Who We Are
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL uses graduate education as the leverage point to develop a national STEM faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of successful professional careers. The goal of CIRTL is to improve the STEM learning of all students at every college and university, and thereby to increase the diversity in STEM fields and the STEM literacy of the nation.
I completed the Associate Level Training of CIRTL in the summer of 2016 by attending a series of workshops on the topics outlined below:
I was selected as one of ten graduate students to receive a teaching as research (TAR) fellowship for the 2017-2018 school year. TAR Projects are intended to provide students with a chance to use evidence based practices to develop teaching practices that advance learning outcomes for students. I designed a model for a 'partially' flipped college Trigonometry course that featured instructional videos created through the Doceri for iPad app, an assessment based on those videos, and one flipped class period per week.