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
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)?
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 of a Door Alarm
10 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): David C Eichinger, Erin K Doherty, James Daniel Lehman, Venkatesh Merwade
This grade 4 design task helps students learn about simple circuits by designing a door alarm.
Design of a Green Roof
03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Bryan Hubbard, James Daniel Lehman
This grade 4 lesson addresses standards related to plant adaptation and response to the environment. Students are challenged to construct a model of a green roof for a house.
Designing Safer Roadways
03 Jun 2014 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Kendra A Erk, James Daniel Lehman
This grade 4 design task focuses on forces, motion, and transportation systems by challenging students to design a roadway that will slow and then stop vehicles from running off the road.
Designing the Invitational Envirnonment
17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Kari Clase, Peg A Ertmer
RGS Summer 2011 Week 1 Resource: Designing the Invitational Envirnomentfrom Problem Based Learning: an Inquiry Approach, by John Barrell
Dr. Nate Mosier's Virtual Field Trip on Developing Biofuels
04 Dec 2012 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Nate Mosier, Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Nate Mosier, Associate Professor of Ag and Biological Engineering, presents a 30 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Mosier and his graduate assistant, Barron Hewetson, describe work they are doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, with a special emphasis on...
09 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Brenda Capobianco, James Daniel Lehman
This inquiry lesson, for grades 3-4, involves students conducting a fair test investigation to determine the way an object (a whirligig) falls through the air and how this fall depends on its mass, surface area, and other factors. This lesson is an adaptation of a lesson developed by...
Extracting Energy From Plants: Why is this important? A Virtual Field Trip by Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar
06 Feb 2014 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Lisa Paulette Kirkham
Dr. Mahdi Abu-Omar, Robert Wetherill Professor of Chemistry, presents a 20 minute virtual field trip for high school STEM students. Dr. Abu-Omar describes work he is doing on the conversion of biomass to biofuels, emphasizing techniques for breaking down lignin in plant materials. Lignin contains...