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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.

2015 Learning Events


‌Getting Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades

Faculty Workshop on Metacognition

Learning Levels and the Study Cycle

Step-by-Step Guide to Introducing Metacognitive Strategies

 

Featuring guest speaker Dr. Saundra McGuire, professor of chemistry and Director Emerita, Center for Academic Success, LSU.

McGuire Bio


2014 Curators' Teaching Summit


To see highlights of 2014 Curators' Teaching Summit, "Great Expectations," go here.

 

2015 Teaching and Learning Technology Conference


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


End of Course Evaluations

Look up course evaluations here.

Spring 2015 Faculty Calendar

Download the Spring 2015 Faculty Calendar of professional development events related to teaching, learning and research.

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DESERT EXPLORER

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

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CHAMPIONING STEM FOR MINORITIES

Emily Hernandez wants to see more diversity in the engineering fields, and is doing her part to help.

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SELFLESS ACTIONS, GLOBAL IMPACT

Melissa Elder’s travels to her mother’s homeland of Honduras have shaped her career path and research focus.

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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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PERFECT FIT

Hannah Frye is doing research that could lead to a treatment for diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.

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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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PEOPLE PERSON

Cagatay "Ty" Atmaca has accomplished a lot since being sent to learn English in America by the Turkish Petroleum Corp. four years ago.

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PRINTING THE FUTURE

Jonathan Bopp used his 3D printer to create parts for the Mars Rover’s robotic arm.

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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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SAYING GOOD RIDDANCE TO SOGGY BUNS

Tyler Richards has designed a cap that keeps separated liquid from escaping ketchup bottles.

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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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