UCITE is hosting the NSF-sponsored Mobile Summer Institute (MoSI), an institution-based iteration of the successful National Academies Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching, which will be offered August 5-9, 2019. The Summer Institute will expand and sharpen participants’ teaching skills through workshops facilitated by national science education experts.  

Participants will develop original, innovative classroom materials ready for immediate implementation and will become part of an ongoing learning community of CWRU STEM faculty, graduate students, and postdocs dedicated to improving student learning outcomes and supporting their fellow faculty members.

Application Process

The application window is open through July 31, with additional information to be added through June 1.  There is no cost to attend this event.


To apply, please complete the registration form.


Schedule of Events


August 5

Nord Hall, Rm. 356


 August 6

Nord Hall, Rm. 356


August 7

Nord Hall, Rm. 356


August 8

Nord Hall, Rm. 356


August 9

Nord Hall, Rm. 356

9:00 - 12:00  

Backward Design in Action

  • Scholarly Teaching
  • Peer Mentoring & Evaluation
  • Presentation Preparation
  • Presentations


  • Strategic Planning II
  • Group Reports
Noon   Lunch Lunch Lunch Administrator Lunch & Workshop (ends at 2:00 p.m.)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Intro & Welcome
  • Inclusivity
  • Scientific Teaching in Action
Group Work
  • Group Work
  • Group Share
  • Presentations
  • Wrap-up & Resources

(session ends at 2:30)