A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Carl Wieman
Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference October 10-12, 2011Carl Wieman Keynote PresentationCognitive psychology research What is the learning we want? How is it achieved? II. Education research Data from classrooms III. Institutional change—undergraduate STEM...
Active Learning Classrooms as a Lever for Improving Undergraduate Education
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Robert McMaster
Panel discussion participant at the Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation October 10-12, 2011 ConferenceUniversity of Minnesota
Applications of Lego Modeling to Advanced Biology
18 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s): Suzanne Cunningham
This one hour video presentation given by Suzanne Cunningham. In the video she demonstrates applications of lego modeling to advanced high school biology. It was presented to the Research Goes to School Summer 2013 participants. Be sure to look at the supporting documents to see a copy of the...
Assessment-Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Contributor(s): Todd M Bauer (contributor), Breanna Berkheiser (contributor), Sharon M Mapes (contributor), Taylor Matthew Owings (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?
Bloom's Action Verbs
13 Jul 2015
Bloom's action verbs can help to push students into higher levels of thinking. Including these in objectives can help students think more abstractly.Verbs for Bloom's http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm
BOLOGNA PROCESS AND REALITY ON THE GROUND IN ETHIOPIAN HIGHER EDUCATION
20 Apr 2020 | Contributor(s): Teklu Tafase Olkaba, Ewnetu Hailu Tamene (contributor)
The main intent of this study was to investigate the extent to which Ethiopian universities consider local/national reality while implementing Bologna process. Six universities were selected of which postgraduate students, senior academic staffs and university leaders were included. The study is...
Calculating the Potential Energy of Flowing Water
17 Feb 2012 | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Material: Student Activity
Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio): An Overview with Dr. Maureen McCann, Center Director
20 May 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Maureen McCann, Director of the C3Bio center, provides a 25 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. McCann, a plant biologist, directs interdisciplinary efforts with chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers, and economists to find effective, efficient ways of...
Chemical Catalysis for Sustainable Energy
17 Feb 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Kari Clase
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental materialMahdi Abu-Omar-Purdue University
Conference Poster for the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Case Study
10 Jan 2020 | Publications
PosterKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U. Nairobi, UND).
Conference Presentation of Findings of the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Desk Review
10 Jan 2020 | Publications
Slides from ConferenceKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U....
Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven
17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental MaterialFor this activity, students will be given a set of materials: cardboard, a set of insulating materials (i.e. foam, newspaper, etc.), aluminum foil, and plexiglass. Students will then become engineers in building a solar oven from the given materials, keeping...
Creating Informed Problem Solvers: A Case Study in Engineering Education
12 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Michael Fosmire, Ruth E Wertz
Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F1 In our increasingly knowledge-based society, the focus of engineering education has changed dramatically, de-emphasizing specialized content skills and rote problem solving and concentrating on processes and habits of...
Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation
13 Jul 2015 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Greysy Rodriguez (contributor), Nicole Sheppard (contributor), Kathryn Grace Stwalley (contributor), Russell Wiggins (contributor)
This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?
13 Nov 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero
Curriculum maps from:Sunnyside grade 5, grade 6, and grade 5 humanitiesWea Ridge, Wea 6th,TaylorKokomo
Cyber Peer-Led Team Learning at IUPUI, Purdue, and Florida International University: A Next Generation Learning Challenges Project
12 Oct 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Nancy Millichap, Pratibha Varma-Nelson
Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E3The slide presentation is unavailable at this time due to pending plublication.The Next Generation Learning Challenges initiative of EDUCAUSE, with support from the Gates and Hewlett Foundations, is a collaborative,...
Design Team Developed: Conservation of Mass
06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, John Grutzner, Bryan Hubbard, Alyssa Panitch, Nancy Irene Tyrie
This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "conservation of mass." PowerPoint slides about 'Gas Mass & Conservation of Mass' is also included.
Design Team Developed: Paper Recycling
06 Sep 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Senay Purzer, David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty
This lesson plan is designed for 5th grade and covers "volume and mass."
Design Team Developed: Prosthetic Leg
03 Jan 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco
Design Team Developed: Reasons for Seasons
30 Nov 2012 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): James Daniel Lehman
The Reasons for Seasons lesson, designed to meet 5th grade standards, addresses an important science concept involving the movements of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's rotational axis.