Bernadette Connors, PhD

Bernadette Connors

Bio:

Dominican College of Blauvelt

I am an undergraduate educator in the Biological Sciences with a passion for research into inclusive pedagogies and how to advocate for these practices among my colleagues.

 

Project Description

 

Title: Effective offerings for disabled persons enrolled in STEM: How best to empower this unique population of students.

Goal:

The goal of this work is to create resources and an assessment tool focused on implementation of successful STEM activities for disabled undergraduate students, highlighting best practices in creating inclusive environments in first year gatekeeper courses. 

Aspirations for Impact: 

This research is expected to benefit undergraduate educators in the classroom, as well as institutions struggling with how to approach educating disabled persons in STEM.