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CERTI's mission


CERTI provides a variety of faculty resources for teaching and learning, such as professional development events, educational research assistance, observation and feedback of classroom teaching, and serves as a clearinghouse for other teaching information and resources on campus.

 

  • Yinfa Ma, Curators’ Teaching Professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, passing on the gift of mentoring. Read more.

  • Does history repeat itself? If not, then Petra DeWitt has a lot of explaining to do. Read more.

  • Teaching and learning with Dick and Mary. Read more.

  • A study in contrasts. Meet the new deans for the College and Engineering and Computing and the College of Arts, Sciences and Business. Read more.

2014 Learning Events


Events for faculty to share ideas and learn something new about classroom teaching and management.

Be informed and inspired as you network with other Missouri S&T faculty interested in teaching and learning topics. Dessert and drinks are furnished; feel free to bring your own lunch. RSVP to Diane Hagni.

"Extreme Syllabus Makeover, part 2"

Friday, Oct. 31, noon-1 p.m., Meramec/Gasconade Room, Havener Center. Bring your syllabus and join the discussion about writing good learning goals and aligning them with assignments and assessment.


2014 Curators' Teaching Summits


Held annually every fall, these lunchtime events feature the campus' Curators' Teaching Professors.  All instructors are welcome.

"Great Expectations: Bridging the Gap Between Instructor and Student Expectations"

Nov. 12 in the Havener Center. Lunch is provided. Instructors: Check your email for an invitation!


 2015 Teaching and Learning Technology Conference


 March 12-13 on the Missouri S&T campus. Go here for more information.


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DESERT EXPLORER

Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.

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GOING THE DISTANCE

Marathon runner Devin Dixon sped through three degrees in just over six years.

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MINING ON THE MOON

Dr. Leslie Gertsch takes a look at humanity's future in space.

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.

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LIFE ON MARS

Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.

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SLIMY STUFF

Paul Nam suggests the potential solution to several global problems is green slime (algae).

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DANCING WITH CODE

Marquia Lewis studies computer science and is a member of the Gold Miners dance squad.

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CRAFT-Y MAGAZINE EDITOR

Casey Burton works to improve cancer screenings and publishes a gamer magazine.

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A GOALIE'S PERSPECTIVE

Carrie Levy enjoys the mental challenge of being a Lady Miner goalkeeper.

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.

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PHYTOFORENSICS

Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.

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ROCKET SCIENTIST

Anan Takroori shares his love of planes, rockets and satellites with campers.

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

Krista Rybacki studies soil samples from an area near a lead recycling smelter.

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MINERS ABROAD

Delancey Rougely studied the effects of war in France and blogged about it.

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