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The American Chemical Society (ACS), the SENCER Centers of Innovation Southwest and South, and Bellhaven University welcome you to Jackson, Mississippi and to our symposium with a theme of STEM Education in Mississippi: Issues and Innovations. Throughout a full-day of activities, we will focus on use of innovative and proven pedagogy to reduce barriers to learning, student success, and retention. Presenters include educators and administrators from throughout the country. 

We look forward to seeing you at Belhaven’s Kim Center -- Friday, September 29, 2017! Remember to REGISTER so we know how many meals to prepare!

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Friday, September 29 • 1:55pm - 2:15pm
Takeaways from Beyond the Classroom: A Student Perspective on SENCER

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What is a student's perspective of SENCER? In this session, we will hear how participation in SENCER activities outside the classroom provides a sense of purpose and context to in-class conceptual learning, leading to increased engagement in classrooms. Interestingly, this increased engagement extends to classrooms which do not employ the SENCER model of learning. This heightened level of classroom engagement yields motivation to pursue further civic engagement activities outside the classroom, closing the loop.

Speakers
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Courtney Johnson

PhD Student, Duke University
Courtney Johnson is a PhD candidate at Duke University’s Department of Chemistry where she is working on 3D multi-resolution microscopy in Professor Welsher’s lab. She received her BS in Chemistry from Texas Woman’s University.


Friday September 29, 2017 1:55pm - 2:15pm
Kim Center 202

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