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Welcome to the Center for Excellence in Science Education

The Center for Excellence in Science Education (CESE) in the Eberly College of Science mission is to provide faculty and students with a collaborative educational network that promotes excellence in science teaching and learning.


CESE offers a variety of instructional development activities for faculty and students interested in science teaching.


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CESE Highlights

CESE Highlights

Susan Singer: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Seminar
Susan Singer is the Division Director for Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation and she has participated in six National Academies studies, including chairing the committees that authored America’s Lab Report, Promising Practices in STEM Undergraduate Education and Discipline-based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and EngineeringDownload the Powerpoint Presentation


An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
This free, seven-week, online course called is now open for enrollment! The course is designed to provide graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in STEM with an introduction to effective teaching strategies and the research that supports the use of such techniques. The course will run on the Coursera platform starting October 6th.