Faculty from Biology and Chemistry & Biochemistry collaborated on the breakout session entitle, “Engineering success of diverse students through personalized and interactive curriculum.” Talks were presented that examined pedagogical approaches in the biology and chemistry curriculums involving personalization of key curricular pieces and those utilized to target students’ cognitive development as scientific thinkers. Implementation and outcomes of each approach were also presented.
Spelman chemist receives $1,166,831 NSF award to study students’ self-regulated engagement Dr. Leyte Winfield, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Interim Associate Provost of Research, has been awarded a three-year grant through the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) Program in the amount of $1,166,831. The funds from this award will be used to study 1) students’ agency and metacognitive skillfulness as a function of their self-regulated engagement […]
Morgann and Nadege take to the Hill to discuss the importance of undergraduate research, the significance of Spelman College, and the outcomes of their work. They will also advocate for increased federal funding for research and support for undergraduate training programs. Nadege Gitego and Morgann Adams gave a pitch “on par with those professional advocacy groups who visit the Capital” says one congressman’s aide. Great job ladies! The students where also honored at a special poster session along with 59 […]