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  1. Midwest Explorer - Spring 2010

    09 Jul 2014

  2. Session A: Engineering Education Presentations

    02 Nov 2011 | Series

    This Series includes all three session A presentations.

  3. Video - Theories of Action for STEM Education: The Role of the National Science Foundation Investments in STEM Learning and Higher Education

    02 Nov 2011 | Conference Videos

    What is the most strategic 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...

  4. HermanMillerBestPracticesShowcaseOct2011

    24 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Herman Miller Best Practice Showcase PresentationSince 2007, Herman Miller has partnered with over 20 schools in a research effort called the Learning Spaces Research Program. The program seeks to provide higher education institutions with adaptable learning spaces that foster support for...

  5. Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice Gap Curriculum Development, Part2

    24 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice GapCURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, PART 2: BECOMING AN AGENT OF CHANGEMany faculty members in science departments are experiencing pressure to improve their courses, particularly with respect to the ways in which students are taught and assessed. The...

  6. Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice Gap Curriculum Development, Part1

    24 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    Bridging the Educational Research-Teaching Practice GapCURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, PART 1: COMPONENTS OF THE CURRICULUM AND INFLUENCES ON THE PROCESS OF CURRICULUM DESIGNThis article summarizes the major components of curriculum design: vision, operationalization of the vision, design, and...

  7. Teaching Practices Survey

    14 Oct 2011 | Downloads

    To create the questionnaire we devised a list of the various types of teaching practices that are commonly used in the classroom and mentioned in the literature on pedagogy. We recognize that these practices are not applicable to every course, and any particular course would likely use only a...

  8. Learning Cycles in Large Chemistry Lectures: Implementation Logistics

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F2 Inquiry-based instruction employing the learning cycle is theoretically grounded in constructivism (1) and social constructivism (2) as well as empirically supported in research conducted in learning environments...

  9. Creating Informed Problem Solvers: A Case Study in Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  10. Cyber Peer-Led Team Learning at IUPUI, Purdue, and Florida International University: A Next Generation Learning Challenges Project

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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,...

  11. IS-IT Learning? Challenging Students to Think 'Outside the Box' through Interdisciplinary Contexts for Inquiry in STEM

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E2Large-enrollment first-year STEM courses present a significant challenge to academics in terms of engagement and in catering for student diversity in academic ability, career aspiration, and prior experiences. In this...

  12. Online Learning Systems for Science: From Grant-Funded Project to Widespread

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  13. University Governance and its Role in Transforming Societies in the Middle East

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  14. Institutional Course Redesign

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  15. Project Kaleidoscope: Leadership for Implementing Change in Undergraduate STEM Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  16. Active Learning Classrooms as a Lever for Improving Undergraduate Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Panel discussion participant at the Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation October 10-12, 2011 ConferenceUniversity of Minnesota

  17. A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    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...

  18. C2: A First Course in Nanoscience

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session C2Nanoscience expertise is in great demand in Finland. In 2008, there were 202 active nanotechnology companies and the workforce included 2,900 nanotechnology professionals. Moreover, the prediction by the Finnish...

  19. A3: Learning by Design: The EPICS Model of Service-Learning Design Education

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session A3Today's undergraduates face a global work place that presents a multitude of both opportunities and challenges. Technology has connected people around the globe, opened markets and presented opportunities to address a...

  20. A2: Connecting the First Year Experience and a Living Learning Program on a Large Scale

    11 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session A2In 2005, The College of Engineering at Michigan State University embarked on a bold initiative to increase the academic, professional and social engagement of early engineering students. This has had two primary...