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CASTLE stands in solidarity with the movement to dismantle systemic racism and promote equity and inclusivity. As a community, we are reflecting on our work, ways we can continue to learn about these issues, and how to increase our active support of others in their learning about these issues. We are also committing to additional actions to promote inclusivity within academia and STEM education specifically. #BlackLivesMatter


Transitioning to Online Teaching

In response to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, Drexel has transitioned courses to an online format for the start of the Spring Term. In order to support faculty and staff with this work, we have collected and organized a set of resources that we think may be helpful with this transition. The information can be found under the PEDAGOGICAL RESOURCES tab of the Castle website (drexel.edu/castle/resources/online-teaching/). We hope you find these resources useful and if you have any others you think belong on our list, please share them with us at jward@drexel.edu.

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We are scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and educators. We are Drexel community members, and we are members of the Philadelphia community. Above all, we are citizens. We understand that a successful society is dependent on an educated citizenry, and we know the importance of evidence-based education.

 

Initiatives

CASTLE has several funded initiatives aimed at improving STEM Teaching and Learning at the undergraduate, graduate and faculty levels

 

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News

  • Christopher Weyant Receives the 2020 Evidence-Based Teaching Award

    07/16/20

    Congratulations to Christopher Weyant, the 2020 recipient of The Evidence-Based Teaching Award in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education (STEM). This award, funded by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is given yearly to a full-time faculty member in a STEM department who uses pedagogical strategies that have been demonstrated in the literature to be effective for teaching students; or who has developed an innovative approach that they are evaluating in their own classrooms.

  • CASTLE Launches Faculty Fellows Program

    07/06/20

    Through the CASTLE Faculty Fellows Program, CASTLE endeavors to assist the Drexel community in promoting teaching excellence to foster student learning and to ensure high value learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • CASTLE Remote Teaching Grant Recipients

    06/12/20

    Congratulations to the recipients of CASTLE Remote Teaching Grants, supported by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute! The goal of these grants is to support development and implementation of remote STEM teaching initiatives and active learning pedagogies for the summer 2020 term. We are excited to hear and help recipients to share the outcomes of these remote STEM teaching initiatives!

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