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STEM Ed Announcement: Computer Curriculum Consultant Needed
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Computer Curriculum Consultant Needed
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:38:01 -0400
This is not a UMass position
Contact information is below.
Needed: Curriculum Consultant in order to Adapt College
iDesign Studio Course to high school and middle school level.
What is iDesign: A three-week program we are offering on the Mount
Holyoke campus this August 3-21 (MWF) targeting women attending
Massachusetts community colleges who do not have computer science
experience. This iDesign Studio program, developed by Prof. Audrey St.
John (Computer Science), will aim to lower the barriers women often
experience in studying STEM through
offering an experience of "making," taking an idea from inception to
prototype, in a supportive, collaborative team environment. For more
information on the program, please go to
What is required from the Curriculum Consultant: The K-12 curriculum
specialist will attend the iDesign Studio course and adapt the
curriculum for possible future courses for middle and high school
students. Professor St. John will teach the morning session from 9:30
a.m. to 12:30 PM with the help of the teaching assistants. Students and
staff (including the curriculum specialist) will then have lunch
(provided) together and spend the afternoon from 1:30 PM to 4:30 p.m.
working in the lab to develop their prototypes, with support from the
program coordinator and teaching assistants. The curriculum specialist
will attend all morning sessions and work on redesigning the workshop
in the afternoons. At the completion of the workshop, the specialist
will meet with Professor St. John and her staff to present and discuss
the curriculum. The curriculum specialist will receive a fee of $4,000
for adapting the course for high and middle school students.
How to apply: The ideal candidate will have experience with curriculum
development and teaching computer science (or in a closely related
field) at the high or middle school level. Please send your CV, letter
of interest, and names and contact information for 2 references to the
program coordinator, Teresa Herd, via email: email@example.com.
Please attach all documents as a PDF, and use the email subject line:
Curriculum Consultant for iDesign Studio.
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