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Transforming Student Learning

Events

Sep 17
New Faculty Workshop
8:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Sep 17
New TA Conference (NTAC)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featured Research

We've recently published a 10-year evaluation of the Gateway Science Workshop program in Educational Research and Evaluation. See the article here.

See Center Director Greg Light's co-authored article on qualitative methods in engineering education research, in the 2014 Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research.

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Inside the Searle Center

Submit your proposal to the University’s annual assessment forum by September 12, 2014!

Proposals from faculty, grad students, post-docs and staff are now being accepted for the “Critical Reflections on Learning” Assessment Forum, which will take place on November 18 at Norris.

Searle visits NU-Q

Center Director Greg Light and Associate Director Susanna Calkins recently visited Northwestern University in Qatar to take part in the campus's annual orientation.  Click here to read more about it.

Kingsley Leung

Kingsley Leung

Biological Sciences major, concentration in Neurobiology, Class of 2015

On the pre-med track, Leung plans a career in global health. He has served as a mentor in both the Gateway Science Workshop (GSW) program and Academic Mentoring Program (AMP), and was recently honored as AMP’s Mentor of the Year. Leung also serves as general manager for the Treblemakers, an a capella group on campus.

Clare Forstie

Clare Forstie

Ph.D. candidate, Sociology; member of the Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster

Forstie's work analyzes the relationship between close friendships, communities, and identities, in particular, gender and sexuality.

In addition to teaching sociology at Northwestern, she developed and taught a college prep course at Evanston Township High School. Clare is currently a Graduate Assistant for the Searle Center, where she helps lead the Teaching Certificate Program.