Schedule for the Fall 2011 Transforming Education Conference

Day 1 Schedule - Monday, October 10
Day 2 Schedule - Tuesday, October 11
Day 3 Schedule - Wednesday, October 12


Program Schedule- Monday, October 10


5:00 PM Registration
Room 118, Purdue Memorial Union
North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
6:30 PM Best Practices showcase(pdf) Stewart Center
7:45 PM Opening Address North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union



“The Learning Paradigm and Its Radical Implications”
Robert B. Barr, PhD
Learning Paradigm, Institutional Research, & Business Intelligence Consultant
Former Executive Director, Institutional Research & Planning
Foothill-De Anza Community College District, Los Altos Hills, California

Sponsored by the Global Policy Research Institute



Program Schedule Tuesday, October 11

7:15 AM Breakfast
North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union Room 118, Purdue Memorial Union
8:15 AM "Theories of Action for STEM Education: The Role of the National Science Foundation Investments in STEM Learning and Higher Education" Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director Directorate for Education and Human Resources National Science Foundation
9:30 AM Concurrent Sessions (pdf) Stewart Center
11:45 AM Interactive working session  
12:00 PM Lunch North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
12:35 PM "Improving Postsecondary STEM Education Based on Research Evidence" Martin Storksdieck, Director, Board on Science Education National Academy of Sciences / National Research Council
1:40 PM Concurrent Sessions (pdf) Stewart Center
3:45 PM Interactive working session  
4:00 PM Sessions conclude  
4:15 PM Poster Session (pdf) Herman Miller Hub/South Ballroom
5:30 PM Dining Room Opens North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
6:15 PM Dinner  
7:00 PM

“A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education”
Carl Wieman, Associate Director for Science
Office of Science and Technology Policy, the White House

Sponsored by the Discovery Lecture Series

8:00 PM Coffee, cordials and conversation Herman Miller Hub/South Ballroom

Program Schedule Wednesday, October 12, 2011

7:30 AM Breakfast North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
8:15 AM Panel of University leaders - How to Lead and Facilitate institutional Change
A. Dale Whittaker, PhD, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Purdue University Panel Members:
Daniel Hastings, PhD, Dean for Undergraduate Education, MIT
Moses Lee, PhD, Dean of Natural and Applied Sciences, Hope College, Michigan
Michael McManus, PhD, Dean of Academic Programs, University of Queensland, Australia
Robert McMaster, PhD, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education, University of Minnesota
John Squires, Department Head, Mathematics, Chattanooga State Community College
11:00 AM Conference concludes  
12:00 PM Optional tour of Discovery Park (Registration requested for tours) Optional tour of Armstrong Hall, Engineering Education Shuttle meets at 11:45 am for transportation to Discovery Park or Armstrong Hall.