Inaugural X-DBER Conference for STEM faculty, grads planned

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Inaugural X-DBER Conference for STEM faculty, grads planned

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Faculty and graduate students are invited to X-DBER 2021, a conference exploring themes in discipline-based education research across STEM disciplines. The virtual conference will take place March 1-3, hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The conference will foster cross-disciplinary conversations focused on several core themes: educational tools and interventions; learning and cognitive research; diversity, inclusion and equity; student experiences and affect; and integrating disciplinary practices. The conference is free for all participants.

Abstracts for participant talks and posters are due Jan. 17. General registration will close Feb. 21.

X-DBER 2021 is being organized by Brian Couch, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences; Joe Dauer, associate professor in the School of Natural Resources; Tomas Helikar, associate professor in biochemistry; Alena Moon, assistant professor in chemistry; and Grace Panther, assistant professor in civil engineering. It is sponsored by the NebraskaSCIENCE Program of Excellence and the Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education.

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