Applying Insights from Faculty Teaching to SMET Reforms

July 1, 2011

Policymakers and educators engaged in math and science reform are challenged to fully understand college level teaching practices. For example, how do instructors view their teaching responsibilities within the context of their local organizational environment? A full account of such complex phenomena involves capturing many different aspects of teaching practice. A recent policy brief by WCER researcher Matthew Hora captures the nuances of teaching practice with the aim of providing actionable evidence for policymakers and practitioners.