Opportunities and Resources

New book!

SENCER Ambassador Sara Tolbert (University of Canterbury, NZ) has a new, edited volume out from Palgrave Macmillan:

Reimagining Science Education in the Anthropocene

  • Maria F. G. Wallace
  • Jesse Bazzul
  • Marc Higgins
  • Sara Tolbert
  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access to its 23 chapters!
  • Reconceptualizes science education in ways that center the concerns and interests of marginalized people and essential reading for faculty working with underserved and indigenous students.
  • Encourages multimodality in expression, including the use of pictures, graphics, multimedia, and different genres of writing.

Upcoming Deadlines:

There is a CCIC Application Idea Vetting Session on Tuesday, February 15 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern.  The description and registration link for this idea vetting session is provided below.

CCIC Application Idea Vetting Session
Tuesday, February 15
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Do you have an idea for applying to the Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC)? Do you have questions on the application process? Join us for an idea vetting and discussion session and talk with a former CCIC judge and student finalist as well as representatives from the American Association of Community Colleges and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship. Come share your project ideas and receive informal feedback as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about the CCIC application process.      For information on the challenge.  


Science Communication Conference

MAKING CONNECTIONS: THE MANY ARMS OF SCIENCE COMMUNCATION, MARCH 23-25  Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to someone else? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media or how it is “misused” in policy? SCIENCE TALK ’22 will unite science communicators, practitioners, and facilitators for two exciting days of learning best practices for how to talk science better. It will feature presentations, workshops, expert panels, and networking opportunities galore.  Join us in Portland or online, March 23-25, 2022, to see what everyone is talking about.

And check out this Workshop by Melanie Peffer:

In-Person Workshops
Tiffany Center
· Melanie Peffer, Teaching Assistant Professor/Research Scientist Level II, University of Colorado, Boulder
Learning engineering is using data from the science of learning to design educational opportunities. In this workshop, participants will learn how to apply learning engineering to the design of science communication activities. Participants will learn key principles of human cognition that can impac…Read More





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