The conventional view of Congress that it is an ineffective lawmaking body plagued by partisan conflict and gridlock. Yet, too often the raw measures of its legislative activity (number of laws passed, days in session, etc.) are inaccurate depictions of substantive lawmaking and governing. This project will help us to understand Congress’s ability to fulfill its legislative responsibilities, by gauging its success in renewing and updating existing programs and laws set to expire on a periodic basis. Prof. Scott Adler and collaborators will identify and track all expiring provisions in legislation enacted by Congress since World War II. The data should provide a more nuanced perspective on Congress’s legislative performance.
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for support of an open access scientific teaching course
The University of Colorado Boulder is facilitating a multiorganization collaboration to develop, evaluate, and disseminate a digital, open-access scientific teaching course for college science instructors that fully integrates an AJEDI (anti-racist, just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive) approach to teaching. With this grant, the team will use an open pedagogy approach that draws on diverse instructor and student voices to co-create the course, comprising a set of self-guided modules designed to equip instructors with the tools and mindsets to create active and inclusive learning environments. (Substrategy: Content, Tools, and Services)