This is an archive of talks and articles by Carl Wieman and other SEI leaders about the UBC And CU Boulder initiatives at various stages
Talks & interviews about the SEI and its progress
›› See Events for materials from talks sponsored by the CWSEI.
Large-Scale Change across Science Departments: Embedded Expertise in Evidence-Based Teaching - Poster by Sarah Gilbert and Warren Code at the AAC&U 2017 Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference, San Francisco (November 2017).
Transforming STEM Education: A Scientific Approach to Teaching & Learning - Carl Wieman, White House OSTP; Optical Society of America Leadership Conference Address, Feb. 10, 2012, Washington, DC.
Transforming Science Education at a Large Research University: progress report from the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (CWSEI) at UBC - Plenary talk by Sarah Gilbert at The Western Conference on Science Education, University of Western Ontario (July 2011).
Carl Wieman Science Education talk - 2009
Video - April 2009 (Courtesy of Harvard University)
Poster on the UBC Science Education Initiative, 2009 - for the President’s Campus Town Hall, September 2009.
Poster on the UBC and CU Science Education Initiatives - for the Facilitating Change in Undergraduate STEM Symposium, Western Michigan University, June 16-19, 2008.
Poster on Department-based Science Education Specialists (STF/STLFs) as agents of change in university education - for the Facilitating Change in Undergraduate STEM Symposium, Western Michigan University, June 16-19, 2008.
Carl Wieman UBC talk on What All Instructors Should Know About Learning - 2008
MIT World: Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science with Dr. Carl Wieman - March 2008
Kathy Perkins talk (Associate Director, CU-SEI) - Studying Student Beliefs About Science: their importance and what affects them - July 2007
UBC Podcasts: An Evening With a Nobel Laureate - March 2007
Articles by Carl Wieman related to the SEI
Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education, Part I - Research, Microbe, Vol. 10(4), pp. 152-156 (2015)
Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education, Part II - Changing Teaching, Microbe, Vol. 10(5), pp. 203-207 (2015)
Carl Wieman and Sarah Gilbert
A Better Way to Evaluate Undergraduate Teaching, Change, Vol. 47(1), pp. 6-15 (2015), DOI: 10.1080/00091383.2015.996077
A Thoughtful Approach to Instruction: Course transformation for the rest of us, JCST (2011)
Stephanie Chasteen, Katherine Perkins, Paul Beale, Steven Pollock, & Carl Wieman
Transforming Science Education at Large Research Universities: A Case Study in Progress, Change, Vol. 42(2), pp. 6-14 (2010), DOI: 10.1080/00091380903563035
Carl Wieman, Katherine Perkins and Sarah Gilbert
Quality of UBC students relative to other BC and major US Universities
APS News Back Page, November 2007 with references: The "Curse of Knowledge" or Why Intuition About Teaching Often Fails
Change article:Why not try a scientific approach to science education?
Course transformation case study
A new model for post-secondary education, the Optimized University