National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant awarded to six MSUM faculty members

A two-year $262,000 grant was recently awarded from the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program to co-PIs Tim Harms (Mathematics) and Alison Wallace (Biosciences). Senior personnel include: Linda Houts-Smith (Languages and Cultures), Richard Lahti (Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy), Steve Lindaas (Physics and Astronomy), and Teresa Shume (School of Teaching and Learning).

Assessment open forums

The MSUM Assessment Committee invites you to attend open forums on liberal studies assessment methods on October 11 and 12. For the next round of assessments we would like to target areas 8-10, and are optimistically hoping we can pilot the chosen assessment in area 10 at the end of Fall 2012, with a broader pilot in areas 8-10 in […]

Writing Intensive Assessment Report and Scheduled Brownbag Discussion Sessions

The purpose of this Writing Intensive Assessment Work Group was to determine to what extent students at MSUM are able to meet the current Writing Intensive Competencies. In order to accomplish this task, a faculty-generated rubric was created. Papers used in this project were collected from both Dragon Core (DC) and Major Writing Intensive courses offered during Fall Semester 2009 […]