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Communities and Networks Focused on STEM and Education Reform
From our study:
BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
The POGIL Project (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning)
Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL)
SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities)
Other related communities, networks, and groups:
Partnerships for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE)
The National Numeracy Network
National Center for Science & Civic Engagement
Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative (Association of American Universities)
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning Network (CIRTL)
STEM Education Centers Network (Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities)
Center for Peer-led Team Learning
Problem-Based Learning at University of Delaware