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Tweets from the Workshop

Note: These are unedited notes from the workshop.

Workshop participants were asked to use the #cclidissem hashtag for the workshop. The following tweets were posted throughout the workshop.

  • Thinking more about the meeting there is clear need for longterm supported infrastructure projects. NIH does it, wish NSF could
  • Brandon Muramatsu: notes from yesterday’s session for NSF CCLI dissemination of innovation workshop http://bit.ly/clRn7d (repeat)
  • Elaine Seymour: Need to explicitly discuss the theories of change in projects: If we do x, we expect y, and test against that
  • Elaine Seymour: The flawed theory used is if practices are shown to have value then faculty, depts, and institutions will likely adopt
  • Elaine Seymour – Need radicalized senior faculty to support and shelter younger faculty as education innovators.
  • Elaine Seymour – STEM ed reform has lacked funder initiated, coherent, sustained, and nationally applied strategies.
  • Elaine Seymour – Momentum for STEM ed reform has slowed, even stalled.
  • Flora McMartin – Most CCLI PIs use project websites as their primary web-based dissemination >often go away shortly after funding ends
  • Flora McMartin – 10% of CCLI thought of putting materials in campus DLs/repositories
  • Flora McMartin – NSF-CCLI most often selected mode of dissemination is conference proposals >>unsure impact
  • Flora McMartin – CCLI PIs report that they are spending 5-10 yrs on their educational innovation (most grants are <3yrs)
  • The new program (old CCLI) will emphasize products that are EFFECTIVE and DISSEMINATABLE
  • Russ Pimmel – NSF is changing the name of CCLI grants to highlight the changes in the nature of the program
  • Russ Pimmel (NSF) need to get PIs to understand evaluation, they don’t know how to communicate with evaluators
  • At a workshop discussing NSF CCLI dissemination of innovation http://bit.ly/clRn7dc