Challenges and Strategies of QS

August 22nd, 2012 by QS in Science team Categories: Updates No Responses

Engaging leaders – Deans of Science workshop

The QS in Science team presented at the Australian Council of Deans of Science Learning and Teaching forum (19-20 July, Sydney). During our session we tabled a report of findings – The State of Quantitative Skills in Undergraduate Science Education – and engaged participants in discussions of our key findings and activities for future planning.

Here’s a short video – an overview of our ACDS workshop – including challenges of QS and then some great strategies from ACDS attendees related to moving forward to further the design of QS across science curricula. Thanks to all the attendees for actively engaging during our session!

workshop participants

Get Involved – How do you think we move forward?

If you’ve watched our short video or read the QS in Science report of findings, we welcome your thoughts – click here. We are actively seeking input into the QS in Science final report which will feature a range of recommendations.

Call for Papers – iJMEST Special Issue

Remember, there is plenty of time to plan for your submission to the Special Issue of International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology (iJMEST). Additional details are outlined on our Get Involved page.

Call for Reviewers – iJMEST Special Issue

We are seeking reviewers for the QS in Science special edition, register your interest.
In our next Update, we’ll reveal some exciting 2012 QS in Science events! We’ll also be sharing ideas and suggestions on moving forward to better build QS in science from various members of the Australian science learning and teaching community.

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