Tag: teaching

Teaching in the time of coronavirus

Posted by on October 27, 2020

Teaching looks wholly different this year at universities across the nation as higher education grapples with COVID-19. At Missouri S&T, some faculty are employing their creativity and flexibility to ensure students are learning safely.

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Teaching is priority No. 1

Posted by on January 16, 2019

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When Michelle Schwartze arrived for a tour of Missouri S&T, students kept interrupting her guide, Dr. Larry Gragg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and former chair of history and political science, to say hello and talk with him. Those interactions drew her to S&T. “I liked that he knew the students by name,” says Schwartze, an […]

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Missouri S&T leads the way in Project Lead the Way teacher training

Posted by on June 13, 2014

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More than 300 elementary school, middle school and high school teachers from throughout the United States are spending part of their summer at Missouri University of Science and Technology and two other Missouri communities to learn how to teach engineering and biomedical science courses to their students this fall.

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38 faculty members receive teaching awards

Posted by on December 7, 2007

Thirty eight faculty members at the University of Missouri-Rolla received UMR’s Outstanding Teaching Award for 2007 during a luncheon held Monday, Dec. 3, on campus.

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UMR’s Burken receives national teaching award

Posted by on October 4, 2007

Dr. Joel Burken, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected to receive the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors (AEESP) Award for Outstanding Teaching of Environmental Engineering and Science. Burken’s former students nominated him for the award.

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Peaslee receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Posted by on May 3, 2007

Dr. Kent Peaslee, Curators’ Teaching Professor of metallurgical engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla and the F. Kenneth Iverson Chair of Steelmaking Technology at UMR, has won the 2007 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.         

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UMR MecMovies project wins prestigious MERLOT award

Posted by on May 10, 2006

MecMovies, instructional software created at the University of Missouri-Rolla to illustrate hard-to-visualize engineering concepts, has been picked to receive a 2006 MERLOT Classics Award and the Editors’ Choice Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources.

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26 UMR faculty members receive arts and sciences teaching awards

Posted by on October 17, 2005

Twenty-six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at the University of Missouri-Rolla were honored for their excellence in teaching in 2004-2005 during a reception held Friday, Oct.14.

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Helping teachers make sense of data

Posted by on February 5, 2003

A hands-on summer workshop held at the University of Missouri-Rolla to help Missouri mathematics teachers learn better ways to teach statistics has been awarded a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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