STS in STEM spaces

Scenario Workshop: Glowing Dogs

This class activity can be adapted with different cut-from-the-news topics, and is designed to introduced students to some basics of scenario analysis, design fiction, and ethical reasoning.Read more

Critical Participation in Pedagogy and Research as a Mode of Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries

The STS Futures Lab is interested in making visible the creative possibilities of focusing on STS pedagogies--not only to improve STS teaching but to reconceptualize STS theories, methods, and strategies of engagement. Inspired in part by the...Read more

Creating STS Spaces and Disciplinary Dialogue Through Teaching

We have found that, for us, successfully doing STS in STEM spaces requires developing the capacity for disciplinary dialogue and creative translation—honoring the intent and values of different disciplinary practices and languages while finding...Read more

Anticipatory Ethical Reasoning CHEP Presentation 2019

In this presentation that Conley and York gave at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy at Virginia Tech (2019), preliminary analysis of pre- and post-tests for two different implementations of and ethical reasoning module were analyzed.Read more

The STS Futures Lab: A Space Proposal

In the 2018-19 year, the STS Futures Lab operated in a temporary, shared space. At the end of the academic year, we put together a space proposal articulating our need and justification for a dedicated space. This PDF is the space proposal we submitted. We were subsequently granted a dedicated...Read more

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