 

Midwest Regional Noyce Conference

Conference objectives are to increase the personal connections among Midwest Noyce project members, utilize these new and/or strengthened connections to share expertise and knowledge across Midwest Noyce projects, support the professional development of Noyce Scholars, and build a community of practice among Noyce Scholars.

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