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Mission and Vision


We seek to:

  • promote and support evidence-based practices to bridge the gap between teaching and learning, keeping in mind that discipline-based assessment is key
  • foster innovative active engagement techniques based on discipline-based education research in the natural sciences for both majors and non-majors.
  • emphasize equity and inclusion in STEM courses and make sure that ALL students from diverse backgrounds have opportunities to excel in STEM courses.
  • foster a faculty learning community for supporting scholarly approaches to teaching and learning
  • strive to be a national leader in research-based instruction in the natural sciences
  • see the video for more information: Informational video about the mission and vision of dB-SERC