Online Learning Systems for Science: From Grant-Funded Project to Widespread
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): William Vining, Lisa Lockwood
Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E1This presentation will describe the genesis, testing, modification, and eventual commercial distribution of a web-based homework/learning system for chemistry. This project relates to the design and implementation of...
University Governance and its Role in Transforming Societies in the Middle East
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Adriana Jaramillo
Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D3I will present the results of a regional study on university governance conducted in four countries: Palestine, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. We have surveyed 50 Universities, using aquestionnaire addressing 4 dimensions...
Institutional Course Redesign
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Marne George Helgesen, Frank J Dooley, Tomalee Doan, Donalee H Attardo
Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D2This presentation addresses policy, implementation, design, sustainability, research and institutional cultural change for a unique and compelling course transformation program. This program bases its transformation on...
Project Kaleidoscope: Leadership for Implementing Change in Undergraduate STEM Education
12 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Susan Elrod, Judith Dilts, J Lynn Zimmerman
Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D1 Transforming undergraduate STEM education requires vision, leadership and action. Since 1996, Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), a national organization, has been offering leadershipinstitutes for STEM faculty members to...
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
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...
Theories of Action for STEM Education The Role of the National Science Foundation Investments in STEM Learning and Higher Education
11 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Joan Ferrini-Mundy
What is the most stategic approach for a federal funding agency in shaping investment programs to improve STEM teaching and learning? NSF's Directorate for Education and Human Resources is focused increasingly on its role within the Foundation and in coordination with other agencies in supporting...
Improved Learning in a Large-Enrollment Physics Class
23 May 2011 | Teaching Materials
Authors: Louis Deslauriers, Ellen Schelew, Carl WiemanWe compared the amounts of learning achieved using two different instructional approaches under controlled conditions. We measured the learning of a specific set of topics and objectives when taught by 3 hours of traditional lecture given by...