Transforming Institutions: 21st-Century Undergraduate STEM Education
Higher education is increasingly challenged to prepare students for life and work in the 21st-Century, particularly careers in STEM. Emerging models for transformation utilize best practices from diverse fields. This workshop will summarize the current state of higher education STEM reform efforts and engage the audience in suggesting next steps in the path toward transformation.
James Lehman, Director, and Wilella Burgess, Managing Director—both of the Discovery Learning Research Center, Purdue University; Gabriela Weaver, Vice Provost for Faculty Development, and Linda Slakey, Professor Emeritus, and former Dean of the College of Natural Science and Mathematics —both of University of Massachusetts–Amherst