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Monthly Archives: September 2022

Hot off the presses!

In a recent article published in the Nordic Journal of STEM Education, Yael Harlap (UPED), Christian Jorgensen (BIO), and Sehoya Cotner (BIO, bioCEED) discuss evidence-based assessment strategies—from the simple to the more complex. Although this work was initially written in response to a former, stricter version of the two-sensor law (requiring two sensors for all…

American invasion

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Thanks to the support of iEarth, bioCEED, and HK-Dir INTPART funds, bioCEED and iEarth collaborated to host three visiting researchers from the US in July and August. Alyssa Olson (University of Minnesota) visited for over a month and took part in the sixth course offering of the Plant Functional Traits Course in Aurland, Norway. Alyssa’s…

Mini symposium in Bergen

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BioCEED, in collaboration with iEarth, hosted a mini-symposium highlighting STEM Education Research, at UiB and in a few cases, more broadly. Invited speakers included bioCEED PhD candidate Anja Møgelvang Jacobsen, who spoke about her recent work looking at the impact of a digital cooperative-learning intervention on student psycho-social outcomes (e.g., sense of belonging, loneliness), and…

Interested in our ongoing project on work relevance in higher education? Follow the DEVELOP webpages for project updates! 

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The DEVELOP project is supported by the DIKU call Increased work relevance in higher education. DEVELOP will focus on the work placement hosts, with the objective to increase the (learning) outcome for students, hosts and higher education institutions during work placements. DEVELOP seeks the continued input of many work-placement supervisors, in developing a series of on-line modules to assist…

SCOPE coming to UNIS on 6 – 7 October!

SCOPE (Student-led Conference On Polar Environments) will be held for the second time this year and will take place 6 – 7 October at the University Centre in Svalbard. SCOPE is a conference where students (bachelor/master/PhD) can present their course, group, research, thesis and/or project work in a low-pressure environment and practice the skill of…

Excellent Teaching Practitioner – 2022

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (MatNat) at UiB and the University Centre in Svalbard are inviting teachers to apply for the title of Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP). Applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year, with the deadline for application submission on December 1st, 2022 (for teachers at UiB) and November 28th, 2022 (for teachers at UNIS). Evaluation of…