STS in STEM spaces

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

Cultivating Interdisciplinary Trading Zones: SEESHOP 2019 Presentation

This presentation was created and delivered by Shannon N. Conley, Emily York, and undergraduate student Sam Kodua at the 2019 Studies of Expertise and Experience (SEESHOP) meeting in Helsinki. Here, we offer preliminary analysis of our Co-Imagining Futures research engagements, examining how...Read more

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

Collaborative Multimodal Assignments (PDF)

This is a poster I presented on campus at our annual Teaching and Learning With Technology conference in which I present an experiment in using collaborative multimodal assignments to facilitate engaged STS learning in a STEM context. Students in the class were majoring in Integrated Science and...Read more

Co-Imagining Futures Methodology

In the Co-Imagining Futures research project, our process evolves with each iteration, but generally we proceed as follows:

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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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