1. ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2020 AICHE ANNUAL MEETING
It’s still not too late to submit to present in the Education Division at the 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco! Titles of planned sessions are below, and the deadline to submit an abstract has been extended by AIChE to Thursday, April 30.
Encourage your colleagues doing interesting things in their classrooms to present in the EdDiv as well as in their technical division! Submit your abstract at https://www.aiche.org/conferences/aiche-annual-meeting/2020.
2. CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: ED-DIV WEBINARS COMMITTEE
Have you grown in your live, web-based communication skills lately? Want to help connect chemical engineering educators with good ideas from across and beyond our membership?
We're looking for you to help facilitate webinars for the AIChE Education Division. If you'd like to join the Ed Div Webinars committee, please reach out to Shannon Ciston at firstname.lastname@example.org (note the new email).
If you have great ideas for new webinar topics (self-nominations welcome), please contact Shannon Ciston: email@example.com (new email).
3. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2020 ED-DIV AWARDS
Please nominate a colleague for the 2020 AIChE Education Division awards. All three awards have a completed nomination deadline of June 30, 2020.
Questions and nominations should be addressed to the awards committee Chair, Matt Liberatore.
Education Division Awards Committee 2020: Monica Lamm, Matt Liberatore, Don Visco, Christy Wheeler West
4. CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: BRIEF SURVEY ON RAPID TRANSITION TO ONLINE TEACHING
As we are at a unique time in higher education, we are hoping to capture this experience in a research study.
We are asking individuals in the engineering community who are experiencing a transition to online teaching to participate in an online survey and answer a short prompt. The survey will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. Answers will remain completely confidential and be deidentified prior to dissemination.
Please click the link below for more information, including informed consent, and to begin the survey:
We also ask that you share this survey with others as appropriate.
For questions, please contact PIs Ryan Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org), Kaela Martin (email@example.com) or Elif Miskioglu (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please forgive duplicate postings as we try to reach our target audiences.
5. ED-DIV WEBINAR ARCHIVE AVAILABLE
EdDiv Webinars are archived via the AIChE Academy, and are always freely available to EdDiv members. Now through June 30, 2020, they are also available for free to all AIChE members! Suggest a webinar you’ve enjoyed to a colleague, and then suggest that they join EdDiv.
6. FOLLOW ED-DIV ON TWITTER
For teaching tips, ideas for class, or to learn more about future EdDiv initiatives, please follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/aicheeddiv (@aicheeddiv)
7. SUBMITTING ED-DIV ANNOUNCEMENTS
To submit an EdDiv announcement, please prepare a maximum of a 2-3 paragraph description including any relevant URLs and contact information as well as a subject line. Do not include any attachments. Email this information to Katie Cadwell <email@example.com> with the email heading “For EdDiv Announcements.” Announcements will be sent out near the beginning of each month. Each announcement will be included once, unless otherwise requested. Announcements will also be recorded on the Division website: http://www.aiche.org/community/sites/divisions-forums/education-division .