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Join upcoming STEM Pedagogy webinars: Socioscientific augmentation and instructional models for generating an argument

These webinars may be of interest to some of you...

Cheers, Steve
Steven Lonn, PhD
Director of Enrollment Research and Data Management
University of Michigan | Office of Enrollment Management
515 East Jefferson | 2300 Student Activities Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1316

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Date: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 8:10 AM
Subject: Join upcoming STEM Pedagogy webinars: Socioscientific augmentation and instructional models for generating and argument
To: slonn@umich.edu

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Dear Steven Lonn, 

STEM Central is pleased to announce two webinars on undergraduate STEM curriculum development: The first is about Argument Driven Inquiry (ADI), presented by  Dr. Jonathon Grooms, George Washington University, and the second is regarding Socioscientific Issues (SSI), presented by Dr. Dana Zeidler, University of South Florida. Please join us! 

Webinar 1: Generate an Argument: An Instructional Model
THIS THURSDAY, Aug 3, 2017 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by Dr. Jonathon Grooms, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, George Washington University, Washington, DC. 
Read the abstract and register HERE

Socioscientific Issues as a Curriculum Emphasis: Theory, Research and Practice
Next Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 2:00 PM EDT
Presented by Dr. Dana Zeidler, Distinguished University Professor of Science Education, University of South Florida 
Read the abstract and register HERE

These informative webinars are part of a Broadening Participation Research (BPR) in STEM project entitled:"Investigating the Effects of Socioscientific Argumentation Development on Student Academic Success"  This BPR, led by Bethune-Cookman University in partnership with Virginia Union University (VUU), aims to expand the scientific literacy research at Bethune-Cookman University beyond the science curriculum. The project is based on the premise that the Socioscientific Issues (SSI) framework for scientific literacy development requires students to engage in dialogue, discussion, debate and argumentation. What do you think? Join the webinars to learn more and join the conversation. 


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