Tools

Classroom Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM (COPUS)

An Instrument to Characterize University STEM Classroom Practices. This protocol allows observers, after a short 1.5 hour training period, to reliably characterize how faculty and students are spending their time in the classroom. More information on COPUS...

teaching practices inventory

The Teaching Practices Inventory (formerly called the "Teaching Practices Survey") was designed to characterize the teaching practices used in undergraduate science and mathematics courses. More information on the inventory...

Student Engagement Observation Protocol (BERI)

The Behavioral Engagement Related to Instruction (BERI) is a classroom observation protocol for quantitatively measuring student engagement in large university classes. It can be used to provide timely feedback to instructors as to how they can improve student engagement in their classrooms. More information on BERI...

Student Surveys: Learning Attitudes about Science Surveys (CLASS, E-CLASS, etc.), Student Experience survey

The learning attitudes surveys characterize students' attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs about learning a particular science and contrast that with expert responses. They are typically given pre and post instruction to measure the effect of a course on these attitudes. The student experiences survey was developed to characterized students' perceptions of their learning experiences in the UBC Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Department. More information on the surveys...

Workshops

Workshop materials developed by CWSEI and CU-SEI. More on workshops...

Science Teaching & Learning Fellow role & development

Description of the CWSEI STLF role and development series, with links to associated resources. Go to STLF role & development under Course Transformation