Poster submissions from undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty are being accepted for the SCST Poster Session at the 2017 NSTA/SCST National Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The SCST Poster Session is Friday, March 31 from 7-9 pm. Submissions best received by February 6, 2017 for guaranteed consideration and listing into the SCST program. read more... 

To hear the lastest in College Science teaching, register for the NSTA/SCST National Meeting through NSTA. SCST specific sessions will be held during the conference. We look forward to seeing you there!

Important Dates

Re-imagining Your Teaching by Focusing on Constant Student Feedback

If you peek inside most introductory science survey course lecture halls during class, what are you most likely to see?  I would wager you will see a professor standing in front of a projected screen or giant white board delivering information to a relatively full—but...
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Ready to Revise Your Class Attendance Policy?

Are you satisfied with the number of students who attend your class regularly? Is your Friday class meeting disappointingly lower in attendance compared to your Wednesday class session?  Maybe it is time to consider implementing an attendance-required policy in...
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Strategies to Get Feedback from Students About Your Teaching

Ever wonder what you students think of your class?  Think students might be able to help improve your teaching? Professors all too often assume that their novice students are not sufficiently sophisticated to help a professor improve their teaching.  This is why so...
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Getting Students to Understand Your Syllabus

Does it seem like your students never bother reading the syllabus? A quick Google-image search of “it’s in the syllabus” will reveal countless cartoons-some humorous and some not so humorous-suggesting that students insufficiently paying attention to the syllabus is...
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Creating the Most Effective Final Exam Review Sheet, If You Must

“What is going to be on the final exam?” That’s the most common question I get from students this time of year and, frankly, it makes me want to pull my hair out! You see, I’ve spent all term meticulously outlining the major course concepts, carefully leading my...
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Remember to Explain WHY You Assign Homework

Do you ever hesitate giving your students homework? By middle of the term, my students too often groan in agony when I distribute their next homework assignment.  Despite their protests, I am convinced homework is worth the time students devote to completing it.  I...
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The Soci­ety for Col­lege Sci­ence Teach­ers is the only inter­dis­ci­pli­nary affil­i­ate of NSTA that is ded­icated solely to the study and advance­ment of col­lege sci­ence teaching. We are a com­mu­nity of col­lege and uni­ver­sity teach­ing schol­ars work­ing to enhance sci­ence edu­ca­tion through devel­op­ment and test­ing of best class­room teach­ing practices.

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